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Carbon Observatory To Monitor Greenhouse Gas From Space

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

On Tuesday, NASA is to launch a new satellite to observe carbon dioxide from space. The satellite could revolutionize our understanding of where this greenhouse gas comes from and where it goes.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne and David Greene have the Last Word in business.

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French Bank To Pay $8.83 Billion In Sanctions Probe

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

BNP Paribas pleaded guilty to violating U.S. sanctions law. It admitted that it helped clients in Sudan and other countries evade U.S. trade embargoes through its New York office.

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Democracy Protesters Take To The Streets Of Hong Kong

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

Thousands are expected march on Tuesday to demand greater freedom in choosing their leaders. The protest comes on the 17th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule.

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Some Home Care Workers May Avoid Bargaining Fees, Court Rules

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

The Supreme Court ruled that in-home care workers, who are paid by the state, are not similar enough to government employees to have to pay fees that help cover the costs of collective bargaining.

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High Court's Contraception Ruling Draws Strong Reactions

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

Reaction to the Hobby Lobby case was as divided as the decision itself. The justices ruled that businesses can cite religion to opt out of covering contraceptives under the new health care act.

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U.S. Court: Mexican Teen Killed By Border Patrol Had Rights

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

The appeals court ruled that the teenager shot and killed on U.S. soil can claim constitutional protection. The ruling reverses part of a lower court decision in a lawsuit filed by the boy's family.

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Birth Control Ruling Is A Setback For White House

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

The Obama administration is looking for another way to promote broader access to birth control, now that the Supreme Court has struck down a key provision of the Affordable Care Act.

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Supreme Court Ruling Draws Attention To Business Lingo

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

Monday's Supreme Court ruling regarding Hobby Lobby and contraception used the business phrase: closely held for-profit corporations. What exactly does closely held mean?

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Rivalry: Spanish Speakers Flood Portuguese-Speaking Brazil

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

Most Brazilians speak English and Spanish with an accent. But Brazilians seem to take great offense to World Cup visitors speaking Portuguese with an accent.

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U.S. Plays Belgium In World Cup's Knockout Stage

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

The U.S. men's soccer team is back in action on Tuesday at the World Cup in Brazil. There is no room for error in the match against Belgium — lose and the U.S. team is finished.

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Journalist Reflects On Karzai's Legacy After Rare Access To Afghan Leader

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne talks to Afghan journalist Mujib Mashal about his recent profile of Afghan President Hamid Karzai in The Atlantic magazine.

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Supreme Court Wraps Up Term Issuing 2 Major Decisions

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:09am

One order issued by the court is a major setback for President Obama's Affordable Care Act, and a victory for for-profit corporations. The other is a major defeat for public employee unions.

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Hard-Boiled Hero Jack Irish Lives, And Drinks, In A Shadowy Melbourne

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 2:16am

Crime fiction writer Peter Temple has created a resourceful Aussie investigator: Jack Irish can fight off bad guys with everything from a child's swing to a tin sheet turned fatal Frisbee.

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Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Hobby Lobby Victory

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:31pm

The court ruled Monday in a case asking whether family-owned businesses that offer employees health insurance must include contraception in their plans if they object to some forms of it.

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