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How A Series Of Mistakes Hobbled Minnesota's Health Exchange

Wed, 2014-03-12 12:06

The difficulty states have had getting their marketplaces working has been one of the biggest setbacks for Obamacare. Miscommunication, technology failures and management errors all hit in Minnesota.

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Ruling On Gay Juror May Cause Ripples In Same-Sex Marriage Cases

Wed, 2014-03-12 12:00

In a dispute involving two drugmakers, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an attorney can't dismiss a potential juror because of that juror's sexual orientation.

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FTC Investigates Herbalife, Following Claims It's A Pyramid Scheme

Wed, 2014-03-12 12:00

Herbalife shares dropped on news the Federal Trade Commission is investigating the company. After shorting Herbalife's stock, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman's been lobbying politicians to investigate.

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Obama Rolls Out White House Welcome Mat For Ukrainian Prime Minister

Wed, 2014-03-12 12:00

Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is visiting the White House Wednesday. The meeting comes days before a vote in Crimea over whether to secede from Ukraine.

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A Very Special Proposal Anniversary For The World Wide Web

Wed, 2014-03-12 12:00

Wednesday marks the 25th anniversary of a big tech moment: A physics researcher first proposed the idea of the World Wide Web. Aarti Shahani of KQED speaks with Tim Berners-Lee about his big idea.

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In Oscar Pistorius Trial, All Eyes Turn To A Battered Door

Wed, 2014-03-12 12:00

Robyn Dixon has been covering the trial of former Olympian Oscar Pistorius for the Los Angeles Times. She explains the latest details, as well as what's different about South African trials.

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Would-Be Shoebomber Testifies Against Bin Laden's Son-In-Law

Wed, 2014-03-12 12:00

The Osama bin Laden's son-in-law is on trial in New York City, accused of complicity in a shoe-bombing plot. Benjamin Weiser, who is covering the trial for The New York Times, explains the latest.

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President Obama Moves To Expand Overtime Pay

Wed, 2014-03-12 12:00

President Obama is asking the Labor Department to begin a rule-making process to expand the number of workers who are eligible for overtime pay. It's part of his effort to address income inequality.

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Government's Empty Buildings Are Costing Taxpayers Billions

Wed, 2014-03-12 12:00

Taxpayers are footing the bill for the upkeep of 77,000 empty or underutilized federally owned buildings. And a faulty database means the government doesn't know just how many properties it owns.

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FTC Launches Civil Probe Into Herbalife Ltd.

Wed, 2014-03-12 11:45

After the company revealed the ongoing investigation, its stock plummeted. The nutrition company has been accused of running a pyramid scheme.

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Confusion Reigns In Search For Missing Airliner

Wed, 2014-03-12 11:39

There's no word on what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 or the 239 people on board. What has emerged is a pattern of contradictory information — but this is to be expected.

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Man Exonerated, Freed After 3 Decades On Louisiana's Death Row

Wed, 2014-03-12 11:04

Glenn Ford, 64, was convicted in 1984 for first degree murder and given a death sentence. New evidence proves he wasn't at the crime scene.

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Healthier Patients May Have To Wait For Costly Hepatitis C Drugs

Wed, 2014-03-12 10:24

Private insurers, as well as those serving Medicaid patients, are wrestling with how to cover the new drugs. Many say they will require prior approval and may be limited to the sickest patients.

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Will Not Seek Another Term

Wed, 2014-03-12 10:21

To run for another term, it would have required a legal battle to challenge the state's term limits. Brewer completed the final year of Janet Napolitano's term. She won another four-year term in 2010.

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Water-To-Wine Machine Sound Too Good To Be True? It Is

Wed, 2014-03-12 10:12

News media were quick to report on a $499 "Miracle Machine" that could turn water into wine. The science sounded suspect to us, with good reason. The perpetrators call it a sham for charity's sake.

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Obama's Big Move On Overtime Pay Keyed To Swing, Base Voters

Wed, 2014-03-12 10:11

The administration's plan to increase the number of American workers eligible for mandatory overtime pay is seen as part of a strategy to stress income inequality.

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For Player At Center Of NFL Bullying Story, A New Opportunity

Wed, 2014-03-12 09:52

Former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin has been traded to the San Francisco 49ers. Martin's departure from Miami prompted an in-depth investigation of the Dolphins by the NFL.

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SXSW: Tech Industry Inspires New Shows From HBO, AMC

Wed, 2014-03-12 09:36

The moneyed world of tech startups is getting a sendup from Mike Judge and a dramatic treatment from AMC. Both programs explore the people who, for better or worse, are changing the way we live.

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Why Did The Possibly Pregnant Shark Cross The Atlantic?

Wed, 2014-03-12 09:30

Probably not just to get to the other side. Thanks to a tracking device, researchers and anyone on the Web have watched as "Lydia" has gone where no great white shark has been tracked before.

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Israel OKs Controversial Law To Conscript Ultra-Orthodox Jews

Wed, 2014-03-12 08:54

Haredi, a branch of Judaism that shuns modern secular culture, had long been exempt from national service. The bill had been boycotted by the opposition.

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