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Homeless man turns in lost cash he found on street

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a homeless man who last year turned in a lost wallet stuffed with money has done it again.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014

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2+2=What? Parents rail against Common Core math

 An Iowa woman jokingly calls it "Satan's handiwork." A California mom says she's broken down in tears. A Pennsylvania parent says it "makes my blood boil."

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014

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After husband's tragic death, widow takes on PTSD

 

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Amy Miner says the last night of her husband's life got off to an amazing start.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Fed govt acknowledges gaps in oil well inspections

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency tasked with managing oil and gas development on Wednesday acknowledged it needed to do more to improve oversight of drilling, pointing to a lack of funding as reasons it failed to inspect oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Pew: Student loans often mean more overall debt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young adults who took out loans for college have significantly more overall debt than those who didn't have to borrow for their education, researchers report.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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UN photo archive tells story of Palestinian exodus

RAFAH REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — A 1975 photo shows Palestinian refugee Fathiyeh Sattari, her eyes wide with worry, as she presents her malnourished baby boy to a doctor at a clinic run by a U.N. aid agency.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Fire breaks out at Camp Pendleton base

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fire crews are fighting a brushfire near Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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What makes mining in Turkey so dangerous?

 

The mining disaster that killed more than 200 workers in Turkey has underscored the health and safety problems in the country's mining sector.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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