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Female Breadwinners Renegotiate Relationships

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:19pm

What happens when women make more than the men in their lives? Financial expert Farnoosh Torabi discusses the challenges facing breadwinning women.








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New Clue Found: Why Bats Spread Viruses but Don't Get Sick

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:19pm
If you remember the scary start to the 2011 movie “Contagion,” you’ll recall that a bat is to blame for the outbreak of a deadly airborne virus that mows down Gywenth Paltrow and a cast of dozens.






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Police Dog Missing After Portland Shootout

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:19pm
A Portland, Ore., police officer and his K-9 partner were wounded by an armed gunman following a shootout in early Tuesday morning, and now the dog is missing.The officer sustained non-life threatening injuries and is in "very good spirits," Portland police Sgt.






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South Korea Ferry Passengers' Chances of Survival 'Small'

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:04pm
Experts said Wednesday that the prospects of survival were slim for almost 300 passengers missing for more than 12 hours after their ferry sank in cold ocean waters off South Korea.






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Stabbing Rampage: Students 'Never Felt More Safe' in Return

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:18am
“FR, you are loved.”Members of the Murrsyville, Pa., community lined the streets and held up signs early Wednesday so that students headed for Franklin Regional High School could see their support.






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Tsarnaev Can View Victim Autopsy Photos: Judge

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:18am
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the bomb attack on the Boston Marathon, will be allowed to see autopsy photos of the victims.The judge, George O’Toole of U.S.






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Jameis Winston Rape Probe Ripped by Prosecutor

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:47am

Florida state’s attorney charged with handling the investigation into rape allegations against Florida State's star quarterback assailed police.








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Ukraine, Pro-Russia Forces in Uneasy Standoff in Eastern Ukraine

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:47am
Ukrainian and pro-Russian forces traded public displays of strength in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday as separatist tensions threatened to boil over.






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Did GM Reject Safer Ignition Switch Design in 2001 Because of Cost?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:47am
Newly released internal GM documents reveal that the company in 2001 considered -- and rejected – an ignition switch design that two prominent safety advocates say could have avoided the problem that led the automaker to recall millions of vehicles this year.






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Housing Starts Rose as Weather Warmed, But Less Than Expected

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:32am
Groundbreaking on new homes rose less than expected in March and building permits fell, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist despite better weather.The Commerce Department said on Wednesday that housing starts increased 2.






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The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:32am
STUTTGART, Germany — At the Mercedes-Benz headquarters here, a showroom display illustrates the rapid evolution of the iconic luxury brand’s hydrogen-fueled cars.In a 1992 prototype, the fuel cell takes up the entire cargo area of a delivery van.






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Chilean Residents Return to Fire-Ravaged Town

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:32am

Residents of Chile's fire-stricken Valparaiso attempt to get back on their feet after deadly fires killed 13 people and destroyed 2,000 homes.








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Denver Woman's 13-Minute-Long 911 Call Ends With Fatal Gunshot

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:16am
A Denver woman who spent nearly 15 frantic minutes on the phone with a 911 dispatcher was killed Monday night by a bullet to the head before help arrived.






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It's the '90s Again! Veruca Salt Announces Reunion Tour

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:16am

The band, which found fame with the 1994 hit song "Seether," announced the 15 shows on Tuesday.








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U.S., Russia to Meet on Ukraine as Tensions Quickly Rise

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:16am

The United States, European, Russian and Ukrainian officials will meet today for the first time in Geneva to try and resolve the crisis in the Ukraine. NBC News' Tracie Potts reports.








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GM to Seek Court Protection Against Faulty Ignition Lawsuits

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:00am
General Motors, which is recalling 2.6 million cars, says it will ask a federal bankruptcy court to bar plaintiffs from proceeding with lawsuits against the automaker for claims related to any actions before it filed for bankruptcy in 2009.






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Mixed Pics of Will Ferrell, Pharrell Williams Equal a 'Handsome' Man

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:00am

An enterprising, creative soul married photos of actor Will Ferrell and musician Pharrell Williams and the results were pretty terrific.








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Medical Milestone: No Longer Conjoined, Twins Begin Journey Home

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:00am

In a major milestone, formerly conjoined twins are finally starting the journey home with their parents, Jenni and Dave Ezell.








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Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones Walk 1st Red Carpet Since Split

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:29am

The pair attended the opening night of the play "The Library" at The Public Theater in New York.








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Ukraine Crisis: NATO Boosts Military Presence in Eastern Europe

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:29am
NATO vowed Wednesday to toughen its military presence in Eastern Europe in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine.“We will have more planes in the air, more ships on the water and more readiness on the land,” Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told reporters in Brussels.






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