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GM To Announce Compensation Plan For Faulty Ignition Switches

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:59am

General Motors says that the switches were responsible for at least 13 deaths and 54 crashes. CEO Mary Barra has said that there will be no cap on payments.

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Supreme Court To Rule On Hobby Lobby Contraception Case

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:59am

The U.S. Supreme Court wraps up its term Monday. It will decide whether health insurance that for-profit employers offer workers must include birth control over the employer's religious objections.

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In Shetland, Oil Shapes Debate Over Scottish Independence

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:43am

Offshore oil and gas money is central to the debate over whether Scotland should break off from the U.K. — especially in the remote Shetland Islands, where North Sea oil has transformed the economy.

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Online Psychotherapy Gains Fans And Raises Privacy Concerns

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:25am

Video chatting with a therapist is convenient, people who have tried it say. Research suggests online therapy can be effective, but issues with the quality of the service and privacy remain unsolved.

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Drought Has Drillers Running After Shrinking California Water Supply

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:23am

Farmers and ranchers, increasingly reliant on pumping groundwater, are desperate to have more and more wells installed. This frenzy could deplete California's aquifers, experts say.

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GM Crash Victim Payment Plan Won't Have A Limit

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13am

Kenneth Feinberg, the country's most well-known compensation expert, is scheduled to reveal the terms Monday, and GM CEO Mary Barra has said there will be no cap on payments.

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