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Author, Famed Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies at 82

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 11:19am
In his best-selling 1985 book, he described a man who really did mistake his wife's face for his hat while visiting Sacks' office.









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Two Indian Sisters Ordered to Be Raped as 'Punishment'

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 11:06am
They are being punished by an all-male village council because their brother eloped with a married woman from a higher caste.









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Pope: Crimes Against Refugees 'Offend the Entire Human Family'

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 10:30am
The pontiff made his remarks three days after the decomposed bodies of 71 people were discovered in a truck on a highway in Austria.









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Cops Detain Fifth Suspect in Death of 71 Refugees

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 9:48am
Hungarian police said on Sunday they had arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the deaths of 71 refugees whose bodies were found in an truck.









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Huge Fire at Saudi Oil Workers Compound Kills 7

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 7:19am
A large fire broke out Sunday in the basement of a sprawling residential complex in Saudi Arabia's oil-rich east, killing at least seven people.









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Is Buying Gadget Insurance For My Kid Worth It?

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 6:13am
Whether it's worth the cost may depend on who'll be using it, and how.









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Guns, Motorcycles, Poverty: Militants Recount Paths to War

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 5:23am
For decades Baloch militants have been fighting the government of Pakistan. Why are hundreds are laying down their arms now?









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Why Is Russia Destroying U.S. Cheese, Oysters But Not Snickers?

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 4:39am
After the West slapped sanctions on Russia, the Kremlin banned a wide range of food from western countries. NBC News' Alexey Eremenko explains.









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3 Adults Killed, Child Wounded in Tennessee Shooting

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 4:20am
Two women and a man were shot dead in a home in eastern Tennessee on Saturday evening, according to the local sheriff's office.









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'Body Freedom': Naked Bike Riders Flood Philly

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 3:23am
"I'm a naturist, and I believe in body freedom," one participant said. "And I'm also a cyclist."









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Wife of Slain Deputy: 'There Are No Words'

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 1:35am
Kathleen Goforth said in a statement that her husband was her best friend, a day after he was gunned down in an apparently unprovoked attack.









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Report: L.A. Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 1:34am










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'It's Not Fair': Hundreds Attend Vigil for Ambushed Deputy

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:02pm
Many who attended the vigil said they were frustrated by what they said was a presumption of guilt and lack of support for police.









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Legionnaires' Disease Confirmed at California Prison

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 9:00pm
San Quentin Prison officials on Friday confirmed at least one case of Legionnaires' disease on prison premises.









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First Black Broadway Actor to Play Valjean in 'Les Mis' Dies

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 8:54pm
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who became the youngest and first black actor to play the role of Valjean in "Les Misérables," died in a fire-escape fall.









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Suspect Arrested in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 8:13pm
Shannon J. Miles, 30, has been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren H. Goforth.









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Kayakers Capture Close Encounter With Hammerhead Shark

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 8:00pm
The 8- to 10-foot shark circled the group off the San Diego coast Saturday, prompting lifeguards to close it off after seeing "aggressive behavior."









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Deadly Erika Weakens, But Florida Still on Alert

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:41pm
Deadly Tropical Storm Erika weakened as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic Saturday, but Florida officials still want residents to prepare.









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Missing 62-Year-Old California Hiker Found Alive

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:23pm
A 62-year-old woman, who went missing while hiking in California, was found alive Saturday, more than a week after she was separated from the group sh









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Are Nurse Practitioners a Replacement for Doctors?

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 5:41pm
Patients are increasingly turning to nurse practitioners instead of physicians for a less expensive healthcare alternative.









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