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Talk Of Zombies Aside, Gun Bills Face Political Reality Talk Of Zombies Aside, Gun Bills Face Political Reality
Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Saturday will be available at approximately 12:00 p.m. ET. March 16, 2013 Enlarge image i Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy holds a hearing on gun control in Washington, D.C., on March 7. The committee has since passed two bills on guns that are headed to the full Senate. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy holds a hearing on gun control in Washington, D.C., on March 7. The committee has since...
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Ted Cruz: From Texas Underdog To Republican Up-And-Comer Ted Cruz: From Texas Underdog To Republican Up-And-Comer
Enlarge image i Texas Republican Ted Cruz, then senator-elect, speaks to reporters before a freshman senators luncheon on Nov. 13. Harry Hamburg/AP Texas Republican Ted Cruz, then senator-elect, speaks to reporters before a freshman senators luncheon on Nov. 13. Harry Hamburg/AP The keynote speaker at Saturday night's closing session of the Conservative Political Action Conference is a 42-year-old Texan who's been a U.S. senator since January. In that short time, Tea Party Republican Ted Cruz has...
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Wine Revolution: As Drinkers And Growers, U.S. Declares Independence Wine Revolution: As Drinkers And Growers, U.S. Declares Independence
Enlarge image i The vineyard at Round Pond Estate in Rutherford, Calif. Napa Valley is just one of wine-growing regions across the country. Eric Risberg/AP The vineyard at Round Pond Estate in Rutherford, Calif. Napa Valley is just one of wine-growing regions across the country. Eric Risberg/AP A curious shift has happened in global wine-drinking trends: Americans have overtaken the French and Italians, Europe's traditional lovers of the fruits of the vine, as the world's top wine guzzlers. And...
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2 Children And 1 Woman Killed In Denver Shooting 2 Children And 1 Woman Killed In Denver Shooting
DENVER (AP) — Two children under 10 years old and a woman were killed, and a third child was wounded in an apparent shooting at a house in the northeast part of the Denver, police said Wednesday. That child is in critical condition, said police Lt. Matt Murray. Investigators are waiting for a warrant to re-enter the house. "It appears to be an isolated incident. We are talking to people, we are now talking to witnesses, but we have no indication that there is a shooter out there on the loose in...
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14585 Hits, 88 Comments, Added On 2/6/2013 9:22:38 AM

25 Billion Served Up: ITunes Reaches Milestone 25 Billion Served Up: ITunes Reaches Milestone
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The answer to the trivia question will be: "Monkey Drums (Goskel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch." That's the 25 billionth song purchased on iTunes. Apple announced the sales milestone in a news release Wednesday. The company says Phillip Lupke of Germany purchased and downloaded Buch's song and will receive an iTunes gift card worth 10,000 euros, or about $13, 500. It took the Cupertino, Calif., company 12 years to reach the milestone. Customers download an average of 15,000 songs a...
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UK's Space Age Antarctic Base Can Slide Across Ice UK's Space Age Antarctic Base Can Slide Across Ice
LONDON (AP) — British researchers have unveiled a futuristic Antarctic research base that can move, sliding across the frozen surface to beat the shifting ice and pounding snow that doomed its predecessors. The British Antarctic Survey said Wednesday that the Halley VI Research Station is the sixth facility to occupy the site on the Brunt Ice Shelf — a floating sheet of ice about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from the edge of the South Atlantic. Most of the previous stations were crushed under the weight of...
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Calif. Tour Bus Collision Death Toll Rises To 8 Calif. Tour Bus Collision Death Toll Rises To 8
LOMA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — California authorities say the death toll from last weekend's tour bus collision has risen to eight with the death of the driver of a pickup truck struck by the bus. A San Bernardino County coroner's official says 72-year-old Fred Bailey Richardson of San Bernardino died at 6:39 a.m. Wednesday at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Richardson was driving a landscaping service truck that was struck by the out-of-control bus Sunday night. The crash crushed the pickup. The...
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Boy Scouts Delay Decision On Admitting Gays Boy Scouts Delay Decision On Admitting Gays
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America put off a decision Wednesday on whether to lift its ban on gay members and leaders, saying the question will be taken up at the organization's national meeting in May. "After careful consideration and extensive dialogue within the Scouting family, along with comments from those outside the organization, the volunteer officers of the Boy Scouts of America's National Executive Board concluded that due to the complexity of this issue, the organization needs...
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Heavy Clashes Erupt In Syrian Capital Heavy Clashes Erupt In Syrian Capital
BEIRUT (AP) — Heavy fighting erupted in Damascus Wednesday as government forces tried to hold back a new rebel effort to push the civil war into the heart of the Syrian capital, activists said. Elsewhere, a car bomb killed at least 19 security officers. The clashes in Damascus were the most intense violence to hit the capital in weeks. The sounds of gunfire and blasts from government shelling of rebel-held areas could be heard in most neighborhoods. Activist videos online showed shell explosions...
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Once-Secret 'Watch List' Of Alleged Polluters Under Review At EPA Once-Secret 'Watch List' Of Alleged Polluters Under Review At EPA
The Environmental Protection Agency's once-secret of allegedly chronic polluters is under review by the EPA's inspector general. The existence of the list was first disclosed by the Center for Public Integrity (CPI) and NPR in 2011 during a joint investigation of EPA's air pollution regulation. CPI's Jim Morris discovered the list and a CPI/NPR Freedom of Information Act request prompted its public release. Enlarge image i "Poisoned Places," an NPR/Center for Public Integrity...
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