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Israel Halts Peace Talks After Palestinian Deal

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

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3 Americans Killed at Children's Hospital in Kabul

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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 »
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GOP Scrambles to Condemn Rancher's Race Remarks

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.
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New Chicago High School Named After Obama

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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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All of California Now Faces "Moderate" to "Exceptional" Drought

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The Music’s Over: Iconic Conn. Guitar Factory Closes After 47 Years

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