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Nicaraguan Miners Trapped After Collapse

Nicaraguan Miners Trapped After CollapseRescue workers in Nicaragua were trying to reach four trapped miners in the gold and silver mine in the country's south-central city of Bonanza, after 22 others were freed.

Michael Sam, First Openly Gay NFL Draft, Is Dropped By Rams

Michael Sam, First Openly Gay NFL Draft, Is Dropped By RamsMichael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted to an NFL team, has been released by the St. Louis Rams, the team has announced.

Hong Kong Activists Protest China’s Control Of Leadership Vote

Hong Kong Activists Protest China’s Control Of Leadership VotePro-democracy activists have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to protest China's rejection of pleas that the territory hold an open election for its next chief executive three years from now.

Corvette-Eating Sinkhole Will Be Filled In, Museum Says

Corvette-Eating Sinkhole Will Be Filled In, Museum SaysThe sinkhole that swallowed up eight cars at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kent., in February quickly became a favorite exhibit for museum visitors, but that's not enough to head off a decision to fill in the 60-foot wide, 40-foot-deep orifice in the floor.

Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana’s Abortion Law

Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana’s Abortion LawLouisiana's new abortion law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a nearby hospital.

Ahead Of New Talks, Russian Minister Calls For Ukraine Cease-Fire

Ahead Of New Talks, Russian Minister Calls For Ukraine Cease-FireRussian and Ukrainian officials are meeting today in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, with Russia-backed separatists and international monitors to discuss a proposed cease-fire to stop the fighting in Ukraine.

Scientists Study How We Evolved To Stand On Our Own Two Fins

Scientists Study How We Evolved To Stand On Our Own Two FinsScientists examining an unusual African fish that can walk and breathe air think they've learned a thing or two about how our distant ancestors made the leap from the oceans to terra firma some 400 million years ago.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO Membership

Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO MembershipUkrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his government has sent parliament a bill that allows Ukraine to open a path toward membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Fatal Shooting At Firing Range Sparks Debate About Safety

Fatal Shooting At Firing Range Sparks Debate About SafetyA 9-year-old girl in Arizona on Monday accidentally killed her firing-range instructor when she lost control of an Uzi submachine gun.