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Senator: US Coal Sales Might Have Cost Taxpayers

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 11:20am

Senator: US coal sales might have cost taxpayers

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Heyward, Braves Agree To $13.3M, 2-Year Contract

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 11:20am

Heyward, Braves agree to $13.3M, 2-year contract

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5 Things To Know: College Football Signing Day

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 11:20am

5 Things to Know: College Football Signing Day

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How I Learned To Feel Undesirable

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 11:17am

When Noah Cho was young, he thought that couples would be like his parents — that Asian men would be paired with white women. But he writes that when he looks in the mirror and reflects on his own experiences, he feels "unattractive and undesirable."

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NIH, Drugmakers, Foundations Partner To Find Meds

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 11:15am

NIH, drugmakers, foundations partner to find meds

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Steve Martin Returning To Rochester Jazz Festival

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 11:12am

Steve Martin returning to Rochester jazz festival

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US Stocks Rise Slightly In Morning Trading

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 10:20am

US stocks rise slightly in morning trading

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Teenage Blogger Tavi Gevinson Has Book Deal

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 10:16am

Teenage blogger Tavi Gevinson has book deal

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Web Site Woes Will Reduce Health Care Enrollment

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 10:07am

Web site woes will reduce health care enrollment

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Chinese Red Guards Apologize, Reopening A Dark Chapter

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 10:04am

During China's Cultural Revolution, communist youth known as Red Guards persecuted, tortured and killed millions of Chinese — so-called enemies of the Communist Party. Now some Red Guards are apologizing publicly in rare examples of open discussion of the party's historic mistakes.

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Zimbabwe Takes Aim At Corruption

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 10:01am

Zimbabwe takes aim at corruption

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Bach Slams Politicians Over Sochi Olympics

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:53am

Bach slams politicians over Sochi Olympics

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New Report: Budget Deficit To Drop To $514B

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:19am

New report: Budget deficit to drop to $514B

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Mich. Highway Shooter Gets More Than 6? Years

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:11am

Mich. highway shooter gets more than 6? years

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Nadella To Head Microsoft; Gates Leaves Chair Role

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:09am

Nadella to head Microsoft; Gates leaves chair role

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2 Out Of 3 Adults In England Overweight Or Obese

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:07am

2 out of 3 adults in England overweight or obese

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US Factory Orders Down 1.5 Percent In December

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:05am

US factory orders down 1.5 percent in December

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US Stocks Turn Mixed After Big Slump Monday

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 8:51am

US stocks turn mixed after big slump Monday

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'Secret Contacts' Reported Between Afghan President, Taliban

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 8:50am

President Hamid Karzai has balked at signing a security agreement with the U.S. According to The New York Times, representatives of the Taliban and Karzai have been in contact about a peace deal. It's thought Karzai may not want to sign the deal with the U.S. while he's talking to the Taliban.

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Top Stories: Yet Another Snow Story; Creationism Debate

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 7:26am

Also: World markets take a beating after yesterday's losses on Wall Street; the Senate may pass the huge farm bill today; 2013 saw a record number of criminal exonerations; and arts patron Joan Mondale, wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale, has died.

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