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Questions remain in officer-involved shooting at NSA headquarters

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Jury: Life sentence for grandmother in girl's running death

A jury recommended life without parole Thursday for an Alabama woman convicted of running her granddaughter to death. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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For African migrants, trek to Europe brings risk, heartbreak

This is the moment when Sandrine Koffi's dream of a new life in Europe ended — and her nightmare of an infant lost in the Macedonian night began. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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World's huddled masses use 4 key land, sea routes to Europe

Most migrants who live illegally in the European Union fly to the 28-nation bloc on valid visas and simply overstay their welcome. But for the poorest and most desperate travelers of Africa, Asia... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Gang chief, international fugitive among dozens paroled

A former prison gang kingpin and a black revolutionary-turned-international fugitive are among 74 inmates who owe their freedom to a year-old California policy of granting parole for convicts who... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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US medal drought continues at figure skating worlds

The medal drought for American singles skaters at the figure skating world championships grew even longer after a couple of near-misses on Saturday. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead

Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Nigeria extends voting to Sunday in areas with problems

A Nigerian official says voting is being extended to Sunday in areas that have experienced problems in checking voters' identities. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Iran nuke talks expand as deadline for deal looms

Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program picked up pace on Saturday with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Tehran's top diplomat ahead... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Move over 'Phantom,' Coldplay getting air time at worlds

It wouldn't be figure skating without Andrew Lloyd Webber. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 21 dead

Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 21, including six attackers. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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For some, regret lingers years after girl's running death

For some, Savannah Hardin's final hours remain an open wound three years after she was run to death in the yard of her rural home as punishment for a lie. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Therapists share healing powers of horses at international EAGALA conference

More than 400 mental health professionals attended the 16th annual international conference for the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association, or EAGALA, Thursday to learn the powerful... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Sen. Harry Reid's retirement recalls his influence on Utah Republicans, Democrats

The first time Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, saw Congress up close was as a Boy Scout on a tour given by one of the leaders of his Washington, D.C.-area troop, Harry Reid, the Nevada Democrat who later... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Spartans knock off Sooners 62-58 in East semifinal

Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Michigan State to a 62-58 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA Tournament East Regional semifinal on Friday night. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site

The ravine echoes with helicopter rotors, the scrape of metal on stone, the rumble of sliding scree as the remnants of Germanwings Flight 9525 dislodge from the mountainside. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Rep. Trey Gowdy: Hillary Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails

Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean," permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Friday. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission

Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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The Latest: Hospital says it evaluated Germanwings co-pilot, police recover remains of victims

German prosecutors say they have found evidence that the co-pilot of the Germanwings plan which crashed in the French Alps appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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NY mayor: Someone may have 'inappropriately' tapped gas line before explosion

Someone may have improperly tapped a gas line before an explosion that leveled three apartment buildings and injured nearly two dozen people, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday as firefighters soaked... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court

Italy's highest court overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Friday over the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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France says will propose UN Security Council draft on Israel

France's foreign minister said Friday his country will propose a U.N. Security Council resolution in the coming weeks that could present a framework for negotiations toward resolving the... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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What parents can do at home to prepare their children to read

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New books on raising kids who read tackles the challenge of creating fluent, sophisticated readers. Read more »

March 22, 2015

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