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Iran to United States: Nuke deal could result in joint cooperation

Iran's foreign minister on Friday called for an end to "coercion and pressure" at the nuclear talks.

It's the pits: Comet appears to have sinkholes, study says

Comets are basically dirty snowballs, but it turns out they can have a very Earth-like feature: sinkholes. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Clinton set to raise $45M in gifts both small — and large

Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign says it is on track to report that it has raised more than $45 million since its launch in mid-April, with the vast majority of those donating giving... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Why the government let many trade schools become diploma mills

How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid

Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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White House to allow photos, social media on public tours

The White House says visitors can now take photos or use social media during public tours of the building. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Obama: US embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties

The United States and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in each other's capitals, the biggest tangible step in the countries' historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Pension pinch: Elderly Greeks stand on line to get cash

Don't mention the golden years to Michaelis Kotaras. Not after the 78-year-old got up early Wednesday to stand in line, twice, outside the National Bank of Greece for the privilege of going inside... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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2nd Ebola case declared in Liberia as health workers protest

Liberian officials confirmed a second Ebola case on Wednesday in the same town where the disease was detected days earlier on the corpse of teenager, seven weeks after the country was declared... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Ben Carson campaign says it raised $8.3M in past 3 months

Conservative favorite Ben Carson's presidential campaign says it has raised more than $8.3 million in the last three months. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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New sports uniforms level the playing field for Muslim girls

Girls in stylish athletic wear walk the runway as the sounds of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry blare from speakers. The crowd claps and cheers as the young models strike poses with basketballs,... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Solemn ceremony marks return of Tunisia terror attack victims to UK

The bodies of eight British tourists killed in last week's massacre on a Tunisian beach were flown back home Wednesday. A military plane delivered their coffins to waiting hearses in a solemn... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Macy's dumps Trump, Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA pageant

Rapper Flo Rida has pulled out of his guest appearance at the "Miss USA" pageant later this month and Macy's has dumped Donald Trump, part of the continued fallout over the GOP hopeful's remarks... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Confidential UN report gives positive nuclear review of Iran

The U.N. nuclear agency says Iran is broadly meeting its commitments under a preliminary nuclear deal that set up the current talks in Austria on a final agreement. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Want a national day? Check a website in North Dakota

To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Former Auschwitz guard asks God for forgiveness at trial

A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served in Auschwitz testified Wednesday he helped the death camp function in his role sorting cash and valuables seized from Jews after they arrived in... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Official: Fire at South Carolina black church wasn't arson

A fire that destroyed a black church that 20 years ago was a target of the Ku Klux Klan was not the work of an arsonist, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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UN: At least 1,466 Iraqis killed in June due to violence

At least 1,466 Iraqis were killed by armed conflict in June, up more than 40 percent from the previous month as security forces suffered mounting casualties battling the Islamic State group,... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Syria's Kurds warn Turkey not to intervene militarily

Syria's main Kurdish party warned Turkey on Wednesday that any military intervention would threaten international peace and said the country's main Kurdish militia is ready to face any "aggression." Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Indonesia plane crash death toll 141 as search effort ends

Indonesia's air force promised Wednesday to investigate whether the aging transport plane that crashed into a city neighborhood, killing 141 people, was violating rules by carrying non-military... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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South Sudan military is accused of widespread abuses

South Sudan's army has burned people alive, raped and shot girls, and forced tens of thousands from their homes, according to interviews with survivors by The Associated Press and corroborated by... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Religious schools and universities on edge after gay marriage ruling

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Sweeping implications of rulling may have been signaled in Kennedy's decision and oral arguments exchange. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Religious leaders ponder next steps after Supreme Court rules for same-sex marriage

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Clergy on all sides of the debate over same-sex marriage ponder their next moves after the Supreme Court of the United States declared a national right to such unions. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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