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43-Year-Old Cold Case Closed: South Dakota Girls Died In Accident

April 16, 2014 - 9:14am

The two teens disappeared in 1971. Last year, their bodies were found in the Studebaker they were last seen in. Now, authorities say it appears they mistakenly drove into a creek.

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Tasting With Our Eyes: Why Bright Blue Chicken Looks So Strange

April 16, 2014 - 9:01am

The color of food can affect how we perceive its taste, and food companies aren't afraid to use that to their advantage. An artist tests perceptions by dousing familiar foods with unorthodox colors.

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In Ukraine: Reports Of Soldiers Switching To Pro-Russia Side

April 16, 2014 - 7:55am

As the government tries to assert control in the eastern part of the nation, there's word that some Ukrainian troops may now be on the side of locals who wish to join Russia.

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Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea's Coast

April 16, 2014 - 6:55am

Most of the passengers, according to news reports, were high school students and teachers on a school trip. Of the nearly 500 people who were on board, nearly 300 were initially unaccounted for.

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A T. Rex Treks To Washington For A Shot At Fame

April 16, 2014 - 3:42am

The Smithsonian is set to unpack something it's never had before: a rare, nearly complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. It's a gift from a Montana museum that says this T. rex deserves to be famous.

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How One Michigan City Is Sending Kids To College Tuition-Free

April 16, 2014 - 3:41am

In 2005, a group of anonymous donors in Kalamazoo launched a bold program. It pays for graduates of the city's public schools to attend any of Michigan's public universities or community colleges.

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As La. Coast Recedes, Battle Rages Over Who Should Pay

April 16, 2014 - 3:40am

A flood protection authority is suing to try to hold the oil and gas industries responsible for Louisiana's land crisis. But policymakers are trying to stop the lawsuit, saying it's bad for business.

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Is Obamacare A Success? We Might Not Know For A While

April 16, 2014 - 3:39am

Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.

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After Losing A Leg, Woman Walks On Her Own — In 4-Inch Heels

April 16, 2014 - 3:37am

A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, Heather Abbott has adapted to life with her prostheses, including a blade for running and one that allows her to wear her favorite shoes.

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College Board Provides A glimpse Of New SAT

April 16, 2014 - 3:26am

Sample questions for the new version of the college-entrance test were released on Wednesday. The College Board announced last month the test will include real-world applications and more analysis.

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GM To Ask Bankruptcy Court For Lawsuit Protection

April 16, 2014 - 2:11am

General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy.

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South Korea Says Nearly 300 Missing In Ferry Disaster

April 16, 2014 - 1:31am

Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast.

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NYPD Shuts Down Controversial Unit That Spied On Muslims

April 15, 2014 - 7:06pm

The New York Police Department's Demographics Unit reportedly carried out systematic surveillance of Muslim neighborhoods to root out terrorist threats, but it never produced a single usable lead.

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In India, Landmark Ruling Recognizes Transgender Citizens

April 15, 2014 - 6:30pm

The country's Supreme Court handed down a decision that acknowledges for the first time India's large population of eunuchs and transvestites.

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Risks Of Popular Anxiety Drugs Often Overshadowed

April 15, 2014 - 5:21pm

Benzodiazepines like Xanax and Valium are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the U.S. Patients and addicts often mix them with prescription painkillers — sometimes to deadly effect.

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Sending Money On An Overseas Round Trip To Avoid Taxes

April 15, 2014 - 4:47pm

Some investors avoid paying taxes in a move called round-tripping — shifting money offshore, then investing it in U.S. stocks or bonds. A study estimates it costs the U.S. billions in lost revenues.

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Ukraine's Army Launches Campaign Against Eastern Militants

April 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

Ukraine's army began a "special operation" in the east of the country Tuesday, moving against pro-Russian militants who are occupying government offices across the region.

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Boston Mourns A Tragic Anniversary With Voices Of Victims

April 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

One year has passed since bombs rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The city honored victims of the tragedy Tuesday with a tribute, including speeches from three of the victims themselves.

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Obama's Tax Rate Rose — And He Can't Blame Anyone But Himself

April 15, 2014 - 3:35pm

President Obama, like many wealthy Americans, is paying more of his income to the IRS. He and the first lady paid $98,169 in taxes for 2013 on income of $481,098.

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Behold Ukrainian Easter Art: Incredible, Inedible Eggs

April 15, 2014 - 3:28pm

Even 2,000 years ago, people seemed to know that the egg could be a source of life. And an ancient art form has been passed down, transforming a symbolic source of food into a dazzling decoration.

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