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  1. Boston Scare Triggered by Rice Cooker, Media Backpack: OfficialsWed, 16 Apr 2014 03:48:06 GMT
    One of the two unattended backpacks that sent emergency crews scrambling to the finish line of the Boston Marathon was likely a hoax and the other was left behind by a media outlet, Boston authorities said Tuesday night. More...
  2. Caught On Camera: Arizona Boy's Special SurpriseWed, 16 Apr 2014 02:32:49 GMT
    An Arizona boy is brought to tears when his deployed soldier-father makes surprise appearance at NBA game. More...
  3. Michael Bloomberg Announces $50 Million Project to Fight Gun ViolenceWed, 16 Apr 2014 02:27:34 GMT
    Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend at least $50 million this year to combat gun violence in the United States through a new lobbying group, Everytown for Gun Safety. More...
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  1. Rail Companies To Report Fertilizer Delivery PlansWed, 16 Apr 2014 04:00:44 GMT
    A federal oversight board told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday to report their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting of U.S. crops. More...
  2. Video shows large al Qaeda meetingTue, 15 Apr 2014 23:56:44 GMT
    A new video shows what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years. More...
  3. Congress is giving states the transportation bluesTue, 15 Apr 2014 19:46:34 GMT
    This photo taken April 14, 2014 shows one section of the $500 million I-75 Phase II modernization project which is under way in Dayton, Ohio. More...
  4. US Senator McCain Mocks EU's Russia SanctionsTue, 15 Apr 2014 15:32:12 GMT
    Sen. John McCain of Arizona has dismissed the European Union's sanctions on Russia following the crisis in Ukraine as "almost a joke" during a tour of the Baltic countries. More...
  5. 3 GOP governors blast Medicare Advantage ratesTue, 15 Apr 2014 11:22:57 GMT
    Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments. More...
  6. S.D. jury sentences man to death for nurse's murderTue, 15 Apr 2014 07:13:17 GMT
    A man with a history of mental illness was sentenced to death by a jury on Monday for killing a South Dakota hospice nurse as part of a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama. More...
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  1. Boston police detonate two unattended backpacks found near Boston Marathon finish lineWed, 16 Apr 2014 07:00:21 GMT
    Boston Police issued an all-clear for the area near the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday after two unattended backpacks were discovered on the one-year anniversary of a deadly bombing of the famous road race.  More...
  2. Coast Guard rescues ailing man from fishing boat off Delaware Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:00:13 GMT
    The Coast Guard has rescued a man who needed medical attention from a fishing boat off Delaware. More...
  3. Alleged Hillary Clinton shoe-thrower detainedWed, 16 Apr 2014 02:01:21 GMT
    A federal magistrate on Tuesday ordered a Phoenix woman to remain jailed until she is returned to Las Vegas to face federal charges alleging she threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech. More...
  4. New York Police Department pulls plug on Muslim surveillance program that sparked outrageTue, 15 Apr 2014 22:09:24 GMT
    The New York Police Department says it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance sparked outrage. More...
  5. New York judge: Jurors can hear imam's comment that 'everybody was happy' about 9/11 attacksTue, 15 Apr 2014 21:50:01 GMT
    A New York judge says jurors at the trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher can hear his statements that "everybody was happy" when the World Trade Center was hit by airplanes. More...
  6. Jury convicts New York woman in weapons case tied to shootings of 4 volunteer firefightersTue, 15 Apr 2014 21:05:48 GMT
    A woman charged with buying guns for a convicted felon who later used them to kill two volunteer firefighters in an ambush was convicted Tuesday of falsifying business records. More...
  7. Investigators: South Dakota girls missing since 1971 died when Studebaker drove into creekTue, 15 Apr 2014 20:06:28 GMT
    Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a gravel road into a flooded creek and remained hidden until last fall when a drought brought their Studebaker into view, authorities said Tuesday. More...
  8. At least 2,177 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:01:15 GMT
    As of Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at least 2,177 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. More...
  9. Cheryl Miller, Pamela Jackson were killed in car accident, authorities sayTue, 15 Apr 2014 19:47:15 GMT
    Authorities say two South Dakota girls missing since 1971 died after driving into a creek on their way to a party at a nearby gravel pit. More...
  10. Wash. mudslide death toll rises to 37Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:45:50 GMT
    One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit the town of Oso, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Tuesday. The person's name has not been released. More...
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