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  1. Shared Space at Heart of New York's Heated Charter School DebateThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:30:34 GMT
    NEW YORK When Ginette Hernandezs five-year-old son switched schools in November, she felt a palpable sense of relief. Her son, who has speech, behavior and developmental issues, had been struggling in his public school in central Harlem. More...
  2. 'Beer Can Race' Turns Deadly as Yacht Hits BuoyThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:09:21 GMT
    Other boats in the area struggled to reach the damaged boat due to the shallow water, official says. More...
  3. 'Diploma Mill' Earned Owner $5 Million, Feds AllegeThu, 17 Apr 2014 08:42:46 GMT
    This is a misunderstanding and I dont know what to say," accused says. More...
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  1. Oklahoma gay-marriage case before US appeals courtThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:07:57 GMT
    Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay people for unfair treatment when they defined marriage as a union between one man and one woman? The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of ... (more) More...
  2. Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats sayThu, 17 Apr 2014 08:08:06 GMT
    With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul, even in this year's toughest Senate elections. More...
  3. South Korea ferry death toll increases to 9Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:53:04 GMT
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  4. Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas familyThu, 17 Apr 2014 01:48:52 GMT
    A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday. More...
  5. Consumer Groups Win Appeal to Reveal Company DoeThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:44:26 GMT
    We soon could know the identity of the manufacturer - only known now as "Company Doe" - in a product safety case that has been linked to a child's death. More...
  6. Appeals Court Upholds Snowden Email Firm ContemptWed, 16 Apr 2014 20:39:25 GMT
    A federal appeals court has upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. More...
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  1. Bomb squad renders military ordnance safe, hundreds of evacuees returning home in Calif. townThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:18:25 GMT
    Evacuees from hundreds of homes and businesses in Solvang in Central California are being allowed to return after experts early Thursday removed a military ordnance found in the town's business district and rendered it safe. More...
  2. A year later, little government response to Boston bombing as politics of terrorism shiftThu, 17 Apr 2014 07:07:32 GMT
    A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous acts of terrorism that prompted waves of government action. More...
  3. Is your home's energy meter spying on you?Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:57 GMT
    Across the US, gas and electric companies are installing smart meters in the homes of customers touting the technologys virtue as part of an energy-saving initiative but naysayers say that the meters could open a Pandoras Box of privacy issues. More...
  4. Texas man executed for killing three members of same familyThu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:32 GMT
    A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday. More...
  5. 15 injured after fire truck rams into California restaurantThu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:04 GMT
    Two fire trucks answering a call collided at an intersection in a Los Angeles suburb Wednesday, sending one careening into a restaurant and leaving 15 people injured, including several firefighters. More...
  6. NY students suspended indefinitely for displaying Confederate flagThu, 17 Apr 2014 06:57:25 GMT
    Two Long Island high school students have been suspended for allegedly displaying a Confederate battle flag during a sporting event. More...
  7. Hundreds evacuated in California town after potentially explosive device foundThu, 17 Apr 2014 06:42:21 GMT
    Hundreds of homes and businesses in the Central California town of Solvang have been evacuated following discovery of a potentially explosive device. More...
  8. Fund raises thousands for NYC man cleared of murder after 25 years; stranger set up campaignThu, 17 Apr 2014 06:16:27 GMT
    A recently exonerated man who spent nearly 25 years behind bars for a killing that happened while he was at Disney World is getting help from dozens of well-wishers who have contributed to an online fund for him. More...
  9. Ex-honors student linked to 'Jihad Jane' to be sentenced in Pa. for terrorism plotThu, 17 Apr 2014 06:08:56 GMT
    A Maryland teen convicted with two women in a Jihadist terror plot is set to be sentenced in Philadelphia. More...
  10. Long-term inmate who robbed bank because he was homesick for prison to be sentencedThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:22:37 GMT
    Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he awaits sentencing for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. More...