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WATCH: Wreckage Of Costa Concordia Begins Its Final Voyage

The harbor of Isola del Giglio, after the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship was towed away. Italy's once-luxurious Costa Concordia cruise liner embarked on its last voyage on Wednesday. hide caption

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WATCH: Wreckage Of Costa Concordia Begins Its Final Voyage

More than two years after the luxury liner wrecked off the Italian island of Giglio, it is being moved to a salvage yard in the port of Genoa.

Dutch Day Of Mourning, As Remains Of Some MH17 Victims Come Home

A woman lights a candle near flowers and candles placed in honor of three citizens — a mother, her 17-year-old daughter and 13-year-old son — who were among the victims of flight MH17 in Delft, Netherlands on Wednesday. hide caption

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Dutch Day Of Mourning, As Remains Of Some MH17 Victims Come Home

In its first national day of mourning in more than half a century, the Netherlands came to a standstill as two planes carrying the remains of some victims land in Eindhoven.

Congress, Biden Aim For Job Training That Actually Leads To Jobs

Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, greets Enis Sullivan, 101, during his visit to XMA Corp. on March 25 in Manchester, N.H. hide caption

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Congress, Biden Aim For Job Training That Actually Leads To Jobs

The vice president is traveling the country to learn about the best ways to train workers. He announced the results Tuesday as the president signed a workforce training bill into law.

The Washington Football Team That Must Not Be Named

In spite of mounting pressure to change the Washington Redskins' name, team owner Daniel Snyder seems to remain unmoved. hide caption

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Sweetness And Light

The Washington Football Team That Must Not Be Named

As the NFL begins training camp, commentator Frank Deford wonders why Washington's team keeps its contentious nickname. He suggests alternatives, like the Lobbyists, the Presidents, or simply the Who.

California Nurses Union Braces For Contract Battle

Members of the California Nurses Association say they rallied in Sacramento in May to raise public awareness of their concerns about patient care in California hospitals. hide caption

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California Nurses Union Braces For Contract Battle KQED

The largest union of nurses in California starts contract negotiations Thursday with Kaiser Permanente's hospitals. Talks went smoothly four years ago, but this round will likely be more contentious.

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