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Museum, library Release Ike's Papers

Updated: 03/30/2009 - More papers from President Dwight D. Eisenhower have been released for review by researchers at the former president and Army general's museum and library.

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77 names added to slain journalists memorial in DC

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The journalism and free speech museum called the Newseum added 77 names to its Journalists Memorial on Monday to honor reporters, photographers and broadcasters who died while covering the news, including several killed in Mexican drug violence.

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US Soldier Gets 35 Years in Deaths of 4 Iraqis

Updated: 03/30/2009 - A U.S. soldier convicted of murder in the execution-style slayings of four blindfolded Iraqis apologized for shooting one of them in the back of the head, but said he acted out of concern for his fellow troops.

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Stocks Fall as Automaker Plans Are Rejected

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Wall Street's big March rally was officially on hold after the White House rejected turnaround plans from General Motors Corp. and Chrysler and gave investors a reality check on the economy.

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Exhibit Studies Artist Who Tweaked 'Mona Lisa'

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The artist who famously gave the "Mona Lisa" a mustache and called an overturned urinal his "Fountain" is getting a rare treatment at the National Portrait Gallery.

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Obama Sets Deadline to force GM, Chrysler Overhaul

Updated: 03/30/2009 - President Barack Obama asserted unprecedented government control over the auto industry Monday, rejecting turnaround plans from General Motors and Chrysler and raising the prospect of controlled bankruptcy for either ailing auto giant.

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Vermont gay marriage bill veto threat draws mail

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Some called him a homophobe. Some accused him of spreading hatred. Some thanked him, or applauded him for showing "backbone" in the face of pressure from gay rights advocates.

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EPA head announces new port emissions proposal

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The head of the Environmental Protection Agency wants to limit emissions along the nation's coastline and within its seaports, just as the agency does along highways, with tougher pollution standards on large commercial ships.

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6 killed in home shooting in Santa Clara, Calif.

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Six people were shot to death, at least three of them children, and another person was critically wounded in an apparent murder-suicide at an upscale home in Silicon Valley, police said Monday. The suspect appeared to be among the dead in the apparent "family on family" violence, Lt. Phil Cooke said.

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Fort Riley Units Respond to ND Flooding

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Six helicopters from the 1st Infantry Division have flown from Kansas to North Dakota to assist with ongoing flooding.

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Sprint CEO Hesse Gets $14.2M in 2008 Compensation

Updated: 03/30/2009 - An AP analysis has found that Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse was paid $14.2 million in 2008 as the telecommunications company continued to lose ground in the wireless industry.

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Tibet Will Reopen To Foreign Tourists On April 5

Updated: 04/27/2009 - China said Monday it plans to reopen Tibet to foreign tourists next week in a sign of Beijing's growing confidence after several sensitive anniversaries passed without any apparent major disturbances.

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Topeka Girl Battles Complications While Waiting for Transplant

Updated: 03/31/2009 - Just one week before her transplant, Jessica Seidel is battling complications from cancer as it flares up and threatens her transplant. Doctors, though, say they'll adjust and go ahead with the bone marrow transplant because it is vital to Jessica's health as the cancer worsens.

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US Seeks To Reassure Sunni Allies

Updated: 04/27/2009 - The U.S. military sought to reassure its Sunni allies Monday that it would support them despite fears that the Shiite-led government plans a purge of their ranks after a weekend crackdown in Baghdad.

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US Soldier Gets 35 Years In Deaths Of 4 Iraqis

Updated: 03/30/2009 - A U.S. soldier convicted of murder in the execution-style slayings of four blindfolded Iraqis was sentenced to 35 years in prison with the possibility of parole and will be incarcerated at the military prison in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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Image Shows North Korea Rocket on Launch Pad

Updated: 04/27/2009 - A North Korean rocket slated for launch sometime early next month can be clearly seen in a satellite photograph taken yesterday, the Institute for Science and International Security said Sunday.

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Obama Extends Short Federal Lifeline To GM, Chrysler

Updated: 03/30/2009 - President Obama announced Monday that struggling automotive giants General Motors and Chrysler will be given a "limited" period of time to "restructure in a way that would justify an investment of additional taxpayer dollars."

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AIG Director Named To Obama Tax Task Force

Updated: 03/30/2009 - One of the people named this week to President Obama's new Task Force on Tax Reform, Martin Feldstein, is a member of the AIG board of directors.

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