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As Chattanooga Mourns, Residents Struggle To Find Meaning In The Killings

Fri, 2015-07-17 12:03

Shock continues to ripple through Chattanooga, Tenn., as residents try to cope with Thursday's attack. Rabbit Zielke of WUTC reports on the community's reaction.

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Details Emerge On Chattanooga Shooting, But Big Question Persists: Why?

Fri, 2015-07-17 12:03

Law enforcement officials are still trying to piece together clues a day after a 24-year-old gunman killed four Marines during an attack on a recruitment office and a military training center in Chattanooga, Tenn. Investigators, who now have his computer and his phone, are trying to determine if he's had any contact with extremist groups.

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Paradise Fire Presents A Difficult Puzzle For Washington Firefighters

Fri, 2015-07-17 12:03

Over 1,600 acres of old-growth rainforest have burned in Washington's Olympic National Park. As Ashley Ahearn of KUOW reports, the wildfire is expected to persist through the rest of the summer.

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A Suicide Or Something Else? Young Woman's Death In Jail Incites Suspicion

Fri, 2015-07-17 12:03

After Sandra Bland was discovered dead in her Texas jail cell this week, the county medical examiner ruled it a suicide. But her family is questioning that finding — and the FBI is investigating.

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In Wake Of Iran Deal, Defense Secretary Embarks On Middle East Tour

Fri, 2015-07-17 12:03

The loudest objections to the recent Iran nuclear deal have been coming from Israel. U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is traveling there this weekend, in a bid to reassure the riled American ally.

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Marine Corps Identifies 4 Service Members Who Died In Chattanooga Attack

Fri, 2015-07-17 11:29

Their homes ranged from Georgia to Wisconsin, but their lives converged in Thursday's deadly attack on a military facility in Tennessee.

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UCLA Health Says 4.5M May Be Affected In Data Breach

Fri, 2015-07-17 11:20

Attackers accessed parts of the computer network that contain personal and medical information, but there is no evidence they accessed or acquired any personal or medical information, UCLA said.

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U.K. Prime Minister Wants 'Big Conversation' About Seagull Attacks

Fri, 2015-07-17 11:14

Seagulls have reportedly menaced people and animals in Cornwall, England. The public outcry has gone all the way up to 10 Downing Street.

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Beyond Fat-Free And Frozen: The Myriad Ways The World Uses Yogurt

Fri, 2015-07-17 11:05

Across the globe, the culinary culture of yogurt is ancient, thriving and incredibly diverse. From camel's milk yogurt to yogurt vodka, fish marinades to baked goods, yogurt is a versatile superstar.

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NASA's New Pluto Images Point To Geologically Active World

Fri, 2015-07-17 10:46

The latest photos show ice plains that appear to be only 100 million years old and a hilly region that could be what is left when surrounding material is eroded away.

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Anders Breivik, Norwegian Mass Murderer, Admitted To Oslo University

Fri, 2015-07-17 10:12

The far-right gunman, who killed 77 people in 2011 and is serving a 21-year prison sentence, will study political science. The university's rector says Breivik met the admission requirements.

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Ugandan To Aid Groups: Don't Tell Us What We Need — Ask Us!

Fri, 2015-07-17 08:29

Teddy Ruge believes that Western governments don't know what's best for African countries. "Just because you're doing something for the poor," he says, "doesn't mean you're doing it right."

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Now On The National Stage, Scott Walker Is Still A Guy From Delavan

Fri, 2015-07-17 07:44

As he seeks the presidency, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker can claim a connection to three different battleground states, but it's in Wisconsin where he got the political bug.

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Stop Picking On No Child Left Behind (Says One Of Its Parents)

Fri, 2015-07-17 07:33

The Senate may have voted to replace NCLB, but one of the old law's chief architects argues much of it should stay just the way it is.

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What Hats Tell Us About American Men

Fri, 2015-07-17 07:23

A brief and incomplete study of men's hats in American history — and what they reveal.

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Mocked And Maligned, Japan Spikes Plan For $2 Billion Olympic Stadium

Fri, 2015-07-17 07:22

Its cost had swollen; its design sparked an unflattering meme. And now Japan's prime minister is telling Tokyo organizers to start over with their plan for a centerpiece stadium.

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A Year After MH17 Shot Down, Kremlin Rebuffs Call For Tribunal

Fri, 2015-07-17 06:19

Russia's foreign minister says that a United Nations tribunal would only "ensure punishment of those Washington has decided are guilty."

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In Court, Your Face Could Determine Your Fate

Fri, 2015-07-17 04:33

How much can someone's face affect the sentence they receive in court? A lot, according to a study that asked people to rate the trustworthiness of convicted murderers based on their mugshots.

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German Lawmakers Back Greek Bailout Plan

Fri, 2015-07-17 04:29

The Bundestag voted overwhelmingly in favor of the $93.6 billion package aimed at keeping Athens in the eurozone.

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Shootings In Chattanooga: What We Know About The Alleged Gunman

Fri, 2015-07-17 03:25

Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, who authorities have signaled as the man who shot and killed four Marines, is described by friends as funny, charming and devout.

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