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Judge scolds lawyer with baby in court

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:58pm
An Atlanta judge reportedly reprimanded an immigration attorney for bringing her 4-week-old to court for a hearing -- a hearing she asked the judge to reschedule because she was on her six-week maternity leave. What appears to be a lack of compassion by the judge in question is troubling but sadly not surprising, many women say.
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How Kim Il Sung tried to live to 100

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:33pm
North Korea's revered founder, Kim Il Sung, ordered his doctors to find a way to make him live to 100, taking treatments to stay young that ranged from the bizarre to the sinister.
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Lewinsky's Mission: End cyberbullying

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:28pm
Monica Lewinsky spoke out today about cyberbullying in her first public appearance.
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Holder rips Panetta for dissing Obama

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:09pm
Attorney General Eric Holder took aim at former Defense and CIA chief Leon Panetta on Monday, whose recently-published memoir accused President Barack Obama of vacillating over policy in Syria and damaging U.S. credibility.
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Report: Brown's blood was in cop's car

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:06pm
The attorney for the family of slain Ferguson, Missouri, teenager Michael Brown called again Monday for an indictment of the police officer who fired the fatal shots.
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Former 'Buffy' star arrested

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:05pm
Actor Nicolas Brendon, best known as Xander Harris on the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" TV series, was arrested in Boise, Idaho, showing signs of intoxication, police said.
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Be suspicious of firms' egg-freezing

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:43pm
Rene Almeling, Joanna Radin and Sarah S. Richardson say Apple and Facebook offering coverage for their female employees to freeze their eggs sidesteps the issue of long hours and work-life balance.
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Sweden hunts for mystery sub

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:28pm
There are fears of Russians and it is October, but it is not a Tom Clancy novel. It is a case of international naval intrigue off the Swedish coast that brings back memories of the Cold War.
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She faced time for helping dad die

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:27pm
Brooke Baldwin and Mel Robbins discuss the case of Barbara Mancini, who faced prison for helping her father end his life.
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ISIS fight stirs trouble in Turkey

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:53pm
Turkey made a significant policy shift Monday when it announced it would allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq to travel through the Turkish territory to reinforce the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani in northern Syria.
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Hannah Graham

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:34pm
Sgt. Dale Terry of the Chesterfield Sheriff's Department and his small search team were finishing up for the day when they made the discovery.
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'There is a market for selling humans'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:32pm
'We can't let this be the new normal'
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Abolition in the Land of Lincoln

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:20pm
"Abolition" isn't a word you hear much in 2013. It should be, though. And a group of modern-day freedom fighters in Illinois is resurrecting the term -- with its echoes of 1800s America -- to combat ongoing slavery in a faraway West African country.
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Royal baby's due date revealed

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:13pm
Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will become parents for a second time in April 2015.
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Wait, he's FIFTY?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:13pm
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Pilot: Why we won't fly Ebola patients

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:13pm
I glanced at the map display on my side of the passenger jet's instrument panel. A small blue circle within 100 miles of the magenta line that defined our course identified the airport in Gander, Newfoundland. This would be our best alternate if our medical problem became an emergency.
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Hendrix's race became 'invisible legacy'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:07pm
Two weeks after closing Woodstock with his reinvention of "The Star Spangled Banner," Jimi Hendrix decided to offer a free concert for a group he called "my people."
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Hands up, Dems, go vote

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:20pm
Cornell Belcher says Democrats' worst enemy is themselves -- if they don't turn out in the midterms, they will lose big
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Platinum albums? Not this year

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:39pm
It's not a great sign for the music industry when the year's top-selling album is the soundtrack to a Disney movie.
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'The Walking Dead': How gross was that?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:23pm
Gross is par for the course when it comes to "The Walking Dead."
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