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New Hampshire Says It Will Now Allow D.C. Residents To Buy Booze

July 16, 2014 - 9:40am

Last week, a group of Washingtonians visiting New Hampshire were told they couldn't buy alcohol because their IDs weren't from a state.

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Murdoch Confirms A Spurned Bid For Time Warner

July 16, 2014 - 8:54am

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox says that it sought to buy Time Warner last month, confirming an offer said to be worth $80 billion.

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EEOC Announces Tougher Rules Protecting Pregnant Workers

July 16, 2014 - 8:28am

Discrimination against female workers who might get pregnant in the future, or have been pregnant in the past, is against the law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says.

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Students React To The Closure Of A Giant For-Profit College

July 16, 2014 - 8:21am

The for-profit college chain Corinthian Colleges is closing or selling most of its 107 campuses and online programs.

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Court Finds Netherlands Liable For 300 Deaths In Srebrenica Massacre

July 16, 2014 - 8:11am

The decision is a victory for only some of the families of the 8,000 men and boys slain in the July 1995 massacre in Bosnia.

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Syria's Assad Sworn In For Third 7-Year Presidential Term

July 16, 2014 - 7:34am

He was declared the winner of last month's election, which outside observers labeled a sham. Syria is in the midst of a civil war that has created a massive refugee crisis.

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Israel Warns People To Leave Gaza As Cease-Fire Debate Continues

July 16, 2014 - 7:19am

Those who received the warning in Gaza were given until 8 a.m. local time to leave. The airstrikes that followed targeted Hamas leaders.

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Craft Beer Reaches New Depths As Mainers Brew A Batch From Seaweed

July 16, 2014 - 3:42am

A craft brewer in Maine is partnering with a most unusual item — seaweed. If the beer takes off, the state's emerging seaweed aquaculture industry may benefit.

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Violence And Other Threats Raise Press Freedom Fears In Hong Kong

July 16, 2014 - 3:28am

Self-censorship and a brutal knife attack on an editor are fueling anxiety about whether the ex-British colony can preserve the autonomy it was promised when it returned to Chinese rule in 1997.

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Coping With A Co-Worker's Body Odor Takes Tact

July 16, 2014 - 3:27am

Stinking on the job is a common problem, say pros in human resources, and a reluctance to use soap and water is rarely to blame. Medical conditions, diet or cultural differences can play a role, too.

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Want More Stress In Your Life? Try Parenting A Teenager

July 16, 2014 - 3:27am

Being the parent of a teenager can be uniquely stressful even in the best of times. But seeking advice from other parents can help, as can spending one-on-one time with that button-pushing kid.

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Fond All-Star Farewell For Jeter, AL Beats NL 5-3

July 16, 2014 - 1:52am

Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation during one more night on baseball's national stage. The AL kept up nearly 2 decades of dominance by beating the NL 5-3 Tuesday for its 13th win in 17 years.

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California Approves $500 Fines For Residential Water-Wasters

July 15, 2014 - 11:16pm

Residents will have to pay for wasteful outdoor watering, including hosing down driveways and and washing a car without a shut-off nozzle.

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Highway Bill As Establishment Vs. Tea Party, Chapter 943

July 15, 2014 - 7:46pm

The same groups that pushed for tactics that resulted in a government shutdown in 2013 urged a "no" vote on a short-term highway bill Tuesday.

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FCC Extending Net Neutrality Commenting Time After Site Buckles

July 15, 2014 - 7:28pm

Heavy traffic to the FCC's commenting site crashed it on Tuesday. That was the original deadline for the public to weigh in on a controversial Internet proposal. You now have until Friday to comment.

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Apple Teams Up With Former Rival IBM On Business Apps

July 15, 2014 - 7:09pm

The companies announced a deal Tuesday to sell Apple devices loaded with IBM software to big businesses all over the world

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Temporary Fix For Highway Money Is Well-Traveled Road

July 15, 2014 - 6:42pm

If kicking the can down the road were a competitive sport, the championship trophy would never leave Washington. A short-term fix for highway spending is just the latest contribution.

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The Violence In Gaza, Through The Lens Of One Family's Losses

July 15, 2014 - 6:29pm

The Gaza Strip has sustained more than 1,500 Israeli airstrikes. A family with no apparent ties to Hamas lost one of two sons last week; the mother and father died in similar attacks six years ago.

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Stroke Rate May Be Declining In Older Adults

July 15, 2014 - 6:24pm

Deaths from stroke are dropping too, a study suggests. But don't celebrate just yet. Diabetes, a big risk factor for these "brain attacks," is still on the rise.

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University Of Texas Can Continue Affirmative Action, Court Rules

July 15, 2014 - 6:10pm

In a case sent back by the Supreme Court last year, a federal appellate court ruled Tuesday that the university's use of race as a factor in admissions is acceptable. Plaintiffs have vowed to appeal.

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