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Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod Despite Lack Of Snow, High Winds

Tue, 2014-03-11 06:52

Seavey, 27, was victorious in the iconic dog sled race for a second time, slipping under the famed burled arch in Nome, Alaska, the finish line for the 1,000-mile-long trail.

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Why Is Locating A Lost Airliner So Hard?

Tue, 2014-03-11 06:25

Renee Montagne talks with aviation reporter Stephen Trimble about airplane technology and black boxes.

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'Ringing' Phones Do Not Mean Malaysian Passengers Are OK

Tue, 2014-03-11 06:16

Some friends and family of the 239 people who have been missing since Saturday have called their loved ones' cellphones and heard rings. Sadly, that doesn't mean the phones and their owners are safe.

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Obama Goes Between The Ferns To Talk With Zach Galifianakis

Tue, 2014-03-11 05:30

Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from the comedian.

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Obama Goes Between The Ferns To Talk With Zach Galifianakis

Tue, 2014-03-11 05:30

Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from the comedian.

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Top Stories: Still No Sign Of Missing Plane; Crisis In Ukraine Continues

Tue, 2014-03-11 04:43

Also: The Senate passes Sen. McCaskill's bill about sexual assaults in the military; author Joe McGinniss dies; and in Venezuela, a student leader is killed in anti-government clashes.

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Crimean Parliament Passes 'Declaration Of Independence'

Tue, 2014-03-11 04:25

Tensions continue to build in advance of a regional referendum on Sunday. Crimeans will be asked whether they wish to split from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.

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Florida Election Tests Midterm Messaging

Tue, 2014-03-11 03:36

A closely contested House special election Tuesday is being viewed by the national parties and big-money interests as an early barometer for Obamacare.

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Missing Jet Was Way Off Course, Malaysian Air Force Gen. Says

Tue, 2014-03-11 03:05

The search continues for the plane and the 239 people. Radar shows it turned and flew hundreds of miles in a wrong direction, one defense official says. Another Malaysian official disputes that.

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Trapping And Tracking The Mysterious Snowy Owl

Tue, 2014-03-11 01:30

This winter's unexpected arctic bird invasion has given owl researchers a rare opportunity. They're fitting a few of the errant owls with GPS backpacks to track their return to the Arctic.

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In Iraq, Anbar Faces Extremists Stronger Than Those U.S. Fought

Mon, 2014-03-10 23:40

The extremists now committing a wave of attacks in Iraq's Anbar province are significantly better trained, funded and equipped than the al-Qaida-linked groups American soldiers battled there.

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In Iraq, Anbar Faces Extremists Stronger Than Those U.S. Fought

Mon, 2014-03-10 23:40

The extremists now committing a wave of attacks in Iraq's Anbar province are significantly better trained, funded and equipped than the al-Qaida-linked groups American soldiers battled there.

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This Years Snowy Owl Invasion Was Good News For Scientists

Mon, 2014-03-10 23:35

An unexpected invasion of the arctic birds has given researchers a rare scientific opportunity. They're fitting a few of the errant owls with GPS backpacks to track their return to the arctic.

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In Tsunami's Wake, Fierce Debate Over Japan's 'Great Wall'

Mon, 2014-03-10 23:31

The government wants to build sea walls that will be 30 feet high in places and stretch for more than 200 miles. Some say the $8 billion effort is too costly and will ruin the beaches.

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Holder Speaks Out On Snowden, Drone Policy, Softening Sentences

Mon, 2014-03-10 23:27

In an interview, Eric Holder says he's open to talking with Edward Snowden about terms of surrender. And the attorney general is unhappy with the vote to block a nominee to a top Justice Dept. post.

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U.S. Checks For Stolen Passports, But Other Nations Fall Short

Mon, 2014-03-10 23:26

Two men apparently boarded Malaysia Airlines flight 370 with stolen passports. The U.S. has safeguards to prevent that from happening on U.S.-bound flights, but other nations are not as diligent.

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N.Y. Governor Says College For Inmates Will Pay Off For Taxpayers

Mon, 2014-03-10 23:07

Andrew Cuomo says funding prison college classes will cut recidivism rates. But critics say it's unfair to pay for prisoners' educations while middle-class families struggle with college costs.

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Turning Food Waste Into Fuel Takes Gumption And Trillions Of Bacteria

Mon, 2014-03-10 23:06

A Brooklyn waste treatment plant has become an unlikely lab for an ambitious effort to turn millions of tons of food scraps from New York City's apartments and restaurants into renewable energy.

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Customer Surveys Are Here To Stay. Suggestions For Improvement?

Mon, 2014-03-10 23:02

Companies want to know what you think of their product — and they're not afraid to ask. Surveys might be annoyingly pervasive to customers, but they provide valuable information for a low price.

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Democrats Are Up All Night Talking About Climate Change

Mon, 2014-03-10 22:13

Democrats took to the Senate floor Monday night to talk about global warming and planned not to let up until morning. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid got the dusk-to-dawn talkathon started.

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