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​​Closing of historic Va. women's college signals turmoil for higher education
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:24:49 -0400
"I think the whole of American higher education is on the cusp of a state of flux that we have never seen ever," says the college's president
Iran nuclear talks extended
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:10:34 -0400
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov returned to Switzerland from Russia for the talks
200 years ago: A volcano that blocked out the sun
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:47:06 -0400
In 1815, the Tambora volcano, located in what is now Indonesia, killed more than 60,000 people and turned summer to winter
Using polio to kill cancer: A producers' notebook
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:44:10 -0400
A conversation with Jeff Fager and Michael Radutzky about the "60 Minutes" story that followed cancer patients treated with polio
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Michigan State title would be worth $1 million to Vegas man
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:57:25 -0400
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Derek Stevens didn't need to fill out a bracket to become a big winner in the NCAA Tournament. He's got a $1 million payout waiting if Michigan State keeps defying the odds and wins the national championship.
Defense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:50:39 -0400
In this March 5, 2015 file courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, center, is depicted between defense attorneys Miriam Conrad, left, and Judy Clarke, right, during his federal death penalty trial in Boston. Prosecutors rested their case against Tsarnaev on Monday, March 30, 2015, after jurors saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 terror attack. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File)BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack.

UConn's Ollie won't travel to Final Four because of new law
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:42:36 -0400
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie will not be traveling to the Final Four this week, abiding by a travel ban ordered by Connecticut's governor because of Indiana's new religious-objections law, the school announced Tuesday.
Japan tankan survey: businesses wary, spending plans flat
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:36:42 -0400
TOKYO (AP) — A survey by the Japanese central bank finds Japanese businesses remain wary over the outlook for the world's No. 3 economy and generally plan to reduce capital investment.
Oversight panel issues subpoenas in Secret Service incident
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:20:03 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Oversight Committee said Tuesday he is issuing subpoenas to two Secret Service agents who witnessed an episode in which two high-ranking agency officials are accused of driving into a secure area at the White House without authorization.
No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:12:26 -0400
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, second left, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, left, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, center, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, second right, and German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier wait for the start of a meeting on Iran's nuclear program with other officials from France, China, the European Union and Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Diplomats scrambled Tuesday to reach consensus on the outline of an Iran nuclear deal just hours ahead of a self-imposed deadline to produce an agreement. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement.

Police: Man, woman found dead after medical office shooting
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:11:12 -0400
Medical personnel comfort each other after being evacuated by Fresno Police at the scene of a shooting at a medical clinic Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Fresno, Calif. A man and a woman were found dead after a shooting at the Eye Medical Clinic in downtown Fresno, police in central California said. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, John Walker)FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man and a woman were found dead after the man stormed a medical office building in downtown Fresno and shot the mother of his five children at close range, police in central California said Tuesday.

Loan recipients on 'strike' meet with federal officials
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:04:42 -0400
Makenzie Vasquez, from left, Pamala Hunt, Latonya Suggs, Ann Bowers, Nathan Hornes, Ashlee Schmidt, Natasha Hornes, Tasha Courtright, Michael Adorno and Sarah Dieffenbacher, pose for a picture in Washington, Monday, March 30, 2015. Former and current college students calling themselves the “Corinthian 100” say they are on a debt strike and refuse to pay back their student loans. The name comes from Corinthian Colleges Inc., which operated the for-profit Everest College, Heald College and WyoTech schools before agreeing last summer to sell or close its 100-plus campuses. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — Pamela Hunt is so overwhelmed by her $56,000 in student loans for what she considers a worthless criminal justice master's degree that she's joined others on a "debt strike" and refusing to pay back the money.

Health providers' stand could invite other execution methods
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:02:58 -0400
FILE - This May 27, 2008 file photo shows the State of Texas execution chamber in Huntsville, Texas. A leading association for pharmacists on Monday has approved a proposal declaring that participation in lethal injection executions by compounding pharmacies would be a violation of core pharmacy values. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the American Pharmacists Association taking a stance this week, the medical community is now united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings.

