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  1. Wanted by the US, Roman Polanski gets film award in PolandSun, 03 May 2015 01:06:44 GMT
    Hundreds of people, including many in period costume, have crowded into a train station in the Illinois capital to watch a replica of Abraham Lincoln's coffin be carried off a funeral car. More...
  2. Vermont's Sanders starts presidential bid in New HampshireSat, 02 May 2015 20:56:01 GMT
    One day after raising $1.5 million in donations, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was out to convince supporters in the early voting state of New Hampshire on Saturday he could raise the $40 million to $50 million to run a competitive presidential primary campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton. "The question to me is not whether we can raise as much money as our opponents - we can - the question is whether we can raise enough money to run a strong, credible and winning campaign," Sanders said. More...
  3. FAA: Dreamliner battery could lose all powerSat, 02 May 2015 20:56:00 GMT
    The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday issued a directive mandating "a repetitive maintenance task" for that model of airlines due to issues with its power supply. Specifically, the FAA explained testing revealed that 787s could lose all AC electrical power after being continuously powered for 248 days, a problem that -- if left unchecked -- would leave an aircrew unable to control the plane. More...
  4. Portman faces balancing act on trade as he seeks re-electionSat, 02 May 2015 16:41:51 GMT
    Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio is maneuvering with care as he runs for re-election in a swing state while cautiously supporting a free-trade deal that even some fellow Republicans fear could lead to job losses back home. The former U.S. trade representative backed the fast-track trade bill in a Senate committee. More...
  5. Study: Sexual assault in U.S. military plummetsSat, 02 May 2015 12:32:21 GMT
    The percentage of military personnel who said they were victims of sexual assault dropped dramatically over the past two years, plunging by about 27%, the Pentagon said Friday. But only roughly a third of those victims reported specific incidents to authorities, and officials concede that the percentage of victims who say they have experienced retaliation for reporting sex crimes has not significantly changed. More...
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  1. Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want to Be a Trillionaire? Here's HowSun, 03 May 2015 15:32:57 GMT
    A passion for exploration is the fuel to an innovative economy, says astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. More...
  2. Droid Rage: New 'Star Wars' Products to Debut on Sept. 4Sun, 03 May 2015 14:49:55 GMT
    Major retailers will start selling the first merchandise tied to the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" just after midnight on Sept. 4. More...
  3. Small Businesses Are Jumping on the Robot BandwagonSun, 03 May 2015 00:28:11 GMT
    Robots aren't just for corporate Goliaths -- now even the little guy on Main Street is adopting them. More...
  4. Will These Kentucky Derby Bettors Be Appy?Sat, 02 May 2015 18:07:35 GMT
    Saturday's Kentucky Derby is going to be a firstbecause you'll be able to bet money on the race from an iPhone app. More...
  5. More Summer Jobs For Teens ... If They Want ThemSat, 02 May 2015 10:08:32 GMT
    As academic and athletic pursuits crowd out flipping burgers, there has been a decline in the number of teens working summer jobs. More...
  6. What $13,000 Can Get You at The DerbyFri, 01 May 2015 20:49:50 GMT
    Churchill Downs Racetrack steps up the A-list experience a little more each time, and this year's Derby 141 is certainly keeping pace. More...
  7. AmEx Loses Card Case, Which Could Mean Deals for ShoppersFri, 01 May 2015 19:32:09 GMT
    A judge ruled Thursday that AmEx is barred from preventing merchants from encouraging customers to use cheaper rival credit cards. More...
  8. Mayweather versus Pacquiao: How Much Money Is at Stake?Fri, 01 May 2015 17:48:44 GMT
    This weekend's much-anticipated boxing match is expected to ring in hundreds of millions of dollars. More...
  9. Can Railroads Help Alleviate California's Drought?Fri, 01 May 2015 17:44:27 GMT
    An old technologyrailroadscould play a role in alleviating some water shortages in California. More...
  10. Trucks, Crossovers Help Rev Up Auto Sales in AprilFri, 01 May 2015 16:49:59 GMT
    April showers resulted in a surge of buyers looking for new trucks and crossovers, which boosted the bottom lines of nearly every automaker. More...