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Palin Seeks the Great Outdoors

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 20:16
The former vice presidential candidate on politics and social media, running for office again, and her new TV show: "It's not going to be politically correct."
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If You Build It in Newark, They Might Not Come

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 19:41
Attending baseball games in the gleaming, $34 million stadium built to fuel an urban revival here often felt like an eerie trip to solitude.
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NTSB Renews Call for MD-11 Safety

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:46
Almost two decades after U.S. air-safety officials addressed some dangerous handling characteristics of MD-11 jetliners, the board is seeking new cockpit aids and looking at pilot landing experience.
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Judge Approves Detroit Debt Deal

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:25
The judge in Detroit's municipal bankruptcy case approved a troublesome settlement the city reached with two banks owed nearly $300 million.
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Rep. Tom Petri of Wisconsin Won't Seek Re-Election

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:06
Rep. Tom Petri (R., Wis.) said Friday he won't seek re-election this fall after more than three decades in Congress.
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GM CEO Informed of U.S. Probe in 2011

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 16:49
GM CEO Mary Barra, then head of product development, was informed in 2011 of a widening government investigation of steering problems with 2004-2007 Saturn Ion sedans.
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Senate to Tackle Tax Incentives, Energy Efficiency

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 16:47
The Senate will take up an $85 billion tax-extenders bill and an energy-efficiency measure after lawmakers return April 28 from a two-week recess, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said.
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Kathleen Sebelius to Resign HHS Post

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:57
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will step down from her post, days after the formal end of the rollout of the Obama administration's signature health law.
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Federal Energy Regulator to Take Steps to Protect Grid

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:05
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will clamp down on public disclosure of potentially sensitive material after criticism of its handling of an analysis of the grid's vulnerability to physical attack.
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In Equal-Pay Debate, Disparity Is in the Details

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:00
President Barack Obama sought to energize lawmakers and activists this week when he repeatedly highlighted that women earn 77 cents for every dollar men earn, galvanizing an army of statisticians and economists.
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U.S. Prepared to Ramp Up Sanctions Over Ukraine, Lew Warns Russia

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:41
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told his Russian counterpart the U.S. is prepared to ramp up sanctions against Moscow over its actions in Ukraine, the Treasury Department said.
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Breakthrough in Quest to Grow Body Parts

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 08:44
Scientists have successfully transplanted laboratory-made vaginas into four teenage girls whose own were absent because of a rare disease, marking a milestone in the quest to grow structurally complex body parts.
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Albuquerque Police Violated Rights, Justice Department Finds

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 03:25
Justice Department said Albuquerque police had committed civil rights violations by engaging in a widespread pattern of excessive and deadly force with civilians who posed little if any threat.
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After 100 Days, Mayor Sees a Liberal City

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 23:21
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, marking his 100th day in office, vowed to reinvigorate liberal politics in the nation's largest city.
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Who Is Sylvia Burwell, Sebelius's Expected Replacement?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 23:14
Sylvia Mathews Burwell has spent months as budget director trying to repair frayed relations between the White House and congressional Republicans on tax and spending policy.
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Obama Hails Civil Rights Act on 50th Anniversary

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 23:10
President Obama hailed the civil-rights legacy of Lyndon Johnson, saying the laws the former president championed had become as fundamental as the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
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Sebelius Exits, but Health-Care War Endures

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 23:09
Sebelius's resignation signals the departure of the official who had become the face of the bitter partisan divide over Obamacare. But the HHS secretary's exit won't do much to close that gap.
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Health Law Draws Fresh GOP Fire

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 22:58
Republicans seized on news of Kathleen Sebelius's resignation as an opportunity to push for further-reaching changes to Obama's health-care law.
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American Ship Prepares To Destroy Chemicals

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 22:31
In a quiet port in southern Spain sits a retrofitted American ship that resembles an elaborate laboratory with a pair of large metal tanks attached to winding pipes and housed in large white and yellow tents.
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Labor Split Boosts Ohio Governor

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 22:15
Gov. John Kasich has earned such ire among unions that he is on a list of six Republican governors the AFL-CIO hopes to topple. But a group of laborers within the AFL-CIO's ranks are considering backing his re-election bid.
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