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Midday Roundup: Second fugitive captured alive in New York

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Finally found. The 22-day manhunt for escaped murderer David Sweat ended Sunday when a New York State Police sergeant shot and apprehended him just 2 miles…

Midday Roundup: Terror attacks rattle Tunisia, Kuwait, and France

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Reign of terror. Terrorists left their mark around the world today with three deadly attacks. The worst, in the North African country of Tunisia, left at…

Midday Roundup: Mother Emanuel holds Bible study one week after shooting

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Laid to rest. Funeral services will be held today for two of the nine people killed last week when a gunman opened fire during a Bible study at Emanuel…

Midday Roundup: France fumes over U.S. spying revelations

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Listening in. France is fuming over revelations the U.S. National Security Agency spied on three of the country’s presidents and other top officials.

Midday Roundup: Drone strike kills top ISIS commander

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Losing ground. A U.S. drone strike in Mosul, Iraq, has killed a top Islamic State (ISIS) commander suspected of playing a major role in the 2012 attack on the…

Midday Roundup: Cuba lets Baptist church stay open

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Commuted sentence. Cuban authorities have withdrawn plans to seize control of a large church in eastern Cuba after receiving extensive negative publicity.

Midday Roundup: U.S. highway funding critically low

By Katlyn Babyak, Evan Wilt & Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Nearly broke. The U.S. Highway Trust Fund, which uses federal fuel taxes to maintain interstate highways and public transportation systems, is due to run out…

Midday Roundup: U.S. births increase, ending baby recession

Midday Roundup: U.S. births increase, ending baby recession

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Baby shower. U.S. births rose in 2014 for the first time since 2007, ending a persistent decline experts called the “baby recession.” About 53,000 more…

Midday Roundup: Theater shooter worried doctor, but not enough

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Hindsight. The psychiatrist who treated James Holmes before he opened fire in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, killing 12 and wounding 70 others, was so…

Midday Roundup: Kurdish forces win major battle against ISIS in Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | ISIS rout. Kurdish forces in Syria celebrated a major victory over Islamic State (ISIS) militants, reclaiming the strategic town of Tal Abyad on the Turkish…

Midday Roundup: Youths attacked by sharks at N.C. beaches

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Horrific. A 12-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy both lost limbs in two shark attacks within about 90 minutes Sunday at a North Carolina beach. The attacks…

Midday Roundup: Saeed Abedini suffers another beating in prison

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Beaten. Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini was attacked and beaten by his fellow prisoners last week, lawyers with the American Center for Law and Justice…

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