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67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP) 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)

Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation

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A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. More>>

Where did the 40-hour workweek come from?

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The realization of the 40-hour workweek that has become standard across many American industries was hard fought.
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Man passes stopped school bus after huffing keyboard cleaner Video included

Police say Adam Perlowich had five empty aerosol cans in his car after he passed a stopped school bus. Police say Adam Perlowich had five empty aerosol cans in his car after he passed a stopped school bus.
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Police in South Carolina say a man sped past a stopped school bus Wednesday morning after he was seen huffing from several aerosol cans. More>>

'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

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Omaha police say officers' gunfire killed 'Cops' television show crew member and a robbery suspect at a fast-food restaurant. More>>

Instructor killed when girl, 9, fires Uzi in Arizona Video included

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A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi in ARIZONA. More>>

Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

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Time Warner Cable said Wednesday service was largely restored after a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. More>>

Baby struck by car in Providence driveway Video included

Justin Diaz Cabral (Photo courtesy of family) Justin Diaz Cabral (Photo courtesy of family)
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A 15-month-old baby boy remains in critical condition after police say a neighbor leaving for work ran over the boy without realizing it. More>>

Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues Video included

President Barack Obama addressed the VA's problems at the American Legion National Convention in Charlotte. (WBTV) President Barack Obama addressed the VA's problems at the American Legion National Convention in Charlotte. (WBTV)

Obama defended his administration's response to lapses that delayed health care for veterans, but conceded that more must be done to regain their trust. More>>

Class of 2018 grows up with Facebook, selfies, Sept. 11

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The college class of 2018 has grown up in a much different world. More>>

Koch brothers: Understanding the men with a major political impact

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The Koch brothers have a dominant impact on American politics, supporting Republicans and the Tea Party. More>>

American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

Dr. Kent Brantly (Samaritan's Purse / EPA file) Dr. Kent Brantly (Samaritan's Purse / EPA file)
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An American doctor who was released from an Atlanta hospital after surviving the Ebola virus says he's glad for any attention his situation brought to African countries fighting an epidemic. More>>

American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive' Video included

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A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk. More>>

ISIS demanded $132 million for release of journalist James Foley

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The Islamic militant group ISIS at one time demanded a ransom of 100 million euros — $132 million — for the release of James Foley, the American journalist who was beheaded in an ISIS video made public earlier this week. More>>

Kidnapped American journalist apparently executed by ISIS Video included

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The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) claims to have beheaded an American photojournalist and has threatened the life of another American journalist if President Obama doesn't stop airstrikes in Iraq. More>>

Argentina car crash kills 3 relatives of pope

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Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in serious condition Tuesday after their car crashed on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and local officials said. More>>

St. Louis cops shoot, kill man in incident near Ferguson, MO

Police respond to a fatal shooting involving two St. Louis city police officers. (NBC News) Police respond to a fatal shooting involving two St. Louis city police officers. (NBC News)
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Two St. Louis city police officers shot and killed a man who came within several feet of them brandishing a knife. More>>

Morgue attendant admits to having sex with up to 100 bodies

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A federal court has made a ruling in connection with a disturbing case involving an Ohio morgue attendant who had sex with female corpses at work. More>>

Michael Brown could have survived first 5 shots, medical examiner says Video included

Examiner points to Michael Brown bullet wounds Examiner points to Michael Brown bullet wounds
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A medical examiner hired by the family of Michael Brown said  Brown could have survived all but the last of six shots — a bullet to the top of the head. More>>

Senate Dems' campaign arms starts $9M ad by in NC

Keeping the politically vulnerable Hagan in Washington is considered essential for Democrats to preserve their Senate majority. Keeping the politically vulnerable Hagan in Washington is considered essential for Democrats to preserve their Senate majority.
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Senate Democrats' campaign arm is spending more than $9 million on TV ads in North Carolina's tight Senate race. More>>

Family reunited with daughter they thought died in 2004 tsunami Video included

Tsunami survivor with family Tsunami survivor with family
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A 14-year-old Indonesian girl thought to have died in the 2004 tsunami has been found alive and reunited with her family. More>>

Target publicly endorses same-sex marriage

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Target Corp. is adding its name to a legal defense of gay marriage, joining other large companies that are taking a stand, just four years after the retailer came under criticism for supporting a strident opponent of same-sex unions. Target said it has signed a court brief backing marriage equality in a pending court case and publicly declared its support of gay marriage, a move similar to those taken by Starbucks, Intel and Apple."It is our belief that everyone should be treated equally unde... More>>

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  • Study claims cave art made by Neanderthals

    Study claims cave art made by Neanderthals

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:41:11 GMT
    A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought.
    A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought.
  • Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters

    Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:33:40 GMT
    Nigerian military officials say they killed about 70 Boko Haram fighters when the Islamic extremists attacked the northeastern town of Bama Monday morning.
    Nigerian military officials say they killed about 70 Boko Haram fighters when the Islamic extremists attacked the northeastern town of Bama Monday morning.
  • Pakistan's premier challenged by raging protests

    Pakistan's premier challenged by raging protests

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:31:14 GMT
    Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country's capital in an effort to try to reach the prime...
    Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign.
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