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Update: After A 4-Day Hunt, Albino Cobra Is Caught In LA Suburb

A driver spotted the highly venomous snake and called authorities. It was captured without incident.
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U.S. Expresses Concern That Syria May Still Have Chemical Weapons

The U.N. official in charge of coordinating the removal of Syria's chemical stockpile said they found discrepancies in the country's accounting of its arsenal.
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Afraid Of Twerking, Vermont High School Cancels Dance

In a letter to the town's paper this week, the principal of Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington defended canceling this years homecoming dance.
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Building Me: A Puzzlement

I am made of atoms — 7,000 trillion trillion of them. How did I teach them to tie my shoes? Or did they teach me?
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How Close Is The Economy To Full Employment?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says 142,000 jobs were added to the economy in August, far below expectations. So the view that the Fed won't likely hike interest rates until mid-2015 remains intact.
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Run-Up To Midterm Elections Overshadowed By Other News

Don Gonyea talks to with NPR Senior Political Correspondent Mara Liaison and Robert Costa of The Washington Post about the issues and key races in this fall's midterm elections.
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Nebraska's Supreme Court To Hear Keystone XL Pipeline Case

The White House delayed a decision on the pipeline until a Nebraska route is approved. The state's high court hears arguments on Friday over whether the governor had authority to approve the route.
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Ferguson Residents' Mixed Emotions About Justice Department Probe

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has announced a special litigation team from the Department of Justice will launch a wide-ranging examination of Ferguson's law enforcement practices.
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Federal Judge Rules BP Primary Culprit In Gulf Oil Spill

BP says it will appeal the ruling that the company's reckless conduct and gross negligence caused the largest U.S. offshore oil spill. The ruling exposes BP to potentially billions more in penalties.
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Jury Finds Virginia's Former First Couple Guilty Of Corruption

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were convicted on Thursday of federal corruption charges. They were acquitted only on a handful of lesser charges.

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