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Is MERS the next big global health threat?

By Lynde Langdon
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Health | A Illinois businessman walked away from a 40-minute meeting at the beginning of May with something unexpected: a case of a novel Middle Eastern virus. The…

Midday Roundup: The U.S. military's hot, nuclear mess

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Loose nukes. There are 450 nuclear missiles locked away in silos around the United States, and the unit tasked with guarding them is a hot mess. An…

Democrats agree to participate in GOP-led Benghazi panel

By Kent Covington & Lynde Langdon
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Benghazi | House Democrats have decided to participate in the Republican-led inquiry into the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on Americans in Benghazi, Libya. In a brief…

Midday Roundup: Answering for American drone strike deaths

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Execution justification. The Obama administration announced late yesterday it will release a secret memo explaining the president’s legal justification for…

Midday Roundup: Moore marks F5 tornado’s one year anniversary

By Lynde Langdon & Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Painful memories. Residents of Moore, Okla., paused today to remember the massive twister that destroyed much of the town one year ago. The EF5 tornado killed…

After an easy court win, gay marriages begin in Oregon

By Lynde Langdon
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Marriage | U.S. District Judge Michael McShane today declared Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. At least one county office immediately started…

Midday Roundup: U.S. chastises China for cyberspying

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hacked. The United States outed five Chinese military officials for hacking into U.S. companies in state-sponsored cyberattacks. A federal court indictment…

NRB splits with publisher over pro-gay book

By Lynde Langdon
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Religion | The publisher of numerous evangelical bestsellers has resigned from the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) over a controversial new book published by the…

Midday Roundup: Thousands evacuated ahead of California wildfire

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Blazing. Nine wildfires threaten residents in California’s San Diego County as firefighters work against drought, wind, and hot weather to contain the…

Midday Roundup: Could the long-lost Santa Maria finally be found?

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Ship ahoy. An ocean explorer claims to have found what might be the remains of Christopher Columbus’ ship, the Santa Maria , off the coast of northern Haiti.

Midday Roundup: More than 200 gay couples get Arkansas marriage licenses

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Awaiting a stay. More than 200 gay couples obtained Arkansas marriage licenses Monday after a judge tossed out the state’s 10-year-old same-sex marriage…

Midday Roundup: Nintendo scourged for not allowing fake gay marriages

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Avatar marriage. Nintendo is apologizing for allowing only heterosexual marriages in English editions of a life-simulator video game. The game, Tomodachi Life,

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