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  • Reports of Weapons in US Capitol Bathrooms Leave Lawmakers Concerned

    “The fact that dangerous weapons were left in the open, potentially within reach of the general public, is unacceptable,” Chairman Candice Miller, R-Mich., and Ranking Member Robert Brady, D-Pa., said in a statement. An aide to House Speaker John Boehner said Boehner is aware of an incident that…

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  • Parking Garage Collapses at Watergate Complex

    One person was injured today when the parking garage at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C, collapsed, authorities said.Search and rescue teams looked through the rubble in search of people soon after the collapse occurred this morning.Fire department spokesman Timothy Wilson said three…

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  • Nepal Earthquake: How 3 Americans Survived in a Cave for Days After Quake

    Three Americans who were trekking in the Langtang area of Nepal survived the earthquake then lived in a cave for five days with about two-dozen people before the U.S. military rescued them in a helicopter today. Della Hofman, 31, and Eric Jean, 32, of Denver, Colorado, and Cory Ascolani, 34, of…

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  • Inside Apple and IBM's Plan to Serve the World's Aging Population

    Apple, IBM and Japan Post are teaming up to put iPads into the hands of seniors in Japan. The tablets will be equipped with a customized suite of applications aimed at helping the country's aging population live independently. "What this is about is improving the quality of life, and there's…

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  • Baltimore Orioles Fan-less Game 'Totally Unprecedented,' League Historian Says

    Today’s empty Orioles game is "truly unprecedented" for the league and team executives opted to play the game with no fans rather than postpone it because of the Baltimore riots, the official MLB historian told ABC News. League historian John Thorn said that has never happened in MLB’s history. …

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  • NFL Draft 2015 Dreams: Ex-Army QB Trent Steelman’s 2nd Chance at Making the NFL

    As a kid, Trent Steelman had one dream, to one day play in the NFL. Now 25 years old, Steelman hopes to make that dream come true after having it slip from his fingertips just two years ago. “I started football when I was actually 7 years old,” said Steelman. After graduating high school, West…

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  • Iran Seizes Cargo Ship in Strait of Hormuz

    Iranian patrol vessels fired warning shots at the MV Maersk Tigris, a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel, as it transited through the Strait of Hormuz, the Pentagon confirmed today. The ship has been boarded by members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps Navy as it heads deeper into…

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  • ‘Wife of Mujahedeen’: Jury Hears New Details About Boston Bomber’s Wife

    In the months before the Boston Marathon bombing, Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s wife, Katherine Russell, searched the Internet for “wife of mujahedeen” and “what are the rewards for wives of mujahedeen,” according to testimony in the bomber trial Tuesday. Katherine Russell has not been charged in connection…

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  • Teen Earns Facebook Stardom by Sharing Tips on How to Stretch Modest Means

    Paola Mejía, who lives in Honduras and is known by her nickname La Chiki, or "the little one," has over 100,000 followers on Facebook. The teen has built that loyal following with her unique perspective on how to make the most out of modest means.

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  • Tesla Ready to Move Beyond Cars to Batteries With Next Big Product

    Tesla is gearing up to move beyond electric cars with the unveiling of a new product category -- widely believed to be batteries for homes and utilities -- expected to be announced Thursday. The company has kept quiet about what to expect since CEO Elon Musk first tweeted about the mystery…

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  • People Hate HumbleBraggers, Harvard Researchers Say

    A team of Harvard Business School professors have scientifically proven what you probably already knew: People loathe and despise the humblebrag. The humblebrag is a self-compliment wrapped in a complaint, the authors say in their new Harvard Business School paper. In the paper, Harvard Business…

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  • NASA MESSENGER Probe Prepares for Collision With Mercury

    More than a decade of science and exploration will come to an end this week when NASA's MESSENGER probe slams into the surface of Mercury.The collision is expected to happen on Thursday since NASA expects the probe will run out of fuel and then hit Mercury at a speed of around 9,000 mph.NASA's New…

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  • White House Correspondents' Dinner 2015: Obama’s Most Hilarious One-Liners

    From cracks about his birth certificate to jabs at his vice president, Obama has always been willing to go the distance to get laughs from the White House press corps and their Hollywood guests. This was Obama's second to last dinner - or "nerd prom," as it has been dubbed in the capital - and the…

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  • President Obama Reveals Surprise Guest at White House Correspondents' Dinner

    President Barack Obama brought out a surprise guest during his monologue at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday night. Obama had Keegan-Michael Key, of Comedy Central's "Key and Peele," come on the stage in character as the president's anger translator Luther. As the president…

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  • Same-Sex Marriage Hearings at the Supreme Court: What You Need to Know

    This coming week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the highly controversial issue of same-sex marriage. 4) OK, so what exactly is happening Tuesday at the Supreme Court, and who is involved?

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  • Mystery Colorado Highway Shooting on I-25 Points to Possible Serial Attacker

    After four attacks centered on a northern Colorado highway within three days, authorities are concerned a serial shooter may be on the loose. The 20-year-old woman was driving alone on Interstate 25 in Larimer County late Wednesday night 25 when she was shot and the front driver's side window of…

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  • Worst Mayweather-Pacquiao Seats Will Still Cost $5,000

    Tickets for the Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match, called the "fight of the century," have creeped up on Super Bowl prices, but what you’ll pay for the worst seat in the house might surprise you. Floyd “Money” Mayweather will face eight-division world champion Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao May 2, 3…

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