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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 9:28 AM

U.S. Spent $11.4 Million on Jet Search: Pentagon

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Israel Halts Peace Talks After Palestinian Deal

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 8:33 AM

Obama Plays Soccer With Japanese Robot

President Obama visited the Miraikan science museum in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday where he played some soccer with Honda's robot named Asimo (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility), NBC News reported. The president briefly conversed with Asimo, bowed politely and then watched as the robot gave a soccer ball a good kick. "I have to say that the robots were a little scary, they were too lifelike," he said afterwards. "They were amazing." Read »
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 6:24 AM

Jeb Bush: I’m "Thinking About Running" for President

Jeb Bush, the former Republican governor of Florida, has given his clearest indication yet that he’s considering a White House run in 2016. He told a private fundraising lunch on Wednesday, "I am thinking of running for president." Bush, the son of one president and younger brother of another, is often at odds with GOP's base. He's endorsed the Obama administration's Common Core curriculum and he's passionate about the human side of immigration overhaul. Read »
4 hours ago

FDA Proposes First Regulations for E-Cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing Thursday extending its regulatory authority over e-cigarettes, flavored cigars and nicotine gels. The rule would immediately make e-cigarettes off-limits to kids under 18 and would require makers to disclose to the agency what they contain. However, the FDA did not propose — for now — limiting Internet sales or television advertising. An FDA commissioner said the rules won't take effect for awhile and for now it's, "the wild, wild West." Read »
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 11:59 AM

US Measles Cases Rise at Fastest Pace in Decades

6 hours ago

What Is Pine Tar? Goo in Spotlight After Yankee Ejected

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 11:48 AM

All of California Now Faces "Moderate" to "Exceptional" Drought

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 8:42 AM

The Music’s Over: Iconic Conn. Guitar Factory Closes After 47 Years

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:26 AM

GOP Scrambles to Condemn Rancher's Race Remarks

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 8:06 AM

3 Americans Killed at Children's Hospital in Kabul

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:06 AM

NY Journalist, Missing in Ukraine, Released

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 7:16 AM

"Allah Saved Him": Santa Clara Teen Stowaway's Father

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:52 AM

Chicago Pediatrician Killed in Kabul Hospital Attack

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:05 AM

Crack-Smoking Neighbors Fight With Machete: Cops

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