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Supreme Court To Hear Case Against Obamacare In 2015

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 4:06am

There is another challenge to Obamacare. This one is not as high profile as the last one, but it has the power to gut the program. The high court may also decide to weigh in on the gay marriage issue.

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Heavy Snowfall Delights Skiers In The Alps, Snarls Traffic

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 4:06am

A major snow storm in the Alps over the weekend trapped skiers and vacationers. According to officials, as many as 37,000 vehicles were stuck Saturday night in the Savoie region of the Alps.

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Rescue Official Believes AirAsia Flight Is On Ocean's Floor

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 4:06am

An AirAsia plane, traveling from Indonesia to Singapore, is missing. Shortly before losing contact on Sunday, the pilot had asked to change course due to weather conditions.

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Europe's Largest Zinc Mine Lies Deep Under Ireland's Countryside

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 4:06am

Major industries from cars to tech couldn't function without zinc. Business is booming at the mine in Ireland — especially since China stopped exporting its supply.

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Nevada's Tesla Battery Factory Triggers Wave Of Follow-Up Business

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 4:06am

Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada to build its factory in exchange for an incentives package. It'll be built in a rural area East of Reno with little infrastructure and years of high unemployment.

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Breaking Down This Year's Oscar Nominations

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 4:06am

Oscar race voting begins Monday. An interesting possibility: Will an African American woman win for best director? David Greene talks to Kim Masters, editor at large for The Hollywood Reporter.

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Despite Election Defeat, Obama Sees Room To Push His Agenda

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 4:00am

President Obama begins his administration's final phase the way he began several others: recovering from disaster, in this case the loss of the Senate. He's striving to show he won't be a lame duck.

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Teaching Friends And Family How To Reverse A Drug Overdose

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 2:36am

Quick treatment with Narcan can save a life after an overdose of heroin or opioid pain pills. The year 2014 saw more cops, drug users and their families carrying Narcan "rescue kits."

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Ladies Lead Whiskey Renaissance As Distillers And New Tipplers

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 2:16am

Whiskey was long considered a man's drink. But as sales of whiskey soar, it's women who are leading the new boom, thanks to a vanguard of female distillers, blenders and tasters.

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Road Salt Contributes To Toxic Chemical Levels In Streams

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 1:39am

One of the primary tools that U.S. transportation departments count on to keep roads safe is road salt. But that's meant rising levels of chloride in many northern streams.

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