Emotions Run High As Accused Killers Of USC Student Appear In Court

Emotions Run High As Accused Killers Of USC Student Appear In Court

By Richard Winton and Kate Mather, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- Two minors fought back tears dur ...

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Israeli Criticism Of Kerry ‘Offensive, Absurd’: U.S.

Israeli Criticism Of Kerry ‘Offensive, Absurd’: U.S.

Washington (AFP) -- Israeli attacks against U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry accusing him being of ...

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White House Condemns Shelling Of Gaza UN School

White House Condemns Shelling Of Gaza UN School

Washington (AFP) -- The White House on Wednesday condemned the shelling of a U.N.-run school in Gaza ...

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Injured Nadal In U.S. Open Battle After Toronto, Cincinnati Pullout

Injured Nadal In U.S. Open Battle After Toronto, Cincinnati Pullout

Toronto (Canada) (AFP) -- Rafael Nadal was forced to pull out of the Toronto and Cincinnati Masters ...

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Receivers Irvin, Carter Named Pro Bowl Captains

Receivers Irvin, Carter Named Pro Bowl Captains

New York (AFP) -- Retired star receivers Cris Carter and Michael Irvin were named Wednesday as alumn ...

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Fed Leaves Policy Unchanged Despite Stronger Growth

Fed Leaves Policy Unchanged Despite Stronger Growth

Washington (AFP) -- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday stuck to its plan of holding its base interest ...

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Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, Wife Pin Acquittal Hopes On Bad Marriage In Corruption Trial

Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, Wife Pin Acquittal Hopes On Bad Marriage In Corruption Trial

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times It was Marilyn Monroe who famously noted that it was better to ...

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U.S. Spy Agency Patents Car Seat For Kids

U.S. Spy Agency Patents Car Seat For Kids

Washington (AFP) -- Electronic eavesdropping is the National Security Agency's forte, but it seems i ...

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‘Barrel Bomb’ Use In Syria On The Rise, Rights Group Says

‘Barrel Bomb’ Use In Syria On The Rise, Rights Group Says

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times The Syrian government has escalated its use of "barrel bombs ...

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Twitter Surges On User Growth Figures

Twitter Surges On User Growth Figures

New York (AFP) -- Twitter shares surged in morning trade Wednesday after the messaging platform ease ...

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8-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed In Detroit Bedroom

8-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed In Detroit Bedroom

By Robert Allen, Detroit Free Press Police say an 8-year-old boy has died after being shot in his be ...

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James Shigeta Dies At 85; Starred In ‘Flower Drum Song’ And ‘Die Hard’

James Shigeta Dies At 85; Starred In ‘Flower Drum Song’ And ‘Die Hard’

By David Colker, Los Angeles Times Actor James Shigeta played the leading male role in the lavish mo ...

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U.S. Imposes Travel Restrictions On Venezuelan Officials

U.S. Imposes Travel Restrictions On Venezuelan Officials

By Jim Wyss, The Miami Herald BOGOTA, Colombia -- The U.S. State Department Wednesday imposed travel ...

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Ex-Wrestler Ventura Wins Big In Defamation Suit

Ex-Wrestler Ventura Wins Big In Defamation Suit

Washington (AFP) -- A U.S. jury decided Tuesday that former wrestler Jesse Ventura was defamed in a ...

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Boeing Says 533,000 New Pilots Needed In Next 20 years

Boeing Says 533,000 New Pilots Needed In Next 20 years

Paris (AFP) -- U.S. planemaker Boeing said about 533,000 new commercial pilots would be needed world ...

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Last Airman In U.S. Bombing Of Hiroshima Dies

Last Airman In U.S. Bombing Of Hiroshima Dies

Washington (AFP) -- The last surviving crewman of the Enola Gay -- the U.S. plane that dropped the f ...

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Massive Water Main Break Floods Area Near UCLA

Massive Water Main Break Floods Area Near UCLA

By Robert J. Lopez, Caitlin Owens, and James Queally, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- A massive wat ...

