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Midday Roundup: Windy weather blows Orion launch back a day

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Postponed. High winds and glitches forced NASA to cancel today’s test flight of the Orion spacecraft, the next-generation rocket ship designed to replace…

Web Reads: Remembering P.D. James

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | In memoriam. Crime novelist P.D. James died last week at age 94. In this Paris Review interview, James talks about writing, her affection for The Book of Common…

Midday Roundup: Airbag maker fights recall push

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Recall woes. Japanese auto parts manufacturer Takata told U.S. regulators yesterday it did not have enough evidence to justify a nationwide recall of airbags…

Midday Roundup: Lebanon has ISIS leader’s wife, daughter in custody

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bargaining chip. Lebanese officials claim to have captured the wife of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Sagia Dulaimi and her 9-year-old daughter were…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson protests take to the football field

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hands up. Five St. Louis Rams football players protested the shooting of Michael Brown at game time yesterday. Before taking the field for pregame…

Midday Roundup: Put away the turkey, it’s time to go shopping

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Hit the stores. The traditional Black Friday shopping day again started last night, with many stores opening at 5 p.m. The idea quickly has caught on with the…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson violence simmers after post-grand jury explosion

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Night Two. Overnight protests in Ferguson, Mo., were less violent than on Monday, but angry rioters did torch one police car and vandalize several businesses.

Midday Roundup: Grand jury documents reveal Ferguson officer’s story

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Completely overpowered. Members of the public can now review almost all the evidence that the St. Louis grand jury saw in its review of the Michael Brown…

Midday Roundup: The IRS had Lois Lerner’s emails after all

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Found. The U.S. Treasury Inspector General has discovered 30,000 emails sent by former IRS official Lois Lerner—messages the IRS claimed had been destroyed…

Midday Roundup: When it snows in Buffalo, it pours

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Heads up. The snow has finally stopped in Buffalo, N.Y., but the city still has much work to do to recover from one of the biggest winter storms in its…

Web Reads: What does Thanksgiving taste like in your state?

Web Reads: What does Thanksgiving taste like in your state?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Beyond the turkey. For those cooking or eating on Thanksgiving Day, The New York Times offers a recipe from each state, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico that…

Midday Roundup: Three shot, gunman dead at Florida State library

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | School shooting. A gunman opened fire in the Florida State University (FSU) library early this morning, sending students who were up late cramming for exams…

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