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Federal Regulators Link Workers' Comp Failures To Income Inequality

1 hour 21 min ago

Changes to workers' compensation laws mean families and government bear more of the costs that result from injuries on the job.

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In Berlin, Grassroots Efforts Work To Integrate Inner-City Schools

Wed, 2015-03-04 23:57

In parts of the city, racial segregation in schools is often a reality. But small parent-led initiatives — one immigrant-led, one native-led — have been working to change perceptions and enrollment.

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Jaw Fossil In Ethiopia Likely Oldest Ever Found In Human Line

Wed, 2015-03-04 23:45

The 2.8 million-year-old bone may mark the first human branch in the primate family tree. It wasn't just a bigger brain that marked the shift, scientists say. It was also big changes in the mouth.

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Boris Nemtsov: 'He Directed His Words Against Putin Himself'

Wed, 2015-03-04 23:44

Russian journalist Yevgenia Albats, who followed Boris Nemtsov's career for 27 years, says he was one of the few Russian political figures willing to directly criticize President Vladimir Putin.

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Toronto Infertility Clinic Offers Controversial Treatment

Wed, 2015-03-04 23:43

The technique claims to "recharge the batteries" in a woman's eggs using mitochondria from other cells extracted from her ovaries. The clinic's first births are due soon, though other doctors worry.

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House Approves Amtrak Funding, Rewrites Rules To Allow Furry Riders

Wed, 2015-03-04 19:08

The bill freezes funding at current levels for four years, and lets some pets ride the rails with their owners. It also separates the high-ridership Northeast Corridor from the rest of the system.

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Justices Roberts and Kennedy The Key Votes In Health Law Case

Wed, 2015-03-04 15:40

No telling yet which side will win. But did Justice Kennedy's mixed signals Wednesday hint that he was leaning toward the administration's view of federal subsidies for health insurance?

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For Many French Muslims, A Life Of Integration, Not Separation

Wed, 2015-03-04 15:37

Despite a minority suspected of holding extremist views, the vast majority of French Muslims say they feel fully integrated into society. France has the largest number of Muslims in Western Europe.

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American Ambassador Attacked In South Korea

Wed, 2015-03-04 14:30

State Department Spokeswoman Marie Harf said they do no know yet what the motivation for the apparent attack on Mark Lippert.

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House Benghazi Committee Issues Subpoena For Clinton Emails

Wed, 2015-03-04 14:18

This week, news emerged that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address during her time as secretary of state. The committee has also directed Internet firms to protect documents.

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Is Fighting Racism In Soccer 'A Lost Cause'? FIFA President Says No.

Wed, 2015-03-04 14:11

Racism in soccer has been making headlines again, and FIFA President Sepp Blatter is now talking about relegating teams.

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Dump The Lumps: The World Health Organization Says Eat Less Sugar

Wed, 2015-03-04 13:54

WHO says there's strong evidence that excessive sugar is bad for us. So it's recommending that we cut back significantly.

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How To Help Children Orphaned By Ebola

Wed, 2015-03-04 13:36

More than 16,000 children have lost a parent to Ebola. Almost all of these children have found a home with a relative, but they still lack basic needs, such as food and clothes for school.

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Northwest Oil Terminal Plan Would Mean Jobs — And More Oil Trains

Wed, 2015-03-04 13:28

Oil companies hope to build the nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal on the Columbia River in Washington. Proponents say it will bring economic growth, but others fear it could mean fiery accidents.

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McDonald's Says It Won't Be Serving Chicken Raised On Antibiotics

Wed, 2015-03-04 12:38

Over the next two years, McDonald's will transition its U.S. restaurants to a new antibiotics policy. Several of the chain's competitors have also committed to curb antibiotics in their supply chain.

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In LA, Clearing A Backlog Of Aging Instruments

Wed, 2015-03-04 12:26

The district has made progress, but many students are stuck with broken strings, squeaky horns and out-of-tune pianos.

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A Ruling Against Obamacare Would Have Broad Implications

Wed, 2015-03-04 12:26

If the Supreme Court strikes down subsidies, millions of people could no longer afford health insurance. And premiums for others would rise dramatically, as healthier people leave the marketplace.

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India Bans Film About Infamous 2012 Gang Rape

Wed, 2015-03-04 12:20

The government also says it will investigate how the makers of India's Daughter got permission to interview one of the men convicted of the brutal rape and killing of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi.

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Failed Keystone Veto Override Marks Another Win For Veto Pen

Wed, 2015-03-04 12:13

Since the beginning of the republic, regular presidential vetoes have been overridden only 7 percent of the time, and that percentage falls to 4 percent if you include the sneakier "pocket veto."

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Ferguson Documents: Justice Investigation Backs Former Officer Wilson

Wed, 2015-03-04 12:05

The grand jury documents left doubt, but federal investigators say they found "no credible evidence to disprove [Officer Darren] Wilson's perception that Brown posed a threat."

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