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‘She’s A Hero!’ Boy Says Of Cat Who Fought Off Attacking Dog

‘She’s A Hero!’ Boy Says Of Cat Who Fought Off Attacking DogA family's story of how their cat ran off a dog that had attacked their young son is making waves far beyond Bakersfield, Calif., as the incident was captured in a dramatic video.

Judge Strikes Down Idaho’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Judge Strikes Down Idaho’s Same-Sex Marriage BanU.S. District Magistrate Judge Candy Dale ruled Tuesday that the state's law banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and that Idaho must allow gay couples to marry as soon as 9 a.m. Friday

Reactions To NBA’s Ban Of Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

Reactions To NBA’s Ban Of Clippers Owner Donald SterlingCurrent and former NBA players praised the league's decision to punish LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling with a lifetime ban over racist remarks he made in an audio recording. Commissioner Adam Silver announced the punishment Tuesday, days after the audio emerged.

The Force Is With Them: Star Wars Episode VII Cast Revealed

The Force Is With Them: Star Wars Episode VII Cast RevealedAnnounced, the cast is: The Star Wars movie franchise has announced the cast for the upcoming Episode VII movie.

UPDATE: Everest Climbing Season Still In Doubt

UPDATE: Everest Climbing Season Still In DoubtThe likelihood of the upcoming climbing season on Mount Everest being canceled altogether seemed to veer from very possible to very unlikely to somewhere in between within the space of less than an hour on Tuesday as news reports came in from the world's tallest mountain.

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.

Molotov Cocktails And Razor Wire: Inside An Occupied Building In Ukraine

Molotov Cocktails And Razor Wire: Inside An Occupied Building In UkraineIn Ukraine's eastern city of Donetsk, activists who want to align the country more with Russia seized a regional administration building in the center of town last weekend. NPR correspondent Ari Shapiro went inside the building Friday and reports on what it was like:

Tense Hours, Then Sighs Of Relief After Huge Quake Off Chile

Tense Hours, Then Sighs Of Relief After Huge Quake Off ChileThe extent of the damage isn't yet clear and the six deaths reported so far may be followed by news of other fatalities.

NATO Chief: No Sign Russian Troops Leaving Ukraine Border

NATO Chief: No Sign Russian Troops Leaving Ukraine BorderA day after Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly promised that the Kremlin would withdraw some troops from near the border with Ukraine, the head of NATO says he's seen no movement as yet.

Facebook Will Acquire Virtual Reality Company For $2 Billion

Facebook Will Acquire Virtual Reality Company For $2 BillionFacebook announced a pretty big purchase on Tuesday: The social media giant said it was acquiring Oculus VR, a company that makes virtual reality goggles, for $2 billion.