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Breaking News: TSA to expand 'behavior screening' program even though it doesn't work
 
Posted by: northsunm32

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-14 08:06:32 -0700 | travel-news

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was urged by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) to scale back or even eliminate its "behavior screening" program, in which TSA officers try to strike up conversations with passengers and airport employees as a...
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Breaking News: Ex-Justice Stevens still casts a long shadow over court, justice
 
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-12 22:35:38 -0700 | political-news

For many years, John Paul Stevens [Unlink] was the leader of the so-called liberal bloc of the Supreme Court, often assigning the dissenting opinion if he was on the losing side in a Supreme Court ruling. As the senior-most associate...
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Breaking News: A look at the Yankees' boom or bust rotation
 
Posted by: Greg Fortier

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 07:57:34 -0700 | sports-news

Before even the first pitch of the 2014 season was thrown, it was apparent that the New York Yankees were going into this year with a "boom or bust" rotation, from their "ace" to their fifth starter. • CC Sabathia,...
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Breaking News: New studies show super rich have more in offshore tax havens than thought
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-14 10:38:52 -0700 | political-news

Author's note: This is the first installment of a trilogy. Part 2 can be found here. Two scholars published a research paper in March that sought to explain the seeming discrepancy in the sharp rise in income inequality since the1980s...
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Breaking News: Fracking risks: Scientists add earthquakes to environmental, water pollution concerns
 
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Cleveland :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-04-14 08:53:14 -0700 | green-news

Research has been mounting for years to support the connection between earthquakes and the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) process of blasting millions of gallons of sand and chemical-laden water deep into shale rock to remove entombed gas and oil. As the...
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Breaking News: Health-care policy experts sound alarm about looming doctor shortage under ACA
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-02 21:49:15 -0800 | political-news

Health care policy experts are expressing concern that Americans who have successfully enrolled for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act could face a shortage of primary care doctors, dentists and mental health professionals after Jan. 1, 2014. With the...
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Breaking News: FAA chooses six states to test commercial drone use
 
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Anchorage :: AK :: USA | updated 2014-01-02 09:35:27 -0800 | technology-news

The use of drones in warfare was heavily debated in 2013, due to the number of noncombatant casualties, but on Monday the Federal Aviation Administration launched plans for the future of commercialized drone use by tapping six states to test...
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Breaking News: US Internet slower, more expensive than other nations
 
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-31 13:41:30 -0800 | technology-news

The United States is the birthplace of broadband, and home to five of the top 10 IT companies on earth. You would think that the global leader which designs more computer hardware, software and telecom equipment than any other nation...
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Breaking News: Robin Roberts comes out ... as one tough, brave lady
 
Posted by: amykoko

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-01-02 11:46:34 -0800 | entertainment-news

So, this week Robin Roberts openly acknowledged she is gay. Two things: 1. Come on Robin, none of us are shocked, and 2. You are a freaking amazing person and we love you. Period. In an end of the year...
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Breaking News: How Facebook grew up in 2013
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Toledo :: OH :: USA | updated 2013-12-31 13:56:58 -0800 | technology-news

The narrative of Facebook in 2013 is a coming-of-age story. The fallout of this newfound maturity is that the less mature are running from the site. We heard over and over again this year that tweens and teens (golden geese...
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Breaking News: 'Watch Meeting' and President Obama
 
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-30 11:00:31 -0800 | political-news

On Nov. 6, 2012 (Election Day), I wrote and published the following musings comparing the re-election of President Obama to what is now a time-honored tradition among black Americans, the annual New Year's Eve “Watch Meeting.” Of course, Obama was...
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Breaking News: Top 14 wishes for marketing and advertising in 2014
 
Posted by: Aby Sam Thomas

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-01-02 14:41:38 -0800 | business-news

As 2013 draws to a close, here are some marketing and advertising trends that we hope to see more of in the new year: 1. Smarter social media. While there is no doubt that the majority of us take a...
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Breaking News: 13 states increase minimum wage on Jan. 1
 
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-31 17:20:59 -0800 | political-news

On Jan. 1, the minimum wage will increase in 13 states, including New York, Connecticut and Ohio. Other states that will see a boost are Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, affecting more...
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Breaking News: Nursing home refuses to accept brain-dead Oakland teen
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-01 12:01:55 -0800 | spirituality-religion-news

An unnamed San Francisco Bay Area nursing home changed its mind Friday and decided not to care for a brain-dead teen caught up in a legal struggle with an Oakland, Calif., hospital. The facility withdrew its name from consideration after...
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