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A Year After Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines Braces For Another Big Hit

December 5, 2014 - 10:54am

Typhoon Hagupit is expected to hit just north of where last year's devastating storm made landfall. It is forecast to cut a path toward the capital, Manila.

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Obama Taps Ashton Carter As Defense Secretary Nominee

December 5, 2014 - 10:30am

Carter, a former No. 2 at the Pentagon, would succeed Chuck Hagel. If confirmed, he will be President Obama's fourth defense secretary.

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ICC Drops Charges Against Kenya's President

December 5, 2014 - 10:10am

But the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court reserved the right to bring new charges against Uhuru Kenyatta. The Kenyan leader said he was excited and relieved at the decision.

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Economy Adds 321,000 Jobs In November, Unemployment Holds Steady

December 5, 2014 - 8:32am

The U.S. economy continued to chug along at a moderate pace last month. The number of unemployed Americans remained at around 9 million, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Orion Spacecraft Splashes Down After High-Orbit Test

December 5, 2014 - 7:12am

The unmanned spaceship, which could one day take astronauts to the Red Planet, circled Earth twice in a test mission of its basic systems that lasted just under 4 1/2 hours.

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New Jersey Legislature Clears Gov. Chris Christie In Bridge Scheme

December 5, 2014 - 7:04am

The report, however, found that two former aides acted with "perceived impunity" when they ordered the shutdown of some lanes of the George Washington Bridge last year.

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A Miami School Goes From Blank Canvas To Mural-Covered

December 5, 2014 - 3:35am

Jose de Diego Middle School has large expanses of facade that are almost begging for decoration. To raise funds for arts education at the school, artists are helping transform its walls with paint.

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A Miami School Goes From Blank Canvas To Mural-Covered

December 5, 2014 - 3:35am

Jose de Diego Middle School has large expanses of facade that are almost begging for decoration. To raise funds for arts education at the school, artists are helping transform its walls with paint.

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Civil Rights Attorney On How She Built Trust With Police

December 5, 2014 - 3:33am

Over the past 20 years, the Los Angeles Police Department has been reformed to work better with minority communities. One of the main forces behind that reform has been attorney Connie Rice.

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Civil Rights Attorney On How She Built Trust With Police

December 5, 2014 - 3:33am

Over the past 20 years, the Los Angeles Police Department has been reformed to work better with minority communities. One of the main forces behind that reform has been attorney Connie Rice.

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Caring For AIDS Patients, 'When No One Else Would'

December 5, 2014 - 3:29am

Ruth Coker Burks has no medical training, but has spent decades caring for people with AIDS. "I've buried over 40 people in my family's cemetery," she says, "because their families didn't want them."

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Caring For AIDS Patients, 'When No One Else Would'

December 5, 2014 - 3:29am

Ruth Coker Burks has no medical training but has spent decades caring for people with AIDS. "I've buried over 40 people in my family's cemetery," she says, "because their families didn't want them."

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As Ebola Surges In Sierra Leone, Communities Take Control

December 5, 2014 - 3:25am

With the number of new infections reaching a record high, there's no time to wait for international aid to build perfect Ebola treatment centers. So village leaders are making do with what they have.

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World's Slow Response To Ebola Leaves Sierra Leone Villages Scrambling

December 5, 2014 - 3:25am

With the number of new infections reaching a record high, there's no time to wait for international aid to build perfect Ebola treatment centers. So village leaders are making do with what they have.

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