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The 'Indian Cowboys' Of Florida

Thu, 2015-09-03 07:03

Though it may sound like an oxymoron, Native Americans have been riding horses and roping cattle for centuries in the Sunshine State.

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Court Throws Out Tom Brady's Four-Game Suspension Over 'Deflategate'

Thu, 2015-09-03 06:34

Brady appealed a suspension handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in federal court. The judge sided with Brady.

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Former Clinton Aide, Who Built Private Email Server, Pleads The 5th

Thu, 2015-09-03 06:21

The Select Committee on Benghazi had asked Bryan Pagliano, a former State Department employee, to field questions next week. His lawyer has declined.

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China Flexes Muscles With Parade, But Announces Troop Cut

Thu, 2015-09-03 05:14

More than 12,000 precision-drilled soldiers, 500 pieces of military hardware and 200 aircraft filed through Tiananmen Square.

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Kentucky Clerk Is Due In Federal Court For Contempt Hearing

Thu, 2015-09-03 05:06

The plaintiffs in the case are asking a federal judge to begin fining Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk, for her refusal to hand out marriage licenses in protest of same-sex marriage.

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Most Health Savings Account Owners Stick With Conservative Options

Thu, 2015-09-03 03:40

People who have had health savings accounts open longer are more likely to invest their contributions. But only about 5 percent of all account holders do so.

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Iran Deal Looks Like A Done Deal, So Here Are The Next Crises For Congress

Thu, 2015-09-03 03:03

President Obama may have secured enough votes to keep his Iran deal in tact, but potential problems loom for Congress on the debt ceiling, highway funding and a possible government shutdown.

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Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

Thu, 2015-09-03 03:01

Prosecutors charge that Pérez Molina was involved in a scheme that gave businesspeople breaks on import tariffs in exchange for bribes. Congress voted Wednesday to lift his immunity.

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That Little Syrian Boy: Here's Who He Was

Thu, 2015-09-03 01:09

A photo of a drowned Syrian toddler on a Turkish beach sparked anguish and outrage over handling of the world's migration crisis.

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White House Takes Aim At Medicare And Medicaid Billing Errors

Thu, 2015-09-03 01:03

Improper payments by Medicare and Medicaid are wasting billions of dollars a year, the White House budget director said. He called for urgent corrective action in a letter that is now public.

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Why Are Colleges Really Going Test-Optional?

Thu, 2015-09-03 01:01

George Washington University recently announced it would no longer require applicants to submit SAT scores, hoping to improve campus diversity. But does going test-optional actually do that?

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Instagram: The New Political War Room?

Thu, 2015-09-03 01:00

The Donald Trump-Jeb Bush feud has spilled over into Instagram, which was one of the tamer social-media outlets. Not anymore.

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Warning Calls Decoded: Squirrels Take Up Bird Alarms To Foil The Enemy

Thu, 2015-09-03 00:59

It can take more than just a keen ear to figure out what animals are saying. Sometimes, scientists are learning, you have to talk back to map the rich networks of conversation in a forest.

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Illinois House Leaders Override Governor's Veto On Heroin Addiction Bill

Wed, 2015-09-02 17:01

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner partially vetoed the Heroin Crisis Act, which would have cleared the way for Medicaid to fund addiction treatments.

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Federal Ferguson Review Finds More Than 100 Lessons For Police

Wed, 2015-09-02 15:49

An assessment of police response to the demonstrations there calls into question strategies like the overwatch tactic, with officers using rifle sights to survey the crowd from atop tactical vehicles.

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Dean Jones, Herbie's Driver In Disney Movies, Dies At Age 84

Wed, 2015-09-02 14:10

Actor Dean Jones, who starred in The Love Bug, That Darn Cat! and other classic Walt Disney movies, also played the role of Bobby in the original Broadway cast of Stephen Sondheim's Company.

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Fears Of Marijuana 'Monopoly' In Ohio Undercut Support For Legalization

Wed, 2015-09-02 13:41

Ohio will vote this fall on whether to legalize marijuana. The measure allows 10 growing sites; 10 groups of big investors already have dibs. Some would-be pot proponents are crying foul.

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Tree Counter Is Astonished By How Many Trees There Are

Wed, 2015-09-02 13:25

Earth is home to more than 3 trillion trees, a new map of forest density shows. That's more than anyone realized. But the total is also down about 46 percent since the first humans arrived.

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For A Baltimore Boutique Owner, A 'Joyous' Reopening After The Riots

Wed, 2015-09-02 13:25

Baltimore clothing shop Flawless Damsels is one of the more than 400 businesses damaged in last spring's riots. The shop recently reopened and was bustling, though that's not the case everywhere.

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No Cause For Murder Charges In Arafat's Death, French Investigators Say

Wed, 2015-09-02 13:21

More than two years after accusations arose that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's 2004 death was the result of polonium-210 poisoning, French judges say there isn't enough evidence.

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