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IP candidate Kevin Terrell could influence US Senate race In his bid for the U.S. Senate, Independence Party candidate Kevin Terrell aims to capitalize on voter discontent with the two largest parties. 5:43 p.m.
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Israel Targets Tunnels, But Hits Elsewhere — Including Gaza Hospital
As the Israeli military expands its assault in the Gaza Strip, casualty numbers continue to grow. At last count, more than 550 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 25 Israeli soldiers have died. On Monday, an Israeli strike hit a hospital in central Gaza, killing people in the intensive care unit.
Can The Egyptian Regime Still Play Peace Broker In Gaza Strife?
Violence continues to escalate in the Gaza Strip. According to many foreign observers, Egypt must play a key role in any peace agreement between Israel and Hamas. To find out why, Robert Siegel speaks with Michele Dunne, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
GOP Marks Dodd-Frank's 4th Birthday With Calls For Repeal
It's been four years since Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law. On the anniversary of this sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, Republicans have released a report that argues the law falls short on one of its main tasks.
By Trolley, Train, Show Boat Or Surrey, These Musicals Will Move You
When we asked movie critic Bob Mondello to contribute to our Book Your Trip series, he immediately began humming show tunes. Spend six minutes listening to this story and you'll be singing along, too.
What The Odds Fail To Capture When A Health Crisis Hits
Making health decisions based on the odds can be an extremely difficult thing to do when you're a patient, even for people who study the science of how we make decisions.
Obama Signs Order To Protect Against Anti-LGBT Bias
President Obama has signed an executive order to ban bias against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees among federal contractors.
Sen. Alexander Outpaces Tea Party, But Remains In Its Cross Hairs
Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, like other GOP incumbents, is facing competition from his right as he runs for a third term. But his Tea Party challenger, Joe Carr, is having trouble gaining traction.
Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Is Convicted On Obstruction Charges
A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted of impeding the investigation into the attack. Azamat Tazhayakov was found guilty Monday of obstruction of justice and conspiracy.
Teenage Songwriters Take On 'Bro-Country'
In their first single, the young country singers Maddie & Tae make a splash by speaking up for the women in country songs who are expected to look good in the back of a pickup truck, nothing more.
Tenuous Progress At Jet's Crash Site, As Clashes Flare Close By
The first investigators have reached the crash site of the Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, fighting flared in Donetsk between separatists and armed groups supporting the government.
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