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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Israel Halts Peace Talks After Palestinian Deal

4 minutes ago

WATCH: John Kerry Speaks About Ukraine Turmoil

Secretary of State John Kerry is speaking about the latest events in the Ukraine. Read »
17 minutes ago

Net Neutrality: The FCC's Latest Proposal

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Ferry Divers Find Pair Bound by Life Jackets

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 9:24 AM

Jeb Bush: I’m "Thinking About Running" for President

Jeb Bush, the former Republican governor of Florida, has given his clearest indication yet that he’s considering a White House run in 2016. He told a private fundraising lunch on Wednesday, "I am thinking of running for president." Bush, the son of one president and younger brother of another, is often at odds with GOP's base. He's endorsed the Obama administration's Common Core curriculum and he's passionate about the human side of immigration overhaul. Read »
6 hours ago

U.S. Spent $11.4 Million on Jet Search: Pentagon

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 11:06 AM

3 Americans Killed at Children's Hospital in Kabul

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 2:05 PM
 

Hopefully today's name change, while so meaningful to me personally, can also raise awareness of the fact that we (transgender) people exist everywhere in America today, and that we must jump through hurdles every day just for being who we are.  

— Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, the private known as Bradley Manning who was sentenced to 35 years in prison for handing classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks, reacting after a judge approved her name change.
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 11:33 AM

Obama Plays Soccer With Japanese Robot

President Obama visited the Miraikan science museum in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday where he played some soccer with Honda's robot named Asimo (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility), NBC News reported. The president briefly conversed with Asimo, bowed politely and then watched as the robot gave a soccer ball a good kick. "I have to say that the robots were a little scary, they were too lifelike," he said afterwards. "They were amazing." Read »
5 hours ago

GOP Scrambles to Condemn Rancher's Race Remarks

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Google, Apple, Other Tech Giants Settle Workers' Anti-Poaching Suit

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New Chicago High School Named After Obama

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FDA Proposes First Regulations for E-Cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing Thursday extending its regulatory authority over e-cigarettes, flavored cigars and nicotine gels. The rule would immediately make e-cigarettes off-limits to kids under 18 and would require makers to disclose to the agency what they contain. However, the FDA did not propose — for now — limiting Internet sales or television advertising. An FDA commissioner said the rules won't take effect for awhile and for now it's, "the wild, wild West." Read »
5 minutes ago

2 in Custody After Report of Possible Gunman at San Diego Naval Base

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Fetal Tissue Used to Generate Electricity in Oregon

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