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Temps have been above average for 355 straight months

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On Monday, we learned from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that last September was the hottest of them all, out of 135 Septembers going back to 1880.The same was true for August...

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Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who...


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Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and...


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A newsman's life: Pentagon Papers to Watergate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday at age 93, took a sleepy hometown newspaper and transformed it into a great one....


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Panetta clashed with CIA over memoir, tested agency review

(c) 2014, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON — Former CIA director Leon Panetta clashed with the agency over the contents of his recently published memoir and allowed...


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Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who...


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North Korea frees US man; 2 more still detained

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible...


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VIDEO: Today in History for October 21st

Highlights of this day in history: Thomas Edison perfects workable electric light; Anthrax scare claims first of two U.S. postal workers in Washington, DC; Britain...


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New rules adopted in hopes of spurring home loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Buying a home may have gotten a little easier this week. With the financial crisis and subprime mortgage bust receding further into history, the...


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US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation’s defenses against Ebola...


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AP-GfK Poll: Most expect GOP victory in November

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation’s likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to...


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