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Supreme Court allows Texas voter ID law for now

CNN - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 9:03am
The U.S. Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas' controversial voter identification law can go into effect for now -- a decision that comes two days before early voting in the state.
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How to invest in volatile markets

CNBC - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 9:00am
No matter where you are in terms of investment knowledge, investors all agree on one thing: don't panic.
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Supreme Court Allows Texas to Use Strict Voter ID Law in Coming Election

The New York Times - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 8:53am
The decision, which contained no reasoning, set the ground rules for the current election; early voting there starts on Monday.
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What drove the stock market's wild swings this week, and what's next?

FOX News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 8:45am
The stock market needs to see a therapist.
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SCOTUS allows Texas voter ID to stand

POLITICO - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 7:18am
The justices declined to re-impose an injunction against the law granted last week by a judge.
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Conservatives fear Roberts going soft

POLITICO - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 7:00am
Chief Justice John Roberts seems to be going wobbly again.
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7 spy secrets the NSA will show you

CNBC - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 7:00am
The NSA is not known for transparency, but there is some secret stuff it's willing to show you, in a museum.
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Calif. student dies from meningitis

CNN - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 4:46am
An 18-year-old San Diego State University student diagnosed with meningitis died Friday, leaving university officials scrambling to notify up to 400 people with whom she may have come in contact.
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3 day care workers accused of hanging toddler from doorknob and then taking photos and video

FOX News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 3:28am
Three day care workers in Massachusetts have been fired, accused of hanging a toddler from a doorknob by his shirt and then taking photos and video.
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Ferguson officer feared for life, report says

FOX News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 2:45am
The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported.
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Hawaii residents brace for huge waves, high winds as Hurricane Ana passes south of islands

FOX News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 2:30am
Hurricane Ana was carving a path just south of Hawaii, sending strong waves pounding some shorelines and producing strong enough winds for officials to urge caution.
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Stay-home dad who wanted new life for family accused instead of killing 2 kids, then himself

FOX News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 2:15am
David Mohney wanted big changes for his family: to end his turbulent marriage, move his children 1,900 miles from Florida to South Dakota and transition from being a stay-at-home dad to starting work as a chiropractor.
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Student with meningitis on life support

FOX News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:30am
San Diego State University says a student with meningitis remains on life support but she's not expected to recover.
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First Draft: A Bipartisan Bet: Louisiana Race Is Headed for a Runoff

The New York Times - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:51pm
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee made its first post-Election Day buy in Louisiana, joining the Republicans in starting to prepare for a likely runoff in the state’s Senate race.






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Experts Oppose Ebola Travel Ban, Saying It Would Cut Off Worst-Hit Countries

The New York Times - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:40pm
Health specialists said a travel ban would do more harm than good because it would isolate impoverished nations that are barely able to cope with the Ebola outbreak.






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Hurricane Gonzalo strikes Bermuda

CNBC - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:23pm
Hurricane Gonzalo struck Bermuda, lashing the tiny island chain with sustained winds topping 100 miles per hour.
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California man awaiting trial charged in plot to kill 9 witnesses; investigators find hit list

FOX News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:46pm
A Northern California man awaiting trial for insurance fraud has been charged with plotting to kill nine witnesses set to testify against him.
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Unable to Meet the Deductible or the Doctor

The New York Times - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:26pm
Some people enrolled in private coverage through the Affordable Care Act are hesitating to use their insurance because of the high out-of-pocket costs.






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Before Ebola, New Czar Handled Political Crises

The New York Times - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:23pm
A seasoned crisis-response operative, Ron Klain, is charged with managing the federal efforts to contain the deadly virus.






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Ebola in U.S.: Who has it, who doesn't

CNN - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:20pm
As of Friday, eight confirmed cases of Ebola have been or are being treated in the United States. Dozens of others are being monitored.
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