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Pat Murphy
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We'll let you know if they find each other...
Master Sgt. Michael Maroney is trying to locate a girl he rescued after Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago using the power of Twitter.
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A new direction needed in the 'City of Brotherly Love.'
While the Justice Department probe into 394 shootings since 2007 was critical of the training officers receive, it did not find evidence of systemic racial bias.
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'Supporters ... see her win as a step towards acceptance of multiculturalism in traditionally homogenous Japan.'
Mixed reactions over Ariana Miyamoto’s victory has revived discussion over Japan’s treatment of mixed-race residents and its openness to diversity.
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Despite lower oil revenues, the Scots still want to go out on their own.
Unionists said the plunge in oil prices would surely put a damper on the independence movement and push Scots into the arms of London after last year's failed referendum. It looks like they were wrong.
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Sex trafficking "is the fastest growing business of organized crime and the third largest criminal enterprise in the world, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation."
The Senate will consider one of several Senate human trafficking bills Tuesday. Attention has focused on a narrow partisan dispute, but the bills represent a dramatic shift toward a more humane view of the victims of sex trafficking.
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How much will she share today?
Hillary Rodham Clinton's strategy of silence on her use of a private e-mail server has worked in the past. Today, Clinton is expected to break the silence.
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When's the first GOP debate?
After Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz announced his candidacy on Twitter, the snarky backlash on the social network was unprecedented. What went wrong?
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You'll need a photo ID to vote in 'America's Dairyland.'
The US Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge against a Wisconsin law that requires voters to have a photo ID. The issue splits along partisan lines.
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We've always been cake fans, even on St. Patrick's Day.
Looking for a St. Patrick's Day dessert in a hurry? Use pistachio pudding mix to doctor up a package of yellow cake mix and voila! A festive mint-green cake.
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On St. Patrick's Day, a look at the current political state of things on the Emerald Isle.
The longstanding dominance of Ireland's two main parties is under pressure amid ongoing economic woes. New party Renua has formed on the right, while interest has surged in parties on the left.
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What do you think?
A new study found that when trying to foster high self esteem in children, parents may inadvertently be creating little narcissists.
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Florida is not the only state to tell its employees what and what not to say.
In addition to Florida's alleged unwritten gag rule for state environmental workers, North Carolina, Louisiana, and Tennessee have passed laws that restrict discussing climate science in certain contexts.
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    Broadcast Journalism, 1978 - 1982
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    Deputy Online Editor, 2007 - present
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