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Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 9:37 PM

Senator Helped Woman Barred From Entering U.S. Obtain Visa

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 5:03 PM

"Perfect Storm": Oil Prices, Sanctions Slam Russia

As plunging oil prices and Western economic sanctions clamp down on the value of the ruble, Russian President Vladimir Putin finds his country's economy in an economic vice grip. "He really is going to be hit by a perfect storm," said a Russia expert at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, "although much of it is his own making." The ruble's value went into a freefall Tuesday, plunging by more than 20 percent despite the Russian central bank's attempt to retain foreign investment with an interest-rate hike. Read »
Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 7:28 PM

Almost Home: NH Man Nears End of 12,000-Mile Trek on Foot

Greg Hindy’s yearlong vow of silence and cross-country trek came to a close in July, when he reached Los Angeles. But that was just the beginning for this 23-year-old Yale graduate. Although he’s now talking and taking advantage of technology, Hindy has kept his beard long and his shoes laced up for the return trip to his hometown of Nashua, New Hampshire. He’s almost there. He’s walked more than 12,000 miles since he began last year and hopes to be home for the holidays. “I think I was surprised at the simplicity of it,” Hindy said. Read »

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Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 3:09 PM

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Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 12:31 AM

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Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 7:19 AM

Family Creates Bucket List for Dying Dog

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 5:33 PM

Woman Convicted of Downloading Child Porn to Frame Husband Gets Jail

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Taliban Targeted Soldiers' Children in School Massacre

The Taliban attack on a Pakistan school on Tuesday that left more than 140 dead was motivated by the militant group's war with Pakistan's army, NBC News reported. "The Taliban could have attacked any one of the thousands of schools across the country," said retired Maj. Gen. Mahmud Ali Durrani. "They deliberately went after the children of the soldiers they're fighting." The militants attacked the military-run school in Peshawar, killing at least 132 children and 10 staff members, a military spokesman said. Pakistani military sources said six Taliban militants were killed at the scene. The attackers were wearing police uniforms and suicide vests, a military source told NBC News. About 500 students and teachers were believed to be inside Army Public School at the time of the attack. "The gunmen entered class by class and shot some kids one by one," a student who was in the school at the time told local media. The U.S. condemned the attack, calling it "senseless and inhumane." Read »
Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Mass Dog Graves Found at Indiana Rescue: Police

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 5:35 PM

After Salvation Army Theft, Community Responds With Donations

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 3:52 PM

"Heartbroken": Malala Decries Pakistan School Attack

Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai decried a Taliban attack on a Pakistani school that left more than 130 children dead, saying Tuesday that she is "heartbroken" by the slaughter. "We should stand up together and fight against terrorism and we should make sure every child gets safe and quality education," the 17-year-old activist said, herself a survivor of a Taliban attack. Malala, who now lives in England, was nearly killed in October 2012 when a Taliban gunman shot her in the head on a school bus because she had campaigned for education. Read »
Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 1:10 PM

Man Dressed as Santa Robs San Francisco Bank

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 3:39 PM

FDA Warns Against "Keepsake" Ultrasounds

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 4:20 PM

Millions Sign Up for Obamacare

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