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  1. 'Absolutely Crazy': Man Killed In Movie Theater For Texting?

    Witnesses say one man was upset by another's texting during the previews at an afternoon screening of Lone Survivor in a Tampa-area theater. The dispute allegedly ended with the man who had been texting being shot and killed.
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  2. A Scientist's New Job: Keeping The Polar Bears' Plight Public

    Global warming is pushing species like the polar bear to the brink of extinction. It's not a typical conservation problem, so one government biologist discovered the best way he could help save the great white bears was to quit his job.
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  3. Do You Know Who Owns Your Favorite Liquor?

    Many spirits are tied to a particular place, but liquor companies have gone global and a small number of firms now dominate the market internationally.
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  4. 34 Officers At Nuclear Site May Have Cheated On Exams

    An investigation into alleged drug use by officers led to evidence that some had also been sharing answers to proficiency exams, the Air Force says. The 34 who allegedly were involved have been suspended. It's the latest in a string of scandals for the nuclear missile launch command.
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  5. Why The GOP Is Winning The Statehouse War

    In an increasing number of states, one party controls both chambers of the legislature and the governor's office. While both parties have contributed to the trend, the Republicans have had a lot more success with it. Reporter Nicholas Confessore credits the foresight of GOP strategists.
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  6. 'Absolute Bedlam' In The Philippines After Typhoon Haiyan

    It is "worse than hell" in the areas that were leveled by the powerful storm, a survivor says. Rescue efforts are under way, but getting to the stricken areas is proving to be difficult.
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  7. No Al-Qaida Link In Benghazi Attack, 'New York Times' Reports

    The attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in the Libyan city on Sept. 11, 2012, killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens. The newspaper says the attack was led by local fighters and was fueled in large part by anger at a video denigrating Islam.
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  8. As Denver celebrates 25 years of public art, a few artists question the selection process

    Selection process draws debate among local artists for the city-funded program that receives a budget of $1 million annually.
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  9. Doctors Say Reid Request For Bowel Research Money No Joke

    In his new book, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates jabs Sen. Harry Reid for urging Defense Department research on irritable bowel syndrome. But the illness has been a plague on many Gulf War veterans.
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  10. MSNBC Host Apologizes For Comments About Mitt Romney's Grandson

    On a segment of the Melissa Harris-Perry Show, panelists captioned a photo of Romney's family, which included his adopted grandson. Cue the jokes, the Internet backlash and the apology.
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