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Big Hearts unite to save children in cris

Big Hearts unite to save children in cris

By Ramachandra Babu 02/12/2013 09:27

When you watch the news you usually only see the dark side of humanity: wars and suffering, brother against brother, neighbour against neighbour, inflicting unspeakable atrocities on each other. But I prefer to focus on the good side of humanity: the volunteers who give up their high-paying jobs and travel halfway around the world to help refugees.

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Boehner facing push to curb NSA surveillance

Boehner facing push to curb NSA surveillance

By John Cole 02/12/2013 09:24

US House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner may be forced into allowing a vote on standalone legislation to curb the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, even though he has defended the agency's methods.

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Administration: Obamacare website working smoothly

Administration: Obamacare website working smoothly

By Gary Varvell 02/12/2013 09:17

There is a "night and day" difference between HealthCare.gov on October 1 and the same site on December 1, Jeff Zients, the top administration official responsible for improving the problem-plagued Obamacare enrollment site, said Sunday on a conference call with reporters.

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On food stamps, GOP takes a principle to extremes

On food stamps, GOP takes a principle to extremes

By Mike Luckovich 02/12/2013 08:41

If you peruse the news on any given day, the farm bill/food stamp debate produces two general impressions: Republicans are heartless turkey thieves; Democrats are spendthrift welfare caterers. If only neither were a little bit right.

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Obamacare once more under the knife

Obamacare once more under the knife

By 01/12/2013 13:08

The stage is set at the U.S. Supreme Court for the bitter struggle between women's health on one side, and on the other side the religious scruples of business owners who see contraception as immoral and morning-after pills as murder.

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U.S Gun Violence

U.S Gun Violence

By 01/12/2013 13:04

3-year-old child in the US state of North Carolina has shot another 3-year-old child with a .22-caliber rifle that was left in the room they were playing.

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Dollar survival behind US-China tensions

Dollar survival behind US-China tensions

By Patrick Chappatte 01/12/2013 12:51

The escalation of military tensions between Washington and Beijing in the East China Sea is superficially over China’s unilateral declaration of an air defense zone. But the real reason for Washington’s ire is the recent Chinese announcement that it is planning to reduce its holdings of the US dollar.

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Utah Web Design Company Gives Back to Santa, Donates Websites

Utah Web Design Company Gives Back to Santa, Donates Websites

By Jeff Koterba 01/12/2013 12:10

Utah Sites, a web design company in Utah, is doing what they can to stay on Santa's good list this year. Known for their effective and high converting designs, Utah Sites announced that they were to begin offering a free website to a local Santa Claus. The promotion that was intended for locals went viral, spread nationally, and resulted in hundreds of nominations from friends of various Santa's.

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Christmas shopping kicks off early

Christmas shopping kicks off early

By Dave Granlund 01/12/2013 09:40

A crowd gathers on Thanksgiving evening outside NorthPark Mall waiting for the outside doors to open at 7:30 p.m. with some of the stores opening at 8 p.m.

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Obama met fasting immigration activists

Obama met fasting immigration activists

By Nayer 01/12/2013 09:33

US President Barack Obama met on Friday with activists who are fasting in protest against the House of Representatives for its failure to take action on immigration legislation.

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