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Midday Roundup: Assad, rebels agree to try to end fighting in Syria

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Newsworthy | Here’s hoping. The Syrian government and opposition groups reached a peace agreement last night that will allow desperately needed aid to flow into…

Midday Roundup: FBI arrests rogue rancher Cliven Bundy

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Newsworthy | Protest arrest. FBI agents arrested Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy at the Portland, Ore., airport Wednesday night as he traveled to Burns, Ore., to rally…

Wheaton, Hawkins profess no hard feelings

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Higher Education | College to name scholarship for the departing political science professor it once wanted to fire

Kasich clinches second-place finish

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Campaign 2016 | Third place in the GOP race still too close to call an hour after polls closed

Midday Roundup: Nine dead after commuter trains collide in Germany

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Newsworthy | Travel tragedy. Two commuter trains collided in Germany this morning, killing nine people and seriously injuring 50 others. Two passengers remain…

Wheaton, Larycia Hawkins agree to part ways

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Higher Education | Surprise announcement comes just days before the professor was set to go before a faculty council

Death toll climbs following quake in Taiwan

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Taiwan | UPDATE: After a day of searching, Taiwanese officials report at least 100 people remain missing following a powerful earthquake that toppled buildings in the…

Midday Roundup: Pastor heads to prison for helping single mother flee country

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Newsworthy | Sent to prison. The Virginia pastor convicted of helping a woman flee the country with her daughter to keep her away from her former lesbian partner will…

Midday Roundup: Groundhog gives hope to snow-socked states

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Newsworthy | Get ready for spring. Today is Groundhog Day, and the wily and wise rodent on whom all hopes for an early spring rest has declared winter dead. Beady-eyed…

Texas high court revives cheerleader suit over Scripture-themed banners

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Free Speech | The Texas Supreme Court has handed a half-time victory to a group of high school cheerleaders who sued for the right to put Bible verses on the banners they…

Midday Roundup: Teacher arrested for helping California convicts escape

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Newsworthy | Inside job. Police have arrested five people in connection with last weekend’s escape from the Central Men’s Jail in southern California. Investigators…

Midday Roundup: Will Flint water crisis force Michigan governor to resign?

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Newsworthy | Under pressure. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday released 250 pages of emails related to the water crisis in Flint, but the move has done little to…

 
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