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Woman sues credit reporting firms for declaring her dead
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A 40-year-old St. Louis woman isn't dead, but she said she spent months trying to convince credit reporting agencies that she's alive....

Coast Guard chopper makes emergency landing on golf course
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Coast Guard helicopter had to make an emergency landing on the grounds of New York golf course because of smoke and fumes in the cockpit. No injuries were reported....

Maine man hires plane to fly banner protesting Brady ruling
SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) -- A man hired a plane to fly a banner over NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's vacation home in Maine, telling him to go back to New York....

NYT > Art & Design

The Ultimate Temple Raider?: Inside an Antiquities-Smuggling Operation
Investigators want to prosecute a man they believe to be the most ambitious antiquities smuggler in American history.

ArtsBeat: First Seattle Art Fair Opens
The fair, co-founded by Paul Allen, brought art dealers from New York, Miami and Tokyo.

A Trace of the Original Whitney Museum Reappears
This weekend in Greenwich Village, the New York Studio of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture will allow visitors to view the original Whitney Museum inscription before it is covered again.

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Obama the Sphinx
President Obama officially launched his push for peace in the Middle East yesterday, sending his new envoy George Mitchell to the region and declaring his desire for genuine progress -- "not just photo-ops."

Is Reaching Out Futile?
In his first weekly address from the White House, President Obama on Saturday described his proposed $820 billion economic stimulus plan in more detail and appealed for public support.

Return to the Moral High Ground
All it took, at long last, was a few strokes of a pen.

Yahoo! Weather - Washington, DC

Conditions for Washington, DC at 3:50 pm EDT

Sun, 02 Aug 2015 3:50 pm EDT

Current Conditions:
Mostly Cloudy, 90 F

Sun - Partly Cloudy. High: 90 Low: 71
Mon - Mostly Sunny. High: 95 Low: 75
Tue - Partly Cloudy. High: 92 Low: 72
Wed - Mostly Sunny. High: 93 Low: 72
Thu - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 84 Low: 70

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Yahoo! Weather - Harare, ZI

Conditions for Harare, ZI at 9:59 pm CAT

Sun, 02 Aug 2015 9:59 pm CAT

Current Conditions:
Fair, 52 F

Sun - Clear. High: 69 Low: 40
Mon - Sunny. High: 71 Low: 41
Tue - Sunny. High: 75 Low: 43
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Thu - Sunny. High: 76 Low: 42

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Cops: Middle School Students Plotted To Bake Pot Cookies In Home Economics Class

A quartet of 13-year-old Iowa boys was arrested yesterday on narcotics charges, police report.

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Second Man Sues NYPD Over Jolly Rancher Arrest

Lawsuit: Cops mistook hard candies for methamphetamine

Brooklynite Omar Ferriera, 23, alleges that his civil rights were violated when he was mistakenly arrested last year on a misdemeanor drug possession charge.

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Cops: Pot Dealers Busted Near Elementary School Had Stash Hidden Inside Scooby-Doo Lunchbox

The accused South Carolina duo was collared before they could escape in the Mystery Machine.

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Grandpa Calls 911 To Report His "Lazy" Grandson

Man, 72, reported that teen refuses chores
911 Operator

Edward Friel told Ohio  deputies that his 17-year-old kin "does nothing around the house," so he "cut the internet cable cord."

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For What It's Worth, Donald Sterling Is A Registered Republican (Like Every Other Billionaire You Know)

Let the trolling begin...

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