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  1. "The First Terrorist Attack in the U.S." - The Letelier-Moffitt AssassinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Huffington Post

    Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered official statements of the U.S. government or the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training.

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  2. Des Moines University Students Ready for Caucus TimeRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | Switched

    Some students of Des Moines University were able to participate in a class to learn more of what will and could happen on caucus night, and for some of the participants, Monday night will be there first Iowan caucus night. DMU hosted a 'Caucus 101' event, to ensure students knew what to expect on Monday night.

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  3. How 9 Couples Brought Their Faiths Together On Their Wedding DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Huffington Post

    Planning a wedding is notoriously stressful . But for the growing number of people who are falling in love with a partner of a different faith, a wedding can come with the added challenge of trying to decide how to honor their two religions.

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  4. New Map Shows the Impact of Future Sea Level RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Huffington Post

    World leaders have begun to get serious about fighting climate change , but we still face the incredible risk of a rising sea in this century and far into the future. According to Climate Central , a research organization, a 4-degree Celsius global temperature increase, which is our current path, could result in sea level rise that would submerge land where 470 - 760 million people now live.

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  5. Sledding Has Returned To Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Switched

    As a massive snowstorm enveloped Washington this weekend, D.C. residents were able to sled on Capitol Hill for the first time in a long time. A provision in a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed in December instructed U.S. Capitol Police to permit sledding on Capitol Hill, which had been strictly banned since the terrorist attacks on Sept.

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  6. East Coast Snowstorm Traps Drivers On Highways For HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Switched

    Among those trapped along the Pennsylvania Turnpike were the Duquesne University men's basketball team, who were stuck for at least 12 hours on a bus traveling to Pittsburgh from Fairfax, Virginia. The National Guard has been called out to help drivers who had been stranded through the night, the Associated Press reports.

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  7. Potentially Record-Breaking Blizzard Hits East Coast, Worst Yet To ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Huffington Post

    Thick snow covered the Washington D.C. area on Saturday as a potentially record-breaking blizzard paralyzed road, rail and airline travel on the U.S. East Coast from North Carolina to New York. More than 85 million people in at least 20 states were covered by a winter weather warning, watch or advisory, the Weather Channel said, and many stores were left with bare shelves as residents stocked up on food, water and wine, preparing to spend the weekend indoors.

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  8. Disney Told Demi Lovato To Fix This Part Of Her BodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Switched

    Demi Lovato confidently covers Allure's February issue with her big, bright smile front and center. In her first cover story for the mag, the "Cool for the Summer" singer opens up about her Disney Channel days, battling insecurities and how she's never felt more comfortable in her own skin.

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  9. Walmart Is Walking Away From The Poor D.C. Residents It Agreed To ServeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Switched

    The 50-year-old lives in the far eastern corner of Washington, D.C. The closest grocery options are over the line in Maryland, well out of walking distance. Because any shopping trip is a production, she typically takes the train out to Virginia and carpools with family to a military commissary.

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  10. Bill Maher Wants You To Get Him Barack Obama For His BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | The Huffington Post

    Bill Maher wants to get real with his " Real Time " audience. The comedian is turning 60 on Jan. 20, and all the guy wants for his birthday is Barack Obama .

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  11. Here's Every Adorable Obama and Ruth Bader Ginsburg SOTU Embrace Through The YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Switched

    Before Tuesday's State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama took part in what could be the best tradition of his presidency -- a nice warm hug from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This moment has occurred at every State of the Union since 2009.

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  12. The Moment We Look Forward To At Each SOTU: The Obama-RBG HugRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Switched

    One of the warmest, fuzziest moments of every State of the Union address always happens before President Barack Obama even starts talking. For several years now, Obama has stopped to give Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg a hug while making his way through the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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  13. This Is How Much Obama Has Aged Since He First Addressed Congress As PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Switched

    While that speech wasn't officially a State of the Union address, here's a look at Obama then and now, ahead of his final SOTU address as president. WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 12: U.S. President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union speech before members of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 12, 2016 in Washington, DC.

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  14. Obama Reveals 'One Of The Few Regrets' Of His PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Switched

    President Barack Obama revealed "one of the few regrets" of his time in office in his final State of the Union speech. Speaking in front of a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, Obama said he regrets that the "rancor and suspicion" between Democrats and Republicans has gotten worse during his time in the White House, noting he'd try to use his remaining time in office to bring the two parties closer together.

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  15. Obama Kicked Off His State Of The Union Address With A Corny Iowa JokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Switched

    At the very beginning of his final State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress, President Barack Obama promised this speech would be shorter than previous ones. "I know some of you are antsy to get back to Iowa," Obama said, to laughter and applause.

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  16. For Internet Users, 2015 Was a Year of Many Wins... and One LossRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Switched

    While not every fight ended in a win for Internet users, 2015 was a year when millions of advocates defied the conventional wisdom that tech policymaking was an arcane and secretive world limited to a small circle of insiders. We organized online and off, sending millions of comments in support of an open Internet, beating back efforts to build even larger broadband monopolies, and creating new online tools to safeguard the privacy of our online communications.

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  17. Will Cancer-Sniffing Dogs Be The Screeners Of The Future?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Dogs can already sniff for bombs and drugs, but recent research is suggesting they also may be reliable in detecting cancer. Dina Zaphiris is founder of the InSitu Foundation , which trains dogs to detect cancer.

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  18. 6 Amazing Elevated GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Switched

    In urban centers around the world, the loss of public green space to private development has prompted innovative designers to make greenways out of no ways. Most famously, decommissioned transit lines are repurposed as promenades; notable examples include Manhattan's High Line and its predecessor, Paris's Promenade Plantee .

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  19. Stunning Photos Capture The Holiday Spirit Around The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Cities small and big, warm and cold, from Sydney to Vatican City, get into the spirit of the season every year and deck their halls with lights, holly, trees and menorahs. Some favor the traditional trees and twinkling lights, while others, uh, burn their trash with an effigy of the devil on top, and others scuba dive dressed as Santa.

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  20. Hillary Clinton Explains Why Bill Clinton Would Be An Asset In The White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday she would welcome former President Bill Clinton in the situation room under some circumstances. During an appearance on NBC's "Late Night," host Seth Meyers asked the former secretary of state how difficult it would be to keep the former president out of the situation room.

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