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US states oppose transgender edict
Eleven US states file a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's recent efforts to expand the rights of transgender students. Wed, 25 May 2016 19:50:39 GMT
Migrant boat capsize caught on camera
The deadly capsizing of a migrant boat in the Mediterranean is caught on camera by the Italian navy as it rescues 550 people. Wed, 25 May 2016 21:04:36 GMT
Norway stages 32-hour app term reading
The consumer agency in Norway stages a live reading of app terms and conditions lasting over 30 hours in protest against their "absurd" length. Wed, 25 May 2016 15:58:10 GMT
Clinton blamed over email security
The state department finds Hillary Clinton and other former secretaries of state are at fault for poorly managing email security, an audit shows. Wed, 25 May 2016 17:15:39 GMT
Jailed Ukrainian freed in prisoner swap
Russia releases jailed Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko in a prisoner exchange also involving two Russian nationals convicted in Kiev last month. Wed, 25 May 2016 16:18:05 GMT
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Drones Pique the Interest of Entrepreneurs
Start-ups are offering services from news gathering and real estate photography to monitoring of farm fields. But the rules are still being written. Wed, 25 May 2016 22:06:11 +0000
Panama Papers: British-Canadian billionaire mysterious middleman in 'corruption scheme' prosecuted by U.S. Justice Dept.
✂ U.S. officials say he “enriched himself” with $400 million (U.S.) in mark-ups and paid tens of millions of dollars in bribes to Bahraini officials, a Toronto Star/CBC investigation has found. Wed, 25 May 2016 21:59:47 +0000

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Mother of Mount Everest victim wants answers
From half a world away, Maritha Strydom was following her daughter's progress on Mount Everest last week through a series of satellite "pings" from the climber's phone.

Wed, 25 May 2016 16:11:34 EDT
Victims' grueling final hours
Three of them died chasing a dream. The fourth fell to his death helping others chase theirs. Wed, 25 May 2016 15:49:27 EDT
Why Everest is irresistible
After climbing deaths, some ask: Why do something so dangerous? But Brendan Leonard says in many ways you're more in control on side of mountain than in the car.

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How hard is it to climb?
Icy temperatures, fierce winds and limited oxygen: The world's highest peak is an inhospitable place for any living thing, and danger is inherent in trying to climb it. Wed, 25 May 2016 15:50:30 EDT
States to sue WH over bathrooms
The state of Texas will sue the White House over its new transgender directive in schools, once again pitting the Lone Star State against an administration they have relished fighting.

Wed, 25 May 2016 15:21:24 EDT

NYT > U.S.
Pain Spreads as Credit Vise Grows Tighter
Lenders have become even less willing to part with their money, further crimping budgets and family spending.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:43:45 GMT
For Rivals, Finance Crisis Is Posing on-the-Fly Tests
The presidential race has turned into an audition for who could best handle a national economic emergency.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 11:44:12 GMT
Drug Label, Maimed Patient and Test for Court
At issue is whether plaintiffs have the right to sue when the products that hurt them had met federal standards.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:39:18 GMT
After Impasse, New California Budget Agreement
California legislative leaders and the governor have come to an agreement on the state budget, which is now roughly three months late.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:20:47 GMT
California Bans Texting by Operators of Trains
After investigators said an engineer in last week’s collision had been texting on the job, regulators temporarily banned the use of all cellular devices by anyone at the controls of a moving train.

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The Weather Channel: Your Local Weather Outlook--Falls Church, VA (22046)
Current Weather Conditions In Falls Church, VA (22046)
Mostly Cloudy, and 85 ° F. For more details? Wed, 25 May 2016 22:34:36 UTC
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This map shows the location and intensity of precipitation in your area. The color of the precipitation corresponds to the rate at which it is falling. This map is updated every 15 minutes. Wed, 25 May 2016 22:34:36 UTC
Pollen Trend for Falls Church, VA (22046)
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Quotes of the Day
Penn Jillette
"Technology adds nothing to art. Two thousand years ago, I could tell you a story, and at any point during the story I could stop, and ask, Now do you want the hero to be kidnapped, or not? But that would, of course, have ruined the story. Part of the experience of being entertained is sitting back and plugging into someone else's vision." Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist." Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Charles M. Schulz
"That's the secret to life... replace one worry with another...." Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Alfred Hitchcock
"Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it." Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Robert Pirsig
"There is an evil tendency underlying all our technology - the tendency to do what is reasonable even when it isn't any good." Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT