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'I am Adam Lanza's Mother' Liza Long: moms of mentally ill kids need more help

After the Sandy Hook shootings, Liza Long wrote about her struggles with her mentally ill teen.

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Corporal punishment widespread, but declining

Allegations that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson injured one of his sons by spanking him with a tree branch are reviving a debate about corporal punishment in a country where it is... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Jason Chaffetz: Mitt Romney is leaving door open to another run

Mitt Romney is leaving the door open to a third run for president if no suitable Republican enters the race, according to one of his key supporters, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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WHO turns down Sierra Leone request for funds for Ebola evacuation

The World Health Organization said Saturday it could not meet a request from Sierra Leone to evacuate a doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola disease. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Reno air races draw new kind of aircraft: drones

A new kind of aircraft is competing for the first time at this week's National Championship Air Races in Reno: drones. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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US gov't warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda

The U.S. embassy in Uganda warned American citizens in the country Saturday to stay at home overnight as Ugandan authorities attempt to foil a possible terror attack. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Egypt seeks broader alliance with US over Libya

As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought Egyptian support on Saturday for an international coalition to combat jihadi groups, Egypt pressed for broader international efforts to fight militants... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Power shift expected in Swedish election

Sweden heads into a parliamentary election on Sunday with polls showing the left-leaning Social Democrats poised to return to power after eight years of center-right rule. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush

A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania's rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Kerry seeks Egypt aid in battle against extremists

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday hailed Egypt as an "important partner" in the emerging coalition aimed at beating back the extremist Islamic State group, while stressing that the... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport

A convoy of more than 200 white trucks crossed the Russian border to deliver humanitarian aid to a battered Ukrainian city on Saturday, a move made without Kiev's consent yet met with silence by... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Rampant Ebola fear takes toll on Africa tourism

Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya's pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast continent. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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AP Enterprise: al-Qaida's Syrian cell alarms US

The Islamic State group is grabbing the attention now, but American officials say another band of extremists in Syria — a mix of militants from Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and Europe —... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Ukraine PM says country still in 'state of war'

Ukraine is "still in a state of war" with neighboring Russia despite a cease-fire between Kiev's forces and Moscow-backed rebels in the east, the country's prime minister said Saturday shortly... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Pope urges world to shed apathy toward what he characterizes as third world war

Pope Francis urged the world Saturday to shed its apathy in the face of what he characterizes as a third world war, intoning "war is madness" at the foot of a grandiose monument to soldiers killed... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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'New' Scots vote crucial to independence result

On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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After Iraqi battles, residents choose displacement

Misspelled graffiti on walls pockmarked by bullets and torn up propaganda stickers make up the few remaining traces of the Islamic State group in this northern Iraqi ghost town after Kurdish forces... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Revenge attacks sow fear among Syrians in Lebanon

Syrian refugee Ibrahim Abbas Ali and his family awoke in the middle of the night to the sound of gunfire outside their tent in Lebanon, and for a second time they raced off into the fields, fleeing... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Investigations underway into Ohio prison escape

Criminal and internal investigations are underway to determine how a convicted killer of three Ohio high school students managed to escape from prison, along with two other inmates, state... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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War plan joggles usual politics in Senate races

In a nation weary of war, yet alarmed by the prospect of an emerging threat, President Barack Obama's plan to strike Islamic State militants is ruffling the usual left-right politics in several... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Strikes in Iraq, Syria expected under new war plan

As U.S. forces gear up for airstrikes in Syria, the first demonstration of President Barack Obama's more aggressive military campaign against the Islamic State group is likely to unfold first in... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Pakistan diverts rivers to save cities from floods

Military specialists blew up dikes in central Pakistan to divert swollen rivers and save cities from raging floods that have killed hundreds of people, authorities said Saturday, as officials... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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9/11 spawned hundreds of charities. Here are the ones that are left

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Disasters create lots of good intentions — but they can be misplaced. Of the 300 charities created in the aftermath of 9/11, only a few are still around. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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