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Tim Howard Emerges As Hero In U.S. World Cup Loss

July 2, 2014 - 9:09am

After a wrenching loss to Belgium, fans are touting the play of goalkeeper Tim Howard, Photoshopping his head onto U.S. currency and (briefly) naming him secretary of defense on Wikipedia.

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Palestinians Clash With Israeli Forces After Teen Is Abducted

July 2, 2014 - 7:35am

In Jerusalem, violence follows the discovery of a body believed to be that of an abducted Palestinian teen. The crime is being seen as a possible act of retribution for the deaths of three Israelis.

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Watch It Swallow An Entire Tree In Seconds

July 2, 2014 - 7:03am

It's got big iron teeth and a powerful jaw. When it finds a 30-foot tree it goes to the top, opens its mouth and — watch this.

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A 'Lost Generation Of Workers': The Cost Of Youth Unemployment

July 2, 2014 - 4:11am

Youth joblessness remains remarkably high across the country, threatening long-term trouble for young people's career trajectories, earning potential and the overall health of the economy.

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A 'Lost Generation Of Workers': The Cost Of Youth Unemployment

July 2, 2014 - 4:11am

Youth joblessness remains remarkably high across the country, threatening long-term trouble for young people's career trajectories, earning potential and the overall health of the economy.

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For Sale: Vacant Lots On Chicago Blocks, Just $1 Each

July 2, 2014 - 4:00am

Empty lots have multiplied in parts of Chicago in recent years, so the city is selling them to homeowners dirt cheap. It's an effort to spark renewal in some of the city's most blighted areas.

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For Sale: Vacant Lots On Chicago Blocks, Just $1 Each

July 2, 2014 - 4:00am

Empty lots have multiplied in parts of Chicago in recent years, so the city is selling them to homeowners dirt cheap. It's an effort to spark renewal in some of the city's most blighted areas.

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Targeting Overweight Workers With Wellness Programs Can Backfire

July 2, 2014 - 3:49am

Companies say it pays to invest in employee health — productivity climbs and many costs of health care drop. But preserving worker privacy while encouraging fitness can be tricky.

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A Woman Wrestles With A Disturbing Family Memento

July 2, 2014 - 3:44am

Carol Zachary was 9 when her grandfather gave her an invitation to a hanging he attended in 1917. She peppered him with questions, but the meaning of his gesture still remains a mystery, even today.

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Afghanistan's Slow-Motion Election Strains A Fragile Country

July 2, 2014 - 3:39am

The presidential vote was held in April. The two-man runoff came on June 14. Preliminary results expected Wednesday have been delayed as one candidate, Abdullah Abdullah, claims widespread fraud.

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Afghanistan's Slow-Motion Election Strains A Fragile Country

July 2, 2014 - 3:39am

The presidential vote was held in April. The two-man runoff came on June 14. Preliminary results expected Wednesday have been delayed as one candidate, Abdullah Abdullah, claims widespread fraud.

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Still Off Florida's Coast, Tropical Storm Arthur Moves Northward

July 1, 2014 - 8:19pm

Arthur is the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. It's forecast to become a hurricane by Thursday.

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Another Day, Another Reason For Voters To Loathe Congress

July 1, 2014 - 7:02pm

At a time when congressional approval ratings are at rock bottom, the House Ethics Committee quietly made it harder to track privately financed trips taken by members of Congress.

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Language Barriers Pose Challenges For Mayan Migrant Children

July 1, 2014 - 7:01pm

Indigenous children from Guatemala who arrive at the border speaking little or no Spanish present complications to officials and attorneys who are better primed to serve Spanish-speaking immigrants.

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Influx Of Children Creates New Strain On Beleaguered Immigration Courts

July 1, 2014 - 6:00pm

Tens of thousands of Central American children have been detained this year crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Many will now enter a legal system where cases can take 18 months or longer to resolve.

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Influx Of Children Creates New Strain On Beleaguered Immigration Courts

July 1, 2014 - 6:00pm

Tens of thousands of Central American children have been detained this year crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Many will now enter a legal system where cases can take 18 months or longer to resolve.

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Breeding Battle Threatens Key Source Of California Strawberries

July 1, 2014 - 5:37pm

The University of California, Davis is the source of most commercial strawberries. Now, the university's strawberry breeders are going into business for themselves, and farmers are worried.

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Breeding Battle Threatens Key Source Of California Strawberries

July 1, 2014 - 5:37pm

The University of California, Davis is the source of most commercial strawberries. Now, the university's strawberry breeders are going into business for themselves, and farmers are worried.

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A Misspent Youth Doesn't Doom You To Heart Disease

July 1, 2014 - 4:38pm

You don't necessarily have to waste your days regretting the mistakes of your youth. People who drop bad habits by their 40s can slow or even reverse damage done to their arteries, a study finds.

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While Militants Gain Ground, Iraqis Search Out Hope In Future

July 1, 2014 - 4:30pm

Iraqi human rights advocate Hanaa Edwar joins Melissa Block to offer her perspective on the country's security crisis, its effects on daily life and the hopes Iraqis have for the future.

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