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States looking at $0 community college tuition

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nothing sparks consumer demand like the word "free," and politicians in some states have proposed the idea of providing that incentive to get young people to attend community college.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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What if the missing Malaysia plane is never found?

 

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The plane must be somewhere. But the same can be said for Amelia Earhart's.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Report: Pentagon must focus on insider threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reviews triggered by the Washington Navy Yard killings last year have concluded that threats to Defense Department personnel and facilities increasingly are coming from trusted insiders, and to defeat them the Pentagon must beef up security from within.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Why do airplane transponders have an 'off switch?'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ever since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, a fascinated public has asked: Why can somebody in the cockpit shut off the transponder?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Another GM recall: 1.18M SUVs for air bag issue

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors issued a new recall of 1.5 million vehicles Monday, part of an effort to assure buyers that it's moving faster to fix safety defects in its cars and trucks.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Poll: People still seek meaty news on media buffet

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study finds Americans of all ages are charting their own paths across a media landscape that no longer relies on front pages and evening newscasts to dictate what's worth knowing.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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After Crimea, world anxious about next Putin move

MOSCOW (AP) — With Crimea in Russia's pocket, the world anxiously awaits Vladimir Putin's next move.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Immigrant activists push to stop deportations

DENVER (AP) — President Barack Obama's surprise announcement last week that his administration would change its deportation policy to become more "humane" shows how the immigration battle has narrowed after months of congressional deadlock.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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