Birth control pioneer says fight had personal cost

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Taunts of "baby killer" and "butcher" still echo in Bill Baird's ears, nearly five decades after he began fighting for birth control and abortion rights.&nb..
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Facebook buying Instagram for $1B

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook says it will spend $1 billion to buy the photo-sharing software company Instagram.    The deal comes days after the service began ..
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Obama kicks off 134th annual Easter Egg Roll

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - In an annual family-friendly rite of spring, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle kicked off the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, joining tens of th..
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Militants, troops die in al Qaeda attack in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda militants seized control of a military base and two checkpoints during raids in southern Yemen on Monday in which at least 21 people died, security officials and residents said.
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Campaign says Santorum's daughter is recovering

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum's campaign says his hospitalized daughter is recovering and could be released soon.    Santorum spokesman ..
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2 charged with murder in Tulsa shooting rampage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Two Oklahoma men accused in a rampage that left three people dead have been charged with murder. Alvin Watts and Jake England appeared via closed-circuit t..
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2 firefighters killed in Philly warehouse fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two Philadelphia firefighters are dead after a wall collapsed on them while they fought a massive early-morning warehouse fire in Philadelphia. Fire offici..
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Hopes dwindle for Syrian cease-fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Several obstacles emerged Monday that cast further doubt on whether the Syrian government will follow through on a pledge to withdraw toops from cities around the country.
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IAEA: Iran agrees to nuclear talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nuclear talks will resume this week in Turkey between Iran and six world powers, the U.N. nuclear watchdog reported Monday.
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Could Beirut become a garden city?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The legendary Hanging Gardens of Babylon are the inspiration behind an ambitious plan to grow a rooftop forest high above Beirut\'s crowded streets.
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Autism may be linked to obesity during pregnancy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

CHICAGO (AP) - Obesity during pregnancy may increase chances for having a child with autism, provocative new research suggests.    It's among the first studies linki..
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U.S.-Afghan 'night raids' deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States and Afghanistan signed a landmark deal Sunday that affords Afghan authorities an effective veto over controversial special operations raids.
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Holy Week in photos

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Holy Week around the world
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Chavez returns to Cuba for treatment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flew to Cuba early Sunday morning for another round of radiation treatment.
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U.S., Afghanistan sign key 'night raids' deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States and Afghanistan signed a landmark deal Sunday that affords Afghan authorities an effective veto over controversial special operations raids.
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Famed Chinese dissident dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fang Lizhi, a famed Chinese democracy activist, has died in the United States, where he fled in exile more than 20 years ago, fellow activists said.
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Al-Obeidi just wants to be left alone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The caller ID on Eman al-Obeidi\'s smart phone says private number. She guesses the call is from a fellow Libyan and promptly silences the ringer.
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Navy sends 2nd aircraft carrier to Persian Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The U.S. Navy says it has deployed a second aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran over its nuclear program. Cm..
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North Korea Nuclear Tests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean intelligence officials say North Korea is digging a new underground tunnel in what appears to be preparation for a third nuclear test. A..
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Start of 2012, March shatter US heat records

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's been so warm in the United States this year, especially in March, that national records weren't just broken, they were deep-fried. Temperatures in the l..
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