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The NSA Is Looking for a Public Relations Expert
Are you a U.S. citizen living in the greater Washington, D.C. area looking for a new gig? Do you have impeccable oral and written communication skills? Or st...
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Fitness test doesn't discriminate vs. women, Pa. state police say
The lawsuit says nearly all male recruits pass the initial physical fitness tests, while about 30% of women flunk it.      &nbs...
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Poor Management of HealthCare.gov Wasted Millions, Investigation Reveals
WASHINGTON — A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the compute...
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Bar Exam Fail: Law grads unable to submit completed tests due to software glitch
Law students across the country endured their own exam hell this week after a glitch in a widely used system to upload bar exam answers and essays temporaril...
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Mysterious Ship Found in World Trade Center Ruins Is From the 1700s
Researchers have discovered the origins of the ship that mysteriously emerged from the ruins of the World Trade Center in 2010Four years ago this month, cons...
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Women Play a Surprising Role in Mass Shootings
Despite several recent mass shootings that might have spurred an overhaul of federal gun laws, Congress remains at an impasse. Some activists, though, are re...
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Doggie dilemma: Rescuers free pup stuck in brick wall
Chip spent the night with his head in a brick wall opening overnight.        
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Same-sex marriage and animus
In yesterday?s New York Times,Adam Liptak considered the possibility that Justice Kennedy might not be persuaded that state laws limiting marriage to opposit...
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Major anchovy die-off stinks up Oregon town
Tourists visiting Seaside, Ore., were getting quite a sight -- and smell -- this week.        
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TSA Contest Asks Travelers to Improve Airport Security
The Transportation Security Administration is taking suggestions for how to improve airport security lines, and they're even offering a reward.The TSA must b...
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D.C. charter schools sue city, alleging unequal funding
An organization that represents more than three dozen D.C. charter schools filed a federal lawsuit against the District on Wednesday, alleging that the city ...
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En banc D.C. Circuit upholds USDA country-of-origin labeling rule
Yesterday, in American Meat Institute v. USDA ,the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, sittingen banc, upheld the constitutionality of USDA regulatio...
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Gigantic water main break floods UCLA campus
A massive water main break in Los Angeles on Tuesdaysentmillions of gallons of water pouringoutonto Sunset Boulevard and the campus of the University of Cali...
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Obama mocks GOP for lawsuit; 'being mad all the time'
President Obama says Republicans are suing him for doing his job.        
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Voices: Deportation policy could define Obama legacy
New approach is expected to be announced before the end of summer.        
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Why it’s going to be hard for Democrats to win back the House this decade, in one chart
Democrats have no chance at winning back the House in 97 days. (Well, that's not entirely accurate; they have a less than 1percent chance, according to our E...
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Strong men keep a-comin’ on
?If you are not afraid, you can make a good leader. If you are scared of white folks you don?t make a good leader. That white man will beat your brains out.?...
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Lawyer who launched sexual-abuse case against Bryan Singer withdraws
Michael F Egan III, who claims the X-Men director raped him in 1999, has been dropped as a client by Jeff Herman after refusing to settle for $100,000, accor...
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Boy with facial paralysis longs to smile
Parents raising funds for an operation that could put a smile on their son's face        
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Red Cross sees 'urgent' need for blood
Donations for blood and platelets were down 8% from May through mid-July.        
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300 Guests Brawl in Giant Wedding Fight - 2 arrested in New Jersey
Two were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.        
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New York's Metropolitan Opera labour dispute: a symptom of a company in crisis
The largest performing arts organization in the US is threatening to lock out its musicians on Friday, the latest setback for a company and an art form at ...
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One of the most bizarre political ads you’ll see this year
Liberal environmentalist Tom Steyer's new group just dropped some serious coin on what is surely one of the most bizarre political ads of the 2014 election -...
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Woman Dies on US Airways Flight From Honolulu to Phoenix
Authorities in Phoenix say a passenger has died on a US Airways flight to Phoenix from Honolulu after suffering an unknown medical emergency.Fire Capt. Benja...
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Detroit drops post-bankruptcy monitor from exit plan
(Reuters) - Detroit has dropped the idea of having a court-appointed monitor keep an eye on its finances when it exits bankruptcy after determining the move ...
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Impeachment talk is the dumbest possible move for Republicans
Congressional Republicans have spent the majority of 2014 doing very little even marginally controversial. They put talk of government shutdown showdowns to ...
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Missing Oregon mom purchased sleeping pills prior to disappearance, police say
The father of a missing Oregon mother said she "probably went for a walk" after leaving her home to run errands, a day after detectives discovered she had pu...
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Eric Shawn Investigates: The hit on Hoffa
It was a hot July afternoon, nearly 92 degrees, when Teamsters president and labor icon Jimmy Hoffa is said to have opened the rear door of a 1975 maroon Mer...
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Teen sets himself on fire for online 'challenge'
Fire challenge involves pouring alcohol on one's chest and lighting it        
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Why is craft beer so expensive? Blame it on hops
Just a decade ago, a pound of hops would sell for $3. Today, the cost for certain varieties can reach $20.        
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Los Angeles water main break hits Sunset Blvd, UCLA
A portion of world-famous Sunset Boulevard was closed Tuesday afternoon after a nearby water main broke, spilling the precious commodity into the streets nea...
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Examsoft’s bar exam disaster
All over the country, recent law graduates are taking their bar exams this week. The stakes are high. For many, failure to pass the bar will virtually elimin...
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Teen cancer survivor turns to online donations for new teeth
The family of Alex Hunter say his insurance company will not pay for the teeth he lost during radiation treatment.       &...
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'Dutch' Van Kirk, navigator of Enola Gay, dies
The man who navigated the Enola Gay when it dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, killing 140,000 and helping to end World War II, died in Georgia, his family...
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Joe Cornish offered director's chair for King Kong prequel Skull Island
In-demand Attack the Block director to decide whether to follow up Peter Jackson's fantasy blockbuster for his second feature film Joe Cornish to direct grap...
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Mike Tyson says Jamie Foxx will play him in his movie life story
Former heavyweight champion says he and the actor are 'in discussion' about a proposed biopic, which would use the same CGI wizardry as The Curious Case of B...
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7 venomous reptiles seized from Florida home
Seven venomous reptiles were removed from a Sarasota, Fla., home last week and are in a safe facility.        
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Study finds humble bosses are best
Research shows bombastic, egocentric leaders are not most effective.        
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Police: Detroit boy fatally shot in bed
Detroit police say an 8-year-old boy has died after being shot at a home on Detroit's east side.