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Boston Bomber's Attorney Is A Strident Opponent Of Death Penalty

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:58

Judy Clarke has defended everyone from the Unabomber to Arizona shooter Jared Lee Loughner. Until Friday's sentence for Dzhokar Tsarnaev, she had saved her high-profile clients from the death penalty.

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Inside The Obama And Biden Financial Disclosures

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:39

The president continues to earn royalties on each of his books. And the Bidens got a better mortgage than the Obamas did: 30 years at 3.375 percent.

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Big 3 Airlines Say Foreign Competitors Are 'Dumping' Seats In U.S.

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:18

The chief executives of Delta, United and American airlines say Qatar Airways, Emirates Airlines and Etihad received subsidies from their governments. The Gulf carriers reject the accusations.

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Investigators Examining Whether Amtrak Train Was Struck By Object

Fri, 2015-05-15 14:38

An assistant conductor on the train that derailed Tuesday says she heard a radio transmission from the engineer that the locomotive had been struck. The derailment killed eight people.

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USDA To Certify Non-GMO Foods With New Label

Fri, 2015-05-15 13:34

The government runs organic and antibiotic-free labeling programs, but has stayed out of the non-GMO labeling fray. That is, until a food company asked the USDA for help, and the agency obliged.

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She's Not A Candidate, So Why Do So Many People Have An Opinion Of Her?

Fri, 2015-05-15 13:31

Emily Farris is not running for anything and has no national profile or political aspirations. Yet, a quarter of GOP primary voters in one poll had an opinion of her. What's going on? Pseudo-opinion.

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Politics Rewind: Between Iraq And A Hard Place

Fri, 2015-05-15 13:10

Jeb Bush's shifting positions on the Iraq War gave an opening to Republican rivals for the presidential nomination. And will Hillary Clinton answer questions directly on her trip to Iowa next week?

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