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Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

April 7th, 2014 8:25 am by NICK PERRY, Associated Press

Underwater sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes.

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Obama to sign executive orders on pay disparity

Obama to sign executive orders on pay disparity

April 6th, 2014 10:10 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Lacking congressional support to raise wages or end gender pay disparities, President Barack Obama is again imposing his policies on federal contractors.

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Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment

Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment

April 6th, 2014 6:34 pm by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

As the ranks of heroin users rise, more addicts are looking for help but are failing to find it — because there are no beds in packed facilities, treatment is expensive and insurance companies won't pay for inpatient rehab.

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NCAA president: Unionization 'grossly inappropriate'

NCAA president: Unionization 'grossly inappropriate'

April 6th, 2014 6:21 pm by EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer

The NCAA president called an effort to unionize players a "grossly inappropriate" way to solve problems in college sports while insisting the association has plans to change the school-athlete relationship.

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'Captain America' sets April record with $96.2 million

'Captain America' sets April record with $96.2 million

April 6th, 2014 5:48 pm by JESSICA HERNDON, AP Film Writer

LOS ANGELES — Disney and Marvel could be one of the finest teams around. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" has set a record as the biggest domestic April release ever.

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Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects

Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects

April 6th, 2014 5:39 pm by PAUL WISEMAN, AP Business Writers

The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than a decade.

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Navy rescues family with sick baby from sailboat

Navy rescues family with sick baby from sailboat

April 6th, 2014 5:27 pm by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO — U.S. sailors rescued an American family with an ill 1-year-old from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast.

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GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

April 6th, 2014 5:23 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health law to expand coverage choices.

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Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

April 6th, 2014 2:05 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

The nation's disease detectives are beginning a program to try to outsmart outbreaks of food poisoning by routinely decoding the DNA of potentially deadly bacteria and viruses.

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Bryan College could lose faculty over creationism dispute

Bryan College could lose faculty over creationism dispute

April 5th, 2014 5:18 pm by Associated Press

DAYTON, Tenn. — The Dayton college named after one of creationism's most famous defenders is embroiled in a controversy over Adam and Eve.

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