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Ferguson Police Fire One, Suspend Two for Racist Emails

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 8:19pm
A Ferguson police official was fired and two others are under investigation for racist emails found in after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.

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Two More Hospitals Report 'Superbugs' on Endoscopes

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 8:05pm
Two more hospitals - one in California and one in Connecticut - reported they'd found drug-resistant "superbugs" on a hard-to-clean type of medical equipment that's under federal scrutiny
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Holder Slams Ferguson Cops for Racist, Money-Grubbing Practices

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 7:24pm
Ferguson, Missouri, police engaged in racism and misconduct that created a "powder keg"after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, Eric Holder said.

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Apple and HBO Near Deal on Streaming Service

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 7:11pm
Sources say HBO is talking to Apple about featuring its new direct-to-consumer streaming service, to be called "HBO Now," on Apple TV.
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Benghazi Committee Subpoenas Clinton Emails

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 7:05pm
The move comes in the wake of reports that she used a personal email account to conduct official business while serving as Secretary of State.

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Stunning Start: Tsarnaev's Lawyer Says 'It Was Him'

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 6:39pm
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial Wednesday for helping to plant two bombs that exploded at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon.

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Ex-Hostage: ISIS Is the New Pot for Rebellious Youth

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:12pm
Henin believes disenchanted Muslim youth join the terror group as an alternative to "going to Kathmandu and smoking a joint."

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Boy, 8, Dies After Head Gets Stuck in Gate

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:54pm
An eight-year-old boy has died after his head became stuck in his Las Vegas neighborhood's automatic gate on Tuesday, police said.

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Chick Sexer: The $60K a Year Job Nobody Wants

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:51pm
The British public is turning its nose up at a job that pays up to £40,000 ($61,300) a year that involves spending all day with fluffy baby animals.
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Could Oxygen Make Cancer Therapy Work Better?

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:09pm
Researchers have been looking for years for a way to use oxygen to fight cancer. Now, they may finally have one.
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Justices Don't Tip Hands During Obamacare Arguments

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:55pm
The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments Wednesday on a challenge to President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. A vote is expected Friday.

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Pakistani Man Guilty in al-Qaeda Plot to Attack NYC Subways

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:29pm
A Pakistani man was found guilty Wednesday in a failed al-Qaeda bomb plot to attack New York City's subway system as well as targets in Europe.

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Feds May Take New Look At Buddy Holly Crash

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:18pm
A New England man's inquiry has led the National Transportation Safety Board to consider a new probe into a 1959 crash that killed three rock stars.

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Same-Sex Rulings Stop All Marriages in Parts of Alabama

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:55pm

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DOJ: Cop in Michael Brown Shooting Won't Be Charged

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:25pm
The Justice Department released its report Wednesday after a six-month investigation about whether Wilson violated Michael Brown's civil rights.

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Best and Worst Places to Go When the Zombies Strike

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:11pm
Where would you go in a zombie apocalypse?
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Ben Carson: Being Gay Is 'Absolutely' a Choice

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 1:45pm
"A lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight, and when they come out, they're gay," the presidential hopeful said on CNN.
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Change Is Coming for McDonald's Chicken

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:20pm
Fast food giant makes change as it struggles to compete with smaller rivals who market more wholesome alternatives.
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