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Obama, Pope Meet for First Time

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 23:06
President Barack Obama and Pope Francis met for the first time on Thursday, holding a symbolic discussion that sidestepped their differences on social issues and focused heavily on their shared interest in economic inequality.
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Top U.S. Officer Wants Military to Rethink Ethics Training

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 22:10
The military needs to rethink how it teaches character and ethics, the nation's top uniformed officer said.
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Congress Advances Ukraine Measures

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 20:51
The House and Senate moved to bolster the U.S. response to the political crisis in Ukraine, with both chambers of Congress voting on measures to expand sanctions against Russian officials and provide assistance to Kiev.
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Obama Unveils Proposed NSA Phone Data Revamp

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 19:40
The White House outlined broad changes to end the government's mass collection of telephone records, saying Congress must pass legislation to allow intelligence agencies to have speedy access to information held at telephone companies.
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Mudslide Deaths Expected to Rise 'Substantially'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 18:53
Officials expect the number of people killed in the massive mudslide in Washington state to rise "substantially" as questions persisted over whether warnings about the site's potential for disaster had been sufficiently publicized or heeded.
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Senator Suggests Reinstating Student-Loan Limits

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:35
The senator overseeing U.S. education policy said Congress should consider reinstating limits for both graduate and undergrad students due to concerns the government is allowing students to amass debt too easily.
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Scientists Craft Working Yeast Chromosome

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 14:00
In a stride toward creating artificial life, scientists announced Thursday that they crafted a working chromosome for yeast.
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Review to Clear Current Christie Aides

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:46
An internal investigation conducted by lawyers hired by the Christie administration into the George Washington Bridge lane closures is expected to absolve additional members of Gov. Chris Christie's senior staff.
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Northwestern Football Team Can Unionize

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:01
Northwestern University football players receiving athletic scholarships are employees and therefore can unionize, according to a landmark ruling by a National Labor Relations Board regional director.
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