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Oct. 13 2014 2:05 PM36,000 Pounds of Crisco Were Stolen This Weekend In, Yes, Florida
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Oct. 13 2014 11:47 AMNurses, Midwives Walk Out Over Pay Dispute in U.K. National Strike
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Oct. 10 2014 6:01 PMBlack Teens Vastly More Likely to Be Killed by Police Than Whites
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Oct. 10 2014 12:31 PMWhite House Aide in Prostitution Scandal Was Actually ID’d Online Last Year
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Oct. 10 2014 10:26 AMU.N. Envoy Asks Turkey to Let Kurdish Fighters Cross Border to Defend Kobani
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Oct. 9 2014 3:38 PMVideo: NYPD Officer Takes Money From Man Who Wasn't Arrested or Charged
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Oct. 9 2014 1:00 PMDid the White House Cover Up Evidence an Aide Hired a Prostitute?
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Oct. 8 2014 6:11 PMPaul Krugman Calls Obama "One of the Most Successful Presidents in American History"
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Oct. 8 2014 3:15 PMSierra Leone Ebola Workers Return From Strike; Walkout Threatened in Liberia
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Oct. 8 2014 11:13 AMDallas Ebola Patient Dies
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Oct. 7 2014 5:45 PMReport of Ferguson Voter Registration Spike Was Erroneous
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Oct. 7 2014 3:46 PMVideo: Fans at Cardinals Game Heckle Michael Brown Protesters
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Oct. 7 2014 12:22 PMVideo Captures NYPD Beating Unarmed Teen During Marijuana Arrest
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Oct. 7 2014 10:31 AMISIS Close to Seizing Strategically Important City on Turkey-Syria Border
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Oct. 6 2014 4:06 PMPolio on Rise in Northern Pakistan Following Taliban Ban on Polio Vaccinations
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Oct. 13 2014 1:08 PMThe Generational Divide Between Ferguson Protesters
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Oct. 13 2014 10:28 AM“Anti-Occupy” Protesters Confront Democracy Demonstrators in Hong Kong
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Oct. 10 2014 3:32 PMKim Jong-un Just Missed Another Major North Korean Political Event
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Oct. 10 2014 11:43 AMObama Aims to Close Guantanamo Unilaterally, Wall Street Journal Reports
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Oct. 9 2014 5:15 PMProminent Native Supporter of Washington NFL Team Has Questionable Credentials
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Oct. 9 2014 2:10 PMChina Bans Actors With Drug, Prostitution Busts From TV and Movies
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Oct. 9 2014 10:30 AMSt. Louis Police Officer Kills 18-Year-Old Who Was Reportedly Firing At Him
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Oct. 8 2014 4:10 PMRead an Interview With One of the Doctors Who Discovered Ebola in 1976
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Oct. 8 2014 2:11 PMInterpreting Kim Jong-un’s Disappearance From Public View
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Oct. 8 2014 10:20 AMPeace Corps Applications Highest in Two Decades
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Oct. 7 2014 5:10 PMMurderous Death-Clowns Stalk Southern California
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Oct. 7 2014 2:49 PMVladmir Putin’s Cult of Personality Is Reaching Epic, Disturbing Levels
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Oct. 7 2014 11:45 AMSeattle Creates “Indigenous People’s Day” to Coincide With Columbus Day
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Oct. 6 2014 5:59 PMSuburban Chicago 19-Year-Old Arrested En Route to Allegedly Join ISIS
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Oct. 6 2014 2:05 PMMexican Cartels and Police May Have Conspired to Massacre Student Protestors

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