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2 New York Police Officers Die in Ambush Shooting

time.com — (NEW YORK) - An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, shooting both of them fatally before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. The shooting took place in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.
Dec 20, 2014

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The Innocence Project talks Adnan Syed's case

time.com — On the Thursday finale of the Serial podcast, the week-by-week true crime story that has become a broadcasting sensation, we didn't find out definitively if convicted murderer Adnan Syed did or did not kill his high school ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee.
Dec 20, 2014

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Dec 20, 2014

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WHO: Recorded Ebola Deaths Top 7,000

time.com — (CONAKRY, Guinea) - The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now killed more than 7,000 people, with many of the latest deaths reported in Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization said as United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon continued his tour of Ebola-affected countries in West Africa on...

For Cuban Exiles, Elian Became a Nightmare

content.time.com — Elian Gonzalez was supposed to restore the flagging fortunes of the Cuban-American exile leadership; instead he may have turned into their worst nightmare. The six-year-old flew back to Havana Wednesday afternoon, and not only were the streets of Miami quiet, but the 38-year-old U.S.
Dec 20, 2014

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How TIME Covered the Revolution

time.com — When Fidel Castro first ousted Fulgencio Batista at the turn of 1959, there weren't many non-Cuban journalists there to see it happen - but TIME's Bruce Henderson was there, and he was soon joined by Bernard Diederich, who would later cover the Caribbean for the magazine.

Third Ray Rice Video Surfaces, Showing the Couple Post-Assault

time.com — A third video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice on the night of his assault against his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, surfaced in the news on Saturday. Security camera footage released by ABC News shows a visibly distraught Janay Palmer, shortly after the assault, being questioned in the lobby of an Atlantic City casino.
Dec 20, 2014

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Cuba Isolationists Just Don't Get It

time.com — Paul is the junior U.S. Senator for Kentucky. I grew up in a family that despised, not only communism, but collectivism, socialism and any "ism" that deprived the individual of his or her natural rights. As a kid, I listened the stories of an old Ukrainian fisherman who talked of fighting the Bolsheviks.
Dec 19, 2014

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Dec 19, 2014

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Why Having Kids Won't Fulfill You

time.com — I was struck by the comments Jennifer Aniston made to Allure magazine this week about the badgering she gets on a topic that she finds painful: her lack of children. She tells the magazine: "I don't like [the pressure] that people put on me, on women - that you've failed yourself as a female because you haven't procreated.
Dec 21, 2014

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Craig Ferguson Gets An All-Star 'Late Late Show' Send-Off

time.com — Craig Ferguson of CBS's The Late Late Show signed off Friday night with a star-filled music video, along with guests Jay Leno and Bob Newhart. "Maybe art is a very grand word but... what I was trying to do here and what I think we have managed to do here is make something that wasn't here before," Ferguson told his audience.
Dec 20, 2014

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President Obama Ends Year With All-Woman Press Conference

time.com — President Barack Obama's traditional end-of-year press conference Friday was historic for reasons that had nothing to do with the substance of the president's comments. All eight of the reporters who questioned Obama were women-and nearly all were print reporters-an apparent first for a formal White House news conference, a venue traditionally dominated by male television correspondents.
Dec 20, 2014

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Castro Hails Thaw in US Relations, But Reasserts Communist Rule

time.com — Cuban president Raul Castro hailed "a new chapter" in U.S.-Cuban relations on Saturday, but insisted the diplomatic thaw will not break Cuba from its Communist past. "In the same way that we have never demanded that the United States change its political system, we will demand respect for ours," Castro said in a Saturday speech before Cuba's National Assembly, Reuters reports.
Dec 20, 2014

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Top 10 FBI Behavioral Unit Techniques for Building Rapport With Anyone

time.com — Robin Dreeke is head of the FBI's Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program. In his book It's Not All About "Me": The Top Ten Techniques for Building Quick Rapport with Anyone he simply and clearly spells out methods for connecting with people. Here's a quick breakdown of the methods.
Dec 20, 2014

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Rare Photos From the Set of a Holiday Classic

time.com — Far more than a mere plot device heralding George Bailey's dark night of the soul (and his joyful return to the land of the living), softly falling snow is something of a central character in Frank Capra's 1946 holiday classic, It's a Wonderful Life .
Dec 20, 2014

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Drone Country: See America From Above

time.com — In these photos, shot as part of an ongoing series, Belgian photographer Tomas van Houtryve looks at America through the eyes of a drone, a small quadcopter he bought online and equipped with a high-resolution camera. "A drone seems particularly appropriate because it's increasingly how America views the rest of the world," he says.

N. Korea Proposes Joint Probe Over Sony Hacking

time.com — (SEOUL, South Korea) - North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.

Ebola-Stricken Families to Receive Cash Payments

time.com — In 2015, the three Ebola-affected countries will start offering cash payments for families hit by Ebola, as well as survivors having trouble re-acclimating to society out of stigma for the disease. Every aspect of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone's societies have taken a hit from Ebola, and the disease has shocked what were once fragile but growing economies.

Facebook Popularity Slides Further Among American Teens

time.com — U.S. teenagers increasingly think Facebook is like, whatever. A new report has found that Americans aged 13 to 17 who use social media are leaving Facebook faster than ever, with the percentage of those with accounts dropping six points from 94% last year to 88% in 2014.

I Started <em>Serial</em>, But It Didn't End the Way I Had Hoped

time.com — Rabia Chaudry is a National Security Fellow at the New America Foundation. Serial was not what I expected. It also was not what I wanted. Fifteen years after Adnan Syed was arrested, when I decided it was time to get a journalist to look at what I have always held as a wrongful conviction, I did it thinking that reporters can go places most of us can't.
Dec 20, 2014

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Dec 19, 2014

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Dec 19, 2014

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Why the U.S.-Cuba Thaw Doesn't Mean Guantanamo Bay Is Closing

time.com — Like Sherlock Holmes' dog that didn't bark, the absence of debate over the fate of the U.S. base at Cuba's Guantanamo Bay since President Barack Obama announced resumed ties between the two nations on Wednesday is striking. For several reasons, nothing is likely to change, at least not in the near future, even as the U.S.
Dec 19, 2014

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