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Hundred of Bags Reportedly Went Unscanned at Airport

Denver Airport Manager of Aviation Kim Day told KMGH-TV in Denver that the incident involved “a couple thousands of bags over a couple of days.” The breach was first reported by the station.

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Hundred of Bags Reportedly Went Unscanned at Airport

Cops: N.H. Man Beat Landlord to Death for Motorcycle

Prosecutors say a New Hampshire man obsessed with getting a Harley-Davidson motorcycle beat his landlord to death, assumed his identify and stole his pickup truck so he could trade it for the bike.

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Obama Sells Public His Plan

With the fate of his health care proposal uncertain, the president will try to persuade a weary public to back him
GOP Leader: Elections ‘Referendum’ on Health Bill
‘Trust’ Gap Between Dems Hurting Health Push
Sebelius: Bid for GOP Support Hampered Health Care

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Schools’ New Math: the Four-Day Week

A small but growing number of school districts across the country are moving to a four-day week, in a shift they hope will help close gaping budget holes and stave off teacher layoffs, but that critics fear could hurt students’ education.

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Schools’ New Math: the Four-Day Week

Too Tired for Sex? You’re Not Alone

African-Americans and Hispanics are 10 times more likely to report having sex about every night than Asians, who seem to get the best sleep, according to a new poll by the National Sleep Foundation.

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Too Tired for Sex? You’re Not Alone

Strong Quake Shakes Turkey, at Least 41 Killed

A strong earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6, hit eastern Turkey on Monday, killing at least 41 people and knocking down houses in at least three small villages, the government said.

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Obama Takes Show on Road

With the fate of his health care proposal uncertain, the president will try to persuade a weary public to back him
GOP Leader: Elections ‘Referendum’ on Health Bill
‘Trust’ Gap Could Be Hurting Health Bill
Sebelius: Bid for GOP Support Hampered Health Care

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Iraq Vote Hailed as ‘Important Milestone’

Obama praises Iraqi security forces for protecting nation on day that was ripe for attacks, even as insurgents kill 36
Polls Close in Iraq, 36 Killed | SLIDESHOW
LIVESHOTS: Noonan on D.C. Reaction to Iraqi Elections
YOU DECIDE: Does Election Signal War Is Won?

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Iraq Vote Hailed as ‘Important Milestone’

Strong Quake Shakes Turkey, at Least 38 Killed

A strong earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6, hit eastern Turkey on Monday, knocking down houses in three small villages and killing at least 38 people, an official said.

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Strong Quake Shakes Turkey, at Least 38 Killed

3-D Movies Not Dangerous to Average Person, Doc Says

Movies like “Alice in Wonderland” and “Avatar,” which are available to view in 3-D, may be shattering box office records – but could they be shattering your eyesight as well?

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N. Korea Says It Is Ready to ‘Blow Up’ U.S., S. Korea

North Korea’s army said Monday it is ready to “blow up” South Korea and the U.S., hours after the allies kicked off annual military drills that Pyongyang has slammed as a rehearsal for attack.

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