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'Personification of Courage': James Brady Dies

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 8:31pm
Brady was famously shot during the attempt on then-President Ronald Reagan's life in 1981.






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Foster Dad Smoked Pot When Baby Was in Hot Car: Cops

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 8:21pm
A young child crying on an episode of Game of Thrones" reminded a Kansas foster dad that he had left a baby girl inside a hot car.
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Jodi Arias to Represent Herself at Death Penalty Trial

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 7:12pm
A judge ruled that Jodi Arias can represent herself in the penalty phase of her murder trial, where jurors will decide if she will be put to death.
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The Great War: 100 Years Since Start of WWI

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 6:49pm
Aug. 4, 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of Great Britain declaring war on Germany, recognized today as one of the deadliest historical conflicts.
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Two Hurricanes Churn in Both Atlantic and Pacific

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 6:47pm
Category 4 Hurricane Iselle takes aim at Hawaii, while Hurricane Bertha is not expected to make landfall in the U.S.
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Go for Liftoff: SpaceX Strikes Deal for Launch Site

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 6:38pm
Texas and SpaceX have announced that the company will build the first commercial site for orbital launches on the state's southernmost tip.
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Detroit Porch Shooter Said He Refused to 'Cower'

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 6:16pm
The man charged with second-degree murder for shooting an unarmed woman on his porch says he felt threatened the night she pounded on his doors.






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Dr. Nancy: What Are the Biggest Alzheimer's Myths?

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:58pm
Dr. Nancy Snyderman looks at three common myths related to Alzheimer's and your brain.
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Toxic Trouble: Slime Water Likely Here to Stay, Experts Warn

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:49pm
Experts say the harmful algal blooms at the heart of the water crisis are likely to persist well into the future given a confluence of factors.
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Boomerang: Most Mexican Minors Try Repeat Crossings

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:37pm
The majority of Mexican children crossing the U.S. southwest border have attempted the trip in the past, in some cases many times.






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Women Who Survived Indiana Train Face Charges

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:28pm
The two women caught on video escaping an oncoming locomotive in Indiana last month have been identified and charged with trespassing.






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LinkedIn to Pay $6M in Unpaid Wages and Damages

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:14pm
LinkedIn will pay 359 current and former employees after an investigation found the career-networking company violated U.S. wage law.






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Grilling Bergdahl: Freed Soldier to Face Army Investigators

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:10pm
Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years as a prison of the Taliban, will meet with Army investigators on Wednesday to discuss his 2009 disappearance.






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Happiness Equation Solved: Lower Your Expectations

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:07pm
The key to happiness could be not expecting too much — at least, that is the lesson from a new study.
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How to Solve Happiness Equation: Lower Expectations

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:07pm
The key to happiness could be not expecting too much — at least, that is the lesson from a new study.
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Equation Unlocks Key to Happiness: Low Expectations

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:07pm
The key to happiness could be not expecting too much — at least, that is the lesson from a new study.






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Bioethicist: Why We Should Really Worry About Ebola

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:05pm
If you live in the United States, you don't have to fear Ebola. What's really worrying is how hard it is to get us to worry, writes Art Caplan.






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Australia May Intervene in Surrogate Baby Dispute

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:42pm
Seven-month-old Gammy is being cared for by his young Thai surrogate mother after his Australian biological parents left him behind in Thailand.






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From the Vault: Reagan Assassination Attempt Hits Brady

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:37pm
Archive video from 1981 shows the moment a gunmen shot former White House Press Secretary James Brady in an attempt to assassinate then-President Ronald Reagan.
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Chris McDaniel Challenges GOP Primary Loss

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:32pm
Chris McDaniel announced Monday he is challenging the results of the Mississippi Republican Senate primary runoff won by incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran.
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