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Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Sentenced To Life In Prison

Former New England Patriot Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after being found guilty of first degree murder in 2013.
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GAO Report Warns In-Flight Wi-Fi May Leave Aircraft Vulnerable To Hacking

A Government Accountability Office report says the advanced cockpits of most planes, including the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, are wired into the same Wi-Fi systems that passengers use for their devices.
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Former FBI Agent Speaks Out: 'I Was Not Protected'

Robyn Gritz investigated major national security threats, but says the FBI drummed her out of a job after she fell out of favor with her supervisors. She went on to sell cosmetics and answer phones.
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Personalizing Cancer Treatment With Genetic Tests Can Be Tricky

Genetic profiling of cancer cells can help guide treatment, but such profiles can be ambiguous. Results would be more accurate if all labs tested normal cells from each patient, too.
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Documents Show Global Outpouring Of Grief Over Lincoln's Assassination

The State Department has released documents from 1865 that highlight the disbelief and profound sympathy over the president's death from governments and private citizens the world over.
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Gyrocopter With Single Occupant Lands On Capitol Grounds

A Capitol Police spokeswoman said a man has been detained. His identity is unconfirmed.
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U.S. Predicted To Be Net Energy Exporter In Next Decade; First Time Since 1950s

Citing a boom in natural gas and shifts in demand, the Energy Information Administration says the U.S. could stop being a net energy importer "sometime between 2020 and 2030."
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Who's On The List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism, And Why

The White House said Tuesday that President Obama would remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Iran, Sudan and Syria are also on it. But some states have made it off, too.
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Pentagon To Exhume Remains Of Sailors From USS Oklahoma

The ship with 429 sailors and Marines capsized Dec. 7, 1941, in the attack on Pearl Harbor; 388 were unidentified. The Pentagon decision, citing scientific advances in DNA testing, marks a reversal.
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Some Doctors Still Dismiss Parents' Concerns About Autism

Most children don't get diagnosed with autism until they start school, a study finds, though the signs may be visible much earlier. Earlier diagnosis means more time to get therapy.

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