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Secretary of State John Kerry said that if Russian President Putin held to his current course on Ukraine, it would be an 'expensive mistake.' In Tokyo, President Obama said: 'We are ready to act.'

Net neutrality rewritten: Will next generation of innovators have a chance? (+video)

6:52 pm ET - The FCC's new rules governing the Internet’s broadband networks are being hailed by many in the telecom and cable industry – and not so much by net neutrality proponents.

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Fracking: In apparent first, family gets courtroom victory in health case

9:13 pm ET - Although others have sued oil and gas companies over alleged injuries from fracking, most have settled in agreements that include gag orders. But in the case involving the Parr family, a jury awarded $2.95 million.


Five questions to help reduce tornado risk

Here are five questions to help reduce the risk you and your family may face from tornadoes.


Can leafless e-cigarettes be regulated as a tobacco product? FDA says yes. (+video)

7:21 pm ET - The Food and Drug Administration, which proposes to regulate the booming e-cigarette industry, explained Thursday why it is poised to crack down on the tobacco-less products.

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In Tokyo, Obama plays up solidarity with Japan (+video)

1:03 pm ET - Obama said the US would defend Japan in any conflict with China over the Senkaku islands. His trip has targeted better relations with Prime Minister Abe, whose comments about Japan's World War II history have caused strains.

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Decoder Buzz Did Hillary Clinton accomplish anything as secretary of State? (+video)

4:39 pm ET - Even the State Department spokeswoman was, at first, at a loss as to how to respond to that question, certain to be asked more often as the 2016 presidential election season gets closer.

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Mexican law would liberalize telecoms, but critics spy censorship

5:00 pm ET - Mexico says measures to track cell phone calls and censor websites are important for fighting cyberattacks, kidnappings, and other crimes. But opponents fear an online clampdown.


Cliven Bundy on 'the Negro': Why his words aren't a huge surprise (+video)

2:12 pm ET - The Nevada rancher who took on the BLM now posits that 'the Negro' may be better off as slaves. The link between racially offensive views and a certain strain of far-right politics seen at the Cliven Bundy ranch is well established, analysts say.

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Why India's Narendra Modi can't succeed without regional parties (+video)

4:27 pm ET - Narendra Modi is favored to become India's next prime minister, but he would need to secure the backing of powerful regional parties to form a government.

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What Simon Ostrovsky's detention means for Ukraine's information wars

1:53 pm ET - The American reporter for Vice News had been shooting often reckless videos of the crisis before he was grabbed by pro-Russia militiamen. He was released Thursday after being held for four days.


Why Bangladesh's Rana Plaza survivors are back at work (+video)

12:19 pm ET - One year on, some survivors of the factory collapse in Bangladesh have gone back to work. There are industry-wide efforts to improve safety, but challenges remain.

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US widens path to clemency for nonviolent federal drug offenders (+video)

9:22 pm ET - The new Justice Department clemency guidelines, which apply to inmates who have served 10 years of their sentence, are designed to alleviate racial disparities left over from tough drug laws.

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