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An attorney who once sued Troy Kelley says the Washington State Auditor has known about a federal probe into his past for nearly two years.
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SPR Health Forum: Unraveling the Mystery of MS

SPR will air a special two-hour forum on Multiple Sclerosis on both KPBX and KSFC stations. The full broadcast schedule is here: KPBX 91.1:* Thursday, March 26 from 6-8 p.m. KSFC 91.9:* Thursday, March 26 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.* Sunday, March 29 from noon-2 p.m. City Cable 5:* Saturday, March 28 from 9-11 p.m.* Sunday, March 29 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.* Sunday, April 12 from 7-9 p.m.* Wednesday, April 15 from 8-10 p.m.* Thursday, April 30 from 1-3 p.m.
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Things are getting wild at the British prime minister's residence. No, that's not a reference to the official start of the 2015 election campaign: Photographers who staked out 10 Downing Street today captured images of a fox slinking past the door of the famous residence.

And that's not the only animal that appeared at Prime Minister David Cameron's door today. His cat, Larry, popped out for some fresh air — and shared an awkward moment with a police dog.

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been found guilty of accepting money from a U.S. supporter. Olmert was convicted last year on separate corruption charges.

Today's decision reversed a 2012 ruling that acquitted Olmert, who was prime minister from 2006 to 2009.

Dan Swangard knows what death looks like.

As a physician, he has seen patients die in hospitals, hooked to morphine drips and overcome with anxiety. He has watched death drag on for weeks or months as terrified relatives stand by helplessly.

Recently, however, his thoughts about how seriously ill people die have become personal. Swangard was diagnosed in 2013 with a rare form of metastatic cancer.

"An epidemic is one of the few catastrophes that could set the world back drastically in the next few decades," Bill Gates warns in a essay he wrote for the March 18 edition of The New England Journal of Medicine.

In the article, entitled "The Next Epidemic — Lessons From Ebola" — he says that the Ebola epidemic is a "wake-up call."

A car that was intercepted near the security gate of the National Security Agency's headquarters at Fort Meade, Md., was fired upon Monday morning, in a clash that reportedly left one of the car's occupants dead.

Authorities tell NPR's Dina Temple-Raston that after two suspects tried to ram a vehicle into the entrance gate, one suspect was shot dead and the other was injured by NSA security guards.

Details about the incident are still emerging. We'll update this post with further news.

Republican leaders in Indiana say they will work to ensure the state's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

"This law does not discriminate, and it will not be allowed to do so," Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long said at a news conference with state House Speaker Brian Bosma.

Editor's Note: This story was originally published in April 2014.

Why is this Sandwich Monday different from all other Sandwich Mondays? In honor of Passover, I introduced my non-Jewish colleagues to the wonders of the Passover lunch.

The Idaho House is set to vote Monday on a bill that would move Idaho’s presidential primary from May to March.

A Bangladeshi blogger has been hacked to death in the country's capital, Dhaka, and police have arrested two students at an Islamic seminary in connection with the slaying. Washiqur Rahman's killing comes a month after a deadly attack on another blogger in the capital by Islamists.

With a single key stroke, the personal information of President Obama and 30 other world leaders was mistakenly released by an official with Australia's immigration office.

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