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Homeless Vets: They're Not Just Single Men Any More

54 min 43 sec ago

Overall, there are fewer homeless veterans these days. But that good news is tempered by the growing number of homeless vets with families, including many women.

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Like It Or Not, Scotland's Drama May Hit Your Wallet

55 min 51 sec ago

Some economists say this Thursday's vote on Scotland's independence could have wide-ranging economic impacts. They fear a breakaway from the U.K. could trigger another global financial upheaval.

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U.S. Begins Airstrikes In Support Of Iraqi Ground Forces

2 hours 58 min ago

The air attacks on Islamic State forces were requested by Iraqi security forces engaged in combat south of Baghdad.

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Ukraine Approves EU Pact And Temporary Self-Rule For Rebels

3 hours 18 min ago

The parliament voted to strengthen economic ties with the EU beginning in 2016. It also approved a deal to allow self-rule in some separatist-held areas, a move likely to be rejected by the rebels.

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How To Measure Success Against The New Monster In The Middle East?

4 hours 43 min ago

Most Americans are far from clear as to what this "ISIL" monster is, other than a few shadowy, portentous figures on disturbing videotapes.

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Suicide Bombing In Kabul Kills 3 NATO Troops

4 hours 45 min ago

The Taliban is claiming credit for the attack on a military convoy traveling near the U.S. Embassy that also wounded nearly 20 people, including more than a dozen civilians.

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With Debt Collection, Your Bank Account Could Be At Risk

6 hours 29 min ago

A 1968 federal law allows debt collectors not only to garnish wages but to take from a debtor's bank account. Consumer advocates say the outdated law is overly punitive and out of touch with reality.

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Community Keeps Calm Despite Questions About Wal-Mart Shooting

7 hours 26 min ago

Peaceful protests have taken place since police shot and killed a black 21-year-old who was holding a toy gun while shopping in Ohio. But new questions are being raised about the handling of the case.

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Will Scotland Vote To Cut The Cord?

Mon, 2014-09-15 23:53

For three centuries, Scotland has been part of the U.K. Until recently, it looked likely to stay that way. But some voters have changed their minds and recent polls show independence ahead by a nose.

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With U.S. Oil Supply Climbing, Some Call For End To Export Ban

Mon, 2014-09-15 23:43

Much of the U.S. oil industry wants to lift a ban that followed the 1970s energy crisis. But those worried about the possibility of higher gas prices and climate change want to keep the ban in place.

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Hiccups Were The Clue That Led Researchers To Ebola

Mon, 2014-09-15 23:42

Journalist Jeffrey Stern traveled to Guinea to find out why it took so long for scientists to figure out that the Ebola virus had struck. He tells a revealing tale in this month's Vanity Fair.

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Minecraft's Business Model: A Video Game That Leaves You Alone

Mon, 2014-09-15 23:41

Microsoft is buying the company that created the video game Minecraft, which has a loyal following in part because of the freedom it allows players — including freedom from pressure to buy add-ons.

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GM Ignition-Switch Defect Now Linked To 19 Deaths

Mon, 2014-09-15 23:40

A special compensation fund for victims of the faulty ignition switch has issued its first report, which makes clear GM will pay claims for more than the 13 deaths it says were linked to the defect.

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Too Few University Jobs For America's Young Scientists

Mon, 2014-09-15 23:38

So, you want to be a science professor? Good luck. Highly educated, relatively low-paid postdoctoral fellows may drive U.S. biomedical research, but they're training for jobs that don't exist.

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Obama To Announce Buildup In U.S. Efforts To Fight Ebola

Mon, 2014-09-15 21:32

The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.

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White House To Assign 3,000 Military Personnel To Combat Ebola

Mon, 2014-09-15 20:51

The Obama administration is increasing its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis. The personnel will supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems.

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Expanding Mission In Iraq, U.S. Strikes Fighters South Of Baghdad

Mon, 2014-09-15 15:44

The attacks were conducted in support of Iraqi Security Forces, marking the first time the U.S. has used air power outside of its original mission to protect U.S. assets.

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Tommy Boggs, Influential Lobbyist, Dies At 73

Mon, 2014-09-15 14:55

Boggs changed the lobbying profession by recognizing how power in Washington was becoming more diffuse.

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What Obama Should Say And Do About Ebola

Mon, 2014-09-15 13:32

The president is expected to announce a new U.S. effort to help stop the Ebola outbreak. What kind of help should the U.S. provide? We asked two specialists.

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With Turmoil Roiling Abroad, Why Aren't Oil Prices Bubbling Up?

Mon, 2014-09-15 13:19

Conflict in oil-producing regions usually sends oil prices higher. But the cost of oil has actually dropped, despite turmoil in the Middle East. Economists say it's a matter of supply and demand.

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