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U.S. Airfares Still Rising But Slowly

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:53pm
The average price of an airline ticket for travel within the U.S. rose by just $1 last year, although prices are still modestly higher than they were five years ago.The U.S. Department of Transportation said Tuesday that the average domestic airfare rose to $381 in the fourth quarter of 2013, a 0.






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Obama Praises Town's Strength Following Deadly Mudslide

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:53pm
President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised the strength of a small Washington town in mourning after a powerful mudslide took the lives of more than three dozen people, pledging that the entire country “will be there as long as it takes” for the community to recover.






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Oregon Fugitive Stalked Women, Had 'Dungeon' in Van

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:35pm
Authorities say a man fatally shot by a Portland officer last month had been stalking young women in a van that he converted into a "moveable dungeon" with chains and handcuffs after one of his victims managed to escape from it in January.






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'Piles and Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:20pm
The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town from government troops. But it wasn't safe. Robbers grabbed their cash and mobile phones. Then gunmen came and opened fire on everyone, young and old.The U.N.






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MLB Suspends Four for Easter Brawl Between Brewers and Pirates

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:20pm

MLB has handed out suspensions for the Easter afternoon brawl between the Brewers and Pirates.








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Sun Sets Over South Korea Ferry Disaster Site

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:48pm
The sun sets as crews continue searching for bodies onboard a South Korea ferry that sank nearly a week ago.The official death toll surpassed 100 early on Tuesday — but nearly 200 bodies are still believed to be trapped inside.






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Israel Encouraging More Christians to Join Military Service

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:48pm
JERUSALEM — Israel said on Tuesday it was stepping up efforts to encourage military enlistment by Christian Arab citizens, a community long closer to the larger Muslim minority in identifying with the Palestinians.






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Hotels Hook Up to Tiny House Trend

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:33pm
While some hotels trumpet the ample square footage of their guest rooms, others rely on quirky coziness to attract customers.






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Cowboy and Indian Alliance Protest Keystone Pipeline in D.C.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:33pm
A Native American tribal leader sits on his horse in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday as the Cowboy and Indian Alliance protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S.






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Fugitive Wanted For '81 Murder Found Serving as Church Deacon

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:02pm
DALLAS — A disabled 78-year-old church deacon living quietly in East Texas was arrested Monday by federal agents who said he committed a murder 33 years ago and 1,300 miles away.Authorities say Joseph Lewis Miller fled Pennsylvania after shooting a man in a parking lot outside a hotel in 1981.






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'Ice Road Truckers' Star Kidnapped, Beat Las Vegas Prostitute: Police

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:02pm
NEW YORK — A former star of the History Channel reality TV show "IRT: Deadliest Roads" is due in court in Las Vegas next month to face first degree kidnapping, extortion and coercion charges, a spokeswoman for the Clark County District Attorney's Office said.






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Snoop Dogg Loves Brian Williams' Rap of 'Gin and Juice'

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:02pm

The rapper who started it all was laaaaaid back about the NBC Nightly News anchor's take on his Grammy-nominated hit.








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Demonstrators Celebrate Earth Day in New York

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:31pm
Demonstrators marched together in plastic six-pack rings to mark Earth Day in Manhattan, N.Y., on Tuesday.






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Rare Birth Defects Still Spiking in Washington State

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:15pm
Seven cases of a rare fatal birth defect were reported in a remote region of Washington state in 2013, making it the fourth consecutive year that rates have more than tripled the national average, health officials said Tuesday.






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Angry Sherpas to Ditch Mount Everest Following Tragedy

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:00pm
Many of the Sherpas mountain guides — whom climbers depend on to scale Mount Everest — have decided to boycott the rest of the climbing season, which was set to run through May, leaving mountaineers at base camp uncertain about what will happen next.






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Aereo App Battles TV Networks in Supreme Court

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:00pm
The Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with a case that could change the future of television — a fight between the networks and an online startup that relays their shows to customers for a fee.






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Mayor Who Agreed With Jewish Center Shooter Resigns

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:44pm

The mayor of tiny Marionville, Missouri steps down after comments supporting the viewpoints espoused by accused murderer and white supremacist are made public. KSHB's Garrett Haake reports.








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Stanley McChrystal: Military Career Slammed With a 'Curveball'

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:44pm
Retired U.S. Army General Stanley McChrystal, whose career was torpedoed by a 2010 article in Rolling Stone, describes his dramatic ouster as commander of international forces in Afghanistan in a column for the social networking site LinkedIn.






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'The Goonies' Coming Back? What We Want to See

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:29pm

The Truffle Shuffle can stay in the past, but Steven Spielberg's 1985 adventure movie still has plenty of fans hoping for a sequel.








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Health Experts Anxious to See FDA Rules on E-Cigarettes

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:28pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue its first regulations governing electronic cigarettes by the end of the month, and health experts are anxious about what the rules may look like.






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