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App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding
This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.
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Ex-Marine who caught jumper among Carnegie Heroes
A retired Marine who caught a woman as she jumped from the upper deck of a stadium following an Oakland Raiders game was among 21 people honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carne...
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Liberia short on ambulances for Ebola patients
The man with reddened eyes sat in his underwear outside his thatched home. He was weak from diarrhea, so his wife called the Ebola hotline for an ambulance. Now that it was here, though, he didn't ...
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High court weighs same-sex marriage cases
Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would remain unsettled nationwide if the Supreme Court were to surprise everyone and decline to take up gay marriage r...
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Former President Carter celebrates 90th birthday
Former President Jimmy Carter blew out three candles representing the past, present and future to celebrate his 90th birthday.
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Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam's holiest city Mecca
As a child, Osama al-Bar would walk from his home past Islam's holiest site, the Kaaba, to the market of spice and fabric merchants where his father owned a store. At that time, Mecca was so small,...
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Obama, Netanyahu discuss Iran, civilian deaths
President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pressed each other politely but firmly Wednesday to address areas of tension in their relationship, with U.S. president calling ...
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Questions and answers about the US Ebola case
U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas h...
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Petition seeks charges in crash that killed 7
A Georgia man hopes an online petition will help persuade a northwestern Indiana prosecutor to file criminal charges against a trucker for a crash that killed seven of the man's family members.
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APNewsBreak: Nazi hunter pushes for new probe
The Simon Wiesenthal Center has identified dozens of former members of Nazi mobile death squads who might still be alive, and is pushing the German government for an investigation, The Associated P...
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