Capitals LW Alex Ovechkin reaches 50 goals for 6th time
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:00:47 -0400
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Washington. It was Ovechkins' 50th goal of the year. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the sixth player in NHL history to score at least 50 goals in six seasons, reaching the milestone Tuesday night against the Carolina Hurricanes.

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NYPD Investigating Video of Cop Degrading Uber Driver
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:01:24 GMT
Police confirmed Tuesday that the plain-clothed man seen screaming in the now-viral video is a member of the NYPD, but they did not identify him.
Body Found at Home of Getty Heir Andrew Getty
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:31:55 GMT
Los Angeles police were investigating the death of a man found at the Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty, the grandson oil tycoon J. Paul Getty.
Ex-Dictator Elected Nigerian President in Historic Vote
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:15:29 GMT
Gen. Muhammadu Buhari defeated President Goodluck Jonathan after the incumbent of five years conceded early Wednesday.
Girl Gets New Hand Thanks To 3-D Printing Technology
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:56:48 GMT
Faith Lennox had part of her arm amputated at an early age, but is able to surf, swim, and bike a lot easier thanks to some incredible technology.
Black Man Beaten by Police Passes Lie Detector Test
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:46:58 GMT
Floyd Dent sought out a polygraph test in an effort to clear his name after police claimed he threatened to kill officers.
Marysville Shooter's Dad Charged With Buying Gun
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:39:50 GMT
Prosecutors say Jaylen Fryberg's father knew an order of protection barred him from owning firearms.
No Reduced Bond for Suspect in Ferguson Cop Shootings
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:25:20 GMT
Williams, 20, has admitted firing a gun earlier this month during a protest in Ferguson, Missouri, but claims he did not mean to hit the officers.
Ten Years After Terri Schiavo, Death Debates Still Divide
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:09:58 GMT
America, both young and old, still needs to try harder not to avoid talking about death - and one's wishes in the final days, a bioethicist asserts.
New 'Daily Show' Host Criticized for Tweets
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:06:43 GMT
A day after South African comedian Trevor Noah was announced as Jon Stewart's successor on 'The Daily Show,' he ran into a backlash about his tweets.
Iraqi PM: Troops Liberated Heart of Tikrit From ISIS
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:58:33 GMT
The prime minister announced "the liberation of Tikrit" but commanders said troops are still around 300 yards from the center of the city.
Next Battleground? Arkansas House OKs Religious Freedom Bill
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:43:02 GMT
The governor of Arkansas says he'll sign the law despite protests.
Alleged Rape Victim Dies in Fire Before Suspect's Trial
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:23:27 GMT
Two of the people who died in the fire were identified as William E. Schmidt, 63, and his granddaughter, the 10-year-old suspected rape victim.
Men in NSA Shooting Came From 'Party': Cops
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:55:58 GMT
The FBI said the driver, Ricky Shawatza Hall, 27, died at the scene, and his passenger remained hospitalized.
Benghazi Panel Wants to Talk to Hillary Clinton by May 1
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:38:27 GMT
GOP says the move is necessary because Clinton declined the committee's request to turn her personal email server over to a third party.
Tsarnaev Defense Rests Case in Boston Bombing Trial
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:30:21 GMT
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev's defense team rested its case after trying to show that his older brother did most of the planning.
Fetch! 2-Year-Old Dog Gets Four Prosthetic Paws
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:01:15 GMT
Brutus got frostbite as a puppy and was left without paws and with misaligned legs, which made it difficult for him to walk.
Iran Nuclear Talks Extended Into Wednesday
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:54:34 GMT
Talks on an Iranian nuclear deal have made enough progress to continue past Tuesday night's deadline, the U.S. said.
Man Arrested for Tossing Banana Peel at Dave Chappelle
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:48:14 GMT
Christian Englander, 30, was charged with battery and disorderly conduct after the incident Monday night, Santa Fe police said.
Remembering the Battle for Terri Schiavo's Death
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:41:52 GMT
