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Can An Old Massachusetts Fishing Port Light The World Again?

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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick joined state officials, clean energy advocates and union representatives to break ground for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.Enlarge image i

In Chicago, Public Housing Experiment Enters New Phase

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CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 30: Nathan Whittaker harvests produce at City Farm on September 30, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.Enlarge image i

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Proposed Changes In Organ Donation Stir Debate

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Hospitals and organ banks could get more leeway in decisions about donations.

Hospitals and organ banks could get more leeway in decisions about donations.


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Stunt Plane Crashes At Air Show, Killing Pilot, Wing Walker

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A stunt biplane crashed and burst into flames at an air show in Dayton, Ohio, killing the pilot and a stunt wing walker, authorities said.

A spokeswoman for the Dayton International Airport, Linda Hughes, and Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. Anne Ralston confirmed the deaths to The Associated Press.

The crash happened at around 12:45 p.m. at the Vectren Air Show near Dayton, the AP says. No spectators were injured.

WHIO-TV, showing footage of the flight and crash, identified the performer as wing ...

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Ohio Family-Planning Services At Mercy Of Budget Bill

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Family-planning clinics would be pushed down the list of health services receiving funding from the state if a budget bill moving through the Ohio Legislature is signed into law.Continue Reading →

‘Arab Idol’ Win Unites Palestinians In Jubilant Celebration

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Palestinians dance while holding pictures of singer Mohammed Assaf, as they celebrate his Arab Idol victory along the streets of Gaza City Saturday.Enlarge image i

Marco Rubio’s Big Problem: Explaining His Immigration Shift

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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is a member of the so-called Gang of Eight, a bipartisan group of lawmakers working on immigration reform.Enlarge image i

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FAA To Examine Near Collision Of Passenger Jets Over NYC

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A Delta Air Lines 747 similar to the one involved in the near collision last week.Enlarge image i

A Delta Air Lines 747 similar to the one involved in the near ...

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Feds Charge NSA Leaker With Spying, Theft

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A woman in Hong Kong walks past a banner displayed in support of Edward Snowden this week.Enlarge image i

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U.S. Army To Scrap $7 Billion In Equipment In Afghanistan

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Mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles  MRAPs  like these are some of the more than $7 billion in equipment the U.S. Army is dismantling and selling as scrap in Afghanistan.Continue Reading →

Gandolfini Suffered Cardiac Arrest On Family Trip, Reports Say

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James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano and Edie Falco as his wife, Carmella, in a scene from The Sopranos. Gandolfini died of ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Paula Deen: Child Of Dixie, Meet The Internet Age

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Will Paula Deen's admission of using a racial slur crumble her empire?Enlarge image i

Will Paula Deen’s admission of using a racial slur crumble her empire?


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