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Court Blocks Mississippi From Closing State’s Last Abortion Clinic

Court Blocks Mississippi From Closing State’s Last Abortion Clinic

By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times NEW ORLEANS -- After a series of setbacks, abortion rights advoc ...

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Fire Near Yosemite Turns Up Heat On California Wildfire Season

Fire Near Yosemite Turns Up Heat On California Wildfire Season

By Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. -- For the second year in a row, flames i ...

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Jewish Federation Calls For Resignation Of NRA Lobbyist Over Alleged Holocaust Remarks

Jewish Federation Calls For Resignation Of NRA Lobbyist Over Alleged Holocaust Remarks

By Mike Carter, The Seattle Times SEATTLE -- The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle has called for ...

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Hundreds Mourn 3 Children Killed In Philadelphia Carjacking

Hundreds Mourn 3 Children Killed In Philadelphia Carjacking

By Robert Moran, The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA -- Hundreds of people gathered at a rally an ...

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Economy Rebounds Strongly In 2nd Quarter, Expands At 4 Percent Annual Rate

Economy Rebounds Strongly In 2nd Quarter, Expands At 4 Percent Annual Rate

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy rebounded strongly in the secon ...

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10 Killed, 150 Feared Buried In India Landslide

10 Killed, 150 Feared Buried In India Landslide

By Siddhartha Kumar, dpa NEW DELHI -- At least 10 people were killed and more than 150 trapped when ...

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Mars Rover Opportunity Breaks The Off-World Driving Record

Mars Rover Opportunity Breaks The Off-World Driving Record

By Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times Opportunity, the little rover that could, has broken a 41-year-old ...

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Study Finds Five Servings Of Produce Is Enough, But We’re Not Eating It

Study Finds Five Servings Of Produce Is Enough, But We’re Not Eating It

By Mary MacVean, Los Angeles Times How many times will we have to be told? Apparently we haven't rea ...

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Changing Sea Chemistry Will Hit Alaska Communities Hard, Study Says

Changing Sea Chemistry Will Hit Alaska Communities Hard, Study Says

By Sandi Doughton, The Seattle Times SEATTLE -- Oyster growers in the Pacific Northwest have already ...

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Port Taking Steps To Thwart GWB Jumpers

Port Taking Steps To Thwart GWB Jumpers

By Christopher Maag, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Of the dead we know so little ...

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The GOP’s Impeachment Two-Step

The GOP’s Impeachment Two-Step

WASHINGTON -- If you attack the president repeatedly for lawbreaking, executive ...

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Study: Cutting Unemployment Benefits Didn’t Help Anyone

Study: Cutting Unemployment Benefits Didn’t Help Anyone

Remember when conservatives thought that slashing unemployment benefits would he ...

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House GOP Just Making Stuff Up To Hide Its Own Impotence

House GOP Just Making Stuff Up To Hide Its Own Impotence

By Jay Bookman, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution In an interview on Fox News ove ...

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WATCH: Liberal Billionaire Launches Ad Campaign Slamming Iowa’s Ernst

WATCH: Liberal Billionaire Launches Ad Campaign Slamming Iowa’s Ernst

Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer's SuperPAC, NextGen Climate, released the first i ...

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WATCH: David Cay Johnston Discusses Christie’s Broken Promise On ‘The Last Word’

WATCH: David Cay Johnston Discusses Christie’s Broken Promise On ‘The Last Word’

David Cay Johnston stopped by MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on T ...

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No Peace In Gaza, As Long As Netanyahu Can Prevent It

No Peace In Gaza, As Long As Netanyahu Can Prevent It

If Secretary of State John Kerry has failed to bring about a ceasefire to end th ...

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Paul Ryan Breaks The Silence Surrounding Poverty In America

Paul Ryan Breaks The Silence Surrounding Poverty In America

Cover your eyes and hide the kids: A Republican is talking poverty. This has not ...

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National Memo Staff Picks: The Best Political Books

National Memo Staff Picks: The Best Political Books

Looking for a great political read this summer? The National Memo's staff has yo ...

