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Has The Senate Found It's More Fun To Be Functional?

Thu, 2015-04-23 23:54

If this Senate is getting some traction, it's not yet a threat to anyone's legislative hall of fame. Much higher hurdles loom, including highway funding, spending bills and the debt ceiling.

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Has The Senate Found It's More Fun To Be Functional?

Thu, 2015-04-23 23:54

If this Senate is getting some traction, it's not yet a threat to anyone's legislative hall of fame. Much higher hurdles loom, including highway funding, spending bills and the debt ceiling.

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Slow Fashion Shows Consumers What It's Made Of

Thu, 2015-04-23 23:23

It's been two years since more than 1,100 workers were killed in a garment factory in Bangladesh. "Ethical fashion" is gaining momentum — though what that means depends on whom you ask.

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SkyWest Now Says Several Passengers Were Ill On Diverted Flight

Thu, 2015-04-23 15:54

The airline initially said just one passenger lost consciousness. It still doesn't know what caused the crisis.

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Delinquent Mines: Congress Revives Bill To Hold Mine Owners Accountable

Thu, 2015-04-23 14:55

The measure, first proposed in 2910, would shut down mines if owners fail to pay fines for safety violations.

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Maryland Governor Sends State Troopers As Protests Grow In Baltimore

Thu, 2015-04-23 14:14

Protesters took to the streets demanding justice, after a black man suffered a deadly injury to his spine after being arrested by police.

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Biometrics May Ditch The Password, But Not The Hackers

Thu, 2015-04-23 13:44

Fingerprints, facial and voice recognition — companies are investing in more secure methods to verify people. But even biometrics can be defeated, and they raise privacy concerns.

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Return Of Horses A Sign Of Spring On Michigan Island

Thu, 2015-04-23 12:46

Over the next two months, more than 300 draft and riding horses will be transported by ferry to Mackinac Island.

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15 Years After The Dot-Com Bust, A Nasdaq Record

Thu, 2015-04-23 12:05

The Nasdaq has closed at a new high. It last peaked just before the dot-com crash, and "Nasdaq 5000" soon became code for stock market bubble. Does the record hold any of the same warnings today?

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#TBT: With Year To Go In White House, First Lady Runs For Senate

Thu, 2015-04-23 11:20

It was almost unthinkable at the time, but Hillary Clinton wouldn't be where she is today without taking the bold chance on running for a U.S. Senate seat in a state where she never lived.

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How Texas Ranchers Try To Clinch The Perfect Ribeye

Thu, 2015-04-23 11:16

The ribeye is the best-selling cut of beef in America both at the supermarket and the steakhouse. Once a year, breeders bring their stock into the barn to take a peek at the steak using ultrasound.

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Indian Farmer's Apparent Suicide Sparks Political Backlash

Thu, 2015-04-23 11:16

Gajendra Singh was found hanging from a tree at a political rally in New Delhi earlier this week. His presumed suicide has become a cause célèbre for the country's disaffected farmers.

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Couples Counseling Catches On With Tech Co-Founders

Thu, 2015-04-23 10:56

Friction between close business partners is the reason many startups fail. But increasingly in Silicon Valley, co-founders of companies are turning to therapists before things go south.

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Dwayne Bowe, A Former Chief, Flies To Kansas City For Fan's Funeral

Thu, 2015-04-23 10:17

He plays in Cleveland now, but when Dwayne Bowe heard that Betty Johnson, his favorite fan in Kansas City, had died, he flew in to pay his respects.

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aha! Aha! AHA! How 3 Insightful Moments Changed Safeena Husain's Life

Thu, 2015-04-23 10:16

She ran away to an ashram to heal from an abusive childhood. She used the Yellow Pages to pick a new career. Then a harsh encounter in an Indian village inspired her to found a group to educate girls.

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Rubio Takes Up Koch Brothers Charge On Export-Import Bank

Thu, 2015-04-23 10:11

"We're not some sort of developing country," Rubio said Thursday, opposing reauthorization of the agency that helps finance American companies overseas. "We're a developed financial sector."

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Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch For Attorney General

Thu, 2015-04-23 10:01

On a mostly party-line vote, 10 Republicans joined the chamber's Democrats in a 56 to 43 vote to approve the long-delayed nomination to replace Eric Holder.

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Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch As Attorney General

Thu, 2015-04-23 09:58

After a five-month delay, Lynch will be the first black woman to lead the Justice Department. Now she has to build a relationship with the same Congress that stalled her confirmation.

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Live Tweets: Day 3 Of Boston Marathon Bombing Trial's Penalty Phase

Thu, 2015-04-23 09:25

A Boston jury is weighing whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be put to death for his crimes.

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U.S. Counterterrorism Operations Kill 2 Hostages Of Al-Qaida

Thu, 2015-04-23 09:03

President Obama announced that a U.S. drone strike killed two hostages held by al-Qaida: one American and one Italian. Separate operations also killed two U.S. citizens who were members of al-Qaida.

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