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Kurdish Leaders Boycott Iraqi Government Meetings

43 min 51 sec ago

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused Kurds of sheltering terrorists and Saddam Hussein loyalists. Kurdish ministers withdrew from meetings, calling on Maliki to resign.

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From Calif. Teachers, More Nuanced Views On Tenure

45 min 36 sec ago

Some teachers say they want to preserve tenure, but add that it's time for a look at the rules.

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Hackers In China Reportedly Targeted U.S. Federal Workers

1 hour 22 min ago

Looking for information about workers applying for security clearances, Chinese hackers successfully accessed U.S. government computer networks in March, The New York Times reports.

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China's Booming Real Estate Market Finally Begins To Slide

3 hours 21 min ago

After years stunning growth, China's go-go real estate market is in retreat. It has been one of the engines driving the world's second-largest economy, which is why economists are watching it closely.

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China's Booming Real Estate Market Finally Begins To Slide

3 hours 21 min ago

After years stunning growth, China's go-go real estate market is in retreat. It has been one of the engines driving the world's second-largest economy, which is why economists are watching it closely.

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China's Booming Real Estate Market Finally Begins To Slide

3 hours 21 min ago

After years stunning growth, China's go-go real estate market is in retreat. It has been one of the engines driving the world's second-largest economy, which is why economists are watching it closely.

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From McDonalds To Organic Valley, You're Probably Eating Wood Pulp

5 hours 19 min ago

Many processed foods contain cellulose, which is plant fiber that is commonly extracted from wood. It's used to add texture, prevent caking and boost fiber. And it's been around for ages.

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The Little Spacecraft That Couldn't

5 hours 20 min ago

A team of volunteer space cowboys may have to say goodbye to ISEE-3 and to their dream of reviving for a final mission the creaky, 36-year-old hardware. Failed tests Wednesday suggest a fuel problem.

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The Little Spacecraft That Couldn't

5 hours 20 min ago

A team of volunteer space cowboys may have to say goodbye to ICEE-3 and to their dream of reviving for a final mission the creaky, 36-year-old hardware. Failed tests Wednesday suggest a fuel problem.

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Binging On Bad News Can Fuel Daily Stress

5 hours 21 min ago

Simply watching, reading or listening to steady news coverage of a traumatic event can be as stressful as experiencing the event in person, research suggests.

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Could A Socialist Senator Become A National Brand?

5 hours 25 min ago

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders opposes war and advocates for veterans. Even in the most conservative corner of Vermont, he's managed to do well. Now there's buzz that Sanders may run for president.

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Obama Turns To Gov. Perry In Seeking A Solution To Border Crisis

July 9, 2014 - 8:28pm

After a meeting with Texas Gov. Rick Perry, President Obama addressed the influx of migrant children on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Congress Has The Ability To Fix Immigration Crisis, Obama Says

July 9, 2014 - 7:29pm

His remarks in Dallas followed a meeting with faith leaders and local officials, including Gov. Rick Perry, to discuss the large number of unaccompanied minors at the border.

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Last-Resort Antibiotics In Jeopardy As Use Rises Globally

July 9, 2014 - 7:18pm

Antibiotic sales in clinics and pharmacies around the world rose by more than a third over a decade. Now drugs reserved for the most dangerous bacteria are at risk of losing their effectiveness.

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For Kids In Immigration Court, Legal Counsel Is Catch As Catch Can

July 9, 2014 - 7:14pm

Advocacy groups have sued the federal government for not providing lawyers to children in deportation proceedings. Unlike criminal courts, these courts don't provide representation for defendants.

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Interpreting The IRS Emails, Washington-Style

July 9, 2014 - 7:01pm

Throughout the yearlong investigation, congressional Republicans and Democrats have taken the same evidence and come to diametrically opposed conclusions.

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An Actor, A University And A Famous Name Lead To A Lawsuit

July 9, 2014 - 6:32pm

The estate of John "Duke" Wayne and Duke University are fighting over commercial use of their shared name. Although the actor was always known as Duke, nicknames don't have much standing in court.

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Report Says FBI, NSA Spied On American Muslims

July 9, 2014 - 6:21pm

The men quoted in the story by reporters Glenn Greenwald and Murtuza Hussain say they were targeted because they were Muslims. But it is unclear why they were targeted.

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On Calif. Cattle Ranch, Students Wrangle With Meaning Of Manhood

July 9, 2014 - 5:52pm

Deep Springs College is an all-male school — and a working ranch. It sounds very macho, but the increasingly diverse student body says being a man is all about questioning the meaning of masculinity.

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Should President Obama Visit The Texas Border?

July 9, 2014 - 5:49pm

There are plenty of reasons, for and against, a presidential visit to the border. In any case, a visit wouldn't do much to diminish the criticism over the administration's handling of the crisis.

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