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After driver's death, Tony Stewart's return to NASCAR cut short

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:02pm
What started as a deeply emotional race for Tony Stewart ended prematurely when a blown tire cut short his return to NASCAR.
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Millennials: Self-described workaholics

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:00pm
Millennials disproportionately say they are workaholics over older generations, despite managers saying the contrary.
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Meet 'Dead Man Walking' nun

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:28pm
Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper held up with duct tape. It's clear why friends insist on driving when they are with her. She could rival NASCAR's Danica Patrick on the gas pedal. Age -- she turned 75 this year -- hasn't slowed her down.
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Solar Company Seeks Stiff U.S. Tariffs to Deter Chinese Spying

The New York Times - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:24pm
An Oregon-based solar company is proposing that punitive tariffs be imposed on Chinese manufacturers that have benefited from online espionage.

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Boy finds hope amid slaughter

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:15pm
Azwan Elias arrived in America this summer filled with excitement and eagerness to learn. Everyone who knows him says he is wise beyond his 17 years, that he is destined to lead others in his restive homeland of Iraq.
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4 ways to beat 'The Man'

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:13pm
Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it.
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Nader: Dems need 'urgency' vs. GOP

POLITICO - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:08pm
Democrats need to make raising the minimum wage the top campaign issue, he says.
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This is the fountain of youth?

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:59am
For centuries, man has been on a quest to find the elixir to eternal life. Alchemists struggled fruitlessly to create the legendary philosopher's stone, a mythical substance capable of turning base metals into precious gold and said to hold the key to immortality.
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Solar system in huge bubble

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:58am
Ever feel like you live in a bubble?
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Michael Sam waived by Rams

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:53am
The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived and did not make the team's final 53-man roster.
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Crews battling California wildfire to focus on creating defensible space around homes

FOX News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:50am
Crews battling a wildfire in a far Northern California forest that has led to the evacuation of 250 homes are bracing for warmer, dryer weather.
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Lightning strike kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creek

FOX News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:50am
Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central Pennsylvania creek.
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Texting woman impaled in buttocks

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:47am
A woman admits to texting while driving after she hit a pole which pierced her buttocks. KUSA reports.
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GOP has jitters over Kansas

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:42am
Our Labor Day weekend trip around the "Inside Politics" table included GOP jitters over Kansas, the 2016 impact of President Obama's immigration deliberations, progressive worries about Elizabeth Warren's hawkish foreign policy views, and Republican angst about a research project that was designed to help but may have done more harm then good.
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Letter From America: From Afar, the United States Seems at Odds With Its Ideals

The New York Times - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:34am
A mysterious sign at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., bespoke a larger truth: America has lost influence by failing to embody its own creeds.

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Newborn in good condition after being found inside trash bin

FOX News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:11am
Police say a newborn baby found alive inside a trash bin in the central Illinois community of Jacksonville is in good condition.
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High Health Plan Deductibles Weigh Down More Employees

The New York Times - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:09am
Just as employers replaced pensions with retirement savings plans, more large companies appear to be making a similar cost-sharing shift with health plans.
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Christie Studies Foreign Affairs for a 2016 Test

The New York Times - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:08am
Aides to the New Jersey governor say his journey to Mexico is about economic ties and commitment to Hispanic voters back home, but it will also offer him a chance to demonstrate a grasp of international affairs as he considers a run for the presidency.

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Muir resurrects 'World News Tonight'

POLITICO - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:06am
The network will restore the broadcast's Peter-Jennings-era title, "World News Tonight."
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Elementary school principal suspended after crack cocaine arrest

FOX News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:53am
An elementary school principal has been suspended after being charged with buying crack cocaine.
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