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Drones, Guantanamo Part Of Broad Obama Counterterrorism Speech

Posted: 05/23/2013 - President Obama on Thursday will deliver a major speech on his counterterrorism policies, addressing everything from drone strikes and the status of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, to continuing efforts to fight al Qaeda and the legal framework for the continuing "war on terror."

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Over 50 Injured Following Ind. School Bus Crash

Posted: 05/22/2013 - A school bus slammed into the back of another one Wednesday afternoon, setting off a chain-reaction crash involving four buses in northern Indiana, leaving about 50 middle and high students with non-serious injuries and one driver seriously injured.

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Friend Of Boston Bombing Suspect Killed In FBI Shootout

Posted: 05/22/2013 - The FBI was involved in a fatal shooting near Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla., early Wednesday that killed a man with ties to the older brother suspected in last month's deadly terrorist bombing at the Boston Marathon.

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Anthony Weiner Running For NYC Mayor

Posted: 05/22/2013 - Anthony Weiner has tossed his hat into the race for New York City mayor, joining a crowded field and formally beginning an attempt to come back from a scandal that forced him to resign from the House of Representatives.

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Brig. Gen. Suspended Over Altercation With Woman

Updated: 05/21/2013 - The Army says Brig. Gen. Bryan Roberts reportedly was in an altercation with another woman, not his wife. Roberts was suspended from his job by Gen. Robert W. Cone, commander of Army Training and Doctrine Command, while the investigation continues.

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Oklahoma Tornado Victim Search Efforts Winding Down

Updated: 05/21/2013 - Residents of Moore began returning to their homes a day after the tornado smashed some neighborhoods into jagged wood scraps and gnarled pieces of metal. In place of their houses, many families found only empty lots.

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Senate Committee Approves Immigration Bill

Updated: 05/21/2013 - In addition to creating a pathway to citizenship for 11.5 million immigrants, the legislation creates a new program for low-skilled foreign labor and would permit highly skilled workers into the country at far higher levels than is currently the case.

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Former Topeka Hockey Standout Narrowly Escapes Oklahoma Tornado

Updated: 05/21/2013 - Former Topeka Roadrunner and current all-time points leader Kyle Sharkey was in Moore, Oklahoma today, where his family lives. While Kyle and his family are safe, volunteers from Topeka's Red Cross are currently gearing up to assist those left with nothing, just blocks away.

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FDA Raises Concerns About Experimental Sleep Aid Suvorexant

Updated: 05/20/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration on Monday released a review of the sleep aid, suvorexant, ahead of a public meeting on Wednesday. The pill works by temporarily blocking chemical messengers that keep people awake.

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Record Fla. Powerball Winner Can't Remain Anonymous

Updated: 05/20/2013 - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.

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Justin Bieber Booed At 2013 Billboard Music Awards

Posted: 05/20/2013 - When Justin Bieber walked up to the stage Sunday night to accept the fan-voted Milestone Award at the Billboard Music Awards, one thing he probably didn't expect was a room full of boos from the crowd.

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Firefighter Missing In Massive Dallas Condo Fire

Posted: 05/20/2013 - Emergency responders have been searching for a Dallas firefighter who reported by radio being trapped while battling a six-alarm blaze at a condominium complex.

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Tornadoes Slam Oklahoma

Updated: 05/21/2013 - A powerful storm system rumbled through the Plains and upper Midwest on Sunday, spawning tornadoes that damaged homes and buildings near Oklahoma City and put the Tulsa area on high-alert.

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Long Island Police Defend Hofstra Student Killing

Posted: 05/19/2013 - In what police are describing as a crime of opportunity, a wanted man with a criminal history dating nearly 15 years entered a front door that had been left open at a New York home near Hofstra University.

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