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Meningitis victims hope for Mass. criminal charges

Posted: 11/24/2013 - Victims of last year's fungal meningitis outbreak don't hold out much hope that they will receive compensation for the deaths and illnesses caused by tainted steroids traced to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.

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Secret US-Iran talks set stage for nuke deal

Posted: 11/24/2013 - The Associated Press has learned that the United States and Iran secretly engaged in high-level, face-to-face talks at least three times over the past year.

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Obama declares Iran deal 'important first step'

Updated: 11/24/2013 - President Barack Obama says a nuclear deal with Iran is an "important first step" toward addressing the world's concerns over the Islamic republic's disputed nuclear program.

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Obama declares Iran deal 'important first step'

Posted: 11/23/2013 - President Barack Obama says a nuclear deal with Iran is an "important first step" toward addressing the world's concerns over the Islamic republic's disputed nuclear program

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'Catching Fire' ablaze at box office with $135M

Posted: 11/23/2013 - Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" has grossed $70.5 million domestically and $64 million internationally, bringing its total to $135 million, the studio reported on Saturday.

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3 on Willie Nelson's band bus hurt in Texas wreck

Posted: 11/23/2013 - Singer Willie Nelson has suspended his tour after three members of his band were hurt when their bus plowed into a bridge pillar in East Texas during rainy conditions.

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Easter Seals groups ramp up help to veterans

Posted: 11/23/2013 - The nonprofit Easter Seals organization has for decades been thought of as mainly helping children and adults with disabilities and special needs. But the organization now is in the midst of a new initiative to expand support networks for veterans, military service members and their families.

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Parents: NY teacher note said kids were 'dirty'

Posted: 11/23/2013 - A New York teacher could be in hot water after sending a note home with her pre-kindergarten students saying some of them were showing up to school so dirty she didn't want to touch them.

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JFK's death overshadowed Ohio nursing home fire

Posted: 11/23/2013 - A nursing home fire that killed 63 people in Ohio 50 years ago is largely forgotten - and went barely noticed at the time - because it came just hours after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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Guilty plea in bird deaths at wind farms a first

Posted: 11/23/2013 - A major U.S. power company has pleaded guilty to killing eagles and other birds at two Wyoming wind farms as part of the first enforcement of environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities.

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Obama seeks to shift focus to economic progress

Posted: 11/23/2013 - President Barack Obama says the U.S. economy is improving even if its progress has been overshadowed by political gridlock and the messy rollout of his health care law.

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Travelers evacuate after erroneous LAX gun reports

Posted: 11/23/2013 - A loud auto crash that some passengers thought was shots being fired and an anonymous call reporting a gunman prompted evacuations Friday night at two terminals of Los Angeles International Airport.

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Obama officials upbeat about health site fixes

Posted: 11/22/2013 - Obama administration officials say there won't be a magic moment, but Healthcare.gov should be able to weather an expected year-end crush of customers.

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UK police: 3 women held captive for 30 years

Posted: 11/22/2013 - British police say the two suspects suspected of holding three women in the slavery were also arrested in the 1970s. Police did not provide details.

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Special $20 general admission for UK-Tennessee

Posted: 11/21/2013 - University of Kentucky Athletics has announced a special promotion for the Tennessee football game as fans can purchase general admission tickets for $20 to see the Wildcats’ season finale. The game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. ET kickoff on Saturday, Nov. 30 at Commonwealth Stadium.

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