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A man, a cause, a hunger strike

2 hours 42 min ago
People in cars and on bikes whizzed by Moustafa Mohamad as he sat on a sidewalk in Washington one day not so long ago. Commuters poured out of the Dupont Circle Metro station and rushed by on their way to school or work. Tourists rumbled by on a double-decker bus.
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What happened after elevator fight

2 hours 53 min ago
A newly released video shows the now-wife of NFL player Ray Rice nuzzling him shortly after he knocked her out cold at a casino in New Jersey.
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Game over for passenger accused of packing gun in PlayStation 2

2 hours 56 min ago
Game over for a Brooklyn man who tried to conceal parts of a .22-caliber semi-automatic handgun in a PlayStation 2.
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Airman dresses as Santa to surprise son

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:17pm
An airman disguised himself as Santa to surprise his six-year-old son who thought he wouldn't be home for Christmas.
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Woman finds scorpion in store skirt

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:16pm
A woman found a scorpion inside her skirt as she was trying it on in a JC Penney fitting room. KPIX reports.
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Reborn Kepler spacecraft discovers another planet

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:34pm
Kepler is still on the beat.
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The week in 32 photos

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 6:44am
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Killer meatloaf?

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:53am
The children of an elderly West Virginia couple who passed away months apart in late 2012 and early 2013 are blaming their deaths on a restaurant chain's meatloaf.
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Secret Service pulled 'beyond limits'

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22am
The Secret Service is stretched; and needs more training, more staff and a director from outside its ranks -- and the White House needs a better fence -- an independent review has found.
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Watch Friday's show!

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:00pm
December 19, 2014
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Ralph Lauren chastised for Native American ads

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:48pm
Ralph Lauren's 2014 holiday ad campaign for its RRL line is being raked over the coals on social media for its "assimilation aesthetic," featuring what appear to be antique photos of stoic Native Americans dressed in Western attire.
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'The Big Lebowski': Now preserved for all time

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:23pm
"The Big Lebowski," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Saving Private Ryan" have long been national treasures, but the Library of Congress just made it official.
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Froot Loops as landscapes

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 4:31pm
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A different kind of hat trick

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 4:26pm
A baseball hat Babe Ruth wore during his 1934 tour of Japan just sold for $303,277 on the site Grey Flannel Auctions.
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Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev gets words of encouragement

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 4:05pm
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a judge Thursday he was satisfied with his defense lawyers at what is expected to be the final public hearing before his death penalty trial begins on January 5.
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#SaveBela campaign may spare dog's life

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:59pm
Connie Lay made an unusual request in her will before she died last month in Aurora, Indiana: She asked that her German shepherd, Bela, be euthanized and buried with her.
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Lavendera: As a child of Cuban exiles, what a new Cuba means

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:27pm
In June of 1960, my father was a 14-year-old Cuban boy with a round-trip airline ticket from Havana to Madrid, Spain. He spent the summer with family in Spain while Cuba fell deeper and deeper into Fidel Castro's revolution. He didn't realize the extent to which his life back home was quickly crumbling and that the winds of revolution were about to change his life forever.
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Army to launch 'blimp' that defends D.C.

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 1:46pm
The U.S. Army plans to launch two stationary "blimps" at 10,000-feet in the air next week to better protect the Washington D.C. area from cruise missiles and other possible air attacks.
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Everyday life in Cuba

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:35pm
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3 killed after car hits crowd leaving church Christmas event

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:00pm
Three people were killed after a driver plowed into a crowd of people -- many of whom had just left a church Christmas event -- in Southern California, authorities said.
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