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App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding

 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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After bombs found, police say Frein making errors

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — The discovery of two powerful pipe bombs during a massive manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods indicates the fugitive wanted in an ambush on state troopers is stressed out and making mistakes, authorities said as they repeated a call for him to surrender.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man apparently uttered Arabic words during an attack in which he allegedly severed a co-worker's head, and had "some sort of infatuation with beheadings," but the killing appeared to have more to do with the man's suspension from his job than his recent conversion to Islam, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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Details of presidential security breaches evolve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The embarrassing disclosures about lapses in presidential security just keep coming for the Secret Service.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas — a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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Colorado high court considers pot firing case

DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, driven to action by a buildup of litter and damage to aquatic ecosystems.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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