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WATCH: Hagan Pushes Moderate Record In New Ad

WATCH: Hagan Pushes Moderate Record In New Ad

Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) released a new ad on Tuesday, highlighting her moderate ...

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GOP Focused On Wrong Set Of Children

GOP Focused On Wrong Set Of Children

by Manuel Pastor, Los Angeles Times Republicans are focused on the wrong set of ...

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European Allies No Help In Dealing With Putin

European Allies No Help In Dealing With Putin

Even if it accomplishes nothing else, calling Vladimir Putin nasty names makes u ...

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WATCH: Scott Brown Uses Border Crisis For New Attack Ad

WATCH: Scott Brown Uses Border Crisis For New Attack Ad

New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown released a new attack ad on Monday, a ...

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Poll: Female Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Hobby Lobby Decision

Poll: Female Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Hobby Lobby Decision

Republicans are already at a disadvantage when it comes to female voters, and th ...

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Children Killed In Gaza Camp As World Pleads For Truce

Children Killed In Gaza Camp As World Pleads For Truce

By Hazel Ward Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) -- Exchanges of fire kil ...

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Governor Christie Embraces Theft

Governor Christie Embraces Theft

Embattled New Jersey governor Chris Christie has come out foursquare for wage th ...

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Sarah Palin Launches Online Channel To Beat Liberal Media, Steal From The Gullible

Sarah Palin Launches Online Channel To Beat Liberal Media, Steal From The Gullible

Perhaps sensing that the country no longer takes her threats to run for office s ...

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A Look At Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s Economic Claims

A Look At Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s Economic Claims

By Dave Helling and Brad Cooper, The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On May ...

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Paul Ryan’s New Clothes

Paul Ryan’s New Clothes

WASHINGTON -- Paul Ryan is counting on this: Because he says he wants to preserv ...

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Selfies In Auschwitz — And Why It’s Wrong

Selfies In Auschwitz — And Why It’s Wrong

In a place haunted by ghosts, on a thoroughfare of the damned, standing upon gro ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison’

Weekend Reader: ‘Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison’

Today The Weekend Reader brings you Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile ...

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Teachers’ Unions Stand In The Way Of School Reform

Teachers’ Unions Stand In The Way Of School Reform

In much of the country, parents are already buying school supplies for the start ...

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Poll Roundup: Hagan Pulls Ahead In North Carolina

Poll Roundup: Hagan Pulls Ahead In North Carolina

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will beg ...

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Leading Civil Rights Groups Just Sold Out On Net Neutrality

Leading Civil Rights Groups Just Sold Out On Net Neutrality

by Lee Fang, Republic Report. Last Friday, just before the Federal Communication ...

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Poll: Americans Strongly Reject Impeaching, Suing Obama

Poll: Americans Strongly Reject Impeaching, Suing Obama

Over the past several weeks, Republicans have increasingly insisted that somethi ...

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Brownback ‘Experiment’ Blows Up Laboratory Of Democracy

Brownback ‘Experiment’ Blows Up Laboratory Of Democracy

When Louis Brandeis wrote in 1932 that a “single courageous state may, if its ci ...

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This Week In Crazy: Obama Shot Down Another Plane, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: Obama Shot Down Another Plane, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildes ...

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Slugfest Of Florida Governor’s Race Promises To Intensify

Slugfest Of Florida Governor’s Race Promises To Intensify

By Marc Caputo, The Miami Herald In Florida's bareknuckle governor's race, it's ...

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4 Other Politicians Who Have Been Caught Plagiarizing

4 Other Politicians Who Have Been Caught Plagiarizing

By the time they reach grade school, most students understand that plagiarism is ...

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Even After Open Enrollment, Activity Remains Unexpectedly High On Federal Health Insurance Exchange

Even After Open Enrollment, Activity Remains Unexpectedly High On Federal Health Insurance Exchange

by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica This story was co-published with NPR's "Shots" b ...

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