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Ex-ambassadors urge US, Russia to mend rift

Posted: 04/02/2013 - Former ambassadors of Washington and Moscow say the United States and Russia should leave behind their differences and focus on common interests and challenges such as Syria.

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Obama to announce brain mapping project

Posted: 04/02/2013 - President Obama is announcing a new investment into research to map the human brain in hopes of unlocking some of its mysteries.

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North Korea vows to restart nuclear facilities

Updated: 04/02/2013 - North Korea has vowed to restart mothballed facilities at its main Nyongbyon nuclear complex which were closed in 2007 as part of an international nuclear disarmament deal.

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Sifting of September 11th debris for remains begins anew

Updated: 04/02/2013 - Investigators are sifting through newly uncovered debris from the World Trade Center for the first time in three years, hoping more victims might be identified after tens of millions have been spent on the painstaking identification process.

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Release for man convicted in '70 deadly Arizona Fire

Updated: 04/02/2013 - A man who has spent more than four decades in prison for starting a Tucson hotel fire that killed 29 people is expected to be released as part of a deal with prosecutors.

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High-skilled visa requests likely to exceed supply

Updated: 04/02/2013 - The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years.

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Transgender man to comment on denial of divorce

Posted: 04/02/2013 - A transgender man whose divorce request was rejected by an Arizona judge is expected to comment for the first time today on the ruling that prevents him from ending his marriage.

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UK digital library joining in nationwide project

Updated: 04/02/2013 - The University of Kentucky's Kentucky Digital Library has been picked to work with four others nationwide in a pilot project to launch The Digital Public Library of America.

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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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Detroit airport terminal reopened after evacuation

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Authorities evacuated part of the smaller of two terminals at Detroit Metropolitan Airport for about two hours as a bomb squad responded to a suspicious item at a security checkpoint.

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Be wary of pranks on April 1st

Posted: 04/01/2013 - If you hear something unusual today, you may want to take it with a grain of salt. Remember, it's April Fools' Day, and there are always pranksters, setting people up for a joke.

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3 killed in 95-vehicle pileup at Virginia-NC line

Updated: 04/01/2013 - Police are now saying 95 vehicles were involved in 17 separate crashes along a mountainous, foggy stretch of interstate near the Virginia-North Carolina border.

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4-year-old girl fatally shot in car in Miami

Updated: 03/31/2013 - Authorities say a 4-year-old girl was fatally shot while she was sitting in a car, and detectives are investigating whether another young child inside the car fired the gun.

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Louisville courthouse flood cleanup under way

Updated: 04/01/2013 - Officials in Louisville expect the repairs and cleanup of the old Jefferson County Courthouse will take three months following a water pipe leak that flooded the mayor's office and other rooms in the building.

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Senators: Reports of immigration deal premature

Posted: 03/31/2013 - Two of the lawmakers negotiating an immigration overhaul in Congress say a final deal is at hand but caution that the bipartisan group working on a proposal hasn't finished its work.

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