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Storms kill 14 in the Carolinas

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:15pm

Categories: National News

Relatives await definitive news of El Faro's missing crew

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:13pm
The cargo ship El Faro sunk in Hurriance Joaquin. Relatives are awaiting news of loved ones who were aboard the ship.

Categories: National News

Roughly 6,000 federal inmates to be released

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:13pm
Roughly 6,000 federal inmates will be released at the end of the month, the largest one-time release of federal prisoners, the Bureau of Prisons said Tuesday.

Categories: National News

Bindi Irwin's tearful 'Dancing With the Stars' tribute

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:07pm
Asked to perform a dance inspired by her most memorable year, Bindi Irwin knew the theme of her performance Monday night on "Dancing With the Stars."

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Pediatricians to tweak screen time recommendations for kids

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:42pm
There are plenty of I-know-this-is-probably-not-a-good-idea moments as a parent -- those times when you let your child do something or eat something or play something that you think might not be the healthiest way to go.

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20 years later: Key moments from the O.J. Simpson trial

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:42pm
It was called the trial of the century and the first true reality show.

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#de_VICE: Our mobile 'addiction'

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:41pm
In a world where texts, tweets and Facebook are constantly accessible through always-handy cell phones, it seems we are never left alone. Photographer Zack Arias' #de_VICE series captures people who are lost in the world of their digital devices.

Categories: National News

For cargo ship crew, a lonely and risky life

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:39pm
Every day, they come and go, unheralded, required, ignored: 100,000 or so working ships traveling the seas, carrying 90% of world trade. Our goods, necessities, fripperies: all still come by ship, although most people think of the sea as something to be flown over, and though the average consumer pays seafarers no mind, until they arrive in our newspaper or TV headlines as casualties, such as the 33 men of El Faro, presumed lost near the Bahamas when Hurricane Joaquin swept by.

Categories: National News

Did you get phubbed by your boss?

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:31pm

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Wish you were here! The best travel photos

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:42pm
See the best travel photos from around the world.

Categories: National News

Teen repels shark with punch after bite

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:16pm
A blacktip shark bit a teenager at a Volusia County, Florida, beach Sunday, local officials told CNN.

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See new architecture that stretches the limits

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:20am
The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial opened in the Windy City this weekend, claiming the distinction of the largest exhibition of contemporary architecture in North America.120 participating architectural firms from more than 30 countries will present 93 exhibits until 3 January, aiming to show how architecture can "radically transform our lived experience."

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U.S. Gen.: We need new Afghanistan plan

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:17am
The top commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan said Tuesday he needs to adjust troop level recommendations amid the growing strength of ISIS and al Qaeda.

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Civil rights activist dies at 100

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:07am
Grace Lee Boggs, an American writer, activist and feminist, has died at the age of 100.

Categories: National News

County seeks protection from 'God's wrath' over gay marriage

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:07am
They say it's better to ask for forgiveness than permission. Tonight, a Tennessee county wants to do just that.

Categories: National News

Snowden ready to go to U.S. prison

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 9:16am

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California governor signs 'right to die' bill

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 8:16am
As California Gov. Jerry Brown pointed out Monday, ABX2 15 is not just any other piece of legislation: By definition, it's a matter of life and death.

Categories: National News

U.S. military is on its way to getting its Iron Man

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 8:12am
After an American commando died kicking in a door during a raid in Afghanistan, the top commander of U.S. Special Operations vowed to prevent similar tragedies.

Categories: National News

Amtrak passenger train derails; 6 injured

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 8:02am
An Amtrak passenger train has derailed in Northfield, Vermont, and emergency personnel are responding, the company said on its Twitter account.

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