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Blue Bell Shuts Down Ice Cream Plant After Illness

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 1:09am
The company said it is suspending production at its Broken Arrow plant after instances of listeria were traced to ice cream.

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Brewery Celebrates Easter By Making Beer With Peeps

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:52am
A Colorado brewery is celebrating the arrival of Spring with a festive beer made with Peeps.
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'Revenge Porn' Site Operator Sentenced to 18 Years

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:41pm
In an unprecedented criminal case, Kevin Bollaert was found guilty of posting sexually explicit photos of women online to extort them.

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Chelsea Manning Is Now Tweeting From Prison

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:23pm
Chelsea Manning, the transgender Army private imprisoned for leaking national security secrets, has joined Twitter with help from a PR firm.

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Exonerated Man Freed After 30 Years on Death Row

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:22pm
Hinton spent nearly 30 years in prison but was set free Friday after prosecutors agreed that there was not enough evidence to link him to two murders.

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Obama Says U.S. Stands With Kenya After College Attack

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:17pm
Obama reaffirmed to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta his commitment to visiting Kenya in July for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.
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Illinois National Guardsman, Cousin Indicted in ISIS Plot

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 7:57pm
Hasan and Jonas Edmonds were arrested in Illinois Wednesday on charges they planned to fight for ISIS in the Middle East and in Illinois.

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Meet the NFL's Likely First Full-Time Female Official

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 7:41pm

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Meet the NFL's Likely First Full-Time Female Official Sarah Thomas

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 7:34pm
According to the Baltimore Sun, Sarah Thomas will soon become the first permanent female NFL official since the league began in 1920.

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How U.S. and Iran Are Selling Nuke Deal to Their People

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 7:00pm
How both sides are spinning the deal.

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Sarah Brady, Prominent Advocate for Gun Control, Dies

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 6:43pm
Sarah and James Brady became a prominent gun control advocates after James was shot in an attempt on Ronald Reagan's life in 1981.

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Watch Buffalo on the Loose in Texas Neighborhood

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 6:35pm
A buffalo runs around a Round Rock, Texas neighborhood as police try to capture it.
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Marathon Bombing Report Criticizes Shootout Response

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:11pm
A report on the Boston Marathon bombing blames poor discipline for the thousands of cops who took it upon themselves to join a shootout with suspects.

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Can You Believe Flu Season Still Isn't Over?

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:08pm
Flu season still isn't over, and a new strain of flu virus has taken over to make people miserable in the early days of spring, federal officials say.
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Amanda Knox Vows to Help the Wrongfully Convicted

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 3:08pm
Knox wrote, without specifying how, that she would fight to give a "voice" to those who are wrongfully convicted.
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'Not Who I Am': NYC Cop in Uber Rant Video Apologizes

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 2:49pm
NYPD Det. Patrick Cherry's tirade against an Uber driver was captured by one of the driver's passengers and posted on YouTube.
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Obama Announces Plan to Train 75,000 Solar Workers

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 2:31pm
The White House announced a goal to train 75,000 solar workers by 2020, many of them veterans.
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Twitter Won't Do: Why Presidential Announcements Must Be Speeches

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 2:07pm
Chuck Todd explains how a true campaign announcement organizes and propels a campaign.
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Massive Louisville Fire 'Controlled But Ongoing'

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 2:01pm
A six-alarm fire has broken out at Louisville manufacturing facility GE Appliance Park.

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Progressive Influence Remains Key Question for Democrats

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 1:55pm
Garcia's race is in many ways emblematic of where the progressive movement is nationally.

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