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Courage under Fire

Courage under Fire

As one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. military, Tammie Jo Shults, is…

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Al-Jazeera Buys Current TV

Al-Jazeera, the pan-Arab news channel which has struggled to win space on American cable television, has acquired Current TV, the channel founded by Al Gore and business partner Joel Hyatt.

Gore and Hyatt, who created the channel in 2005, confirmed the sale in a statement on Wednesday. The…

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Kansas Wants Sperm Donor to Pay Child Support

The state of Kansas is seeking child support from a man who says he signed away all parental rights when he donated sperm to a lesbian couple.

“It came out of the blue. He was absolutely floored,” attorney Ben Swinnen said of his client William Marotta.

Marotta, 46, met Angela…

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61 Die in Stampede After NYE Fireworks Show

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — A crowd stampeded after leaving a New Year’s fireworks show early Tuesday in Ivory Coast’s commercial center, killing 61 people – many of them youths – and injuring more than 200, rescue workers said.

The death toll was expected to rise, the officials said.

Thousands had…

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Hillary Clinton Hospitalized with Blood Clot

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has been admitted to a New York hospital after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from the concussion she sustained earlier this month.

Clinton spokesman Philippe Reines says her doctors discovered the clot during a follow-up exam Sunday. Reines says Clinton is…

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Russian Plane Crash Kills 4

MOSCOW (AP) — Investigators are examining flight recorders and other evidence to try to determine the cause of the airliner crash in Moscow that killed four people.

The Tu-204 belonging to Russian airline Red Wings was carrying eight people, all of them crew members, when it careered off the runway…

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