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Cleveland Captive Says She Now Forgives Her Kidnapper

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:24am
Michelle Knight said during an interview at a high school Sunday that, a year and a half after her rescue, she was able to forgive Ariel Castro.






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#HereWeGo: Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:08am
Lewinsky made the bold leap out of late '90s supermarket tabloids and into the 21st century with a single tweet on Monday.






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Fight for Kobani: Turkey Clears the Way for Kurdish Fighters

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:06am
Turkye's foreign minister stopped short of saying Ankara backed a U.S. decision to airdrop weapons to Kobani's defenders on Sunday.






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'Sweet Caroline' Is About More Than JFK's Daughter: Diamond

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:03am
Despite the widely-held belief that the 1969 hit is about Caroline Kennedy, Diamond explained that's only partly true.
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Nazis Expelled From U.S. Still Got Social Security: AP

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:44am
The payments, underwritten by American taxpayers, flowed through a legal loophole.
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Will Ebola Fade From the Campaign Trail?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:10am
If we go a week without another case, it’s quite likely that the Ebola story -- at least on the American campaign trail -- would come to a halt.
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'I Do Not Doubt My Brother,' Pistorius' Sister Tells NBC

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:08am
Oscar Pistorius’ sister Aimee said Monday she had no doubts that the athlete is telling the truth over the fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp.
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'Zero Risk': Dozens Come Off Ebola Watch List in Texas

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:03am
Clay Jenkins, the top elected official in Dallas County, will address the Dallas Ebola containment effort at 8:30 a.m. ET.






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Big Blues: How Buffett Lost $1 Billion Before Lunch

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:00am
Warren Buffett does not like to lose money in general, so losing $1 billion before lunch on a Monday morning can't be going down well.
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The Duchess Has a Due Date: New Royal Expected in April

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:59am
As with her first pregnancy, the Duchess of Cambridge has suffered from acute morning sickness and been treated by doctors at Kensington Palace.






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Ebola Nurse's Pooch Enters Testing Phase

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:51am
The testing will only happen three times before the dog's 21-day quarantine period is over in early-November.
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Changed Lives, Saved Smiles: Docs Return After Quake

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:32am
One year after a devastating earthquake, a medical team returns to the Philippines to change children's lives by helping them to smile again.
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'Surrounded': Iraqi Forces Encircle Saddam's Birthplace

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:23am
Iraqi forces backed by U.S. air strikes surrounded ISIS fighters in the northern city of Tikrit, local defense officials said.






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Thank Ancient Scottish Fish Fossils for Joy of Sex

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:15am
Scientists studying fossils have discovered that the intimate act of sexual intercourse used by humans was pioneered by ancient armored fishes.
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Watch Live: Dallas Officials Update on Ebola Crisis

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:29am
Clay Jenkins, the top elected official in Dallas County, will address the Dallas Ebola containment effort at 8:30 a.m. ET.
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Coming Up: Dallas Officials Update on Ebola Crisis

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:29am
Clay Jenkins, the top elected official in Dallas County, will address the Dallas Ebola containment effort at 8:30 a.m. ET.
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Ebola Victim's Fiancee Is Virus Free but Mourning: Pastor

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:20am
Louise Troh, the fiancée of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan, continues to mourn but knows that “today is a good day” for her family.
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Raises Are Rare Despite Strong Hiring: Survey

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:43am
Businesses throw up a signal that they are under no pressure to increase pay soon.
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Monday's Top 6 News Stories

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:31am
From a sigh of relief for Eric Duncan's contacts to a new use for Viagra, see the stories we're following.






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Delish? Diners Are Eating These Mammals Into Extinction

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:05am
The world’s most trafficked mammal is on the menu - and in demand in one border outpost.






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