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As Wildfires Burns Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay

July 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

Wildfires are ravaging thousands of square miles on the West Coast, though officials say that this wildfire season has been tamer than average. Still, responding to these fires has proven costly, and the Obama administration is reevaluating how it pays for fighting them.

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A Market And A School Come Under Fire During A Violent Day In Gaza

July 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.

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Senate Bill Would Fine Colleges For Mismanaging Campus Rape Cases

July 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

A group of senators has introduced legislation aimed at combating sexual assault on college campuses. It would force schools to handle accusations more aggressively and provide advocates for victims.

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Senate Bill Would Fine Colleges For Mismanaging Campus Rape Cases

July 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

A group of senators has introduced legislation aimed at combating sexual assault on college campuses. It would force schools to handle accusations more aggressively and provide advocates for victims.

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Lawsuit Opens A Long Round Of Political Pingpong

July 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

Republicans in the House voted to allow Speaker John Boehner to sue President Obama. They believe the president has overstepped his constitutional authority.

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Lawsuit Opens A Long Round Of Political Pingpong

July 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

Republicans in the House are holding a floor vote to allow Speaker Boehner to sue President Obama. They believe he's overstepped his constitutional authority; specifically, the resolution would authorize a federal lawsuit for Obama's handling of the Affordable Care Act.

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Late Rally From Argentina Fails To Delay Default

July 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

Earlier in the day it looked like a resolution was possible, but ultimately talks between the country and a group of creditors broke down in New York. The first time the country defaulted was in 2002.

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Fast Growth Does Little To Budge Fed's Caution — For Now

July 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

Federal Reserve policymakers are announcing that the Fed plans to leave short-term interest rates at a level near zero. This, despite an economy that grew at a surprisingly strong 4 percent annual rate in the most recent quarter.

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Fed Continues To Ease Up On Economic Stimulus

July 30, 2014 - 2:38pm

The Fed announced modest cuts in its bond-buying program and noted that inflation is becoming an issue. But with room to grow in the labor market, the bank is not ready to raise interest rates.

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Fed Continues To Scale Back Economic Stimulus

July 30, 2014 - 2:38pm

The Fed announced modest cuts in its bond-buying program and noted that inflation is becoming an issue. But with room to grow in the labor market, the bank is not ready to raise interest rates.

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Women Defy Turkey's Deputy PM, Who Said Women Shouldn't Laugh In Public

July 30, 2014 - 1:57pm

Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç was expounding on what an ideal chaste woman should be. Women around the world reacted by taking pictures of themselves laughing.

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Women Defy Turkey's Deputy PM, Who Said Women Shouldn't Laugh In Public

July 30, 2014 - 1:57pm

Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç was expounding on what an ideal chaste woman should be. Women around the world reacted by taking pictures of themselves laughing.

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Problem Drinking In Midlife Linked To Memory Trouble Later

July 30, 2014 - 1:54pm

One study suggests middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking may be twice as likely to develop serious memory issues as the years wear on.

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Sierra Leone Doctor Who Led The Fight Against Ebola Dies

July 30, 2014 - 1:46pm

Hailed as a "national hero," Dr. Sheik Umar Khan had treated more than 100 Ebola patients before catching the virus himself last week.

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Some Loyal Foursquare Users Are Checking Out After Swarm Spinoff

July 30, 2014 - 1:12pm

The company's move to break its app in two is costing it the users who loved Foursquare the most. "Why do I need two apps when I had one that provided both services?" asked one user.

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U.S. Issues Travel Restrictions On Venezuelan Officials

July 30, 2014 - 12:06pm

The U.S. did not name the officials but said they have been responsible or complicit in perpetrating human rights abuses against the Venezuelan people.

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Desk Desk Evolution

July 30, 2014 - 11:13am

The changing workspace in the Age of Deskovery.

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WATCH: Video Shows Women Narrowly Escape Death On Railroad Tracks

July 30, 2014 - 10:06am

The 14,000-ton freight train could not come to a stop. But the women laid down between the rails and survived.

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U.S. Economy Rebounds In Spring With GDP Expanding At 4 Percent Rate

July 30, 2014 - 9:03am

The news from the Commerce Department comes after the economy shrank at a 2.1 percent rate in the first quarter of the year. The numbers raise hope for continued growth in the second half of 2014.

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Gaza Conflict: Shell Strikes U.N. School, Killing Up To 19 Who Sought Shelter

July 30, 2014 - 8:04am

One U.N. official said this was a "breaking point." The conflict, now going into its 23rd day, shows no sign of abating. The death toll in Gaza has now surpassed 1,200.

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