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Top Stories: U.K. Expels Russians; Special PA Election Not Settled

March 14, 2018 - 6:23am

Also: German Chancellor Angela Merkel is re-elected to a fourth term; the latest nor'easter leaves heavy snow in New England; and it's "Pi Day".

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U.K. Expels 23 Russian Diplomats Over Use Of Military-Grade Nerve Agent

March 14, 2018 - 5:05am

Prime Minister Theresa May said Russia is "culpable for the attempted murder" of Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury, England.

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After Mishandling Parkland Shooter Tip, FBI Answers Questions From Congress

March 14, 2018 - 5:04am

The FBI says it received multiple tips about the alleged Florida school shooter but did not follow proper protocols. Now, senior officials are appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Germany's Angela Merkel Begins Fourth Term On Shaky Ground

March 14, 2018 - 3:43am

German lawmakers officially re-elected Chancellor Angela Merkel to lead the country, "in what will be her last and likely toughest term."

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How To Find A School Your Kids Will Love (And That You Will, Too)

March 14, 2018 - 2:02am

As a parent, how can you tell if a school is good? An education expert, known for his wildly popular TED talk, is out with a new book that helps parents navigate the choices.

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Virginia Republicans Divided On Medicaid Expansion

March 14, 2018 - 2:00am

Medicaid expansion is a real possibility in Virginia this year. The matter will be taken up in a special session after lawmakers failed to agree on whether or not to do it in the regular session.

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Fewer Innocent Inmates Were Released From Prison In 2017, Study Says

March 14, 2018 - 1:18am

Last year, 139 wrongfully convicted inmates were exonerated. That's a drop from 2016, when there were 171 cases, data from the National Registry of Exonerations shows.

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Tillerson Vs. Pompeo: What Trump's Cabinet Shake-Up Might Mean For Policy

March 14, 2018 - 1:00am

If confirmed, CIA Director Mike Pompeo would be a very different secretary of state than his predecessor, Rex Tillerson. Here is where they stand on North Korea, Iran, trade and chemistry with Trump.

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