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April 7, 2014

Australia says new ‘pings’ best lead yet in missing Malaysia jet

An Australian ship has picked up signals consistent with the beacons from aircraft black box recorders.

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April 7, 2014

Obama to launch executive actions on equal pay

President Barack Obama will launch two new executive actions aimed at increasing transparency about women's pay.

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April 7, 2014

GM ignition switch probe could lead to criminal charges

At least 13 people were killed in accidents caused by switches that shut down cars.

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April 4, 2014

Making headlines this week

The news you missed and the stories you'll want to remember.

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April 4, 2014

Army seeks motive for Fort Hood shooting

The U.S. Army is searching for a clear motive for the second mass killing in five years at the Texas base.

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April 4, 2014

Hunt for Malaysian plane heads underwater

The search for a missing jet in the seas off Australia heads underwater, as the battery life of the cockpit recorder dwindles.

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April 4, 2014

GM files 200K pages of recall documents

General Motors submits details about a defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.

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April 4, 2014

10 for today: Friday, April 4

A look at the news making headlines today, Friday, April 4.

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April 4, 2014

Minnesota court to hear all Target data breach cases

The many lawsuits that accuse Target of failing to protect customers from a data breach will be consolidated in the retailer's home state Minnesota.

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April 4, 2014

Legal victory for big-money campaign donors to be felt in states, courts

A Supreme Court ruling striking down the cap on federal election contributions is sending ripples across American politics.

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April 4, 2014

Geologist raised idea of moving homes from mudslide site

Studies done a decade ago recommended moving the homes in a neighborhood wiped out by a mudslide last month.

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April 3, 2014

Flooding may slow search at Washington mudslide site

Recovery teams are racing against a forecast of returning showers in the search for victims of a mudslide that left dozens dead or missing.

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April 3, 2014

Fort Hood shooter showed no suicidal tendencies

A soldier fatally shot three people and injured at 16 on Wednesday before shooting himself at the Texas Army base.

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April 3, 2014

Delphi’s liability in GM recall could be tested

Delphi is getting drawn into a mounting wave of litigation for its role in producing the faulty ignition switch that prompted the recalls.

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April 3, 2014

10 for today: Thursday, April 3

A look at the news making headlines today, Thursday, April 3.

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April 2, 2014

4 dead, several injured in shooting at Fort Hood Army base

A gunman opened fire at Fort Hood, killing 4 and injuring several people at the Army base.

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April 2, 2014

Melting snow may trigger flooding around Washington mudslide site

Efforts to recover bodies from a mudslide that killed at least 28 people could be hampered by weather.

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April 2, 2014

Supreme Court strikes down campaign donation caps

The U.S. Supreme Court expanded how much political donors can give candidates and parties in federal elections.

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April 2, 2014

GM avoided faulty switch fix to save $1 per car

GM didn't change an ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths because it added $1 to the cost of each car.

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April 2, 2014

10 for today: Wednesday, April 2

A look at the news making headlines today, Wednesday, April 2.

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William Hurt exits George Allman biopic

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The actor has pulled out of "Midnight Rider," two months after a camera assistant died while filming a scene.

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Emmert supports more efficient, effective NCAA

NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

NCAA President Mark Emmert believes college sports can address the concerns of union organizers without changing the entire model.

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For Wrigley, it’s party of a century

Jake Schrum, 10, of Cedar Lake, Ind., holds a sign during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

Exactly 100 years after the Chicago Federals pounded the Kansas City Packers in the first game at the Chicago ballpark, Wrigley got quite the birthday bash on Wednesday afternoon

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Tracy McGrady signs with baseball team

Retired NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady throws a pitch at the Sugar Land Skeeters baseball stadium Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Sugar Land, Texas. McGrady hopes to try out as a pitcher for the independent Atlantic League Skeeters.

The former NBA star signed Wednesday to pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters in the independent Atlantic League.

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Suns’ Dragic voted NBA’s most improved

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Phoenix guard Goran Dragic, whose breakout campaign helped his team to a 23-win improvement, was named most improved player.

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