King Leo's Best Chance

Messi is looking to cement his legacy with an elusive World Cup win.

Lionel Messi is already regarded as one of the best soccer players in history, but one trophy has eluded him.



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Putin Visits Crimea Among Victory Day Celebrations

(Vitaly V. Kuzmin/Wikimedia Commons)

Putin was greeted as a beloved conquerer in a region the rest of the world still believes is part of Ukraine. 



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U.S. Signs New Defense Agreement With Philippines

The US military is gearing up for potential conflict in Asia. (Ben Bloker/Wikimedia Commons)

The agreement is part of the American pivot towards Asia to counter a rising China. 



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Boy Survives 5 Hour Flight In Airplane Wheel Well

(Dylan Ashe/Wikimedia Commons)

How did a 16-year-old boy manage to survive for 5 hours above 35,000 feet?



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Ukraine Police Station Seized By Gunmen, Special Forces Respond

Tensions rose rapidly on Saturday in eastern Ukraine as special forces were deployed to repel terrorists who have seized a police station. 



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Donetsk Declared 'People's Republic'

Pro-Russian movements are continuing in Eastern Ukraine. (Mstyslav Chernov/Wikimedia Commons)

Pro-Russian movements are gaining steam across eastern Ukraine.



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Possible MH370 Black Box Pings Heard As Time Runs Out

The USS Kidd is resupplied at sea as the search for MH370 continues. (LS2 Karolina Karmowska-Brooks/Wikimedia Commons)

Will searchers be able to find the source of promising pings before it is too late?



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Boehner Says No Guns For Mentally Ill

(Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Will more stringent legislation finally pass? 



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HealthCare.gov Suffering Downtime On Deadline Day

As thousands of Americans rush to sign up before the deadline this evening, healthcare.gov is once again suffering from a spate of glitches. 



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Global Warming Getting Worse According To UN

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

(NOAA/Wikimedia commons)

The UN wants you to remember how scary global warming is with its list of eight key reasons to stay worried. 



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North And South Korea Exchange Artillery Fire

Is the latest military confrontation on the Korean Penisula a sign of things to come?



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Hackers Leak Walmart Guide On Silencing Workers

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Hackers have released a series of internal Walmart training documents on how to keep workers from coming together for collective action. 



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Search For Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet Remains Fruitless

A massive international search effort has been unable to turn up any clue as to the whereabouts of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.



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Oscar Pistorius Pleads Not Guilty

Pistorius entered a plea of not guilty at the start of his trial for the murder of his former girlfriend. 



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Russia Threatens Assault On Crimea

The latest developments in the Crimea region have pushed Russian and Ukrainian Forces to the brink of open conflict. 



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Warrant Issued For Ousted Ukrainian President's Arrest

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

Violence in Kiev last week reached civil war-like levels. (Mstyslav Chernov/wikimedia commons).

Ukraine's law enforcement agencies are frantically searching for ousted president Viktor F. Yanukovych. 



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New Defense Bill Proposes Big Cuts

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

The Army is preparing to eliminate its capability to fight two separate full fledged wars. (US Army/flickr)

How will congress and the defense industry react to the Pentagon's proposal? 



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Miller Says Downhill Course Can Kill

Miller, on a much tamer course, competing in the 2010 downhill in Vancouver. (Kevin Pedraja/Wikimedia Commons)

On the most dangerous downhill course in Olympic history, a few very close calls have left Bode Miller shaken. 



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Riesch Wins Super Combined

Riesch flew threw the slalom section. (Arthur Mouratidis/Wikimedia Commons)

A scorching slalom run pushed the German into gold medal position after a dissapointing downhill run. 



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The Race For Light Bulbs And Internet In Sochi

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

Construction in Sochi continues at a breakneck pace as the opening ceremonies loom on Friday. (Mikhail Mokrushin/Wikimedia Commo

If you expect bulbs in your lamps or internet in your hotel room, you'd better hope things change before opening ceremonies on Friday in Sochi. 



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Bode Miller's Final Olympics

Calm and collected, Bode is ready to give his all in his last Olympics. (snowbuzz/Flickr)

America's winningest skier takes the Olympic stage for one last time. You'd better be watching. 



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Glenn Beck Says He Helped Tear America Apart

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

(flickr/Gage Skidmore)

Glenn Beck wanted more media coverage, so this is how he decided to do it.



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Movie Goer Almost Arrested Over Wearing Google Glass

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

Google's Glass continues to suffer through teething problems. (Wikimedia Commons/Loic Le Meur)

A man almost get's arrested for wearing Glass. What's next for the wearable device?



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Snowden Defends Himself Against Spy Allegations

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

Edward Snowden scoffed at allegations that he is a spy in a rare interview. (Wikimedia Commons/Zennie Abraham)

Edward Snowden remains in Moscow, and remains under attack by members of Congress for his actions. 



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Security Of Winter Olympics Questioned

Russia is using more than 40,000 thousand law enforcement officers to try and protect the Olympic Games. (wikimedia commons/Igor

Security concerns abound with less than a month until the start of the Olympics. 



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Iran Stops Centrifuges Following Deal

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

(via flickr)

A deal has finally been reached that sees some sanctions lifted. Will it last? 



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The Future Of The Internet

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

The end of net neutrality could spell the end of innovation on the internet (thenextweb.com)

ISPs now have near total control over what content their customers can view. 



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Senate Fails To Pass Benefits Bill For Unemployed

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

Harry Reid and the rest of the Senate are continuing the pattern of congressional deadlock. (Medill DC/Flickr)

Congressional deadlock looks set to continue in 2014.



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Violence Spreads Across Iraq

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

A series of bombings across Iraq puts Prime Minister Nouri Maliki under even more pressure. (Jim Gordon/Wikimedia Commons)

A series of car bombings this morning come as secretarian violence is rapidly spreading across Iraq



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Christie Under Investigation For Misuse Of Sandy Funds

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

Christie is under investigation for potentially misusing Sandy relief funds. (Gage Skidmore/flickr)

Christie is off to a really bad start in 2014.



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NSA Metadata Collection Hasn't Stopped Anything

Christopher Coppock
Supervising Executive Producer

The NSA remains staunch defenders of their surveillance programs. (wikimedia commons)

A recent study says the NSA's most controversial programs have been ineffective. 



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Senior Hezbollah Commander Killed

Following the death of Hassan Lakkis, the destruction of Syria will undoubtedly continue. (Rami Alhames/Flickr)

What effect will the death of another senior Hezbollah commander have on the situation in Syria?



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Vice President Biden Visits China Amid Heightened Tensions

Joe Biden, a man renowned for speaking gaffes, is currently in China amidst high regional tensions. (David Lienemann/Wikimedia C

Biden visits China just as regional tensions are reaching the boiling point. 



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NSA Tracks Online Porn Habits To Discredit Radicals

Christopher Coppock
Executive Producer

Edward Snowden continues to expose the NSA's extensive spy programs. (Wikimedia Commons)

More revelations on extensive NSA spying operations were released this morning by Edward Snowden. 



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Ashton Kutcher Takes On Walmart

Ashton Kutcher decided to take on Walmart tuesday morning (David Shankbone/Wikimedia Commons)

Ashton Kutcher took time Tuesday morning to do what most of us can't. Get Walmart's attention. 



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Lindsey Vonn Hurt In Colorado Training Crash

Christopher Coppock
Executive Producer

Lindsey Vonn is the winningest skier in American history (flickr/Doug Haney)

Following a 9 month recovery from a horrific knee injury, Vonn crashed hard again earlier this week. 



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