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FBI Releases New Images, Info From Navy Yard Shooting

The FBI offered new details Wednesday about the Sept. 16 shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. The shooter, Aaron Alexis, was apparently delusional, believing for the three months prior to the incident that he was being controlled by extremely low-frequency electromagnetic waves. A video released of the incident shows Alexis driving into the building and then walking in stairways and halls armed with a shotgun. The FBI says was not targeting anyone in particular.
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Univ. Of Alabama Sororities Accept A Few Students Of Color

At least four black women and other minority students have joined sororities at the University of Alabama. The word to reopen the bidding process came after some spoke out about alleged discrimination in the recruiting process. Experts say segregation is illegal yet it's happening at schools across the country. Some see the new pledges as a first step toward change. For others, it's a symbolic gesture.
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N.Y High School Cancels Football Season After Player's Death

Melissa Block talks to Keith McShea of The Buffalo News about a western New York high school that canceled its varsity football team's season after the death of one of its players, Damon Janes. The 16-year-old running back sustained a severe head injury during a game and died three days later.
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New MacArthur Genius Made Old Sound Recordings Safe

The earliest recordings of sound are physically deteriorating, but thanks to physicist Carl Haber they no longer need to be handled to be heard. The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist is one of 24 winners of the 2013 MacArthur Fellowship. He talks to Melissa Block about his work.
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Immigration Lawyer And Retired Lt. Colonel Gets Genius Grant

Margaret Stock is an immigration lawyer whose work focuses on military personnel and their families. She is one of 24 winners of the 2013 MacArthur Fellowship. She talks to Melissa Block about her work.
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A Tale Of Two Talks: Ted Cruz Outlasts Rand Paul By 8 Hours

At 21 hours and 19 minutes, the Texas Republican held the Senate floor for considerably longer than Kentucky Republican Rand Paul did in March when he staged an actual filibuster over the country's drone policy.
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Oracle Team USA Defeats New Zealand, Keeps The America's Cup

The win by the U.S. defender, down seven races just a week ago, caps one of the most spectacular comebacks in yachting history.
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David Dinkins: Leading New York Is The 'Greatest Job There Is'

Dinkins served as New York City's first African-American mayor, but his rise through the political ranks came with hard lessons. He chronicles that period, and his political journey, in his new book, A Mayor's Life: Governing New York's Gorgeous Mosaic.
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First Votes Counted In Two Races To Watch

They didn't receive much national attention, but two elections worth watching took place Tuesday: a House special election primary in southwest Alabama and a mayoral primary in Boston.
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Ohio, Other States Running Out Of Lethal Injection Drug

The Danish company that makes pentobarbital has refused to supply any more of the drug because the European Union opposes the death penalty.

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