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FDA Orders Calorie Counts on Restaurant Menus

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:15pm
It's taken four years, but the FDA has released final rules requiring restaurants to list calories on their menus.
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Must-See Video: Launch Pad Cams Capture Rocket Explosion

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:13pm
Newly released video shows just how much of an inferno erupted when Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket blew up just seconds after launch on Oct. 28.
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Thanksgiving Travel: Snow, Ice and Wind Spell Trouble

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:52pm
Traffic-snarling weather is in the forecast from New England to Georgia for Wednesday — one of the busiest days of the year on the roads, on the rails and in the skies.

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Oops! Twitter CFO Accidentally Tweets Private Message

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:52pm
Anthony Noto appears to have sent a public tweet intended to be a private message, presumably intended for a fellow Twitter executive.
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Coming Up: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Announced

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:40pm
The grand jury reached its decision after a three-month investigation.
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UVA Asks Police to Investigate Sexual Assault Allegations

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:26pm
After a report in Rolling Stone magazine about an alleged gang rape of a freshman at Phi Kappa Psi, the University of Virginia suspends fraternities.
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Mythical Carvings Found in Ancient Silk Road Cemetery

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 7:47pm
A cemetery dating back roughly 1,700 years has been discovered along part of the Silk Road, and one tomb bears carvings of several mythical creatures.
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From Actors to Activists: Medal of Freedom Recipients

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 7:41pm
President Obama presented the nation's highest civilian honor to 18 artists, activists and public servants, among others.
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Police Shootings Are Utah's 2nd Most Common Homicide

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 7:18pm
Only domestic violence accounted for more killings between 2010 and 2014, according to an analysis by the Salt Lake Tribune.

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'Game-Changer': NASA Reveals Amazing View of Jupiter Moon

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:50pm
A reprocessed picture shows off the amazing colors of Europa, a mysterious ice-covered moon of Jupiter, as they have never been seen before.
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You're Out: Head of Troubled Phoenix VA Hospital Removed

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:48pm
The head of the Phoenix veterans' hospital at the center of the Veterans Affairs scandal was formally removed on Monday, VA Secretary Robert McDonald told NBC News.

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Lawyers Ask Fed Court for Gay-Marriage Green Light in Texas

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:10pm
Lawyers are asking a federal court to permit same-sex marriage in Texas, saying it should follow recent Supreme Court orders permitting gay nuptials.
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Honda Admits Underreporting Serious U.S. Accidents

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:55pm
Honda Motor Co. cites "various errors related to data entry" for the under-reported claims.
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Conviction in Fatal Crash Vacated Over Link to GM Recall

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:44pm
The woman pleaded guilty to causing a crash that killed her fiancé and was later linked to a faulty switch in the GM car, her lawyer said.
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Hagel's Predecessors Decried White House 'Micromanaging'

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:30pm
Former Defense Secretaries Robert Gates and Leon Panetta recently spoke openly about what they called the perils of interference from the White House.
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'Unwelcome': Fear Binds Police and Protesters in Ferguson

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:25pm
Young, black, cash-strapped residents of Ferguson, share fears about potential unrest as they await the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown shooting case.
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Top Three: DNC Narrows Possible Convention Hosts

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:09pm
The list eliminates two previous contenders -- Phoenix, Arizona and Birmingham, Alabama.
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Today's the Day: Ferguson Grand Jury Will Announce Decision

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:46pm
The prosecutor overseeing the case planned an announcement later in the day, but he gave no indication what it would be.

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FDA Warns Against Device It Says Can Spread Cancer

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:45pm
Doctors must cut sharply back on using devices called morcellators, which grind up a woman’s uterus so it can be easily removed, the FDA says.
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Google Knows What You Are Getting for Christmas

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:38pm
The tech giant has broken down some of the top searched gifts and it looks like Apple's iPads and Microsoft's Xbox will be big hits this year
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