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Feet of sand leave farms wasteland after flooding

Posted: 06/04/2012 - Hundreds of farmers are still struggling to remove sand and fill holes gouged by the Missouri River, which swelled with rain and snowmelt, overflowed its banks and damaged thousands of acres

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AP Photos: Iconic 'napalm girl' photo turns 40

Posted: 06/04/2012 - On June 8, 1972, a single photo communicated the horrors of the fighting in a way words could never describe, helping to end one of the most divisive conflicts in American history.

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Accusers' credibility possible Sandusky strategy

Posted: 06/04/2012 - A simple question could be the key to the case against Jerry Sandusky: Will the young men who contend the former Penn State assistant football coach sexually abused them be viewed as credible witnesses?

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Hanoi opens 3 new areas in search for MIAs

Posted: 06/04/2012 - Officials said this is the first time such a joint exchange of war artifacts has occurred. The two defense leaders agreed to return the papers to the families of the deceased soldiers.

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GOP plays offense in medical device tax fight

Posted: 06/04/2012 - So though it is destined to die in the Democratic-run Senate, GOP leaders plan to push legislation through the House this week to repeal an excise tax on the makers of medical devices sold in the U.S. sales.

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2 pilots die as firefighting plane crashes in Utah

Posted: 06/04/2012 - A firefighting aircraft crashed into rugged terrain near the Utah-Nevada border as it dropped retardant on a 5,000-acre wildfire, killing the two Idaho men on board.

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New Miss USA cites Audrey Hepburn as role model

Posted: 06/04/2012 - The nation's newest Miss USA winner is a Rhode Island cellist who describes herself as a nerd and aspires to be more like Hollywood icon Audrey Hepburn.

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Celtics beat Heat 93-91 in OT, tie series at 2-2

Posted: 06/04/2012 - The Celtics' big lead gone and leading scorer along with it, Rajon Rondo had a message for Kevin Garnett. "It's time," Rondo said. "We have to take the game over."

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More advanced therapies are being aimed at cancer

Posted: 06/04/2012 - New research shows a sharp escalation in the weapons race against cancer, with several high-tech approaches long dreamed of but not possible or successful until now.

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Navy marks Battle of Midway's 70th anniversary

Posted: 06/04/2012 - Six months after the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, Japan sent four aircraft carriers to the tiny Pacific atoll of Midway to draw out and destroy what remained of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.

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Woods quiets doubters with a flick of his wrists

Posted: 06/04/2012 - For those who thought Tiger Woods' run as the world's best golfer was over, the 747-sized roar that emanated from the 16th green at Muirfield Village likely shocked them to their senses.

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Zimmerman back in jail, attorney seeks new hearing

Posted: 06/04/2012 - George Zimmerman's attorney says he expects to file a motion Monday seeking a new bond hearing for Trayvon Martin's shooter, who surrendered to authorities in central Florida after a judge revoked his bond.

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Body of kidnapper goes unclaimed in Miss

Posted: 06/03/2012 - Mississippi officials are trying to determine what to do with the body of a man who abducted two young Tennessee girls after he killed their mother and oldest sister.

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Sub fire could have ripple effects for Navy fleet

Posted: 06/03/2012 - The Navy is evaluating whether it's worth spending millions of dollars to repair the USS Miami, the nuclear-powered submarine damaged in a fire in a Maine shipyard.

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Sandusky strategy may pivot on accuser credibility

Posted: 06/03/2012 - Legal experts say the case against Jerry Sandusky could boil down to a simple question: Will jurors find credible the testimony by the young men who claim the former Penn State assistant coach sexually abused them?

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Zimmerman ordered to surrender

Posted: 06/03/2012 - Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is scheduled to surrender to authorities and return to jail today after his bail was revoked last week.

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'Smart bomb' drug attacks breast cancer

Posted: 06/03/2012 - A combination of drugs that acts as a sort of "smart bomb" against breast cancer cells without damaging healthy ones has undergone successful early testing.

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1,200 firefighters battle record New Mexico blaze

Posted: 06/02/2012 - The more than 1,200 firefighters who are battling the nation's largest wildfire in rugged mountains and canyons of southwestern New Mexico are racing to build lines to corral the massive blaze.

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