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Ukraine's Facebook revolution, 1 year later
UPDATE: Ukraine's revolution began with a status update on Facebook.
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Unarmed man killed by police in New York housing complex
UPDATE: A rookie police officer with his gun drawn shot to death an unarmed, innocent man in the darkened stairwell of a crime-ridden public housing complex, New York City police officials said Fri...
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Marine with robotic leg braces to get Bronze Star
Capt. Derek Herrera wanted to remain on active duty after a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan left him paralyzed two years ago. Now he plans to retire from the Marine Corps, but not before walking acr...
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Report: Bird needs 3-mile buffer from drilling
UPDATE: A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drillin...
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Odd News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Oregon festival's giant nutcracker: 41 feet - Thai leader pats reporter on head, tugs his ear - Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine - Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted lis...
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Islamic State group's drive for Kobani is blunted
More than two months into its assault on Kobani, the Islamic State group is still pouring fighters and resources into trying to capture the besieged Syrian Kurdish town, but the drive has been blun...
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A look at how FDA-approved robotic leg braces work
Marine Capt. Derek Herrera, who was paralyzed by a sniper's bullet two years ago in southern Afghanistan, is walking again thanks to a set of robotic leg braces known as the ReWalk system.
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US, Turkey still not in sync on Syria
UPDATE: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday became the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition's fight against Islamic Stat...
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Space station rarity: 2 women on long-term crew
UPDATE: For the 21st-century spacewoman, gender is a subject often best ignored. After years of training for their first space mission, the last thing Samantha Cristoforetti and Elana Serova want t...
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2 men freed after judge dismisses 1975 Ohio case
UPDATE: Two men imprisoned for nearly four decades walked free on Friday after being exonerated in a 1975 murder because the key witness against them — a then-13-year-old boy — recanted his testimony.
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