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Letter From America: A Welcome Chorus of Discordant Disagreement

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:36pm
After the tragedy of the Paris attacks united the West in defense of free speech, a predictable, and laudible, cacophany of opinions has ensued.
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Commemorating King’s Legacy and Invoking Change

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:17pm
Tributes around the country to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of persevering in spite of the deaths of black people last year.






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Researchers: Elephant seals travel farther off Northern California coast than once thought

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:15pm
Researchers tracking elephant seals off the Northern California coast say they have discovered the animals travel much farther than once thought.
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Tim Tebow's Valentine's game plan: Special needs proms throughout nation

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:15pm
Debbie Fasano and her team of 11 at The Crossing, in Quincy, Ill., have less than a month to make sure everything is perfect for some 300 VIPs.
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6 killed in winter storm

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:12pm
After freezing rain and snow glazed roads across the Northeast, leaving five dead, more misery awaits Monday.
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Santorum, weighing 2016 presidential bid, jabs Romney

POLITICO - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 1:27pm
He says Mitt only received 19 percent of the middle- and lower-class vote in 2012.
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Argentina prosecutor found dead

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 1:24pm
The prosecutor had accused Argentine President Fernandez of shielding Iranian suspects in the country's worst terrorist attack.
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Team Apple or Team Android?

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 1:23pm
It's a common question of our time: "Which phone do you use?"
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State of the Union sets up 2016 election themes

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:56pm
Barack Obama is done campaigning for president himself -- but he's still working to make Republicans play defense on issues where they've yet to prove themselves.
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Woman aghast at mugshots' use

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:43pm
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Huge trove of Hillary Clinton White House files set for release

POLITICO - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:28pm
More than 150,000 pages of first lady files could go public in the spring.
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Florida boy's circumcision spurs lengthy legal battle, protests

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:07pm
An estranged Florida couple's fight over whether to circumcise their son has become a rallying cry for those who denounce the procedure as barbaric.
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Volatility may await if ECB launches QE

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:03pm
One of Europe's most influential economists has warned that the QE measures being unveiled by the ECB could create deep market volatility.
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Reality TV star killed by train

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:49am
Fitness expert and reality TV personality Greg Plitt died on Saturday after being hit by a commuter train in Burbank, California.
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Paying it forward with pizza

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:37am
A Philadelphia pizza place honors its customers who pay it forward by buying slices for homeless people.
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Faith, community leaders, family gather in Atlanta to celebrate Martin Luther King

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:32am
Faith, community and political leaders are gathered at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta to celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Stanford students to see what admissions officers wrote on their applications

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:31am
About 1,000 students are set to pull back the curtain on the inner workings of Stanford University’s notoriously strict admissions office after requesting their records be released under the federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
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Motherlode Blog: Charities That Inspire Kids: Kiva

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:30am
Diana Williams, a teacher from Surrey, British Columbia, describes the value of making microloans from the classroom.






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Amazon branching out to movie production

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:28am
Amazon Studios announced plans to begin producing and acquiring original movies for theatrical release and, within weeks, video streaming.
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Earth's hottest year, and GOP doesn't get it

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:22am
The U.S. ocean, atmospheric and space agencies affirmed on Friday what the planet has been telling us every way it knows how: 2014 was the hottest year since record keeping began in 1880.
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