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Midday roundup: Tea party gets an edge in Mississippi primary

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Republican coup? A tea party-backed candidate is headed for a runoff with six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran after yesterday’s primary in Mississippi.

Destructive precision

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Disaster | The mysterious path of a tornado and the lasting scars it leaves

Midday Roundup: Deluge catches Floridians off-guard

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | April showers. In Florida, people clambered onto rooftops or climbed into their attics on Wednesday to escape nearly 2 feet of rain that dropped on the…

Midday Roundup: What did hijackers want with Flight 370?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Still searching. Malaysian officials now say Flight 370 was likely hijacked before it disappeared more than a week ago. Ongoing analysis of radar and…

Midday Roundup: Will El Niño finally break winter’s vice grip?

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Heating up. Something’s brewing in the Pacific Ocean that could bring relief from this hard, hard winter. Its name is El Niño. Meteorologists with the…

Change in the weather

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Britain | An opinion on Britain’s ‘almost unparalleled’ soaking leads to a political sacking

How weird spirituality can lead to environmental chaos

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Religion | It is raining as I write this column in Pennsylvania, but the worst I will get is dampness in the basement. Southwest England is getting red alerts, flood…

Heat seekers

By Emily Belz
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Weather | Record-setting snow on the East Coast wearies residents and their budgets

Are snow storms and hurricanes as dangerous as nukes and sarin gas?

By David Sonju
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Climate Change | Secretary of State John Kerry called climate change “the world’s most fearsome weapon of mass destruction” in a speech in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday.

Dollars and Sense: A tale of two California economies

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | California dreamin’. I’ve been in Los Angeles this week, and I’ve discovered an economy that is Dickensian: It’s the best of times and the worst of…

Midday Roundup: New cable giant plans coast-to-coast rampage

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Massive merger. Comcast Corp. announced today it plans to buy Time Warner Cable Inc., forming an uber-company out of the nation’s two largest cable TV…

Globe Trot: Kenneth Bae rescue mission thwarted again

By Mindy Belz
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International | NORTH KOREA: For a second time, North Korea has rescinded its invitation for a U.S. envoy to visit imprisoned American Kenneth Bae, who was sentenced to…

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