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Secret Service To Fly Drones Over Washington, D.C.

The decision to test drones over the nation's capital comes shortly after an unmanned aircraft landed on the White House lawn.

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Inglewood Approves Plan For NFL Stadium, In Deal Involving Rams Owner

The unanimous vote Tuesday night came after "a consultant compared stadium noise in surrounding neighborhoods to that of bird calls," KPCC reports.
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'2014 Was A Catastrophic Year,' Amnesty International Says

The group faults the U.S. on a range of issues, including the use of excessive force by police. It also says governments "must stop pretending the protection of civilians is beyond their power."
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Want Some Record-Breaking Snow From Massachusetts? It'll Cost You

For $89, Kyle Waring will send you an insulated box of six pounds of snow. He says it's good for about 10 to 15 snowballs.
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Preventing Suicide With A 'Contagion Of Strength'

A suicide prevention program trains middle and high school students as peer mentors — shaping school culture and behavior around pillars of support.
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6 Years On, Is The Tea Party Here To Stay?

Disillusionment with Wall Street, big political parties, big deficits and big government in general began even under Republican George W. Bush, but it took a hard turn after the election of 2008.

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Fox Defends Bill O'Reilly's Account Of Falklands Conflict

Fox News star Bill O'Reilly's is accused of embellishing his war reporting experience during the Falklands conflict. And in typical O'Reilly fashion, he's not taking the accusations lying down.
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Lenovo Sued Over Superfish Adware

Renee Montagne talks to Jordan Robertson of Bloomberg News about computer maker Lenovo, which allowed controversial spyware to be embedded onto the operating systems of laptops sold in the U.S.
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Apache Helicopter Pilot To Join Other Women At Army Ranger School

Six women have passed the 2-week assessment course. That sets them up for the full 2 months of training in April which is part of an effort to determine whether women can serve in ground combat units.
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Faces Runoff In April

Mayor Rahm Emanuel fell short of the votes he needed to be re-elected during the city's non-partisan municipal election. He will face Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia in a runoff in early April.

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