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Nearly 3 Years After Quake, Washington Monument Reopens

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:02

The obelisk has recovered from damage sustained during an earthquake that hit Washington, D.C., in 2011.

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In Two Eastern Ukraine Provinces, Bold Steps Toward Independence

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:02

Two regions of eastern Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk, voted Sunday on referendums for self-rule. Separatists in Donetsk announced overwhelming support for independence.

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Apology, Defense And Defiance: The Sterlings Speak Out

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:02

Banned Los Angeles Clippers owners Donald Sterling and his wife, Shelly, have conducted separate television interviews. Donald told CNN that he's not a racist and that he's sorry if he has offended anyone; Shelly told ABC that she will fight to keep her 50 percent stake in the team.

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'Past The Point Of No Return:' An Antarctic Ice Sheet's Slow Collapse

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:02

NASA held a press conference to discuss the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and its potential contribution to future sea level rise. The researchers announced that the ice sheet's collapse is both underway and unstoppable.

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'Frontline' Doc Explores How Sept. 11 Created Today's NSA

Mon, 2014-05-12 11:58

PBS looks at the origins of the agency's surveillance program and the extraordinary steps top government officials took to give it legal cover and keep it hidden.

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Deadly MERS Virus Detected In Florida

Mon, 2014-05-12 11:46

A case of Middle East respiratory syndrome has been found in the U.S. The virus has killed about a quarter of the people known to have been infected. But the risk to the public remains low.

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Italy Searches For African Migrants After Boat Sinks In Mediterranean

Mon, 2014-05-12 10:58

A migrant boat destined for the Sicilian island of Lampedusa sank Monday — the second such incident in as many days.

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Older Women May Actually Be More At Risk For Cervical Cancer

Mon, 2014-05-12 10:40

Cervical cancer screening often isn't recommended for women after age 65, but that may be when they're most vulnerable, a study finds. African-American women face a particularly high risk.

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A Prom Like Any Other — But With A Few Exceptions

Mon, 2014-05-12 10:32

Oregon's teacher of the year organized the Aloha Prom for students with special needs. Students from other towns drove as much as an hour to attend Friday's event in Portland.

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Veteran Congressman Makes A Career-Threatening Mistake

Mon, 2014-05-12 09:48

Democratic Rep. John Conyers failed to submit enough valid signatures to appear on the August primary ballot, a campaign misstep that has some wondering if he's still up to the job.

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Driving While Pregnant Is Riskier Than You Might Think

Mon, 2014-05-12 09:30

Expectant mothers are more likely to get into serious car crashes, a study finds. The risk is highest in the second trimester, when accident rates are similar to those for people with sleep apnea.

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Reports: FCC Chairman Revising Net Neutrality Rules

Mon, 2014-05-12 09:24

The chairman is weighing whether to allow Internet providers to sell fast lanes to content companies seeking faster delivery to its customers.

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More Cyclists Can Now Call AAA For Help

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:16

AAA sends mechanics and trucks to help cyclists on the road, in new programs from auto clubs in New England and Colorado. The service was announced in time for this week's Bike to Work Day

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Congressman Clyburn Reflects On A Life Of 'Blessed Experiences'

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:06

South Carolina Representative James Clyburn's new memoir Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black shares lessons learned on his way from the Jim Crow South to a top spot on Capitol Hill.

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Clouds Are Convenient, But Be Paranoid To Protect Personal Data

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:06

For many of us, data clouds like Google Drive and Dropbox have replaced clunky hard-drives and easy-to-lose USB sticks. But how secure is our data in these clouds?

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Asian-Americans Are Successful, But No Thanks To Tiger Parenting

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:04

Contrary to popular stereotypes, Asian-Americans don't achieve academic success just because it's just in their genes. These students perform well because of community resources and teacher support.

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Is White House Doing Enough To 'Bring Back Our Girls'?

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:00

Host Michel Martin talks about the top political headlines with Republican strategist Ron Christie and 'Political Junkie' host Ken Rudin.

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Nereus, 1 Of 4 Submersibles To Reach Depths Of Mariana, Is Lost

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:11

The unmanned vehicle was 30 days into a 40-day expedition when it imploded under pressure as great as 16,000 pounds per square inch. Nereus was exploring the Kermadec Trench northeast of New Zealand.

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'I Was Baited,' Donald Sterling Tells CNN In (Mostly) Apologetic Interview

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:15

"I mean, that's not the way I talk," Clippers owner Donald Sterling tells CNN. He also said he doesn't see Magic Johnson as "a good example for the children of Los Angeles."

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Our Sympathies: Winter Hangs On In Colorado And Wyoming

Mon, 2014-05-12 04:46

More than a foot of heavy, wet snow blanketed parts of Colorado and Wyoming. The same system spun tornadoes in Nebraska.

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