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  • 8:22am Apr 04, 2014

    Shop Owner Refuses To Spring Forward

    This past weekend, most of Europe moved the clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time. A shop owner says she needs her sleep and will "no longer take part in this circus."
  • 8:22am Apr 04, 2014

    2 AP Journalists Shot By Afghan Police, 1 Dies

    The AP reports Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed. Reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded. The two were in Khost province in eastern Afghanistan ahead of Saturday's election.
  • 10:27am Apr 03, 2014
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Chemical Spill In W. Va. Tests Tolerance For Big Coal

    Linda Wertheimer talks to Evan Osnos about his New Yorker piece in which he explores how the coal industry has become a political player in the state, and what that could mean for future regulation.
  • 7:53am Apr 03, 2014

    Maryland Poised To Outlaw Vaportini

    The state legislature voted to ban the device that heats up a sphere of alcohol, and then you inhale the vapors. Doctors say this is not proven safe.
  • 7:53am Apr 03, 2014
    National National

    4 Dead, Including Shooter, At Army's Fort Hood

    A soldier who was undergoing assessment to determine whether he had post-traumatic stress disorder opened fire on Wednesday at the base. Four people are dead including the shooter, who killed himself.
  • 7:53am Apr 03, 2014
    World News World News National

    ATF Works To Slow Flow Of U.S. Weapons Across Border

    Most of the guns in Mexico come from north of the border. The U.S. has taken steps aimed at slowing gun smugglers, especially since the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives scandal.
  • 7:53am Apr 03, 2014
    World News World News Politics & Government

    Democrats: Benghazi Probes Are Wasteful, Politically Motivated

    Citing millions of dollars spent already, Democrats argue politics is not a good reason to spend millions more investigating the attack on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya more than a year ago.
  • 7:53am Apr 03, 2014

    Breakfast Waffle Wars Heat Up

    Taco Bell last week announced its Waffle Taco. Not to be outdone, White Castle is adding Waffle Sandwiches to its breakfast line. Fast food breakfast is a $50 billion market.