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U.S. To Impose Sanctions On More Russian Officials

By choosing to intervene in Ukraine and annex Crimea, Russia has isolated itself and violated international law, President Obama says. The U.S. is seeking to penalize 20 additional people and a bank.
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Reprimand, $20K Fine, No Jail Time For General's Sexual Misconduct

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair had been accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate. He struck a deal to plead guilty to lesser charges. He was not demoted.
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Persian New Year's Table Celebrates Nature's Rebirth Deliciously

Around the world, millions of families of Iranian descent will gather around a ceremonial table to mark the start of spring. This ancient Persian festival has a lot to do with fresh, green foods.
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Digging For Gold: Study Says Your Race Determines Your Earwax Scent

Volatile organic compounds in your earwax may hold important information about your body and your environment.
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Man Finds More Than A Nest Egg At Flea Market

A scrap metal dealer bought a golden egg at a flea market for $14,000 and planned to melt it for a profit. But he discovered it was a Faberge egg — given by Alexander III to his empress in 1887.
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Tattoo Of Handgun Triggers Call To Police

Michael Smith has tattoo of a gun on his stomach. This week, he woke up to a crew cutting trees, so he went out tell them to stop — with his shirt off. A bit later he woke up again — to a SWAT team.
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Fed Signals It Won't Tap Brakes Until Job Market Improves

David Wessel of the Brookings Institution talks about Janet Yellen's first policy meeting and press conference since taking over as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve.
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FAA Review Finds Dreamliner 'Fundamentally Sound'

A review by the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing has concluded that the troubled 787 known as the Dreamliner is safe.
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Obama's Surgeon General Nominee Stuck In Limbo

President Obama's nominee for surgeon general has a medical degree and an MBA, but his confirmation is being held up in the Senate because of special-interest politics and Democrats facing tough re-election campaigns.
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Nevada Farmers Hack The Drought By Switching Up The Crops

The latest drought has revived questions about the viability of farming in Nevada desert. While some farmers have given up, others are experimenting with crops like grapes that require less water.

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