The Two-Way
11:34 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Inside Bin Laden's House, 'A Fading Splash Of Blood'

The compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was found and killed. (May 3, 2011, file photo.)
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The New York Times writes this morning about a retired Pakistani Army brigadier's attempt to reconstruct what happened last May when U.S. Navy Seals killed Osama bin Laden at the al-Qaida leader's hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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The Two-Way
10:00 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Report: 'Explosive' Growth Of 'Patriot Movement' And Militias Continues

"Patriot movement groups" in red. Militias — armed wings of such organizations — in gray.
Southern Poverty Law Center

An enormous surge in the number of groups that "see the federal government as their primary enemy" and in some cases have militias as their "armed wings" continues, the Southern Poverty Law Center reports today.

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WCBE Newscasts
9:56 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Police board clears officers in fatal shooting, cuts planned for Ohio bases. These and other stories in this Thursday morning newscast.

Columbus, Oh –

  • Police board clears officers in fatal shooting :00

  • Magistrate rules in lesbian custody case :27

  • Three juvenile jail escapees recaptured :56

  • PUCO approves rate hikes for AEP 1:40

  • Licking County teen accused of writing hit-list 2:15

  • Cuts coming to Ohio Air National Guard bases 2:38

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    The Salt
    9:49 am
    Thu March 8, 2012

    The Secret To Glowing (Yellow) Skin? Eat Your Fruits And Veggies

    Carrots and other veggies give skin a slight yellow tone that people think looks healthy and attractive.
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    Originally published on Thu March 8, 2012 11:01 am

    We know that fruits and vegetables do us all kinds of good. But evidently they also give us a healthful glow — by tinting our skin yellow and red.

    People's skin color changed in just six weeks when they increased their fruit and vegetable consumption, according to researchers in Scotland who compared eating habits to skin tone.

    And while the cosmetics industry might have you believe that rouge is the ideal cheek color, this study found that another hue rated more healthful and attractive: yellow.

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    The Two-Way
    8:35 am
    Thu March 8, 2012

    Jobless Claims Rise By 8,000

    There were 362,000 first-time clams for unemployment insurance last week, up 8,000 from the week before, the Employment and Training Administration just reported.

    That means the number of claims has moved up slightly, but remains around the lowest level since this time four years ago.

    The Two-Way
    7:45 am
    Thu March 8, 2012

    In Video, Man Said To Be Syrian Oil Ministry Official Says He's Defecting

    • Kelly McEvers on 'Morning Edition'

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    Around the Nation
    7:15 am
    Thu March 8, 2012

    California Teacher Moonlights As Porn Star

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    Around the Nation
    7:08 am
    Thu March 8, 2012

    Indiana Legislature Votes On Official State Gun

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    The Two-Way
    7:00 am
    Thu March 8, 2012

    House Expected To OK Jobs Bill In 'Rare Agreement' With Obama

    Sometimes bipartisanship does shine down on the Capitol.
    Chip Somodevilla Getty Images

    Originally published on Thu March 8, 2012 2:01 pm

    Update at 1:55 p.m. ET. The House Passes JOBS Act:

    Saying that it shows the federal legislature can work in a bipartisan fashion, the Republican-controlled House passed the JOBS Act, which was supported by President Obama.

    "It is a welcome sign that we can put our differences aside and work together to produce results to help boost the economy and get people back to work," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., said, according to the AP.

    The bill was passed with a vote of 390-23.

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