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8th Marine dies after Nevada mortar explosion

Updated: 03/20/2013 - A Veterans of Foreign Wars official says an eighth Marine has died after a mortar shell explosion during mountain warfare training in Nevada's high desert.

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3 Ky. airports among planned control tower shutdown

Updated: 03/16/2013 - The planned shutdown of as many as 238 air traffic control towers across the country under federal budget cuts will strip away an extra layer of safety during takeoffs and landings, leaving pilots to manage the most critical stages of flight on their own. Three Kentucky airports are among the those slated for closure of their control towers.

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Reality Check: Who's the new Pope?

Posted: 03/13/2013 - The new pope, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who is 76, has spent nearly his entire career at home in Argentina, overseeing churches and shoe-leather priests.

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Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope

Updated: 03/13/2013 - Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis.

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What's going behind the scenes as world awaits new Pope

Updated: 03/13/2013 - Throngs of the faithful are in St. Peter's Square, ready to cheer the new pope when he steps out onto the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica. A look behind the scenes as the vast square in Rome is a sea of umbrellas, flags and chanting crowds awaiting the new pope.

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Nissan recalls 5 models for air bag problem

Updated: 03/13/2013 - Nissan is recalling five of its 2013 models in the U.S. because a faulty sensor can permanently turn off the front-seat passenger air bag.

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Insider attack kills 2 US troops, 3 Afghans

Posted: 03/11/2013 - Officials say an Afghan police officer opened fire inside a police station while U.S. forces were visiting, sparking a firefight that killed two U.S. troops and three Afghan policemen.

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Family: Death of woman in lion cage was accident

Posted: 03/08/2013 - Family members of a 24-year-old intern killed by a lion at a Central California animal park don't fault the operator and believe the facility followed safety procedures.

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