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Obama Orders Review Of Military Equipment Sales To Police

In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
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Strong Quake Causes Injuries, Damage, Outages In Northern Calif.

The 6.0-magnitude temblor caused nearly 90 injuries, widespread power and water outages and damaged buildings in the wine country just north of San Francisco.
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Are Food Boats The Next Food Trucks? Don't Count On It

Food boats occupy a quirky snack-time niche in a few summer communities. But don't expect this floating food truck trend to sweep the nation, at least not until it gets sea legs.
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Digital Guru May Need More Power To Remake Government IT

Mikey Dickerson is the administrator of the new U.S. Digital Service. But it's still to be seen whether the former Google engineer's team will have enough authority to make wholesale changes.
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For Parents Of Young Black Men With Autism, Extra Fear About Police

People with autism often have trouble communicating with police, which can be dangerous — and scary for parents who also worry about racial profiling. Now, some cities are trying to mitigate the risk.
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Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

The White House says it will look at federal programs begun after Sept. 11, 2001, that have given local law enforcement military-grade weapons and equipment.
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Alone In The Wilderness, A Lost Fisherman Fights For His Life

A Sacramento man went on a fishing trip in the California mountains, but lost his way as he searched for bait. After days spent stranded and hungry, he spelled out a cry for help with tree branches.
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WATCH: Shark Vs. Grouper. Shark Loses.

A couple of anglers fishing off the Fla. coast hook a four-foot Blacktip shark. And then ...
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Veteran Space Shuttle Astronaut Steven Nagel Dies At 67

The Air Force colonel was among the first group selected by NASA to train for the space shuttle program. He went on to fly four missions, two as commander.
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Even Police Body Cameras Can Lose Sight Of The Truth

Amid accusations of abuse, many in Ferguson, Mo., and cities around the country are calling for police to wear cameras. Cameras may not always be as impartial as people expect, however.

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