Posts Tagged 'news'

Kansas Set To Enact Law Saying Life Starts At Fertilization

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Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick, a Republican, watches the chamber's electronic tally board as it approves a sweeping anti-abortion bill Friday at the Statehouse in ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

The First Gun In America

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A Spanish soldier aiming an arquebus in the New World, late 1500s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration.Enlarge image i

A Spanish soldier aiming an ...

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Loan Education Becomes Prerequisite As Student Debt Balloons

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College loan debt isn't easing up, and students are struggling to navigate a plethora of obligations.Enlarge image i

College loan debt isn’t easing up, and students are struggling to navigate a ...

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U.S. Job Growth Slows As Jobless Face Benefit Cuts

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Applicants complete forms at a job fair sponsored in Newark N.J. Weak U.S. job growth comes at the same time benefits for the long-term unemployed are shrinking.Enlarge image ...

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Freezing Food Doesn’t Kill E. Coli And Other Germs

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The NPR Science Desk freezer: now we know we can't presume it's germ-free.Enlarge image i

The NPR Science Desk freezer: now we know we can’t presume it’s germ-free.


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Rutgers Coach Firing: Have We Gotten Too Soft?

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Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for abusive actions towards players on the practice court. Did he go too far, or should people toughen up? Host Michel Martin asks the Barbershop guys for their take.

Article source: http://www.npr.org/2013/04/05/176341822/rutgers-coach-firing-have-we-gotten-too-soft?ft=1&f=1001

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Book News: Hillary Clinton’s New Memoir To Cover Arab Spring, Killing Of Bin Laden

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Former U.S. Secretary of State  and much-speculated about 2016 presidential candidate?  Hillary Clinton.Enlarge image i

Former U.S. Secretary of State — and much-speculated about 2016 presidential candidate? — Hillary Clinton.

Why Can Lance Armstrong Race At A Swim Meet?

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Lance Armstrong warms up for the swimming leg of the 2011 Xterra World Championship triathlon in Kapalua, Hawaii (before he was banned ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Product Chief Is Out At See-Through-Pants-Plagued Lululemon

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Lululemon clothes at a store in Pasadena, Calif.Enlarge image i

Lululemon clothes at a store in Pasadena, Calif.


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H1-B Visa Applications As An Economic Indicator

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The demand from American companies for high-skilled immigrants seems to be up this year. And that could mean something’s about to change for the overall economy.

There is a cap on the number of visas the government gives out for these kind of workers every year. Lately, that cap has been 85,000. Demand always outstrips supply, but the past couple years it’s taken at least a few months to hit the quota. But this year, they might be gone by the ...

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H1-B Visa Applications As An Economic Indicator

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The demand from American companies for high-skilled immigrants seems to be up this year. And that could mean something’s about to change for the overall economy.

There is a cap on the number of visas the government gives out for these kind of workers every year. Lately, that cap has been 85,000. Demand always outstrips supply, but the past couple years it’s taken at least a few months to hit the quota. But this year, they might be gone by the ...

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H1-B Visa Applications As An Economic Indicator

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The demand from American companies for high-skilled immigrants seems to be up this year. And that could mean something’s about to change for the overall economy.

There is a cap on the number of visas the government gives out for these kind of workers every year. Lately, that cap has been 85,000. Demand always outstrips supply, but the past couple years it’s taken at least a few months to hit the quota. But this year, they might be gone by the ...

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