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Greens to Landrieu: Good riddance

POLITICO - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 9:58pm
She supported expanded offshore drilling and the Keystone XL pipeline.
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Dems' final insult: Landrieu crushed

POLITICO - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 9:49pm
Cassidy's victory marks the ninth Senate seat picked up by the GOP in this year's elections.
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Obama Is Found to Have Symptoms of Acid Reflux

The New York Times - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 9:15pm
The president, who has had very few medical problems during his nearly six years in office, appeared to have symptoms of acid reflux, officials said.

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Motherlode Blog: ‘Mama, Let Me Do Your Scarf So You Can Look Muslim’

The New York Times - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 8:42pm
One morning, my daughter found a scarf in my purse and declared, “Mama, let me do your scarf so you can look Muslim.” She said this in the same way you might say, “Let me do your hair so you can look beautiful.”

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Why we believed Jackie's rape story

POLITICO - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 8:28pm
Because it rang true for so many of us on the University of Virginia campus.
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After Retreat on Rolling Stone Article, Virginia Campus Still Uneasy

The New York Times - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 8:22pm
Students have endured a tumultuous semester: the disappearance of a sophomore, two suicides and an article about an alleged gang rape that put the university in the center of a national debate.

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2 Hostages Killed in Yemen as U.S. Rescue Effort Fails

The New York Times - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 8:16pm
Luke Somers, a journalist, and Pierre Korkie, a teacher, were being held by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen when they died during a raid by United States commandos Saturday, officials said.

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Suspect in Fla. killing of wife, 2 others arrested

FOX News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 8:01pm
Authorities have arrested a Florida man suspected in the killing of his wife, a pastor and a neighbor, a sheriff's official said Saturday.
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Courting Favor: A Hidden Coalition: Energy Firms in Secretive Alliance With Attorneys General

The New York Times - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 6:21pm
Republican attorneys general have formed an unprecedented, secretive alliance with some of the nation’s top energy producers to push back against the Obama regulatory agenda, an investigation by The New York Times has found.

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Deputies say 3 in North Carolina dead after using cocaine apparently laced with a painkiller

FOX News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 6:15pm
Authorities in North Carolina say three people have died and 10 others needed medical attention after using cocaine apparently laced with a painkiller.
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Killed Hostage Remembered as Devoted to Yemen’s Story

The New York Times - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 6:08pm
Luke Somers, who was killed during an American attempt to rescue him, had been a photojournalist with work published by Al Jazeera, The New York Times and others.

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Women at Work: Adam Grant and Sheryl Sandberg on Discrimination at Work

The New York Times - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 6:00pm
Hearing that discrimination is common is a license to do it.

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5-foot wooden crucifix stolen from entryway of New York City Catholic church during Mass

FOX News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 5:46pm
Police say a 5-foot-tall wooden crucifix has been stolen from the entryway of a Roman Catholic church during Mass in New York City.
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Prostitute's lawyer: Other women visited Google exec's yacht before he died of heroin overdose

FOX News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 5:45pm
An attorney for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht says other women visited the man and may have consumed drugs with him before he died.
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Deer breaks through New Jersey home's 2 front doors, ransacks bathroom as resident calls cops

FOX News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 5:31pm
Police say a deer burst through the front doors of a New Jersey home, darted through the residence and ransacked the master bathroom.
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Doc: Obama has acid reflux

CNBC - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 5:16pm
President Obama is suffering from acid reflux, according to his physician.
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News Analysis: The Golden Age

The New York Times - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 5:06pm
Hoarding gold is the economy’s comfort food.
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Police: Ohio man, 18, dies playing Russian roulette, friends saw him spinning cylinder of gun

FOX News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 5:01pm
Police in Ohio say an 18-year-old man killed himself while playing Russian roulette.
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Perfect storm turns US milk to gold

CNBC - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 5:00pm
U.S. farmers are benefiting from a "perfect storm" that has turned milk into big business.
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Opinion: The Real Reason Richer People Marry

The New York Times - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 4:55pm
Similar patterns showed up in the last Gilded Age, too.
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