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European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA 'Black Sites' Case 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:08:00 -0400 
    The European Court of Human Rights said Poland broke the European human rights convention by allowing the CIA to imprison and torture two terrorism suspects in secret prisons on its soil.

U.S. Database Glitch Delays Passport, Visa Processing 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:01:00 -0400 
    The problem in the U.S. State Department system could cause problems for millions of people worldwide who are awaiting travel documents.

Montana Sen. Walsh Says PTSD May Have Played A Role In His Plagiarism 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:28:00 -0400 
    Sen. John Walsh lifted at least a quarter of his United States Army War College master's thesis, according to a report in The New York Times. Walsh was appointed to the Senate in February.

A Simple Way To Reduce Stroke Risk: Take Your Pulse 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:57:12 -0400 
    Most people can't tell when they're having the irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation that puts them at risk of stroke. Simply learning to take your own pulse could help, researchers say.

A Strange Political Dustup Clouds Kansas Governor's Future 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:05:00 -0400 
    An open revolt among moderate Kansas Republicans has clouded Gov. Sam Brownback's re-election hopes and focused national attention on the tax-cutting experiment at the heart of his "red-state model."

The 313 Turns 313: Happy Birthday, Detroit 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:01:00 -0400 
    In 1701, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac founded the beginnings of modern-day Detroit — area code 313. Motor City can't throw a big celebration because of its bankruptcy, but there will be some parties.

In Detroit Porch Shooting Trial, It's Murder Vs. Self-Defense 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:01:00 -0400 
    The murder trial is underway for Theodore Wafer, the Detroit homeowner who shot Renisha McBride, an unarmed black teen, on his porch. Wafer claims self-defense; prosecutors say there was no threat.

Iowa Mayor Calls For 'Caring Cities' To Take In Young Immigrants 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:01:00 -0400 
    The governor of Iowa says he's empathetic but doesn't want to host any of the unaccompanied and undocumented children from Central America. But advocacy groups and other officials in the state are urging Iowans to welcome them.

New Rules Proposed For Oil-Carrying Trains In Wake Of Fiery Crashes 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:01:00 -0400 
    The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules for railroad oil tank cars, after a series of fiery derailments. The rules would phase out thousands of older cars in two years.

Complications During Ariz. Inmate's Execution Reignite Controversy 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:01:00 -0400 
    An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die after receiving a lethal injection Wednesday.

Military Dogs' Advocates Say The Canines Aren't Pets — They're Vets 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:01:00 -0400 
    Military war dogs serve combat tours, save lives and suffer injuries like the soldiers they serve. On Capitol Hill this week, dogs and their handlers made the case that all dogs should be brought home from war and treated with the respect they've earned.

How High Debt From The Housing Collapse Still Stifles Our Economy 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:01:00 -0400 
    Seven years after the subprime mortgage crisis, the U.S. economy has not yet fully recovered. Now two economists have come up with new evidence about what's holding the economy back.

Amid Wave Of Child Immigrants, Reports Of Abuse By Border Patrol 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:01:00 -0400 
    Dozens of children have filed complaints saying they were subjected to inhumane treatment at Border Patrol stations. The complaints center on the holding cells, referred to as "freezers" by migrants.

FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To Tel Aviv 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:27:00 -0400 
    The FAA worked with other U.S. agencies to reassess the risk of planes being hit by rockets at Israel's main airport. But that doesn't mean all carriers will resume service.

Ariz. Governor Orders Review After Execution Lasts 2 Hours 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:04:00 -0400 
    Death row inmate Joseph Wood took nearly two hours to die by lethal injection. Robert Siegel speaks with reporter Tucson News Now reporter Mauricio Marin about the execution and related legal battles.
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