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FAA Orders Safety Checks On Boeing 767 Jets

FAA Orders Safety Checks On Boeing 767 JetsThe Federal Aviation Administration ordered safety inspections on Monday of all Boeing 767 jets.

Think You Know Richard Sherman After His ‘Rant’? Maybe Not

Think You Know Richard Sherman After His ‘Rant’? Maybe NotSherman's "rant" as it quickly became known, did much more. It ignited another national discussion about race and the way many Americans react to young, strong African-American men who sometimes get loud.

Pentagon Relaxes Uniform Rules To Allow Religious Headgear

Pentagon Relaxes Uniform Rules To Allow Religious HeadgearThe Department of Defense has released new regulations that relax prohibitions on the wearing of religious headgear, as well as beards, tattoos or piercings with religious significance, while service members are in uniform.

Japanese Government Defends Dolphin Hunt As Killing Goes On

Japanese Government Defends Dolphin Hunt As Killing Goes OnHis nation's annual dolphin hunt "is a form of traditional fishing in our country," Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga says in response to criticism of the practice from Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador in Tokyo.

Snowden Says Allegations He Received Russian Help Are ‘Absurd’

Snowden Says Allegations He Received Russian Help Are ‘Absurd’Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says when he leaked classified documents about some of the United States' most sensitive programs, he did so alone without any help.

Hunt Is On For At Least One ‘Black Widow’ In Sochi

Hunt Is On For At Least One ‘Black Widow’ In SochiIs there already one or more "black widow" in or near Sochi, Russia, who might be determined to set off a suicide bomb at the site of next month's Winter Olympics?

U.N. Rescinds Offer For Iran To Take Part In Syrian Peace Talks

U.N. Rescinds Offer For Iran To Take Part In Syrian Peace TalksU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has withdrawn an invitation to Iran to participate in Syrian peace talks after groups opposing President Bashar Assad's regime threatened a boycott of the discussions if Tehran got a seat at the table.

House Republicans Join In Passing $1 Trillion Spending Bill

House Republicans Join In Passing $1 Trillion Spending BillThe House on Wednesday passed a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill — a compromise that appeared to get past the bitter partisan showdowns that have caused an unpopular federal government shutdown and nearly tipped the U.S. into default.

Oscar Nominees For Best Picture Include ‘Captain Phillips,’ ‘Gravity’

Oscar Nominees For Best Picture Include ‘Captain Phillips,’ ‘Gravity’Let the arguments begin over who and which film should have been nominated but weren't.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Oklahoma Ban On Gay Marriage

Federal Judge Strikes Down Oklahoma Ban On Gay MarriageSaying Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage is "arbitrary" and "irrational," a federal judge ruled the ban violated the constitution and it should be struck down.