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Decision Expected In Motion to Dismiss McDaniel Challenge

A decision is expected today on whether a judge will dismiss the election challenge filed by state Senator Chris McDaniel regarding his loss in the June Republican Senate runoff. 

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Chinese High-Rise Worker Left Dangling After Annoyed Boy Cuts Rope

The 10-year-old watching cartoons, reportedly became annoyed at the construction racket outside his window. So, he took a knife and sliced through the worker's rappelling apparatus.

'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential'

Many of the 2 million men serving time in the U.S. have formed their sense of manhood while incarcerated. And becoming a different kind of man isn't easy — either behind bars, or beyond them.

NFL Commissioner On Controversial Suspension: 'I Didn't Get It Right'

Robert Siegel talks with ESPN sportswriter Jane McManus about the NFL's new domestic violence initiative under its personal conduct policy. The plan comes the league leveled what some called a lenient penalty for running back Ray Rice's alleged domestic abuse.

The Spectacle Of The Beheading: A Grisly Act With A Long History

Videos and other images of beheadings have appeared with increasing frequency in recent weeks. Dawn Perlmutter, director of the Symbol Intelligence Group, discusses the symbolism of this grim ritual.

Residents Join Soldiers In Shoring Up Defenses Of Key Ukrainian Port

In Ukraine, civilian volunteers are digging trenches outside the port city of Mariupol in an effort to defend their city from assault by separatist forces.
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