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Dad of Massachusetts boy found dead plans funeral

Mon Apr 21, 2014

- The father of a missing boy whose body was found off a Massachusetts highway says he was crushed to hear that his 5-year-old son's remains had been identified but is planning his funeral. Full Story

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Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

Mon Apr 21, 2014

- Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change. Full Story

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Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

Mon Apr 21, 2014

- Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana. Full Story

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16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight

Mon Apr 21, 2014

- Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen. Full Story

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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

Mon Apr 21, 2014

- Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being. Full Story

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Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

Sun Apr 20, 2014

- A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school. Full Story

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Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year

Fri Apr 18, 2014

- Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse -- at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies. Full Story

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Man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

Fri Apr 18, 2014

- A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public. Full Story

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Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

Mon Apr 21, 2014

- What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth. Full Story

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Police raid LA Times building after threat reports

Sat Apr 19, 2014

- Police took a man into custody Friday night inside the Los Angeles Times building after it was locked down because of a shooting threat report, the newspaper said. Full Story

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Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty

Fri Apr 18, 2014

- A Navy officer was relieved of duty Friday because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team, the service said. Full Story