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April 8, 2014

Time running out in search for missing Malaysia jet

A ship that picked up possible "pings" from the black box recorders of a missing jetliner has been unable to detect more signals.

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April 8, 2014

Senate votes to extend unemployment benefits

The Democratic-led U.S. Senate passed a bill to restore expired jobless benefits for 2.4 million Americans.

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April 8, 2014

Fort Hood shooting rampage lasted 8 minutes

The shooting rampage at the U.S. Army base started with an argument over leave and lasted eight minutes.

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April 8, 2014

PHOTOS: NCAA mens basketball championship

See photos from UConn's win over Kentucky for the NCAA mens basketball championship.

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April 8, 2014

10 for today: Tuesday, April 8

A look at the news making headlines today, Tuesday, April 8.

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April 8, 2014

UConn tames Wildcats for NCAA title

Shabazz Napier scored 22 points to lead Connecticut to its second NCAA title in four years.

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April 7, 2014

Obamacare ‘accomplishing goal;’ uninsured drops to 6-year low

The percentage of Americans without health insurance has dipped to the lowest in nearly six years.

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April 7, 2014

Barbara Walters to retire next month

Barbara Walters, who was the first woman to co-anchor an evening news program, will retire in May.

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April 7, 2014

Victims of mudslide remembered at first funeral service

Hundreds of mourners gathered in the first of a series of services for the over two dozen dead.

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April 7, 2014

Australia says new ‘pings’ best lead yet in missing Malaysia jet

An Australian ship has picked up signals consistent with the beacons from aircraft black box recorders.

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April 7, 2014

Obama to launch executive actions on equal pay

President Barack Obama will launch two new executive actions aimed at increasing transparency about women's pay.

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April 7, 2014

GM ignition switch probe could lead to criminal charges

At least 13 people were killed in accidents caused by switches that shut down cars.

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April 4, 2014

Making headlines this week

The news you missed and the stories you'll want to remember.

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April 4, 2014

Army seeks motive for Fort Hood shooting

The U.S. Army is searching for a clear motive for the second mass killing in five years at the Texas base.

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April 4, 2014

Hunt for Malaysian plane heads underwater

The search for a missing jet in the seas off Australia heads underwater, as the battery life of the cockpit recorder dwindles.

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April 4, 2014

GM files 200K pages of recall documents

General Motors submits details about a defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.

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April 4, 2014

10 for today: Friday, April 4

A look at the news making headlines today, Friday, April 4.

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April 4, 2014

Minnesota court to hear all Target data breach cases

The many lawsuits that accuse Target of failing to protect customers from a data breach will be consolidated in the retailer's home state Minnesota.

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April 4, 2014

Legal victory for big-money campaign donors to be felt in states, courts

A Supreme Court ruling striking down the cap on federal election contributions is sending ripples across American politics.

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April 4, 2014

Geologist raised idea of moving homes from mudslide site

Studies done a decade ago recommended moving the homes in a neighborhood wiped out by a mudslide last month.

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