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A Native American Take On Tornadoes

Tue, 2014-06-17 07:13

What causes deadly twisters? The Native Americans of Oklahoma offered one answer.

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Man Emerges From Picasso's Painting 'The Blue Room'

Tue, 2014-06-17 07:03

The painting's surface depicts a scene in Pablo Picasso's studio in Paris, with a woman bathing between a window and a table. But the canvas holds a different scene underneath.

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Obama Proposes Creation Of World's Largest Ocean Sanctuary

Tue, 2014-06-17 06:57

President Obama proposed expanding a sanctuary created by President George W. Bush. The proposal would affect the ocean surrounding the Pacific Remote Islands south and west of Hawaii.

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After His Game-Winning Goal, We Ask, Who Is John Brooks?

Tue, 2014-06-17 05:54

The 21-year-old rookie defender became an instant sensation when he scored the game-winning goal versus Ghana, giving the U.S. a chance to advance in the tournament.

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Twin Tornadoes In Nebraska Leave 2 Dead, Others In Hospital

Tue, 2014-06-17 04:58

The last tornado deaths in the area came 10 years ago, the National Weather Service says. Residents who were evacuated Monday have been allowed to return to sift through the destruction.

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Montana Mom's Ab Challenge Becomes A Phenomenon

Tue, 2014-06-17 04:41

Working your abs hard for 30 days may tone those muscles, but don't count on an exercise program by itself to take off belly fat. Staying motivated after a month is over is another problem.

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ISIS Rebels Drive Closer To Baghdad; U.S. Considers Options

Tue, 2014-06-17 03:48

Extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is attacking the strategic city of Baqouba, less than 40 miles from Baghdad. The U.S. is sending military personnel to its embassy in the capital.

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Tensions Still High In 'Nevada Land' Over Cattle Dispute

Tue, 2014-06-17 00:42

Many of Cliven Bundy's supporters are gone, but the rancher is as defiant as ever since an armed standoff with the U.S. government. For now, it feels like each side is waiting for the other to blink.

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In Yabbies And Cappuccino, A Culinary Lifeline For Aboriginal Youth

Tue, 2014-06-17 00:41

Australia has a long, dark history of racial discrimination against the Aborigines. A cooking and hospitality program tries to help youth discover their culture and build confidence and competence.

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Eccentric Heiress's Untouched Treasures Head For The Auction Block

Tue, 2014-06-17 00:40

Huguette Clark secretly spent her last 20 years in a hospital, even though she wasn't ill — all while her three New York apartments were filled with valuable antiques.

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Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage, Injuries In Nebraska

Mon, 2014-06-16 16:31

Two twisters swept through the state's rural northeast, flattening one small town and causing serious damage in two others. One person was killed.

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With Win Over Ghana, U.S. Is Off On The Right Foot In Brazil

Mon, 2014-06-16 16:12

On Monday night, the U.S. soccer team accomplished a feat it failed to achieve in the past two World Cups: beat Ghana. With a 2-1 victory, the Americans position themselves well for the games to come.

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Sweet Revenge: U.S. Bests Ghana, 2-1, In Its World Cup Opener

Mon, 2014-06-16 16:03

U.S. captain Clint Dempsey scored just 29 seconds after the starting whistle, one of the fastest goals in World Cup history. The U.S. lost to the West African nation in the previous two World Cups.

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Supreme Court Rules Against Gun 'Straw Purchases'

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:46

In a major victory for gun control groups, the justices upheld by a 5-4 vote a federal ban on one person buying a gun for another.

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In The Making Of Megafarms, A Few Winners And Many Losers

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:19

A tiny fraction of America's 2 million farmers produces most of our food. They are the winners of a long-running competition for land and profits that has also drained the life out of small towns.

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Court Overturns Sharing Of FISA Surveillance With Defense Lawyers

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:17

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals says that the Justice Department can keep intelligence information secret in terrorism cases.

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Teens Disappear In The West Bank, And Israel Blames Hamas

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:11

The Israeli military is searching the West Bank for three Israeli teens who were kidnapped last week.

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Poll: Congressional Approval At Dangerous Low Point

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:10

A new Gallup survey finds key midterm election indicators at or approaching historic lows. Satisfaction with the direction of the country is also near rock bottom.

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Can Schools Solve The Tech Industry's Pipeline Problem?

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:03

It might be time to change the message on STEM.

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GM Recalls 3.2 Million More Cars For Faulty Ignition Switches

Mon, 2014-06-16 12:45

The latest recall is in addition to the 2.6 million cars the automaker has already recalled for a similar problem.

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