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  • The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings has been sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation.
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  • south korea ferry
  • A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off the South Korean coast.
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  • nebraska claw machine rescue
  • A child is safe after climbing into and getting stuck inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley Monday.
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  • Search for surivivors continues in WA mudslide
  • 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.
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  • officials say malaysian plane plunged into indian ocean
  • As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.
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  • A column of armored personnel carriers flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russia demonstrators on Wednesday. Some of the troops aboard said they were Ukrainian soldiers who had switched allegiance.
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  • frazier glenn cross
  • A white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City was brought into a video conference room in a wheelchair Tuesday to make his first court appearance.
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  • pittsburgh school stabbing
  • Students gathered in prayer and in support of one another on the football field of a Pittsburgh-area high school where classes resumed a week after a mass stabbing.
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  • boston marathon bombings
  • Stopped just short of the Boston Marathon finish line last year, a New Jersey runner is planning the race of a lifetime
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  • boston marathon bombings
  • Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies.
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  • oscar pistorius
  • The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, wrapping up five days of cross-examination Tuesday of the Olympian, insisted that he intentionally shot his girlfriend to death as they argued.
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  • Oops. They shouldn't have let that one fly.
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  • frazier glenn cross
  • The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt.
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  • teen american airline tweet
  • A teenager's Twitter joke aimed at American Airlines isn't getting any laughs. The airline thought she was making terroristic threats.
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  • dozens killed in nigerian explosion
  • Police say an explosion that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital has killed at least 71 people and wounded 124.
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  • edward snowden
  • Among the potential contenders are reporters who revealed the massive U.S. government surveillance effort. Revelations about the spy programs were first published in June in The Guardian and The Washington Post, which last week received a George Polk Award for national security reporting.
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  • The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers from the mother and other family members about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one noticing.
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  • Gay wedding bands
  • A federal judge is expected to issue what could be the most sweeping ruling yet for gay marriage in Ohio by ordering the state to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in other states that allow same-sex marriage.
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  • Federal transportation authorities are investigating ways to minimize death and injuries in bus crashes following the fiery wreck leaving 10 dead when a FedEx truck slammed into a bus carrying high school students in Northern California.
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  • Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he continued to stray from the script by hopping off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people and also sipping tea passed to him from the crowd.
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  • A Florida woman is accused of stealing wine from a store, and police say she didn't even bother getting dressed first.
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  • Australian leader warns about hunt for Malaysian jet
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  • california bus crash
  • It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650 miles north.
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  • Pope Francis said Friday he took personal responsibility for the "evil" of priests who raped and molested children, asking forgiveness from victims
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  • officials say malaysian plane plunged into indian ocean
  • Authorities are confident that signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are from the missing Malaysian jet's black boxes, Australia's prime minister said Friday, raising hopes they are close to solving one of aviation's most perplexing mysteries.
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  • The CDC confirms that passengers on two consecutive cruise ships sailing from Baltimore became ill.
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  • Hillary Rodham Clinton ducked a thrown shoe, expressed surprise, cracked a couple of jokes that drew applause and continued her keynote speech on stage in front of a Las Vegas convention audience.
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  • chimp escape kansas city zoo
  • A group of chimpanzees are back in their exhibit after escaping, and it took zoo officials more than an hour to contain the animals.
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  • pittsburgh school stabbing
  • The 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school was dazed "like a deer in the headlights" hours later and doesn't fully grasp what he did, his attorney said Thursday as he sketched out the beginnings of a possible mental health defense.
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  • For five years, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been a lightning rod for critics of President Barack Obama's health care law. But with sign-ups exceeding expectations and a new face soon to be in charge at HHS, the White House is eager to see if the poisonous atmosphere might give way to more pragmatic efforts aimed at fixing problems with the nation's newest social program.
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  • The SUV driver accused of causing a car to crash into a Florida day care, killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring 14 others, most of them children, surrendered to authorities Thursday.
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  • pittsburgh school stabbing
  • A 16-year-old boy with a "blank expression" stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday.
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  • antoine petty
  • Police in Prince George's County Maryland are searching for a suspect who they say is 'unique looking'.
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  • Investigators are trying to determine what caused a medical helicopter to crash while taking off from the roof of New Mexico's only top-level trauma center.
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  • pittsburgh school stabbing
  • A 16-year-old boy with a "blank expression" stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday.
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  • president obama addresses fort hood shooting
  • President Barack Obama says the nation is drawing strength from relatives of the victims of the fatal shootings last week at Fort Hood.
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  • An autopsy determined that a body found in an Indiana lake is that of a doctor with ties to New York City who had been missing since December, authorities said.
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  • michigan state fan lacey holsworth
  • Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old cancer patient known as "Princess Lacey" who forged a bond with the Michigan State basketball team and Adreian Payne, died late Tuesday, the family said.
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  • Officials say more than three dozen people are possibly ill with the highly contagious Norovirus while onboard a cruise ship sailing to ports in California.
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  • north carolina marine shooting
  • A Marine was in custody Wednesday after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague with his M4 rifle while standing guard at the main gate of a North Carolina base.
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  • nasa photo mars light
  • A lot of people are talking about a mysterious bright light spotted on Mars captured in a NASA photo.
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  • Federal authorities are investigating more than a dozen apparently random shootings targeting vehicles on Kansas City-area roads and highways to determine whether they are connected, a police spokesman said Tuesday.
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  • Smart Car flipped in San Francisco
  • San Francisco police are investigating why vandals flipped three Smart cars around the city overnight.
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  • U.S. sailors rescued an American family with an ill 1-year-old from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast - boarding them Sunday onto a San Diego-bound Navy ship so the girl could get medical treatment.
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  • navy ocean baby rescue
  • With their 1-year-old daughter improving after a U.S. Navy ocean rescue, her parents defended their decision to sail with two young children on a trip around the world aboard a 36-foot sailboat.
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  • india election
  • Voters in India's remote northeast cast ballots on the first day of the world's biggest election Monday, with the opposition heading into the polls with strong momentum on promises of a surge in economic growth.
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  • A body found in a lake in Indiana may be a missing doctor from Michigan with ties to New York.
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  • A church just outside Fort Hood held a service Sunday honoring the three soldiers killed in last week's attack, the second fatal shooting rampage on the base in five years.
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  • Hundreds of Tetris fans had a little fun Saturday with a big version of the classic video game.
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  • Despite evidence that suggests Spc. Ivan Lopez had an argument before going on a shooting rampage, investigators said they may never determine what compelled the Fort Hood soldier to kill three soldiers and wound 16 others before taking his own life.
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