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Castro Demands Return Of Guantánamo, Before Normalizing Ties With U.S.

1 hour 3 min ago

In a speech at a summit of Latin American countries, President Raúl Castro said the rapprochement would not make sense otherwise.

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Castro Demands Return Of Guantánamo, Before Normalizing Ties With U.S.

1 hour 3 min ago

In a speech at a summit of Latin American countries, President Raúl Castro said the rapprochement would not make sense otherwise.

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Malaysia Says Disappearance Of MH-370 Was An Accident

2 hours 7 min ago

While the aircraft has yet to be found, the government also said it presumes all 239 people onboard are dead.

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Obama's Budget Would Undo Broad, Automatic Cuts Made In 2013

3 hours 35 min ago

The across-the-board spending cuts, known as the sequester, reduced defense and domestic budgets by hundreds of millions each. Republicans are expected to fiercely defend that plan.

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And So We Meet, Again: Why The Workday Is So Filled With Meetings

5 hours 24 min ago

As workers find themselves buried in meetings, and meetings preparing for meetings, experts say they're often a waste. Blame this "weapon of mass interruption" on office culture and poor leadership.

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For Long-Haul Drivers, Cheap Gas Means A Sweeter Commute

5 hours 25 min ago

The plunge in gasoline prices is expected to save the average household about $750 this year. For rural families and others who drive a lot, the savings will likely be even greater.

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Insurance Choices Dwindle In Rural California As Blue Shield Pulls Back

5 hours 26 min ago

When Blue Shield Of California stopped selling individual health policies in many zip codes in 2014, even insurance agents were surprised. Blue Shield says it dropped out to keep premiums low.

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ISIS Hostage Said To Announce New Deadline For Prisoner's Release

January 28, 2015 - 9:04pm

A Japanese hostage held by the violent extremist group ISIS has reportedly been forced to record a message setting a Thursday deadline for Jordan to release an Iraqi prisoner.

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ISIS Hostage Said To Announce New Deadline For Prisoner's Release

January 28, 2015 - 9:04pm

A Japanese hostage held by the violent extremist group ISIS has reportedly been forced to record a message setting a Thursday deadline for Jordan to release an Iraqi prisoner.

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The Next Air Force One Will Be A Boeing 747-8

January 28, 2015 - 7:42pm

The Air Force says the decision came down to the American-made 747-8 or the Airbus A380, which is manufactured in France. But even with that pick, the 747 program might not last much longer.

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Rare Fox Takes A Walk In The Park, And Yosemite Staff Cheer

January 28, 2015 - 7:28pm

It's been nearly 100 years since a sighting of a Sierra Nevada red fox was documented in Yosemite National Park, according to park staff.

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AG Nominee Lynch Says She Differs From Obama On Marijuana

January 28, 2015 - 6:47pm

The moment contrasted with other exchanges between Lynch and members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, such as when she defended Obama's right to take executive action on immigration rules.

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Coffee Horror: Parody Pokes At Environmental Absurdity Of K-Cups

January 28, 2015 - 6:21pm

The market for single-serving coffee pods is dominated by Keurig's K-Cups. But they aren't recyclable, and critics say that's making a monster of an environmental mess. Meet the K-Cup Godzilla.

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Beefed-Up Border Security Proposal Unsettles Texas Business Leaders

January 28, 2015 - 6:11pm

A bill proposing tighter security on the Southern border has provoked a backlash from some South Texas leaders. They say the measures may hurt trade with Mexico, the state's largest trading partner.

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McDonald's CEO Don Thompson Steps Down

January 28, 2015 - 6:10pm

He is being replaced by company executive Steve Easterbrook. Today's announcement comes just days after the world's largest fast-food chain warned of weak results in the first half of 2015.

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'Maker Space' Allows Kids To Innovate, Learn In The Hospital

January 28, 2015 - 6:00pm

At a children's hospital in Nashville, Tenn., a mobile maker space allows patients to share materials and tools to build new things, while also teaching them about math and science.

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Back From The Dead: A Cat Returns Home 5 Days After His Burial

January 28, 2015 - 5:55pm

Bart returned home with a broken jaw, open wounds on his face and a ruptured eye. He is being treated by the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, Fla., and will return to his owner after he has recovered.

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Amid Fighting In Donetsk, On Edge And Seeking Safety Underground

January 28, 2015 - 5:48pm

The eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has been under siege and subject to artillery and rocket attacks for months — residents are living in stressful conditions and the separatist militia is jumpy.

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Florida Health Officials Hope To Test GMO Mosquitoes This Spring

January 28, 2015 - 5:28pm

The British firm that developed the strain of mosquito says it has already tested the insect in tropical countries and found it can reduce populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes by 90 percent.

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In 'The Americans,' Art Imitates Real Life Lies

January 28, 2015 - 5:26pm

Robert Siegel talks to Joe Weisberg, creator of the FX television series, The Americans, about the similarities between his show and recent real-life spy-related events in New York and Argentina.

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