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Op-Ed Contributor: Don’t Look to States for New Ideas

The New York Times - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 8:54pm
Why they are no longer laboratories of democracy.
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New Rules to Limit Tactics on Hospitals’ Fee Collections

The New York Times - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 8:50pm
The Obama administration has laid out detailed requirements to discourage nonprofit hospitals from using aggressive methods to collect payments from low-income patients.






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New volt, new trucks, new optimism

CNBC - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 8:48pm
North American International Auto Show is abuzz with optimism that industry leaders are showing in Detroit.
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Religious Bias Issues Debated After Atlanta Mayor’s Dismissal of Fire Chief

The New York Times - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 8:29pm
Mayor Kasim Reed’s decision to terminate his fire chief last week for giving co-workers copies of a Christian self-help book condemning homosexuality is fanning new kinds of legal and political flames in Atlanta.






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G.O.P. Governors Face Test in Shift on Ideological Agendas

The New York Times - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 8:07pm
Republican governors taking their oaths this month have expressed more muted, less-ideological priorities, but are likely to be challenged by conservative lawmakers.






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Think tank calls for more AI study

CNBC - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 7:57pm
A think tank that champions A.I. is calling for research to avoid "potential pitfalls" of the technology.
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Disliking Kim Jong-un, and ‘The Interview’ Even More

The New York Times - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 7:54pm
Several democracy activists with contacts in the North said the North Koreans they spoke with reacted to the film with derision and wounded feelings over the depiction of their country.
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Silicon Valley Turns Its Eye to Education

The New York Times - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 7:36pm
Educational technology companies are latecomers to exploiting the potential of the Internet, but venture capitalists seem to believe their time has come.
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More about Aaron Hernandez

CNN - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 7:05pm
Here is a look at the life of Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots tight end charged with the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd and the murders of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado.
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Aaron Hernandez case: Who's who?

CNN - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 7:05pm
Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez is behind bars, accused of killing three people.
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Aaron Hernandez's downward spiral

CNN - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 7:05pm
More than 18 months ago, the body of Odin Lloyd was found in an industrial park in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. Lloyd had been shot seven times near a pile of construction waste.
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F.B.I. Is Broadening Surveillance Role, Report Shows

The New York Times - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 6:39pm
Since 2008, the bureau has been assuming a larger role in the government’s warrantless surveillance program, according to a newly declassified report.






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Obama to seek limits on student data mining

POLITICO - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 6:32pm
The president will call for tough legislation to protect student privacy.
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Mind the gap in economy after oil plunge

CNBC - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 6:29pm
Robust recovery in the U.S., a stagnant euro zone and slowing Chinese growth reflect splits which falling oil prices will widen.
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Obama's French kiss-off

POLITICO - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 6:26pm
His public reactions to the attacks in Paris last week have been muted.
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Holder: Not sure who's behind attack

CNN - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 6:07pm
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Two protesters arrested outside Dick Cheney's home

CNN - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 6:04pm
Two anti-war protesters -- one of them an 83-year-old woman -- were arrested Saturday outside the home of former Vice President Dick Cheney in suburban Washington, police said.
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Ryan to Christie: 'Do you need a hug now?'

POLITICO - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 5:54pm
He makes fun of the New Jersey governor after the Packers beat the Cowboys.
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The new clash over cannabis

POLITICO - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 5:24pm
Rising tensions between states over marijuana put pressure on Obama to act.
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Couple arrested after videos surface of 1-year-old playing with handgun

FOX News - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 5:09pm
An Indiana couple has been arrested after police discovered two disturbing cell phone videos of a 1-year-old boy playing with a handgun.
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