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Look up! Brief total lunar eclipse to grace the sky Saturday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don't blink. There's a total eclipse of the moon Saturday — and it's an unusually short one.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 April 2015

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Racism a lingering problem among collegiate millennials

 

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kayla Tarrant loves the University of Maryland. But the campus tour guide says a racist email and photo attributed to her schoolmates makes her reluctant to encourage other black students to enroll "in a place where you feel unsafe and no one cares about you."

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Man reported missing at sea for 66 days found in good health

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A man reported missing at sea two months ago was rescued on the overturned hull of his sailboat off the North Carolina coast, and he walked away from a hospital hours later in good condition, with no obvious sunburn, dehydration or other signs of distress.

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Obama: Energy effort to help environment, military veterans

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) — President Barack Obama is announcing a new initiative to help job-seeking military veterans and the environment at the same time.

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Alabama man freed after nearly 30 years on death row

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row was freed Friday after prosecutors finally acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him couldn't prove he committed the crime.

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More whites than blacks, Latinos approve police striking men

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics do, at a time when the country is struggling to deal with police use of deadly force against men of color, according to a major American trend survey.

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It was unclear Thursday how much money the entire bag contained.

Utah man returns 75-pound bag of cash found on highway 

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man got a surprise when he stopped to pull a large orange bag off the highway, fearing that it would become a traffic hazard.

The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/1BRXSdg ) the 75-pound bag tumbled out of a truck driving in front of Dan Kennedy on Interstate 80 on Tuesday. When he looked inside, he found stacks of cash.

"I thought it was going to be light. I reached down to grab it, and I couldn't move it," Kennedy said.

Approximately 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide, the sack was filled with smaller bags packed with currency including $50 and $100 bills. Kennedy estimated each of the small bags contained $22,000.

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Commitments made, Iran and 6 powers face tough nuke talks

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With one phase of nuclear talks over, Iran and six world powers now have an ambitious to-do list that — if implemented — will cut significantly into Iran's bomb-capable technology while giving Tehran quick access to bank accounts, oil markets and other financial assets blocked by international sanctions.

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