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El Faro memories

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El Faro: Who are the missing crew members?

One is about to become a new father and was supposed to soon learn the gender of his expected twins.

Another is a dedicated second mate who told her mother the ship was facing trouble -- and sent her "love to everyone."

As searchers struggle to find ...

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Fiat Chrysler workers could go on strike Wednesday night

The United Auto Workers union is prepared to strike Fiat Chrysler at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, the union told the automaker Tuesday.

Jail cell, prison, bars, arrest

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New York inmates defeat Harvard debate team

In a debate between Harvard College students and those from any other college, some might guess that the students would win. And if the other side was a group of inmates at a maximum-security prison? Maybe even more so.

That would be a mistake.


El Faro (1)

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El Faro: Company explains decision

The captain of the missing container ship El Faro is capable and experienced, a friend says, and likely believed he had a good plan to avoid Hurricane Joaquin in the Atlantic when he and 32 other crew members departed Florida for Puerto Rico last wee...

migrants boat

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EU to 'search, seize' human trafficker boats

After months spent gathering intelligence about people smuggling networks across the Mediterranean, an EU military operation will start stopping and seizing the boats attempting the risky journey.

EU members announced plans for the more assertive appr...

Ron Johnson

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Employees at company working with Clinton email server expressed concerns

Employees at the company that maintained Hillary Clinton's private email server expressed concern among themselves about the way the former secretary of state's team directed them to manage data backups after the FBI started looking into the arrangem...

Doctors Without Borders hearing

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Doctors Without Borders wants inquiry

Doctors Without Borders, calling the U.S. airstrike on its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, an "attack on the Geneva Conventions," is asking for an independent investigation by a never-before-used international commission.

The International Humanitar...

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Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to 3 winners

The 2015 Nobel Prize for chemistry has been jointly awarded to three scientists for their "mechanistic studies of DNA repair," the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Wednesday.

Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar won "for having mapp...

Biden with governors

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Democratic senators to Biden: Gloves will come off

Vice President Joe Biden, who is moving closer to announcing his presidential plans, is getting some unsolicited advice from Democratic senators: Your honeymoon is about to end.

As Biden has experienced a wave of support in the party, amid public mour...

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Trump, Clinton lead in swing state polling

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton each lead their party's respective primary race in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to new polls from Quinnipiac University.

But neither Clinton nor Trump fares as well as their top competitors in hypothetica...

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