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Trash to treatise: NYC professor sees meaning in garbage Trash to treatise: NYC professor sees meaning in garbage
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NEW YORK (AP) — New York's sanitation department has its very own anthropologist-in-residence, a garbage guru who studies the refuse along the curbs of the nation's biggest city as a mirror into the lives of its 8.5 million residents. [Read More]

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Prosecutor to seek death penalty against shooting suspect Prosecutor to seek death penalty against shooting suspect
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — The state prosecutor in charge of trying Dylann Roof in what authorities have said was the racially motivated killing of nine black people inside of a Charleston church spoke to the families of victims about how Roof should be punished, but said the ultimate decision rested in h [Read More]
Army suspends operations at labs due to anthrax probe Army suspends operations at labs due to anthrax probe
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WASHINGTON — Army Secretary John McHugh has suspended operations at four Defense Department laboratories that handle biological toxins, as the military scrambles to explain and correct problems that led to the accidental shipment of live anthrax to dozens of other labs around the world. [Read More]
Biden not sure if he will seek presidency Biden not sure if he will seek presidency
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ATLANTA — Vice President Joe Biden says he is unsure if he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, saying his decision will hinge on whether he and his family have the “emotional energy to run.” [Read More]
Official: Islamic militants destroy ancient tombs in Syria
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DAMASCUS, Syria — Islamic State militants destroyed three ancient tower tombs in the central city of Palmyra in the last few days, a Syrian government official said today. [Read More]
French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370 French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370
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PARIS — French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard. [Read More]
King cobra on the loose in Florida
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials say they are searching for an 8-foot-long king cobra snake that escaped from a home in Orlando. [Read More]
Police: Suspect in custody unlikely to be Bangkok bomber Police: Suspect in custody unlikely to be Bangkok bomber
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BANGKOK — A foreign suspect arrested at the border near Cambodia is unlikely to be the yellow-shirted man seen in security videos and suspected of planting a deadly bomb at a Bangkok shrine, but is definitely a conspirator, police said today. [Read More]
Votes secured for Iran nuclear agreement Votes secured for Iran nuclear agreement
2 days ago -
WASHINGTON — The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on track to get through Congress. [Read More]
Obama makes history in Arctic Circle Obama makes history in Arctic Circle
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KOTZEBUE, Alaska — President Barack Obama brought no grand policy pronouncements, new legislative proposals or major tranches of federal aid with him to Alaska. Instead, he sought to use the power of his own celebrity to command attention to the issue of climate change. [Read More]
SAT scores slip slightly; more students take test SAT scores slip slightly; more students take test
2 days ago -
WASHINGTON — Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is lagging, continuing a mostly downward trend over the last five years. [Read More]
Manhunt for suspect enters third day Manhunt for suspect enters third day
2 days ago -
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — A false report sent dozens of officers scrambling through a cornfield at night in hopes of finding the suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a northern Illinois police officer, officials said today, as the manhunt entered a third day. [Read More]
Marine killed, nine hurt in hard landing
2 days ago -
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — One Marine has been killed and nine others were hurt when a helicopter made a hard landing at Camp Lejeune. [Read More]
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