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Missed Abortion Language Tangles Senate's Trafficking Bill

Mon, 2015-03-16 12:20

A bill cracking down on human trafficking was supposed to be an easy one to pass, but that was before Democrats discovered the bill also contained language restricting abortion rights.

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Robert Durst May Face Local Charges In New Orleans, Attorney Says

Mon, 2015-03-16 12:18

A real estate heir linked to two murders and a disappearance was arrested after an HBO documentary brought renewed attention to a case in which he was involved.

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Why Many Smart, Low-Income Students Don't Apply To Elite Schools

Mon, 2015-03-16 12:16

A surprising number of academically gifted, low-income students are not applying to the Ivy League universities and selective colleges they're sure to get into.

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Nancie Atwell Of Maine Wins $1 Million Global Teaching Prize

Mon, 2015-03-16 11:36

A teacher who instills a love of books and writing has beaten out 5,000 educators around the world for a global honor.

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Excitement Over Mexico's Shale Play Fizzles As Reality Sets In

Mon, 2015-03-16 11:23

Mexico has opened up its oil and gas fields to foreign investors. But they're slow to enter, as low oil prices, drug violence and other challenges trump the lure of a vast and undeveloped shale bed.

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