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Comcast-Time Warner Deal Tops A Year Of Corporate Mergers

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-30 12:20

This was a big year for corporate mergers, with $3 trillion worth of deals announced worldwide. Analysts say the strong acquisitive trend is expected to continue into next year.

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Common Core Repeal, The Day After

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-30 12:20

The Common Core had a rough year. The learning standards were repealed in three states, including Oklahoma. But what happens the day after a state repeals its academic standards?

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Hangover Helper: Tips To Prevent A Horrible Headache

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-30 12:01

Champagne and other booze flow freely New Year's Eve. But if you want to wake to a new year without the side effects of alcohol, don't fret: Science offers some guidance.

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U.N. To Vote On Palestinian Resolution To End Israeli Occupation

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-30 11:51

But the proposal faces strong opposition — and a veto — from the U.S. in the Security Council. The Palestinian plan calls for, among other things, an end to the Israeli occupation by late 2017.

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