1. Defense Secretary Urges Restraint in South China Sea Disputes
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-08 at 10:24:16

Amid new evidence of reclamation activity in the Asia-Pacific region, Ashton B. Carter, the U.S. secretary of defense, warned against Chinese militarization in territorial disputes.

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2. U.S. officer charged with murder: What we know
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-08 at 08:47:18


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4. Obama to Call for End to ‘Conversion’ Therapies for Gay and Transgender Youth
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-08 at 18:51:01

Mr. Obama’s decision on the sensitive issue is the latest example of his continuing embrace of gay rights.

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5. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Is Guilty on All 30 Counts in Boston Marathon Bombing
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-08 at 18:54:33

The verdicts set the stage for a second, more contentious phase of the trial in which the same jury will decide whether to sentence him to life in prison or death.

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6. Ferguson election makes history
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-08 at 05:03:31

Change has come to Ferguson.

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7. U.S. thinks Russians hacked White House
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-08 at 09:42:19

U.S. thinks Russians hacked White House

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8. First-Generation Students Unite
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-08 at 16:03:44

These young pioneers, the first in their families in college, speak out about who they are, where they come from and the income inequality on campus.

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9. China isn’t happy with Hillary Clinton
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-08 at 00:23:55

China isn't happy with Hillary Clinton

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10. Finally! View of NYC from 1,250 feet
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-08 at 04:39:00

It's official. New York's highly anticipated One World Observatory will open to the public on May 29, 2015.

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11. Victim was Coast Guard veteran and a dad
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-08 at 15:25:11

The world learned his name after he was killed by a South Carolina police officer.

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13. Man faked ethnicity for medical school
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-08 at 01:43:50

Man faked ethnicity for medical school

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14. Obama links climate change to public health
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-08 at 06:16:19

Obama links climate change to public health

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18. Afghan nightmare: Woman forced to marry her rapist
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-08 at 06:28:22

Afghan nightmare: Woman forced to marry her rapist

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19. Latin America Trip Will Test Obama’s Push for Ties With Cuba
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-04-08 at 03:00:04

As President Obama prepared for a summit meeting in Panama, White House officials signaled a decision was near on whether to remove Cuba from a list of terrorism sponsors.

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20. Six things to know about the worsening chaos in Yemen
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-08 at 02:26:41

Six things to know about the worsening chaos in Yemen

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