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Sept. 25 2014 11:17 AMEric Holder to Resign
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Sept. 24 2014 2:24 PMFrench Tourist Beheaded by ISIS Copycat Group in Algeria
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Sept. 24 2014 9:42 AMIndia Sent an Orbiter to Mars for Less Than the Cost of Making Gravity
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Sept. 23 2014 2:49 PMTexas Is Losing Its Edge
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Sept. 23 2014 11:48 AMWhite House Erects Massive Barrier to Prevent Future Fence Jumping
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Sept. 22 2014 2:53 PMISIS Attacks on Syrian Kurds Create 100,000 Refugees in Two Days
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Sept. 22 2014 11:23 AMThree Afghan Soldiers Are Missing in Cape Cod
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Sept. 19 2014 12:11 PMHere Is the Wicked Long Line for the iPhone 6 on 14th Street in New York
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Sept. 19 2014 3:05 AMScotland Votes to Remain in U.K.
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Sept. 18 2014 3:42 PMScotland's Secession Ballot is Outstandingly Simple
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Sept. 25 2014 12:35 PMFerguson Police Chief Tapes Video Apology to Michael Brown’s Parents, Protesters
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Sept. 24 2014 4:39 PMTony Stewart Won't Face Charges; Other Driver May Have Been High
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Sept. 23 2014 4:28 PMModerate Chinese Intellectual Sentenced to Life in Prison After Show Trial
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Sept. 23 2014 1:59 PMEbola Could Be Contained—or Become “Permanent Feature of Life” in Africa, WHO Says
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Sept. 19 2014 6:58 PMDean of Islamic Studies at University of Karachi is Murdered Amid “Blasphemy” Allegations
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