Ten years ago today, after a long legal battle between her husband and her parents, Terri Schiavo died two weeks after her feeding tube was removed. It was a spike in the debate about the right to die that persists to this day.
Gov. Pence on Controversial Indiana Law: 'We'll Fix This'
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:34:32 GMT
The governor says people have "smeared" the law by claiming that it sanctions discrimination against gays or anyone else.
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After Just Six Hours, Defense Rests in Boston Bombing Trial
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:33:28 -0400
Defense says fingerprints point to Tamerlan Tsarnaev, not Dzhokhar.
Airline Admits It Knew About Co-Pilot's 'Severe Depression'
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:10:24 -0400
Lufthansa issued a statement today confirming that the co-pilot of the plane that crashed in the French Alps had informed them of his medical history during his training.
NASA Shows Off Mars Flying Saucer
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:41:11 -0400
A flying saucer could one day help a manned mission to Mars make a gentle landing on the surface of the Red Planet.
Indiana Gov. Says Law Not a 'License to Deny Services'
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:18:51 -0400
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence admitted that he mishandled the passage of a religious freedom law and now wants a piece of legislation to clarify the state's stance.
Gay Athletes Planning Protests Over Indiana Law Around Final Four
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:56:32 -0400
Gay athletes are planning protests over recently passed Indiana religious freedom legislation.
Escaped Prisoner in Virginia Manhunt Captured
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:25:07 -0400
Police surrounded a Virginia hospital this morning after a prisoner escaped from custody, authorities said.
Iran Talks Deadline Will Pass, But Worth Continuing, US Says
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:58:11 -0400
Officials said there's been enough progress to warrant staying another day.
Derogatory Songbooks Surface in New Military Sexual Assault Suit
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:45:29 -0400
Among disturbing allegations in a new military sexual assault case is a sexually explicit unofficial Air Force songbook from 2012.
Coast Guard Rescues 9 Men From Tourist Boat
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:35:33 -0400
The Coast Guard endured rough seas and gusting winds to rescue nine crewmen from a disabled tourist pirate ship stranded off the coast of Massachusetts.
None of the Enterovirus Patients With Paralysis Has Fully Recovered
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:04:05 -0400
Children with paralysis might have been having a strange immune response.
Massive Blackout Plunges Turkey Into Darkness
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:04:24 -0400
A power outage has caused problems in parts of the country.
What Hernandez Told Patriots Owner About Odin Lloyd's Murder
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:59:53 -0400
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft recalled his conversation with Aaron Hernandez about the incident that's the basis of the football player's murder trial.
Congressman's Son a Defendant in Fraternity-Death Lawsuits
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:50:51 -0400
Son of congressman from Delaware named as defendant in lawsuits over Clemson fraternity death
Cops: Pa. Man Turned Mom's Day Care Center Into Heroin Den
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:59:51 -0400
Cops: Pennsylvania man turned mom's day care center into heroin den once kids went home
'Bubble Boy' Undergoes Gall Bladder Surgery
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:42:46 -0400
Friday, March 27 was a big day for 'Bubble Boy' Seth Lane, the 5-year-old who was born without an immune system.
Mom Blamed Toddler Killing on 'Devil,' Cops Say
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:06:31 -0400
Mom was found in NYC restaurant bathroom with unconscious toddler son.
This Is What It???s Like Using the Internet in Cuba
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:40:23 -0400
The Internet in Cuba is bad -- really, really bad.
Which Live Streaming App Is Right for You
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:25:28 -0400
With the advent of live video streaming apps, it's now easier than ever to life-cast to your social media followers or even build a legion of fans online.
Amazon Dash Button Lets You Push to Buy
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:46:23 -0400
Amazon is bringing its one-click ordering system to real life with the introduction of the Amazon Dash button.
Orca Baby Boom Hits Puget Sound
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:07:10 -0400
Watchers spot 4th newborn with endangered Puget Sound orcas; population hits 81.
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