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Matt Pearce

Matt Pearce is a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times and frequently writes about violence, disasters, social movements and civil liberties. A University of Missouri graduate, he has covered news in the Midwest for a number of publications and previously wrote about technology, culture and the Middle East as a featured writer for the New Inquiry. He hails from Kansas City, Mo.
Paul Whelan, American detained in Russia on espionage charges, was in Moscow for a wedding, family says

U.S. citizen Paul Whelan's family says he was in Russia for a wedding when he was arrested on espionage charges by the Federal Security Service, or FSB, the top KGB successor agency.

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake rattles Anchorage, unleashes powerful aftershocks

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has rocked buildings in Anchorage, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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