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Net neutrality rules to create Internet 'fast lane'

Federal regulators plan to propose new rules Thursday that would allow Internet providers to create a "fast lane" for certain websites and services.

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3 American workers killed in Afghan hospital

At least three American hospital workers in Afghanistan were killed Thursday by an officer guarding the hospital, Kabul police said.

The three men killed were among four American workers shot at the CURE hospital in downtown Kabul, city police spokesm...

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Ministry: Gunmen attack Ukrainian army unit

The muddled volley of punches and counter-punches that has come to characterize the crisis in Ukraine continued Thursday.

Ukrainian forces battled pro-Russian protesters in the eastern European country, while Russia and the West exchanged new slaps ov...

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Obama reaffirms commitment to Japan in land dispute

The United States stands by its security agreement with Japan in its dispute with China over a group of islands, President Barack Obama said Thursday.

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After 125 years, ship found at bottom of bay

For more than 125 years, the City of Chester passenger ship has been at the bottom of San Francisco Bay.

Missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 search

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MH370 search: Object not from plane

A metal object that washed ashore on Australia's coast wasn't from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, officials said.

Detailed pictures of the object were enough to convince investigators that it wasn't a lead in the search for the missing plane, the Austr...

South Korea ferry search

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Authorities search ferry owner's offices

South Korean authorities searched the offices of the company that owns the sunken ferry Sewol on Wednesday, prosecutors confirmed to CNN, broadening a criminal investigation that has already ensnared 11 members of the ill-fated ship's crew.

Investigat...

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FDA releases proposed e-cigarette regulations

The Food and Drug Administration is making another attempt at regulating electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products.

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Marijuana use linked to heart problems

Young people who use marijuana may be at risk for heart attacks and other serious cardiovascular problems, a new study suggests.

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Russia's Lavrov: U.S. 'running show' in Kiev

The Ukraine crisis simmered Wednesday, if not with actual fighting, then with fighting words from the key outside players in the conflict: the United States and Russia, whose foreign minister accused Washington of "running the show" in Kiev.

In an int...

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Dutch fighter jets intercept Russian bombers

Dutch fighter jets scrambled Wednesday to intercept a pair of Russian military aircraft that entered their airspace, a fairly routine action that comes amid heightened tensions between Russia and NATO, a Dutch official said.

Maj. Wilko Ter Horst said...

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Mount Everest climbers' grieve for Sherpas

To set foot on Mount Everest is to risk death. Mountaineering tourists and their native Nepali guides both have this on their minds, as they straddle cavernous ravines in the ice.

But nothing could have prepared American climber Jon Reiter for last we...

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Australians 'will not rest' until MH370 found

As Australian officials repeat their commitment to finding missing Flight 370, the…

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Being a wedding guest can be costly

It's not cheap to throw a wedding. But it's becoming more costly to be a guest, too.

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City limits lawn sizes to conserve water

A city in Texas is going to extremes to conserve water by limiting lawn sizes.

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Police: Drunk dad made 13-year-old drive

A father in Missouri is facing charges after police say he made his 13-year-old son…

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Obama kicks off week-long Asian tour in Tokyo

President Barack Obama arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday to begin a week-long tour of…

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Choir of African orphans inspires thousands

An African children's choir made up of orphans inspires people in St. Louis and…

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Want to play guitar like Jimi Hendrix?

Have you ever wanted to play guitar like Jimi Hendrix? Now is your chance! April is…

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Guide: Sending your child to summer camp

Every year, parents send their children off to more than 12,000 day and overnight…

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Earth Day: going green

Earth Day has many of us thinking about ways to go green. Living an eco-friendly…

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Boston Marathon: Running tips

Many people are getting their running shoes out today to run the Boston Marathon. …

Oklahoma City Bombing

Remembering the Oklahoma City bombing

On the morning of April 19, 1995 Timothy McVeigh killed 168 people during the…

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Earth Day: Recycling quiz

Earth Day is April 22nd. How much do you know about the items you assumably recycle…

Irresistible Headlines

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Man leaves $1,000 tip for dog's surgery

Good people, not to mention good tippers, do exist.

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Man wants 'murder' tattoo removed before murder trial

A man who has been charged with first-degree murder has requested that he be allowed…

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Woman finds bird leg in bagged spinach

An Ohio woman says she's disgusted after finding a bird leg in her Dole bagged…

Entertainment Headlines

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Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis welcome baby

Actress Olivia Wilde proudly announced the birth of her baby boy on Wednesday,…

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Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

Surprise! Jodie Foster's now a married woman.

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Chris Brown trial in Washington delayed

Chris Brown must return to California the same way he got to Washington, D.C. -- in…

Environmental News

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Iceberg is twice the size of Atlanta

A massive iceberg with an area almost twice the size of Atlanta is moving into the…

Keystone XL pipeline

Obama pushes back Keystone decision

The Obama administration announced Friday that it is extending the comment period on…

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Can Mr. Poo stop public defecation in India?

India has an unlikely new public health hero: a giant, anthropomorphic turd that…

Travel Headlines

Missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 search

MH370 search: Object not from plane

A metal object that washed ashore on Australia's coast wasn't from Malaysia Airlines…

Hawaiian Airlines stowaway

Stowaway was tired, quiet after jet's landing

Teriyaki meatballs, rice, cookies and a bottle of water.

That's what authorities gave…

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Teen stowaway signals 'big security breach'

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport…

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