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Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms Deaths

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:51

More than 32,000 people die each year in the United States in gun-related suicides, violence and accidents. The physicians seek universal background checks and other measures to reduce the toll.

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Net Neutrality Up For A Key Vote Today By FCC Board

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:46

An essential question will be decided today about how the Internet works: Should service providers be a neutral gateway or should they handle different types of Internet traffic in different ways?

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ISIS Video Shows Extremists Smashing Priceless Artifacts

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:27

Bearded men wielding sledgehammers are seen shattering ancient statues and friezes in the Iraqi city of Mosul. One of the militants says God commanded them to remove the idols and statues.

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How Black Abolitionists Changed A Nation

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:16

Hundreds of outspoken African Americans moved America toward Emancipation.

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NASA Sees 'Bright Spots' On Dwarf Planet In Our Solar System

Thu, 2015-02-26 06:01

Scientists are puzzled by a new image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which found two bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. The spots are noticeably brighter than other parts of the surface.

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Afghans Make History, Winning Thriller Against Scotland In Cricket's World Cup

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:46

The win in Dunedin, New Zealand, is a first for Afghanistan at the World Cup. The victory spurred Afghans to celebrate on the streets of Kabul.

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Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online!

Thu, 2015-02-26 05:10

It's not exactly Priceline.com for knee replacements. But a website from the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute could helping patients shop around for the best values.

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Ukraine Starts Withdrawing Heavy Weapons From Front Lines

Thu, 2015-02-26 04:13

Ukraine's military says the withdrawal of 100-millimeter guns "is the first step" in a process that will be monitored by the Organization for Security and Cooperation.

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5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:03

Lessons from a handful of the most viewed papers from the American Education Research Association last year.

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ISIS Man Who Beheaded Prisoners Identified As London Man By BBC

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:43

British security services have been aware of the man's identity, the BBC says, adding that "They chose not to disclose his name earlier for operational reasons."

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'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:24

Endless preliminary motions, official shenanigans and a lack of legal precedent have mired the recently created war court in fitful proceedings. It could be years before the case ever goes to trial.

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'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:24

Endless preliminary motions, official shenanigans and a lack of legal precedent have mired the recently created war court in fitful proceedings. It could be years before the case ever goes to trial.

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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:47

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right-to-work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.

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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:47

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right-to-work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.

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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:45

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King visited Los Angeles and spoke to a standing-room crowd at Temple Israel. The synagogue honors his legacy by replaying the speech once a year.

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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:45

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. visited Los Angeles and spoke to a standing room-only crowd at Temple Israel. The synagogue honors his legacy by replaying the speech once a year.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:44

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:44

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead Them Off The Farm

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:42

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers worry that if those workers gain legal status, they will leave agriculture. But some workers say they would stay.

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Do Your Veggies Depend On Workers Who Lack Legal Rights?

Wed, 2015-02-25 23:42

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers believe that when immigrant workers gain legal status, they tend to leave agriculture. Yet the evidence is disputed.

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