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Student Maps Voting-Rights Approach

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 21:41
The Obama administration's new legal strategy to preserve decades of minority-voting rights will follow a blueprint first sketched out by a Yale University law student four years ago.
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Terror Trial Set to Begin in New York

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 21:13
Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri, a fiery Islamic cleric who prosecutors allege conspired to kidnap Americans in Yemen and who also is accused of trying to open a terrorist training camp in Oregon.
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Mosques Get a New Message

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 20:17
An American Muslim advocacy group is launching a program to help U.S. mosques head off potential extremists in their midst—as opposed to simply shunning troublemakers—a year after the Boston Marathon bombing.
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Sebelius Exits Without Regret

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 16:02
Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius describes the period last fall when HealthCare.gov was crippled by technical problems as "awful," but says she had no regrets about the health law's rollout.
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The New ABCs of Business

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 01:21
The Saturday Essay: From administrative assistants (the real office power brokers) to enemies (the product of success) to 'reply all' (why you may be fired one day), Stanley Bing offers a modern glossary for workplace survival.
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White House Warns Putin Against Seizing More Ukrainian Territory

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 21:33
The White House said it was concerned by a "concerted campaign" by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, and Vice President Joe Biden planned a visit to the country.
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Potential GOP Runners Launch '16 Platforms

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 19:36
Sen. Rand Paul urged Republicans to reach out to the unemployed, while Sen. Ted Cruz called for a focus on economic growth, as the two potential presidential candidates spoke at a conservative rally.
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Police Shoot Dead Armed Man in Queens

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 18:40
New York City police shot and killed an armed man on a quiet residential block in Queens on Saturday after an apparent domestic dispute that resulted in a woman's death.
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Kocherlakota: Targeted Tax Cut Could Boost Economy

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 16:07
A tax break for businesses that invest in research and development could be "an effective form of stimulus" for the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president said.
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Tea-Party Favorite Paul Courts GOP Stalwarts

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 16:03
Sen. Rand Paul, preparing for a likely 2016 White House bid, is courting GOP leaders and fundraisers crucial to a national campaign, while mostly keeping faith with his libertarian base.
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After Beating, Detroit to Heal

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 15:58
The beating of white motorist Steven Utash by black men in Detroit is spurring a discussion about racial reconciliation after a retired African-American woman came to the man's defense.
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Obama Visits Friendly Turf

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 13:30
President Barack Obama attacked Republicans on Friday for what he depicted as moves to restrict voting, urging a raucous and friendly crowd to fight back in this year's elections.
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Ohio Geologists Link Fracking, Quakes

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 13:29
State geologists in Ohio linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions in certain areas.
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Amazon Set to Release Smartphone This Year

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:19
The retailer has plans to announce the phone in June and to begin shipping by the end of September, according to people briefed on the company's plans.
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Flames Quickly Engulfed California Truck-Bus Crash

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:48
A "tremendous fire" that quickly engulfed a bus of high-school students in a Northern California freeway wreck, killing 10 and severely burning many others, left officials grappling with the aftermath.
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Doctors Discounted Early Hints of Popular Hysterectomy Procedure's Risks

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:14
The morcellator, a tool that simplifies hysterectomies, faces backlash as evidence mounts that most doctors haven't informed patients that it may spread a rare cancer.
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U.S. Help for Kiev Comes With Caution

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:09
The Obama administration and NATO face a quandary as they try to showcase support for Ukraine's new leaders and reassure countries in Eastern Europe without antagonizing Moscow.
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Fortunes Shift for Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 03:56
Wells Fargo showed that lending to consumers and businesses can be more lucrative than being a big player on Wall Street.
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A Radiation Reality Check

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 23:38
From bananas to bricks, radioactivity is everywhere—but it's nothing to be afraid of.
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Obama Taps Budget Czar for Health Post

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 23:21
President Obama nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the White House budget director, to replace embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
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