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Bruce Jenner Involved In Fatal Car Crash

Sat, 2015-02-07 22:26

There's no indication Bruce Jenner was being chased by paparazzi who were nearby when the SUV he was driving became involved in a four-vehicle crash in Malibu that killed a woman.

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India's Ruling Party Looks Headed For Defeat In Delhi Elections

Sat, 2015-02-07 13:04

Exit polls show Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP will likely come in second behind an upstart anti-corruption party.

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How Should U.S., Europe Respond To Russian Aggression?

Sat, 2015-02-07 13:03

Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel says there is no military solution, meanwhile Vice President Joe Biden says Ukraine should be able to defend itself.

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Meet Mafiaboy, The 'Bratty Kid' Who Took Down The Internet

Sat, 2015-02-07 13:03

When he was just 15, Michael Calce pulled off one of the biggest hacks in history. Today, Calce works in computer security on the other side, and he says he thinks some good came of his 2000 attack.

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NBC's Brian Williams To Temporarily Step Away From Anchor Desk

Sat, 2015-02-07 12:44

The anchor, who apologized for misremembering that a helicopter he was traveling during the 2003 invasion of Iraq had been fired on, said he would return to hosting the Nightly News "in a few days."

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UAE To Resume Anti-ISIS Airstrikes 'In Solidarity With Jordan'

Sat, 2015-02-07 11:32

The United Arab Emirates had suspended sorties against the self-declared Islamic State over concerns that its pilots wouldn't be rescued if shot down.

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After Years In Lockdown, Rosa Parks' Papers Head To Library Of Congress

Sat, 2015-02-07 10:18

Meg McAleer, one of the archivists working on the Rosa Parks collection, says the documents provide a new window on the courage and skill of Parks, and the consequences she and her husband suffered.

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Adnan Syed, Subject Of 'Serial' Podcast, Granted Appeal

Sat, 2015-02-07 09:48

Syed was convicted in 2000 of murdering his ex-girlfriend. In October, a series of podcasts produced by the makers of This American Life re-examined his case and raised questions about his guilt.

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China Seizes Toilet Tissue Featuring Likeness Of Hong Kong Leader

Sat, 2015-02-07 07:17

The approximately 8,000 rolls, with images of the territory's unpopular Beijing-appointed chief executive, were confiscated from a factory on the mainland.

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Gauguin Painting Reportedly Fetches Record $300 Million

Sat, 2015-02-07 06:10

The oil-on-canvas entitled Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?) was produced in 1892 during the first of two trips to Polynesia by the French Post-Impressionist.

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Climate Change Puts Alaska's Dog Sled Races On Thin Ice

Sat, 2015-02-07 06:08

Warm temperatures and dwindling snow have shaken even the toughest mushers. Alaskans are worried about the future of their state sport.

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Pregame Analysis: The Coming Federal Education Debate

Sat, 2015-02-07 05:13

So, what to expect if Congress takes up the long-overdue rewrite of the main federal education law? We talk to some of the players.

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Merkel Hopes To Dissuade Obama From Arming Ukraine

Sat, 2015-02-07 04:58

The German chancellor and her French counterpart, Francois Hollande, want to keep Washington from arming the rebels as part of a peace deal they are trying to forge.

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