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Four People Dead In Shooting In St. Louis

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Students sue to soften 'cruel' truancy policies

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Trayvon Martin murder case goes to trial, jury selection begins

The Trayvon Martin murder case went to trial on Monday, with the first order of business selecting a jury to decide the fate of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager and triggered a national debate about race, guns and equal justice before the law.

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NSA Leak Prompts Calls For U.S. To Reduce Reliance On Contractors

The U.S. government may have to reconsider how much it relies on outside defense contractors who are given top security clearances, after an NSA contractor exposed top-secret phone and internet surveillance programs.

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Taliban Beheads Two Boys In Southern Afghanistan

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Trayvon Martin Murder Case Goes To Trial In Florida

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Trayvon Martin murder case goes to trial in Florida

George Zimmerman could receive life in prison if convicted of second-degree murder for the death of Trayvon Martin.

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White House defends seizure of cellular carrier call records

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Building Collapse In Philadelphia Injures 12, Traps Others

A building collapsed in downtown Philadelphia on Wednesday and rescue workers pulled 12 people from the rubble and were trying to reach two others trapped beneath it, fire officials said.

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Obama taps controversial figure as national security advisor

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Death Toll Reaches 14 In Friday's Oklahoma Tornadoes

The death toll from deadly tornadoes that struck Oklahoma on Friday has risen by one to 14, with a child added to a tally that now includes nine adults and five children, the state's chief medical examiner said on Monday.