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Black Democrats question Sanders' commitment to Obama
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign enlisted the support of black Democrats on Friday to undermine Bernie Sanders' push to claim a piece of President Barack Obama's legacy, arguing she is the r...
February 12, 2016 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home
Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window.
February 12, 2016 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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House sends North Korea sanctions bill to president for signature
Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Friday that hits North Korea with more stringent sanctions for refusing to stop its nuclear weapons program.
February 12, 2016 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brazil minister says no doubt Zika connected to microcephaly
UPDATE: Brazil's health minister said Friday that authorities were "absolutely sure" that the Zika virus is connected to devastating birth defects and rejected criticism that the government was slo...
February 12, 2016 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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'No rhyme or reason' for machete attack at Ohio restaurant
From the front door, the man with the machete didn't have a straight path to people in the booths at the small suburban restaurant. He stepped by the welcoming greeting on the front glass, past the...
February 12, 2016 04:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Finally:' Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader
Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first-ever papal meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, an historic development in the 1,000-year schism that divided Christianit...
February 12, 2016 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 students killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school
Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in a Phoenix suburb but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as hundreds of worried parents crowded outside nearby stores to awa...
February 12, 2016 03:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coast Guard to decide if storm-damaged cruise ship can sail
The Coast Guard on Friday inspected a cruise ship that was battered and damaged by an intense winter storm to determine if it will be able to set sail as scheduled on a weekend voyage.
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Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants
UPDATE: Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened spe...
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AP FACT CHECK: Dems offer iffy stats on donors, health plan
UPDATE: Eager to share Bernie Sanders's claim to the grass roots, Hillary Clinton is having trouble owning up to the deep pockets helping her campaign. For his part, Sanders is struggling to make a...
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