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Record Ride: 2 Balloon Pilots Make Historic Journey

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:04am
Two pilots landed safely off the coast of Mexico on Saturday after a nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific, setting records as they went.
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Rebels Suffer Heavy Losses as Ukraine War Reignites

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:03am
Speaking from his hospital bed, Russian fighter Artur described the moment he came under attack by Ukrainian forces.






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Student Who Rode Amtrak NYC Diagnosed With Measles

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:52am
State health officials say an upstate college student who took an Amtrak train out of Penn Station earlier this week has been diagnosed with measles.
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Student Who Road Amtrak NYC Diagnosed With Measles

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:52am
State health officials say an upstate college student who took an Amtrak train out of Penn Station earlier this week has been diagnosed with measles.






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Smoky 4-Alarm Blaze Tears Through Brooklyn Warehouse

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:28am
Firefighters were battling a four-alarm warehouse fire in Brooklyn Saturday morning, officials said.






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Serena Williams Bests Sharapova to Claim 6th Aussie Open

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 9:20am
Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova.






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Charlie Hebdo Staff 'Not Ready' to Publish Magazine Yet

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 8:57am
The French satirical magazine that published satirical was attacked by militants more than three weeks ago will not publish






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Boko Haram Killing Spree, Ballot Chaos Threaten Election

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 7:20am
Boko Haram violence coupled with administrative chaos threatens to leave millions of Nigerians unable to vote in the country's general election.






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Glowing Shores and Winter Storms: The Week in Pictures

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 6:48am
Blizzard blows through New England, algae blooms blue, Syrian city is recaptured and more.






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Hundreds of Militants Swap Taliban for ISIS: Commanders

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 6:05am
Hundreds of Taliban fighters have joined ISIS' new branch in Pakistan, according to three militant commanders in the country.






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Family of Tamir Rice Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 6:04am
Tamir, 12, was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer while playing with what turned out to be an airsoft pellet gun on Nov. 22.






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State Postpones Executions Amid Scramble For Drugs

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 5:46am
The move delays the six executions scheduled for 2015 until 2016, as it tries to find new drugs it plans to use to put inmates to death.






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ISIS Hostage Negotiations Reach 'Stalemate': Japan

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 5:19am
A top Japanese diplomat said efforts to free a journalist being held hostage by ISIS were in a "stalemate," a top Japanese diplomat said.






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Child's Bout With Measles Makes Parents Glad for Vaccine

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 4:31am
If what Uriah Krueger had was a mild case, his parents don't want to even know what a bad case of measles looks like.






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Were School Teachers Fired for Teaching Black History?

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 4:10am
Social studies teachers at a D.C. public charter school were fired for teaching black history lessons beyond what's in the curriculum, parents said.
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Man Detained in Connection to Suitcase Full of Body Parts

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 2:19am
San Francisco police have detained a person of interest in the case of a suitcase stuffed with body parts found in a downtown street earlier this week.
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Hernandez Jurors Can Watch Super Bowl, With One Catch

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 12:52am
"You hear that word, you've got to walk out of the room," the judge told jurors in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial Friday.






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