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The man suspected of killing three people at a Jewish community center and retirement home is a white supremacist formerly of the Ku Klux Klan. As Frank Morris of KCUR reports, 73-year-old Frazier Glen Cross once ran a paramilitary camp in North Carolina. Cross may have been planning the shooting for months.
April 14, 2014
Pro-Moscow militants have taken over more government buildings in eastern Ukraine, ignoring a government deadline for them to lay down their weapons. The Ukrainian army may enter to retake the region.
April 14, 2014
Servers and bartenders say those addictive glowing screens are changing restaurant experiences, and not for the better. "This is just sort of the new norm," psychology professor Thomas Plante says.
April 14, 2014
Months after lifting a veil of secrecy from the National Security Agency's surveillance operations, The Washington Post and The Guardian won a Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday.
April 14, 2014
Maybe she's not just hungry. One scientist thinks the chubby bundles have a devious plan: Making a mom exhausted delays the arrival of another brother or sister.
April 14, 2014
Luminescent paint absorbs energy during the daylight hours and then glows green in the dark. If widely adopted, the inventor envisions an energy-saving smart highway.
April 14, 2014
The Pentagon calls the flybys "provocative and unprofessional." The Russian jet's low-level passes come amid ever increasing tensions over Ukraine.
April 14, 2014
A telephone box near British spy agency GCHQ is now adorned with a trio of snoops, after a mural was added to a wall this weekend. The art is believed to be the work of street artist Banksy.
April 14, 2014
Obamacare set national rules for appealing a denied health claim — a process that used to vary by employer and state. Consumers should appeal more often, advocates say. Half the time, they'll win.
April 14, 2014
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has spoken about the idea with President Obama, and Japan is reportedly willing to include billions in loans to help underwrite the expensive project.
April 14, 2014
A federal judge put a "stay" on his ruling, though, which apparently means his order affects only the four couples who sued to have their names put on their children's birth certificates.
April 14, 2014
Investigators say they've run out of leads in the September rape at a high school in western France and are hoping that a mass sampling of male students will produce a suspect.
April 14, 2014
While the Congressional Budget Office has lowered its shortfall projections for the next few years, it warns that deficits will start rising substantially again unless policymakers act.
April 14, 2014
For many older men, life gets better and better — until it gets worse.
April 14, 2014
The weather may play havoc with the sky-watching on the East Coast, though much of the Midwest and West ought to get a good view.
April 14, 2014
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared March 8. More than a month later, no traces of the plane or the 239 people on board have been found. The focus remains on an area of the southern Indian Ocean.
April 14, 2014
At least a dozen people were killed and more than 2,000 homes destroyed by a large fire that wreaked havoc Saturday and Sunday in the city of Valparaiso. Some 10,000 people have evacuated their homes.
April 14, 2014
The explosion at a bus station near Abuja is thought to be the latest in a string of such attacks by the extreme Islamist group Boko Haram. More than 70 people were killed. More than 120 were injured.
April 14, 2014
A deadline set by the Ukrainian government passed without gunmen leaving sites they have seized in the eastern part of the country. But the prospect of Ukrainian troops moving in is rattling nerves.
April 14, 2014
Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, was once a Ku Klux Klan grand dragon, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He allegedly shot and killed three people on Sunday.
April 14, 2014

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