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As First Black American NHL Player, Enforcer Was Defenseless Vs. Racism

Thu, 2015-02-26 17:41

Val James became the first American-born black player in the NHL in 1982. He ensured vicious racism, including fans throwing bananas on the ice. After 30 years in silence he is talking about it now.

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Families Of Sept. 11 Victims Watch Guantanamo Trial With Mixed Feelings

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:00

Five men are charged with planning the Sept. 11 attacks. When they appear for proceedings in Guantanamo Bay, people who lost loved ones that day are flown down to the courtroom, to bear witness.

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Living Small In The City: With More Singles, Micro-Housing Gets Big

Thu, 2015-02-26 13:58

Single people represent the fastest growing category of households in the U.S. That's made small dwellings — from micro-apartments to stand-alone tiny houses, a big force in the real estate market.

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For One Parliamentarian, A Stronger Jordan Key To Fighting ISIS

Thu, 2015-02-26 13:38

Arab youths dissatisfied with the present are looking longingly to the past, and Islam's glory days. That, and a dearth of opportunities, says Jordanian politician Rula Alhroob, make ISIS attractive.

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Ahead Of Netanyahu's Speech To Congress, Hints Of A Thaw

Thu, 2015-02-26 13:15

The Israeli leader will meet with Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Harry Reid, D-Nev., after his March 3 speech. Also, two senior Obama administration officials will address the AIPAC conference.

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Will The Dietary Guidelines Consider The Planet? The Fight Is On

Thu, 2015-02-26 12:25

A panel of nutrition experts recommends a diet lower in meat in part because it's better for the Earth. But the meat industry says environmental policy doesn't belong in nutrition guidelines.

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In Video: The Great Llama Drama Of 2015

Thu, 2015-02-26 12:12

The nation was riveted by a pair of llamas that broke free in Sun City, Ariz. The llamas ran through parking lots and boulevards, until the men with lassos were called.

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South Korea Decriminalizes Cheating, Shares Of Contraceptive Companies Rise

Thu, 2015-02-26 11:56

The country's Constitutional Court voted 7-2 to abolish a 1953 law that made adultery a crime punishable by up to two years in prison.

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Saudi Man Convicted Of Conspiracy In 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings

Thu, 2015-02-26 10:55

Khalid al-Fawwaz was convicted on all four conspiracy charges tied to the bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. The U.S. has said al-Fawwaz was Osama bin Laden's lieutenant in Britain.

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Banksy's Murals Turn Up In Gaza Strip

Thu, 2015-02-26 10:55

The artist, who uses public spaces for his often-provocative murals, posted images of art created in the Gaza Strip, along with a two-minute video of life in the Palestinian territory.

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Alaska Farmer Turns Icy Patch Of Tundra Into A Breadbasket

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:47

Warmer temperatures in Alaska are giving farmers flexibility to plant a wider range of crops over a longer growing season. One farmer says the secret to his bounty is soil enriched by flooding rivers.

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Senate Panel OKs Loretta Lynch Nomination As Attorney General

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:41

President Obama's nominee cleared a major hurdle to succeed Eric Holder. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-8 to send the nomination to the full chamber where it is expected to pass.

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Astronomers Discover A Supermassive Black Hole Dating To Cosmic Dawn

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:20

It's enormous, and it grew relatively quickly — less than 900 million years after the Big Bang.

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Judge Throws Out Cover-Up Allegations Against Argentine President

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:52

The judge ruled prosecutors' claims against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner failed to meet standards for an investigation. She was accused of covering up Iran's alleged role in a bombing.

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Pew Study On Religion Finds Increased Harassment Of Jews

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:40

A quarter of all countries — home to 75 percent of the world's population — are coping with high levels of religious intolerance, and harassment of Jews has risen for the seventh straight year.

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Pew Study On Religion Finds Increased Harassment Of Jews

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:40

A quarter of all countries — home to 75 percent of the world's population — are coping with high levels of religious intolerance, and harassment of Jews has risen for the seventh straight year.

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Pew Study On Religion Finds Increased Harassment Of Jews

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:40

A quarter of all countries — home to 75 percent of the world's population — are coping with high levels of religious intolerance, and harassment of Jews has risen for the seventh straight year.

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What We're Watching At The Conservative Political Action Conference

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:38

This CPAC should be one of the biggest, craziest, most electric ever, given that it's the last before the presidential primary and caucus season kicks off. But will it be?

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James Bond Meets His Match — The Roman Cobblestone

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:06

Actor Daniel Craig reportedly hit his head when the Aston Martin he was driving during filming the 24th James Bond thriller encountered a loose sanpietrino, as the cobblestones in Rome are known.

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Higher Wages, Lower Prices Give Consumers A Break

Thu, 2015-02-26 08:01

Something very unusual is happening in the U.S. economy. Traditionally, workers lose buying power to rising prices. But lately, paychecks and prices have been heading in opposite directions.

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