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Rob Ford Officially Launches Mayoral Campaign

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 3:30 PM

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Earth's Cousin: NASA Finds Planet That Can Sustain Life

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"This Thing Is Working": 8 Million Obamacare Sign-Ups, Obama Says

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Chocolate's Soaring Price Could Make It "Like Champagne"

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 10:43 AM

Students on Sinking Ferry Send Desperate Texts

Desperate text messages from high school students on board the sinking ferry off South Korea showed the terror on board as the search for survivors continued Thursday, NBC News reported. Sixteen-year-old Kim Woong-Ki sent a text to her father describing the unfolding crisis on the ship, according to Korean media: “Dad, the ferry has tilted too much. I cannot walk, there’s too many of us in the corridor and it’s too tilted.” There was no further communication, and Kim was listed among the 278 still missing, AFP reported. Read »
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 1:24 PM

Reservoir to Get Drained After Teen Pees in Water

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Racist Site Users Killed 100: Report

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 8:05 AM

Snowden Asks Putin About Russian Snooping

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 6:21 AM

Fake Child Abduction Video Sparks Outrage

Police in Washington state are investigating a fake kidnapping of a child that terrified onlookers who thought it was real. The stunt sparked a backlash from parents around the country. The video titled, “Child Abduction Prevention and Awareness Video,” shows a minivan with two masked men who pull up to a park. One man jumps out, grabs a toddler and takes off. When the group later returned to the park to say the stunt was part of “kidnapping awareness,” park-goers were furious. Police said "at least two people" were under investigation. Read »
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Obama: More Sanctions Possible if Russia Reneges

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 4:18 AM

Pistorius Prosecutor Challenges Witness' Credentials

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 4:44 AM

South Korea Ferry Captain: I Am "Deeply Ashamed"

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