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Clear armor demonstration

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Los Angeles Police officers are shown detaining a suspect near a shooting at Santa Monica College Friday June 7, 2013 in Santa Monica, Calif. A gunman opened fire near Santa Monica College, police said, and several people are reported wounded. Witnesses say a man on a street corner fired shots at vehicles, including a bus. Santa Monica police Sgt. Rudy Flores says the shooter is believed to be among the wounded. (AP Photo/Tami Abdollah)

2 dead in burned home near Calif. college shooting

Two people were found dead Friday in a burned home near the campus of Santa Monica College, where someone sprayed a street corner with gunfire, wounding at least three people, authorities said.…
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Cmdr: Navy told not to let hostages reach Somalia

The former commander of the USS Sterett says his orders were to prevent a band of Somali pirates from taking four American hostages with them from their yacht to shore. He says his crew, though, wasn’t authorized to use lethal force.…
Illinois Daily Life

New Lincoln math pages suggest more education

Two math-notebook pages recently authenticated as belonging to Abraham Lincoln suggest the 16th president, who was known to downplay his formal education, may have spent more time in school than usually thought.…
Penn State

Court rejects appeal by 2 in Penn State abuse case

The state’s highest court on Friday turned down appeals by two of the three former Penn State administrators facing criminal charges alleging they covered up child abuse complaints against former football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.…
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Iowa gov. may need to OK Medicaid abortion funding

Catholic, anti-abortion Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad could soon find himself in an uncomfortable position: He may have to sign off on payments for every Medicaid-funded abortion in his state.…
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Google CEO denies company’s involvement in PRISM

Google CEO Larry Page is denying reports linking the Internet search company to a secret government program that has provided the National Security Agency access to email and other personal information transmitted on various online services.…
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CNN trying new weekly nighttime talk show

It’s a safe bet that George Stroumboulopoulos will be the first male CNN personality to wear two earrings and a skull ring from a designer who made one for Keith Richards…
egypt

Hezbollah entry in Syria fans Shiite-Sunni fires

The Egyptian cleric was in a fervor. With Hezbollah’s Shiite fighters helping Bashar Assad crush Syrian rebels, he wanted to sound the alarm to Sunnis across the Middle East: “Now is the time for jihad.”…