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Midday Roundup: Officer acquitted in Freddie Gray’s death

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Officer exonerated. A judge today acquitted Baltimore police officer Edward Nero in the death of Freddie Gray, who died in April 2015 from injuries he…

EgyptAir crash investigation focuses on smoke, debris

By Lynde Langdon
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Tragedy | Investigators say smoke was detected in multiple places on a downed EgyptAir flight moments before it crashed, but the cause of the disaster remains unclear.

Oklahoma governor vetoes bill making abortion a felony

By Lynde Langdon
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Abortion | Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill today that would have criminalized abortion in the state, saying the proposed law was too vague and wouldn’t survive…

Midday Roundup: Congress agrees on debt relief for Puerto Rico

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Too big to fail? Congress is striking a deal with the White House to rescue Puerto Rico from $70 billion in debt. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and…

Body part, suitcases spotted in search for missing EgyptAir flight

By Lynde Langdon & Leigh Jones
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Tragedy | UPDATE: Egyptian search crews have located debris—including a body part, two seats and suitcases—180 miles north of the city of Alexandria, in the…

Journalist Morley Safer dies a week after retiring

By Lynde Langdon
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Obituaries | Morley Safer, the longtime 60 Minutes correspondent whose reporting from Vietnam changed war reporting forever, died today. He was 84.  Safer worked until…

Midday Roundup: Missing Chibok girl found in Nigeria

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Finally free. Nigerian soldiers fighting with Boko Haram in the Sambisa Forest have rescued at least one of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped from…

Midday Roundup: House Republicans nix military draft for women

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Red ink. The House Rules Committee has effectively stripped a provision from the defense authorization bill that would have required women to register for the…

Midday Roundup: Accused Planned Parenthood shooter unfit for trial

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Decree of incompetence. The man accused of attacking a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, Colo., is too mentally unstable to stand trial, a…

Sanders gets mostly symbolic victory in West Virginia

By Lynde Langdon
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Campaign 2016 | Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., won Tuesday’s West Virginia primary, the only competitive presidential race of the day. As the last man standing in the…

Midday Roundup: Obama to visit Hiroshima but make no apologies

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Paying respects. President Barack Obama plans to visit the site of the World War II atom bomb explosion in Hiroshima, Japan, later this month. He will be the…

Midday Roundup: Migration debate forces Austrian chancellor from office

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Political exile. Austria’s chancellor resigned today after losing support from people who want the country to take a harder stance against the influx of…

 
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