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4 Children, 2 Adults Killed In Apparent Domestic Dispute In Texas

The suspect in the shootings in Spring, Texas, engaged police in a three-hour standoff before surrendering.
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From Calif. Teachers, More Nuanced Views On Tenure

Some teachers say they want to preserve tenure, but add that it's time for a look at the rules.
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Hackers In China Reportedly Targeted U.S. Federal Workers

According to a report in The New York Times, hackers accessed U.S. government databases in March and apparently targeted files on employees who have applied for top-secret security clearances.
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Duke Bourbon Raises Challenge From University

The estate of actor John Wayne, who was known as the Duke, wants to sell a brand of bourbon with his likeness. Duke University says the bourbon would tarnish the Duke name.
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'Breaking Bad' Expected To Get Emmy Nod For Final Season

Nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards are announced in Hollywood Thursday. The big category this year is expected to be drama with shows like True Detective, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones and Fargo.
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FBI, NSA Spied On American Muslims, Report Says

The latest revelation from Edward Snowden's NSA trove is a story that appeared in the online publication The Intercept. Five prominent Muslim citizens say they were spied on because they're Muslims.
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Owed Billions By Venezuela, Airlines Cut Back On Flights There

American Airlines is one of the latest carriers to cut back on service. Due its dwindling dollar reserves, Venezuela is balking at paying airlines the hard currency they're owed for ticket sales.
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Jailed For 3 Months In Mexico, U.S. Marine Reservist Gets Hearing

Andrew Tahmooressi maintains he took a wrong turn and mistakenly drove into Tijuana with his guns, which are legally registered in the U.S. The case has inflamed cross border tensions.
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Rumors Motivate Central American Kids To Set Out For U.S. Border

Steve Inskeep talks to Eric Olson of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Alfredo Corchado of the Dallas Morning News, who's in Honduras, about what's driving the influx of young illegal migrants.
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University Of Michigan Plant Is Definitely A Late Bloomer

A botanist at the University of Michigan describes a plant that is blooming at the arboretum there for the first time in 80 years.

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