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  • The House GOP Border Plan Just Blew Up In Its Face

    House Republican leadership abruptly postponed...

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  • Tycoon Worth $62.9 Billion Shares Money Secret

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  • Wisconsin's Supreme Court Upholds Voter IDs As Eric Holder Ramps Up Pressure

    Wisconsin's Supreme Court ruled in favor of a 2011 law that requires voters to present photo IDs at the polls. A final decision will be made by an appeals court, and the Justice Department filed court papers this week urging the appeals court to strike down the law, according to The Wall Street…

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  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg: I'm Not Going Anywhere

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dismissed any idea that she might step down from the bench anytime soon in an interview with Yahoo News published Thursday."All I can say is that I am still here and likely to remain for a while," Ginsburg said, responding to liberals who are urging her to…

    Huffington Post
  • De Blasio Defends Cuomo as 'Agent of Reform'

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Gov. Andrew Cuomo is a person of 'high integrity' when asked about allegations that the fellow Democrat meddled with an anti-corruption investigation.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress, according to a…

    Associated Press19 mins ago
  • L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp

    Los Angeles passed a law last year requiring bicycle racks within 50 feet of the front door of many new buildings. But a problem surfaced immediately: The federal Americans With Disabilities Act requires ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • FDA raises concern over drug production process at India's Cadila

    By Abhishek Vishnoi and Zeba Siddiqui MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Cadila Healthcare Ltd is responding to certain observations the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made after conducting a "product specific" inspection of its Moraiya manufacturing plant, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday.…

    Reuters
  • Your History is Available Online, Take a Look!

    A new website reveals everyone's past online. Looking through someone's records is as easy as searching a Name and State!

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    Next Obamacare Enrollment Period Faces Bumps: U.S. Official

    A top health official said on Thursday, that U.S. consumers who purchase private health coverage through the federal Obamacare website HealthCare.gov are likely to find only modestly higher premiums but may still have technical problems signing up. Andrew Slavitt, a newly appointed principal deputy…

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  • PG&E, our indifferent regulators, and the 8 dead of San Bruno

    If you're curious about how Pacific Gas & Electric managed to flout gas line safety rules for years, and why there's reason to doubt that the California Public Utilities Commission will hold the company ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Boston protesters rally against gas pipeline

    Opponents of expanding a natural gas pipeline through northwestern Massachusetts rallied on Boston Common on Wednesday, asking Gov. Deval Patrick to rescind his support for a new tax on New Englanders' ...

    Associated Press
  • Obama cracks down on labor breaches by contractors

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In an election-year rebuttal to Republicans, President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Thursday requiring federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes. The move comes one day after House GOP lawmakers voted to sue Obama for allegedly misusing…

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  • CIA director apologizes for spying on Senate staffers

    Central Intelligence Agency officers improperly accesses computers used by a Senate committee investigating the agency’s interrogation program, an internal agency report finds.

    MarketWatch
  • 6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Six city narcotics officers used gangland tactics to shake down drug dealers, relying on guns, badges, beatings and threats to extort huge piles of cash and cocaine, federal authorities charged in an indictment Wednesday.

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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  • The Cost of Surveillance

    American foreign policy has long been an exercise of divided labor. For more than fifty years, we have parceled out responsibility for guiding America's path in the world among the Departments of State and Defense, the CIA, the NSA, and other smaller agencies. This arrangement has always presented…

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  • We Can Reverse Climate Change by the Way We Grow Food

    Yesterday the White House and USDA hosted a meeting with food, agriculture and data industry officials in an attempt to encourage innovation to stem the effects of climate change on agriculture and food productionBeyond "stemming" the effects of climate change on agriculture however, the way we…

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  • House panel approves bill to force Fed to follow rule

    By Michael Flaherty WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives Financial Services Committee narrowly approved a bill on Wednesday that would require the Federal Reserve to set a specific rule to follow when implementing monetary policy. The bill, which is opposed by the U.S. central bank,…

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    Consumer Reports: Prescription painkillers

    Prescriptions have soared 300 percent in the past decade and now the FDA has approved yet another potent painkiller. Consumer Reports says the FDA should reconsider its decision.

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  • U.S. proposes new safety standards for large buses

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Wednesday proposed new safety standards to protect passengers on large buses in rollover crashes. NHTSA, part of the Transportation Department, said the proposal aims to improve the structural design of large buses to…

    Reuters
  • Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congressional investigators say.

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  • 7 Things Every Woman Should Know About Lady Parts

    Every woman is different, but in some ways they are more similar than you might think. Here are a few things that every woman needs to know.

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