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Gitmo Trial For Sept. 11 Suspects Resumes — Then Abruptly Halted

The trial of five men accused in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks resumed on Monday at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and then was abruptly halted. Defendants in the case protested that one of the court interpreters at the hearing had been present years before at secret sites where the men had been held and, they claim, tortured. The judge ordered a recess to look into the matter.
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Obama, Merkel Downplay Disagreement Over Ukraine Aid

With the Ukraine crisis spiraling, President Obama and Germany's leader Angela Merkel met in Washington, D.C.
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Authorities Probe Alleged Hate Crime Against Native American Kids

Racial tensions are high in Rapid City, S.D., as police investigate an incident where white men allegedly shouted racial slurs and dumped beer on a group of Native Americans at a recent hockey game.
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Los Angeles Residents Divided Over Proposed $15 Minimum Wage

Los Angeles is considering raising its minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour in order to help its 800,000 residents in poverty. But no major city has yet raised its wage this dramatically or this fast.
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Q&A: Sen. Ed Markey On Protecting Data Our Cars Are Sharing

We've entered the age of Internet-connected cars, and the Massachusetts lawmaker says they're vulnerable to all kinds of data breaches.
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Supreme Court Refuses To Let Alabama Bar Same-Sex Marriages

On Monday the Supreme Court refused to allow Alabama to bar same-sex unions while awaiting a national ruling on the issue by the high court this summer.
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HSBC Helped Clients Hide Millions, News Report Says

The Washington-based International Consortium of International Journalist's story was based on documents leaked in 2008. HSBC says it ended those practices starting that year.
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Obama Defends Decision Not To Meet With Netanyahu During D.C. Visit

President Obama says it would break protocol to meet with Israel's prime minister just two weeks before Israeli elections. The two leaders have developed a prickly relationship over the years.
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Rich School, Poor School

The class divide is widened by gaps in counseling kids for college.
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Graphic Novelist Adrian Tomine Takes On The Notorious Long Duk Dong

The cartoonist shared how the cartoonish Sixteen Candles character affected him IRL.

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