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  • Black lawmakers push Pentagon on Army hair policy

    News services -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    The Army opened a can of worms 10 days ago when it published new rules on allowable hairstyles that, among other things, banned dreadlocks and restricted cornrows. Black female soldiers have objected, arguing that the rules are discriminatory, leaving black soldiers with natural,...

  • Bode Miller busted at the Masters over a quesadilla

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    AUGUSTA, Ga. — U.S. skier Bode Miller and wife Morgan Beck have a story to tell about the Masters. According to the Augusta Chronicle, Miller and Beck were stopped on their way to the course Thursday and told to get rid of a quesadilla they had hoped to snack on during the first...

  • Ohio geologists link small earthquakes to fracking

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to gas drilling, leading the state to issue new permit conditions in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest. A state investigation...

  • College visit turns tragic for California students

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    ORLAND, Calif. — A college visit by more than 40 high school students turned tragic when a FedEx tractor-trailer veered across a grassy highway median and slammed into their bus in a fiery wreck that left 10 people dead, authorities said. Someone kicked out a window on the bus, and...

  • Obama announces successor after Sebelius resignation

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama praised outgoing Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for helping to steer his health care law's comeback after a rocky rollout, even as he nominated a successor aimed at helping the White House move past the political damage. "Under...

  • CBS missed a chance at history by picking a white guy to replace David Letterman

    News services -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    CBS had a chance to make history but chose to play it safe instead. With Steven Colbert set to replace David Letterman next year, late night television will remain an all-white boys club. The network could’ve hired Ellen DeGeneres, Tina Fey, Chris Rock or dozens of other funny,...

  • Kansas City Zoo officials say all chimps are back in their exhibit

    KCTV 5
    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The Africa section of the Kansas City Zoo is closed after reports of chimps that have escaped from their exhibit. Spokesperson Julie Neemeyer said the zoo closes at 4 p.m., but visitors are still there. Click here for more.

  • Crocodile caught at California shopping center

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    ROSEVILLE, Calif. — After a while a crocodile has been turned over to officials who are pondering where to send the reptile a day after it was captured roaming around a Northern California shopping center. Authorities say the croc escaped from a plastic container outside a pet...

  • Driver in deadly Florida day care crash in custody

    MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press, PATRICK PETERSON, Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    WINTER PARK, Fla. — The SUV driver accused of causing a crash at a Florida day care that killed a 4-year-old girl has been arrested. Twenty-eight-year old Robert Alex Corchado turned himself in to police, who charged him with leaving the scene of a deadly accident. The Orange...

  • Harvard study suggests 'Jesus' wife' text not fake

    PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    BOSTON — New scientific tests suggest a fragment of papyrus in which Jesus speaks of "my wife" is more likely an ancient document than a forgery, according to an article published Thursday by the Harvard Theological Review. The text, which is written in Coptic and is roughly the...

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