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  1. As Fighting Rages In Gaza, U.S. Seeks Cease-Fire

    Israel sent more troops into Gaza on Sunday, stepping up tank fire and air strikes ahead of the short-lived cease-fire.
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  2. Still Learning From The 'Pearl Harbor' Of The Civil Rights Movement

    Fifty years ago, three civil rights workers were killed by Ku Klux Klan members in Mississippi. Organizers who pushed for justice then are now educating youth so they can continue to call for change.
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  3. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Crash: What We Know

    Investigators are working to learn more about the downing of a passenger jet over Ukraine — and who might be responsible. The plane had nearly 300 people on board; none survived.
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  4. Major research effort will track Colorado ozone

    “We want to fingerprint where the pollution comes from and analyze what happens when it mixes in the atmosphere,” a lead scientist on the project says.
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  5. Church Of England Will Allow Women To Serve As Bishops

    More than 20 years after first allowing women to serve as priests, the church voted to ordain women as bishops. A similar proposal had been narrowly defeated in 2012.
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  6. Clerical Error Puts Church On New York's 'George Carlin Way'

    The street named after the late comedian, who was known for his blistering attacks on religion, ended up being a block longer than city officials intended.
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  7. Captain Ahab's Revenge: Brewing Beer From An Ancient Whale Bone

    Yeast scraped from a 35-million-year-old whale fossil is the key ingredient in a "paleo ale" from a Virginia brewery. Like many scientific innovations, the idea came about late one night over a pint.
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  8. Study Reveals Worse Outcomes For Black And Latino Defendants

    Researchers who looked at two years of records from the Manhattan district attorney's office found that race was a significant factor in determining how prosecutors resolved cases.
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  9. South Africa Celebrates 20 Years Of Democracy

    President Jacob Zuma led Freedom Day celebrations in Pretoria Sunday, as South Africa marked the 20th anniversary of democratic rule. Back in 1994, voters sent Nelson Mandela to the presidency.
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  10. Denver, Pueblo clerks follow Boulder on issuing marriage licenses to gay couples

    In his ruling, Boulder County Judge Andrew Hartman described Hall’s actions as civil disobedience, but said it is not harming the people of Colorado.
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