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As "Roe v. Wade" turns 40, most oppose reversing abortion ruling

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Reuters: Most Americans remain opposed to overturning the controversial Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, which 40 years ago legalized abortion.

 

Chip Kelly named Philadelphia Eagles head coach

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

PhiladelphiaEagles.com: University of Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly was chosen to be the new head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.

 

N.R.A. video attacks Obama

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

New York Times: The National Rifle Association published a web video calling President Obama an "elitist" and a "hypocrite."

 

An oil town where men are many, and women are hounded

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The New York Times: The rich shale oil formation deep below the rolling pastures in Williston, N.D., has attracted droves of young men to work the labor-intensive jobs that get the wells flowing and often generate six-figure salaries. What the oil boom has not brought, however, are enough single women. It has made for an unsafe environment for women.

 

Flu shot causes flu? Nonsense: 4 flu myths busted

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

ABC News: As the flu epidemic rages on in many parts of the country, experts say the best defense against the virus is getting a seasonal flu shot. That's why it was particularly troubling that only about a third of people got vaccinated early in the season this year, according to a report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

New York enacts first gun control law since Newtown attack

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Reuters: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures.

 

Walmart plans to hire 100,000 veterans

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

NPR: Walmart launched a plan to hire over 100,000 recently discharged veterans in the next five years.

 

Fitch: debt-limit delay imperils U.S. credit rating

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Los Angeles Times: A failure by Congress to raise the debt limit "in a timely manner" could lead to a downgrade of the nation's AAA credit rating, Fitch Ratings said Tuesday.

 

Behind Lance Armstrong's decision to talk

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Wall Street Journal: This week, Lance Armstrong is launching a public campaign to restore his image. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey taped Monday and scheduled for broadcast Thursday, Armstrong admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs.

 

Coca-Cola to air anti-obesity commercials

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Monday, January 14, 2013

Reuters: The two-minute commercial highlights the company's efforts in fighting obesity, as the soft drink industry faces increasing pressure from local governments and critics.

 

UPS, TNT deal falls apart

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Monday, January 14, 2013

Washington Post: The United Parcel Service walked away from its $6.9 billion takeover of the struggling TNT Express NV.

 

Obama to press House GOP on debt limit

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Monday, January 14, 2013

The New York Times: President Obama will hold his final news conference of his first term at 11:30 Monday morning in the East Room of the White House with the intention of reiterating his tough line with Congressional Republicans about the need to increase the debt limit soon, administration officials said.

 

Newtown group launching anti-violence initiative

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Monday, January 14, 2013

Washington Post: A group in Newtown, Conn., plans to announce an initiative Monday aimed at preventing violent tragedies like last month’s school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

 
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