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Dueling rulings on critical part of Obamacare

Two federal appeals courts issue contradictory decisions on subsidies used by millions to help pay their premiums

David Perdue beats Rep. Jack Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

Businessman's win in GOP primary runoff sets up nationally significant general election matchup against Democrat Michelle Nunn

Seniors Use Roommate-Finding Agencies to Cut Costs

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Not exactly 'Golden Girls,' but seniors use home-share agencies to find roommates, save money

DeGrom Tames Mariners in Mets 3-1 Victory

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DeGrom holds Mariners to 5 hits, 1 run over 7 innings in Mets 3-1 victory

Headley Wins It in 14th Inning of Yankees Debut

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Headley hits game-winning single in 14th inning of Yankees debut for 2-1 victory over Rangers


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US Senate panel approves Vietnam nuke agreement

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam, as Washington looks to ... more

Indonesia's Prabowo to challenge election result in court

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Indonesia's Prabowo to challenge election result in court
The ex-general who lost Indonesia's presidential election to Joko Widodo will challenge the result in court, his campaign team said Wednesday, a move that could ... more

Houvenaghel Quits Cycling

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Northern Ireland's Wendy Houvenaghel to retire from cycling

Oil smuggling finances Islamic State's new caliphate

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Oil smuggling finances Islamic State's new caliphate
By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants seized four small oilfields when they swept through north Iraq last month and are now selling ... more

Troy Buswell: woman whose car he damaged offered $3,000 to avoid media

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Troy Buswell: woman whose car he damaged offered $3,000 to avoid media
WA premier, Colin Barnett, 'stunned' to hear about conditions attached to the payment offered to woman Continue reading...

U.S., European airlines halt flights to Israel due to instability

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U.S., European airlines halt flights to Israel due to instability
Air carriers in the United States and Europe on Tuesday halted flights to Tel Aviv after warnings from governmental agencies in an effort to ensure ... more

Americans Devote About The Same Share Of Family Budgets To Food And Health Care As They Did In 1948

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Americans Devote About The Same Share Of Family Budgets To Food And Health Care As They Did In 1948
HT to Mark Perry, whose Chart of the Day inspired this post. Professor Perry showed the rather astonishing decline over 8+ decades in the share ... more

Puerto Rico debt crisis headed for U.S.-style bankruptcy resolution

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Puerto Rico debt crisis headed for U.S.-style bankruptcy resolution
Momentum is building toward a deal that would make painful losses inevitable for investors holding about $20 billion in bonds issued by Puerto Rico's highway, ... more

Tito’s Best Bloody Mary Contest

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Tito’s Best Bloody Mary Contest
Do you think you make the best Bloody Mary in Chicago? Enter your recipe here and you may be selected to compete head to head ... more

SEC poised to end $1 a share for some money funds

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SEC poised to end $1 a share for some money funds
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry — the fixed $1 share price for ... more

StubHub was victim of cyber fraud ring; arrests to be announced

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By Deepa Seetharaman and Jim Finkle SEATTLE/BOSTON (Reuters) - eBay Inc's StubHub online ticket resale service said it was the victim of a massive international ... more

Google’s John Hanke

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Elsa Jenna Alternate reality games existed before the iPhone, using email, fake ads, and even faxes to send players on clue hunts. But thanks to ... more
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DJ Dan Deacon on Music Apps

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Maciek Jasik “There's no show without an audience,” says Dan Deacon, an electronic musician known for finding new ways to include his fans in his ... more
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Four Smartphone Films That Are Actually Good

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Elsa Jenna While you were using your iPhone to record your cat riding a Roomba, Hollywood types (and would-be Hollywood types) have used smartphones to ... more
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Commonwealth Games can provide Australian redemption even if no one cares

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Commonwealth Games can provide Australian redemption even if no one cares
Australian interest may be on the wane but at least this years Commonwealth Games offer a chance to renew hostilities with England and provide a ... more

Donald Sterling opens third front in battle over Clippers ownership

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Donald Sterling opens third front in battle over Clippers ownership
Donald Sterling opened a third legal front Tuesday in his fight to maintain control of the Clippers, alleging in another lawsuit that he remained the ... more

Survey Finds Sharp Increase in Teen Use of HGH

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National survey finds sharp increase in use of synthetic human growth hormones by teens

Manchester United's new coach is late to the party

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Manchester United's new coach is late to the party
Louis van Gaal hasn't had a chance to see many of the sights since arriving in Los Angeles last weekend. But on Tuesday he did ... more

Henry Speight included in Wallabies squad for Rugby Championship

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Henry Speight included in Wallabies squad for Rugby Championship
Fijian Speight unavailable for first half of campaign Squad otherwise little changed from France series Australia coach Ewen McKenzie has included Henry Speight in his ... more

Donald Sterling opens third front in battle over Clippers ownership

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Donald Sterling opens third front in battle over Clippers ownership
Donald Sterling opened a third legal front Tuesday in his fight to maintain control of the Clippers, alleging in another lawsuit that he remained the ... more

White House working on new birth control insurance rule

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White House working on new birth control insurance rule
The Obama administration plans to make another change in the rules governing how employer healthcare plans cover birth control, one in a long series of ... more

Manchester United's new coach is late to the party

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Manchester United's new coach is late to the party
Louis van Gaal hasn't had a chance to see many of the sights since arriving in Los Angeles last weekend. But on Tuesday he did ... more

Georgians choose millionaire newcomer Perdue in GOP Senate runoff

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Georgians choose millionaire newcomer Perdue in GOP Senate runoff
Georgia voters Tuesday chose a millionaire from a political family, David Perdue, over longtime congressman Jack Kingston as the Republican nominee for an open Senate ... more

World worries follow Obama on Western fundraising trip

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World worries follow Obama on Western fundraising trip
The White House’s vow to keep the foreign affairs on the front burner during a fundraising trip this week appears to be unnecessary.
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"Guardians of the Galaxy" stars hit the red carpet

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Marvel-ous characters make up the latest movie superhero team, and the story of James Brown heads to the big screen. CBS News' Suzanne Marques has ... more

No romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors

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No romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech of "Downton Abbey" say Cupid's arrow is not headed for their characters.

Tito’s Best Bloody Mary Contest

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Tito’s Best Bloody Mary Contest
Do you think you make the best Bloody Mary in Chicago? Enter your recipe here and you may be selected to compete head to head ... more

The verdict on 5SOS's debut

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Teenage pop isn't a dirty word in the hands of Australian band 5 Seconds Of Summer.

Royals Defeat White Sox 7-1

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Royals Defeat White Sox 7-1
Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of ... more

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH
NEW YORK (AP) — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to ... more

World Briefing: China: Plague Isolates Parts of City

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China has sealed off parts of its northwestern city of Yumen after a resident died of bubonic plague last week, the state news media reported ... more

World Briefing: U.N. Warns of Polio Risk in War Zones

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The United Nations expressed concern about the possible spread of polio in the war-ravaged countries of Syria and Iraq and beyond on Tuesday.

Investigators Detail Missteps in Verification for Health Care

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Undercover investigators said they were able to buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act using false identities.

Britain plans new laws to prevent female genital mutilation

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Britain plans new laws to prevent female genital mutilation
By Kylie MacLellan and Emma Batha LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will introduce new laws to combat female genital mutilation (FGM) including making it compulsory for ... more