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Protests In Venezuela Intensify, As Government Deploys Military

Fri, 2014-02-21 08:43

The opposition says the current standoff has led to some of the worst violations of human rights during the rule of the current regime.

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Ads Focused On A Few Drug Risks Might Make Them Memorable

Fri, 2014-02-21 08:16

The Food and Drug Administration says the long list of side effects read rapidly at the end of pharmaceutical ads may be too much for people to grasp. The agency is looking at a streamlined approach.

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Job Seekers Still Have To Hide Tattoos (From The Neck Up)

Fri, 2014-02-21 08:05

Twenty percent of adults and nearly 40 percent of young people have at least one tattoo, but most keep them covered. Despite increased popularity and acceptance, employers just don't want to see them.

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Photos: Kiev's Independence Square Before And After

Fri, 2014-02-21 08:01

The center of Ukraine's capital has been the scene of protests for several months, and this week dozens of people died there. Quick looks at the site from before and after the unrest are revealing.

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Good Work On Those 'Feeli The Finnish Reindeer' Lyrics

Fri, 2014-02-21 06:42

News about how herders in Finland are experimenting with shiny antlers to keep their animals from being hit by vehicles has inspired some amusing "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" parodies.

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Apple's Steve Jobs To Be Featured On U.S. Postage Stamp

Fri, 2014-02-21 06:38

The late tech icon is just one of several individuals slated to appear on stamps within the next year or so, including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Johnny Carson.

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Judge Tosses Suit Alleging NYPD Illegally Spied On Muslims

Fri, 2014-02-21 05:50

U.S. District Judge William Martini said the spying was aimed at preventing terrorism and did not amount to profiling based on religion.

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Breakthrough? Ukrainian President, Opposition Leaders Reach Deal

Fri, 2014-02-21 03:50

The deadly crisis may be coming to an end. President Viktor Yanukovych and three leaders of the protests against his government agreed on a plan for a unity government and new elections.

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The Lives Of Blind Brothers Changed When 'Dad' Came Knocking

Fri, 2014-02-21 00:38

Leo, Nick and Steven are triplets whose single mother had a hard time caring for them. Their lives changed when a blind man in their community heard about their situation.

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Trader Joe's Caught In Sticky Lawsuit Over Peanut Butter Pretzels

Fri, 2014-02-21 00:37

Creating the salty-sweet snack was a bit of a technological marvel. And the company that claims to have invented it says Trader Joe's has unfairly cut it out of the pretzel marketplace.

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As Deadline Nears, State Insurance Exchanges Still A Mixed Bag

Fri, 2014-02-21 00:35

Some of the 14 states running their own health insurance marketplaces lag behind the federal site in meeting enrollment goals. States doing better kept the IT goals relatively simple, reviewers say.

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Maryland Bill May Require Holocaust Reparations From Rail Company

Fri, 2014-02-21 00:35

SNCF, whose subsidiary is bidding on a $6 billion light rail project in Maryland, transported thousands of victims to concentration camps in Nazi-occupied France. The company says it's not obligated.

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Risk Is Low And Business Is Booming In The Malware Market

Fri, 2014-02-21 00:33

In a thriving underground, stolen credit card information goes on sale before anyone even knows a massive breach has happened.

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Duke: $60,000 A Year For College Is Actually A Discount

Fri, 2014-02-21 00:31

"We're investing on average about $90,000 in the education of each student," says a university official. Where exactly is all that money going?

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Ukraine Announces Deal To End Crisis; Shots Fired In Kiev

Fri, 2014-02-21 00:21

The president's office says a deal intended to end violent battles between police and protesters is to be signed later Friday. European mediators involved in talks wouldn't confirm that information.

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The World According To Vladimir Putin

Thu, 2014-02-20 21:01

Russia's leader believes Moscow must play a central role in global affairs, from ex-Soviet republics like Ukraine to Syria in the Middle East. His positions put him in regular conflict with the U.S.

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For Abused Native American Women, New Law Provides A 'Ray Of Hope'

Thu, 2014-02-20 16:59

Starting Thursday, three American Indian tribes can prosecute non-Indians for some domestic violence crimes. The change stems from a provision included in the Violence Against Women Act.

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USDA Tells Schools: Don't Refuse Food To Students Who Owe

Thu, 2014-02-20 16:19

The agency responds to a January incident in which a Utah elementary school served students food – and threw it away when their accounts were found to have a negative balance.

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Obama Buoys Democrats By Dropping Social Security Cut Idea

Thu, 2014-02-20 16:14

You could almost hear the sigh of relief from Democrats when the White House announced President Obama's 2015 budget wouldn't include a proposal that would have lowered Social Security benefits.

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Author Of Snowden Book: 'Secret Reader' Deleted Paragraphs

Thu, 2014-02-20 16:13

The Guardian correspondent reveals that as he wrote negative things about the NSA, strange things happened to his computer.

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