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Indiana Will Allow Entry to Medicaid for a Price

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:57pm
After a lengthy back-and-forth, the Obama administration has agreed to let Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana, a Republican, expand Medicaid on his own terms, including some that have not been allowed before under federal rules.

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Goodbye cubicles, hello foosball

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:26pm
The day at this company begins very differently from most - a game of foosball or ping pong.
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The case for buying negative yield bonds

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:25pm
Buying negative-yield bonds -- or paying for the privilege of lending money -- may look like a sucker's game, but some see potential profits.
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Russian Movie ‘Leviathan’ Gets Applause in Hollywood but Scorn at Home

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:19pm
The film has admirers and won a Golden Globe, but some Russian detractors want it banned and accuse its director of acting under Western orders.
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The Drone Defender

POLITICO - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:19pm
Meet the lawyer fighting for freer skies, one lawsuit at a time.
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Jammin' the White House

POLITICO - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:19pm
The Secret Service is already at work preventing drone attacks. But is it good enough?
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Firefighters rescue 2 cows that fell through ice on pond south of Colorado Springs

FOX News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:17pm
Firefighters in Colorado have rescued two cows that plunged through the ice on a pond.
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Georgia Executes Warren Lee Hill for Murder

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:16pm
The execution ended a long legal fight that led to several court-ordered reprieves and frequently tested the state’s standards for capital punishment.

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Storm That Glanced at Region Hit Hard in New England

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:15pm
High winds and whiteout conditions swept across New England as the storm moved up the East Coast, leaving the island of Nantucket without power.

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Jordan Hostage Crisis May Hurt U.S. Ties

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:11pm
The Islamic State gave Jordan 24 hours or less to release a prisoner. If not, the militants said, they will kill not only a Japanese hostage, but also a captured Jordanian pilot
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Leaders in New York and New Jersey Defend Shutdown for a Blizzard That Wasn’t

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:10pm
The winter weather laid bare the civic and political high-wire act of the modern snowstorm.
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Obama’s Plan: Allow Drilling in Atlantic, but Limit It in Arctic

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:10pm
The Obama administration moved Tuesday to open up a vast stretch of East Coast waters to oil and gas drilling.

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In Reprieve to Obama, Senate Democrats Agree to Wait on Iran Sanctions

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:01pm
While the House of Representatives weighs whether to impose new sanctions on Tehran, the Iranian Parliament is working on a resolution of its own.
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Health Care Enrollment Appears to Be Near Goal

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:54pm
As a Feb. 15 deadline approaches, the Obama administration said 9.5 million people had signed up for insurance this year through public marketplaces set up under the Affordable Care Act.

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American Bible Society moving from New York City to Philadelphia after almost 2 centuries

FOX News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:52pm
The nonprofit American Bible Society is moving its headquarters to Philadelphia after almost two centuries in New York City.
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2 Ex-Vanderbilt Students Convicted of Rape

The New York Times - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:48pm
A jury found Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey guilty of raping a fellow student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing.

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California woman ordered to stand trial for crash after Christmas concert that killed 4

FOX News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:48pm
A Southern California woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges that she was intoxicated when she plowed a car into people leaving a Christmas church concert, killing three women and a 6-year-old boy.
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Gold heist at Wells Fargo museum

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:47pm
Three masked men used an SUV to smash into a San Francisco Wells Fargo History museum stealing 10 ounces of gold.
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S&P lowers Atlantic City rating

CNBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:38pm
S&P lowered its general obligation rating on Atlantic City to 'BB' from 'BBB+', following New Jersey's appointment of an emergency manager.
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Letter from Delhi: Out of sight

POLITICO - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:35pm
Delhi is a city of nearly 18 million people. You'd never know it from what the president got to see.
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