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Tennessee Gov. OKs Allowing Electric Chair For Executions

Tennessee Gov. OKs Allowing Electric Chair For ExecutionsTennessee's governor has signed a bill that would allow the state to use of the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are unavailable.

Obama: U.S. Military In Chad To Aid Search For Missing Schoolgirls

Obama: U.S. Military In Chad To Aid Search For Missing SchoolgirlsPresident Obama on Wednesday informed House Speaker John Boehner that 80 U.S. military personnel had been sent to the central African nation of Chad as part of efforts to help locate nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militants in Nigeria last month.

Shinseki: Swift Action If Problems At VA Hospital Are True

Shinseki: Swift Action If Problems At VA Hospital Are TrueVeterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki tells NPR that he's determined to get to the bottom of allegations that veterans may have died at a Phoenix VA hospital while waiting for care.

Reported $147 Million Home Price Would Set New U.S. Record

Reported $147 Million Home Price Would Set New U.S. RecordThe stock market has been on a winning streak — and that means these are busy times in exclusive U.S. housing markets. How else to explain three homes that each reportedly sold for more than $100 million in the past three months?

Campus Sexual Assaults Are Targeted In New White House Report

Campus Sexual Assaults Are Targeted In New White House ReportNoting that one in five women is sexually assaulted in college, the White House is releasing new guidelines to help victims of that violence, and to improve the way schools handle such cases. Campus sexual assaults are notoriously under-reported, and schools' disciplinary processes vary widely.

Netflix Says It Will Raise New Customer Subscription Rates

Netflix Says It Will Raise New Customer Subscription RatesNetflix, buoyed by its foray into original productions such as the political drama House of Cards, said Monday it has added 2.25 million new customers and plans to raise its new-subscriptions rate by $1 or $2 a month.

Ukrainian Military Says It Is Moving Against Pro-Russia Protesters

Ukrainian Military Says It Is Moving Against Pro-Russia ProtestersUkraine's acting president says his nation's military has begun "an anti-terrorist operation" aimed at pushing armed pro-Russia demonstrators out of the government buildings in eastern Ukraine that they have occupied for several days.

Death Toll At 33 In Washington State Mudslide

Death Toll At 33 In Washington State MudslideThe number of dead from last month's mudslide near Oso, Wash., has been officially raised to 33 by the Snohomish County medical examiner's office.

Obama Is Poised To Sign Executive Order On Equal Pay And Contractors

Obama Is Poised To Sign Executive Order On Equal Pay And ContractorsSeeking to advance the cause of equal pay for women, President Obama plans to sign an executive order Tuesday barring federal contractors from retaliating against employees who discuss their salaries with each other.

Mother Of Victim: More Killed By GM Ignition Switch Defect

Mother Of Victim: More Killed By GM Ignition Switch DefectGM has announced the recall of 2.6 million vehicles to search for the faulty ignition switches.