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30 April 2012

20 Years After the Los Angeles Riots

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20 years later. The 1992 Los Angeles riots were sparked on April 29, 1992, when a jury acquitted three White and one Hispanic LA-PD officers accused in the videotaped beating of Black motorist Rodne ...

27 April 2012

Campus Zombie Invasion

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Students are preparing for a zombie apocalypse at the University of Rhode Island. They held a drill on campus, but this was no joke. A pharmacy professor came up with an idea to teach students ho ...

27 April 2012

Enterprise Shuttle On The Move

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It was a picture-perfect flight for a space shuttle that never flew in space. The space shuttle enterprise left the Washington, D.C. area for its new home on-board the USS intrepid in New York. ...

27 April 2012

Student Loan Bill Passes

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On Capitol Hill today, the House passed and sent to the Senate a bill to keep student loan rates low, but there was a partisan fight over how to pay and it is spilling over into the presidential ele ...

27 April 2012

ALL NEW: House Student Loan Vote

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A bill keeping student interest loan rates from doubling passed the house of representatives early Friday afternoon Eastern time. NBC News says the house passed the interest rate reduction act with ...

27 April 2012

Mexican woman pregnant with 9 babies!?!

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MSNBC - A Mexican woman is pregnant with nine babies - six girls and three boys - the country's main broadcaster Televisa reported on Thursday night. The woman was identified as Karla Vanessa Perez ...

26 April 2012

Nike Executive Faces Murder Charges

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36-year-old Nike executive James Speidel is facing murder and other charges after officials say he attempted to blow up his Oregon home and kill his family. The man is accused of cutting a natural g ...

25 April 2012

Heart Transplant Boy Found

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A 5-year-old heart patient taken by his father from a St. Louis hospital Tuesday afternoon was found safe just outside Chicago. St. Louis police said Porter Stone was transported Wednesday morning ...

25 April 2012

"This Behavior Cannot Be Tolerated"

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Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano briefed Congress on the ongoing Secret Service prostitution scandal Wednesday. Napolitano said there's no indication the hiring of prostitutes and wild ...

25 April 2012

Court Eyes Immigration Law

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The battle over illegal-immigration enforcement reached a frenzied pitch Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in the federal government's lawsuit against Arizona's controversial Senat ...