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Can Employers Require Workers To Be Vaccinated? It Depends

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:07am

More often than not, employers are reluctant to require employee vaccinations. There are legal rights — and pitfalls — of trying to require vaccinations among the American workforce.

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Judicial Chaos Complicates Same-Sex Marriage In Alabama

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:07am

Some same-sex couples across Alabama received marriage licenses on Monday despite protests and an order by the state's chief justice ordering probate judges not to issue the licenses.

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In Likely Democratic Primary, Who's Joining Hillary Clinton?

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 3:03am

Pretty much everyone expects Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016. But will she have any competition? A look at the Democratic bench and finds a rather short, short list.

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The Great Solar Panel Debate: To Lease Or To Buy?

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:36am

More homeowners are cutting energy costs by installing solar panels, due in part to leasing programs that require no up-front investment. Leasing means less hassle, but may also save you less money.

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Insurers And Austin Mayor Promote Obamacare To Texas Latinos

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:35am

It's no secret that most state and federal legislators in Texas aren't fans of Obamacare. But insurers and Texan cities are successfully marketing plans on HealthCare.gov without the state's help.

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Unions Have Pushed The $15 Minimum Wage, But Few Members Will Benefit

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:33am

Most union members won't benefit from a higher minimum wage because they already earn far more than that. With membership declining, some union leaders fear collective bargaining is dead.

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The French Debate: Free Speech Versus Hate Speech

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:33am

Since the attack on a French satirical magazine, dozens have been arrested for condoning terrorism and inciting hatred. Many are wondering if the crackdown on hate speech is compromising free speech.

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Cancer Patients And Doctors Struggle To Predict Survival

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:30am

After being diagnosed with cancer, the first question people have is, "How long do I have?" Doctors usually overestimate the time, and patients often don't understand it's a range, not one number.

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Push It Further: Rhiannon Giddens Takes A Turn On Tradition

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 1:03am

"If you're going to do something that's been covered a million times, you want to do it differently," Giddens says of her funky version of "Black Is The Color."

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Ed Sabol, Founder Of NFL Films, Dies At 98

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:49am

Ed Sabol was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011. During his tenure at NFL Films, from 1964-1995, the organization won 52 Emmy Awards.

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Widow Has Autographed Photo Of Shoeless Joe Jackson Authenticated

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 6:33am

Sharon Bowen didn't get why her late husband kept a scrapbook with old photos of Cleveland baseball players. Shoeless Joe Jackson was illiterate and usually only signed paychecks and legal documents.

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Charges Dropped Against Burger-Munching Driver

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 6:14am

Madison Turner of Alabama got a ticket last month in Georgia for distracted driving — he was eating at the wheel.

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'Visit My Mosque' Campaign Builds Bridges In Britain

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:59am

More than 20 mosques across Britain recently opened their doors for a day to non-Muslims. Imams and worshipers served tea and cakes, and answered visitors' questions about their faith.

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Papal Group Considers Sanctions On Bishops Who Cover Up Abuse

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:59am

A commission advising Pope Francis on how to tackle clerical sex abuse of minors has completed its first full meeting at the Vatican. The commission has been criticized for its slow start.

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State Political Parties Blames Congress For Lack Of Funds

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:59am

With all the cash pouring into politics, there's one group of losers: state parties. Big donors are turning to outside groups, and many state parties watch their budgets and clout dwindle.

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Ukraine Is Just 1 Foreign Policy Challenge On Obama's Agenda

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:59am

President Obama is expected to submit to Congress what's called an AUMF, an authorization for the use of military force against ISIS, which calls itself the Islamic State.

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Eastern Ukraine Top Obama's Meeting With Merkel

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:59am

David Greene talks Stefan Kornelius, foreign editor of Süddeutsche Zeitung, ahead of Monday's talks between President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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There's A Renewed Effort To Stall The War In Ukraine

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:59am

International efforts to bring peace to eastern Ukraine continue. Negotiators consider borders that acknowledge the areas that separatists control, if Russia withdraws heavy weapons from the region.

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The Rise And Fall Of Marion 'Suge' Knight

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:59am

David Greene talks to music journalist Alan Light about Marion "Suge" Knight's legacy in hip-hop music. The former CEO and co-founder of Death Row Records has been charged with murder.

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Anthem Data Stolen By Hackers Raises Identity Theft Concerns

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:59am

Following the Anthem health insurance hack, we look at what happens if your Social Security number is stolen. How bad can the damage be? Can you get a new number? And, will that solve your problems?

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