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Is MERS virus airborne?

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:09am
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, better known as MERS, may be an airborne virus, according to an observation paper published Tuesday in the journal mBio.
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Fruit recall hits Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart stores

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:02am
If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.
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Teens charged in homeless killing

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:02am
Three teens admitted to police they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, police say.
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47 shot, 5 dead in Chicago

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 9:07am
After an 11-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a friend's bedroom floor, Chicago officials met Monday to discuss the city's recent surge in gun violence.
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What a shot! 31 sports photos

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 7:02am
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Tsarnaev friend convicted of obstructing Boston bombings probe

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:52pm
A federal jury on Monday found a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of obstructing the investigation into the 2013 attack.
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Don't blame Malaysia Airlines

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:36pm
Les Abend says threat information that pilots respond to is only as good as the intelligence from air traffic controllers and cooperating governments. And none of it is a match for a radar-guided missile
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Rick Perry to send 1,000 National Guard to border

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:40pm
As tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed the Southern Border, Texas Gov. Rick Perry will send 1,000 guard troops to help secure the border, according to a person with knowledge of the plans in the governor's office.
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After Dodd-Frank, system still broken

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:17pm
Four years after its enactment, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law is not working, Rep. Patrick McHenry says
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Why we're in a 'one-piece moment'

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:16pm
"Less is more" has reigned at the beach and the neighborhood pool when it comes to swimwear ever since the popularization of the bikini in the 20th century.
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Summer rewind to 1974

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:13pm
By the time the summer of 1974 rolled around, America was ready for a break. Here's why.
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Big Tobacco just got bigger

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:42pm
Robin Koval says that if cigarettes were introduced today, they'd never be approved for market. So the merging of two Big Tobacco companies feels like a throwback to a tobacco-happy past.
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Rights group accuses U.S. of abuses in terror cases

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:17pm
The Justice Department targeted American Muslims in "abusive counterterrorism sting operations" as part of aggressive terror investigations, an international human rights group alleges.
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WIldfires: Million acres burning, bad air warnings

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:01pm
Nearly a million acres were burning as 21 wildfires raged in the Pacific Northwest on Sunday, fire officials said.
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Mom swaps death row for jail cell

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:15pm
A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.
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Huge sinkhole sparks evacuations in Florida

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:03am
A massive sinkhole in Spring Hill, Florida led to the evacuation of several nearby residents. Bay News 9 reports.
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New York man dies after chokehold by police

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:23am
Staten Island man Eric Garner was being detained by police when he was forced to the ground by an officer in a chokehold. Garner, a 350-lb asthmatic, soon after died from a heart attack en route to the hospital.
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U.S. military's new foe

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:15am
Sharon Burke says climate change threatens America's military, and taking the problem seriously makes sense.
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Sinkhole spurs evacuations

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:28am
A massive sinkhole in Spring Hill, Florida led to the evacuation of several nearby residents. CNN affiliate WTSP reports.
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Dad: I beat son's molester

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:26am
A father in Daytona Beach, Florida, called 911 early Friday morning to report that when he found someone sexually abusing his 11-year-old son, he beat the assailant until he was "nice and knocked out" for police to apprehend.
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