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Fisher Stevens Goes on a Filmmaking 'Mission Blue'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Fisher Stevens approached prominent oceanographer Sylvia Earle about featuring both her life and her work in a documentary, she resisted the idea. Turning the camera on her efforts to protect the seas was one thing, but putting herself center stage made Earle uneasy, Stevens said. Actor-filmmaker Stevens... more

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Paul Ryan Discusses Father's Alcoholism in Book

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs. "This can't be the full measure of our party and our movement," Ryan writes of that mom... more

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'Canadian Idol' Contestant Acquitted on Terrorism

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A former "Canadian Idol" contestant was acquitted on Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with the judge finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot. Khurram Syed Sher , an Ontario doctor whose 2010 arrest got international attention because of his appearance on ... more

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Facts About PCSing With Your Pet

Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif. -- When traveling during a permanent change of station, owners must have a few things in order before their pet can travel along, especially when venturing overseas. Airports and destination countries will need updated medical records, arrival information and notice of arrangements... more

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General Accused of Obstructing Probe of Hospital

WASHINGTON -- A two-star Army general, reprimanded once already for misconduct, is being accused of obstructing another investigation into patient abuse and fraud at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan made infamous for its grisly conditions, according to a new watchdog report. The Project on Government Oversight recently published a redacte... more

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