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Midday Roundup: Court rules against NSA phone records collection

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Newsworthy | Data decision. A federal appeals court ruled today that the U.S. government’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone data exceeds limits set by Congress. The…

Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at 92

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Obituary | Former House Speaker Jim Wright, the Texas Democrat and first speaker in history to be forced out of office midterm, died today. He was 92. Wright represented…

Midday Roundup: Germanwings co-pilot had practiced deadly maneuver

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Newsworthy | New crash details. French investigators said today that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz practiced a controlled descent on an earlier flight the day he…

Midday Roundup: ISIS connection unclear in Texas shooting

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Newsworthy | Behind the scenes. The Islamic State (ISIS) has taken credit for a shooting at an anti-Islam event in Garland, Texas, on Sunday, but investigators have not…

Midday Roundup: Gunmen attack ‘Draw Muhammad’ event in Texas

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Newsworthy | Backlash. Gunmen opened fire Sunday night outside an anti-Islam event in Garland, Texas. The two assailants wounded an unarmed security guard before being…

Carly Fiorina officially joins GOP presidential fray

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Campaign 2016 | Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced her campaign for the Republican presidential nomination today through social media outlets and an interview…

Britain welcomes royal baby girl

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Britain | It’s a princess for Britain’s Prince William and wife Kate. Royal officials reported that Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth this morning to a…

Nigeria frees more women and girls from Boko Haram

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Nigeria | Nigeria announced its military has freed 234 girls and women held captive by Boko Haram in the Sambisa Forest. This latest rescue brings the total number of…

Midday Roundup: Freddie Gray’s death ruled a homicide

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Newsworthy | Improper arrest. Baltimore’s chief prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, today called the death of Freddie Gray a homicide and said she had probable cause to file…

Midday Roundup: Witness claims Freddie Gray may have hurt himself

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Newsworthy | Overheard. A prisoner in the same van said he thought Freddie Gray, who died after injuries he received in Baltimore police custody, tried to hurt himself by…

Bernie Sanders: America wants real change

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Campaign 2016 | Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has announced he will challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. Sanders confirmed his candidacy…

State of emergency in Baltimore

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Crime | UPDATE: Firefighters are battling a three-alarm blaze that engulfed the construction site for a new community center in east Baltimore. Though the fire…

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