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MH17 Tragedy Reveals Dutch's Unique Way of Mourning

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:39pm
The reaction to the sudden loss of a cross-section of Dutch society has been muted.

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Nuclear Industry Should Plan For Rare Disasters: Experts

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:15pm
Expect the unexpected when it comes to nuclear power accidents, experts said Thursday in a report on the lessons learned from the 2011 disaster in Fukushima.
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Actor George Takei Opens Up About WWII Internment

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:12pm
Actor George Takei opens up about the day U.S. soldiers forced his family from their home and sent them to a Japanese internment camp.
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Crashed: Wreckage From Jet Missing Over Africa Found in Mali

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:48pm
Missing Swiftair jet's pilots asked to change route after reporting a storm about 20 minutes after taking off from Burkina Faso's capital.

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Killer Storm Tears Through Virginia Campground

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:47pm
A tornado warning went into effect for Northampton County on the Eastern Shore before 9 a.m. ET.
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'Better Call Saul' Billboard Rings True

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:45pm
"Better Call Saul" ... because now there's a phone number.
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CDC Lifts Limits on One Lab After Anthrax Flub

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:44pm
The CDC re-opened one of the high-level safety labs closed after an incident last month in which live anthrax samples were mistakenly sent out.
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CDC Reopens One Closed Lab After Anthrax Flub

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:44pm
The CDC opened one of the high-level safety labs closed after an incident last month in which live anthrax samples were mistakenly sent out.
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Thousands Respond to Sick Boy's Birthday Wish

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:26pm
A Massachusetts boy living with an inoperable tumor receives thousands of birthday cards from all over the world after his birthday wish goes viral. NECN's Greg Wayland reports.
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'Tiger Effect': Why Golf's Popularity Is Declining

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:20pm
Tiger Woods single-handedly made golf popular, but his fall from grace and loss of form has the sport in a bunker, with fewer getting in the swing.
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Will 2-Hour Execution of 'Gasping' Inmate Spur Change?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:08pm
Some witnesses say Joseph Wood was gasping for air for well over an hour after the lethal injection began.

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Family Affair? Police Say Burglar Brought Kids Along

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:01pm
Wisconsin police have arrested a woman for breaking into a home and bringing her three children with her. WTMJ’s Katie Crowther reports.
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Long Way Home: Soldier Adjusts to Life After Kandahar

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:01pm
In June 2014, U.S. Army Sgt. Matt Krumwiede visited his hometown of Pocatello, Idaho for the first time since he was injured on patrol in Afghanistan.
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Google Maps Explore Offers Suggestions Based on Weather

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:47am
A new "Explore" button in the Google Maps app offers locale suggestions based on the time of day, weather and personalized proximity range.
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Tragedy in the Skies: MH17 and Other Crashes in Numbers

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:41am
Sources: Aviation Safety Network, Hindustan Times, CNBC, NBC News, Malaysia Airlines, Defense Tech/, U.S. Congress, U.S.
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Pope Blesses Mom Sentenced to Death Over Her Faith

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:38am
Meriam Ibrahim was sentenced to death and 100 lashes after she refused to renounce Christianity when given the opportunity in a Sudanese court.

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No Shelter: U.N. School Hit by Israeli Fire in Gaza

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:26am
Israeli shells slammed into a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday.
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Jimmy Fallon, Robin Wright Get Groovy on 'Tonight'

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:53am
Robin Wright may play the cold and calculating Claire Underwood on "House of Cards," but the actress let her fun side shine on "The Tonight Show."
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Biden: GOP States Waging 'Assault' on Voting Rights

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:45am
Vice President Biden said Republican-controlled states like Wisconsin were leading an “assault” on voting rights designed to “repress minority voting”
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Even Royals Do It: Queen Photobombs Athletes

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:28am
Queen Elizabeth turned a routine selfie by a pair of field hockey players into a royal photobomb on Thursday.
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