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Obama, 9/11 kin, survivors due at museum ceremony

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama and Sept. 11 survivors, rescuers and victims' relatives are expected to mark the opening of the 9/11 museum, where the story of the terrorist attacks is told on a scale as big as the twin towers' columns and as intimate as victims' last voicemails.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014

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Turkish families bury miners as toll rises to 282

SOMA, Turkey (AP) — Women sang laments and swayed with grief Thursday over the graves of relatives killed in Turkey's worst mining disaster, even as more hearses pulled up and backhoes dug more graves around them.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014

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Abramson replaced as NYT executive editor

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times on Wednesday announced that executive editor Jill Abramson is being replaced by managing editor Dean Baquet after two and a half years on the job.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014

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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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