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Supreme Court strikes down DOMA

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Reuters: The Supreme Court on Wednesday handed a significant victory to gay rights advocates by recognizing that married gay men and women are eligible for federal benefits.

 

Carnival CEO steps down after three decades

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Reuters: Cruise operator Carnival Corp's CEO of three decades is stepping down in the wake of a series of mishaps including a sinking off Italy last year.

 

Most Americans unhappy at work

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

CBS: Only 30 percent of American employees feel engaged or inspired at their jobs and the majority feel uninspired.

 

Chinese workers hold U.S. boss in factory

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

BBC: Workers at a factory in Beijing have prevented their US boss from leaving for five days over a dispute.

 

Twinkies returning July 15

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Monday, June 24, 2013

Los Angeles Times: Twinkies are making a comeback on July 15.

 

Another Dreamliner diverted

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Monday, June 24, 2013

CNN.com: A United Airlines 787 Dreamliner was diverted due to a mechanical problem, the third such incident for Dreamliners in six days.

 

Ecuador mulling Snowden asylum request

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Monday, June 24, 2013

Reuters: The South American country will make a decision on the former U.S. intelligence contractor "in due time" based on human rights considerations above all, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said on Monday.

 

Paula Deen doesn't show up for Today show

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Friday, June 21, 2013

New York Times: Paula Deen failed to appear on the "Today" show for a scheduled exclusive interview this morning, citing exhaustion.

 

Tesla reveals battery-swap system

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Businessweek: Tesla Motors responded to EV critics by revealing an automated battery-swap system to make the cars better for long journeys.

 

Abercrombie pulls Taylor Swift T-shirts

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Yahoo: Abercrombie has stopped selling the shirts mocking singer's love life.

 

FAA to relax rules for electronic devices

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Yahoo: Airlines are set to allow wider use of gadgets in flight.

 

Naked mole rats live cancer-free with special sugar

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

WIRED: Researchers say a complex sugar that prevents cells from clumping into tumors helps the burrowing mammal avoid cancer.

 

Virtual end to cervical cancer within reach

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

CBsnews: Increased use of HPV vaccines mean cervical cancer may be wiped out.

 
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