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Amusement Park Built to Cheer Up Depressed Panda

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:47pm

Staff members at a China zoo built an amusement park complete with a television set to cheer up a giant panda who has become depressed since her pal left last month.








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Low Blood Sugar Tied to 'Hangry' Fights With Spouse

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:47pm

To test their theory, scientists turned to an experiment asking married couples to secretly stick pins into a voodoo doll representing their spouse.








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Jewish Center Shootings Were Hate Crimes, Authorities Say

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:01pm
State and federal authorities are teaming up to press hate crime charges against Frazier Glenn Cross, the former Ku Klux Klan leader who allegedly killed three people at Jewish centers in Kansas.






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Heiress Huguette Clark's 'Extra' Mansion Sells for $14 Million

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:30pm
NEW CANAAN, Conn. — After sitting empty for more than 60 years, the “extra” mansion owned by the reclusive heiress Huguette Clark — a French-style chateau sitting on 52 wooded acres — has at last found a buyer.






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Bunnies Outdo Obstacles for Easter Festivities

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:15pm
People watch rabbits jump through an obstacle course at the traditional Easter market of the Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic, on Monday. Holy Week, the week before the Easter holiday, is celebrated in many Christian traditions.






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Michael Phelps to End Retirement, Return to Pool

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:15pm

Michael Phelps is expected to compete for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics when he swims at the Mesa Grand Prix in Arizona later this month.








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Teenager Arrested For Threatening Tweet To American Airlines

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:44pm
Dutch police have arrested a 14-year-old girl in Rotterdam after she sent American Airlines a threatening tweet on Sunday.






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Jessica Alba Talks Honesty, Integrity, And Power

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:29pm
Jessica Alba is an actress, mom of two, New York Times best-selling author, and a successful e-commerce entrepreneur. In 2012, Alba co-founded The Honest Company, an online emporium devoted to all things non-toxic and eco-friendly for baby, beauty and home.






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Russia to Ukraine: Using Force Would Be 'Extremely Dangerous'

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:29pm
Using force against pro-Moscow protesters in Ukraine would be "extremely dangerous," Russia's foreign minister warned Monday.






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Father and Sons Trapped in a Canyon for Three Days

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:13pm

Jason Knight told TODAY how a five-hour hike turned into a harrowing few days.








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KFC Debuts Chicken Drumstick Corsage

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:42pm
It's a rite of passage for many, and KFC wants to be there.The fried chicken purveyor has debuted the first (to our knowledge) chicken drumstick corsage to add a little poultry to the prom this year.For just $20, buyers will receive a corsage kit from a Louisville, Ky.






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Obama: Americans Must Stand United Against Religious Violence

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:42pm
No one should have to worry about their safety while they worship and Americans of all faiths need to stand united against religious-based violence, President Barack Obama said Monday.






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Pay for Play: Some College Players Could Score Big Bucks

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:42pm
With the attempt to unionize football players at Northwestern University, and antitrust lawsuits being fought against the governing board of college athletics—the NCAA—experts say the day when student athletes are classified as workers and get paid may not be far off.






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Russian Fighter Jet Buzzed U.S. Ship: Officials

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:42pm
A Russian attack warplane engaged in "provocative action" when it repeatedly buzzed a U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer in the western Black Sea on Saturday, U.S. military officials tell NBC News.






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Obama: Americans Must Stand United Against Religious Violence

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:12pm
No one should have to worry about their safety while they worship and Americans of all faiths need to stand united against religious-based violence, President Barack Obama said Monday.






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'Frozen' Out of the Market: $1,000 for Elsa Dresses?!

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:12pm

The supply of 'Frozen' merchandise has not kept up with the demand, and some savvy sellers are asking big money for glittery blue dresses.








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'Kimilsungia' Flowers Bloom Ahead of Late North Korea Leader's Birthday

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:56am
North Korean women in colorful traditional dresses are surrounded by flower blossoms known as "Kimilsungia" as they wait to guide guests at a flower exhibition in Pyongyang on Monday.






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Dozens Dead in Fiery Mexican Bus Crash

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:41am

A bus collides with a truck in Veracruz, killing at least 36 people.








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Grave-Robbing Brothers Accused of Eating Human Corpses, Again

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:41am
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Two brothers have been accused for a second time of stealing corpses from graveyards and eating human remains, police in Pakistan said Monday.






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'Twice as Strong': Brothers Rebound After Boston Bombing

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:26am
No one in the Norden family of Stoneham, Mass., wants to focus on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.Not Liz Norden, who got the call every parent dreads last April 15: “Ma, I’m hurt real bad.”And not her sons J.P.
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