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  1. 'I Want You' to Bid on These Iconic WWI PostersWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:33:38 GMT
    A woman with terminal cancer will benefit from the auction of nearly 2,000 World War I posters. More...
  2. Jim Carrey Brands Governor 'Fascist' Over Vaccine LawWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:09:26 GMT
    Jim Carrey called California Gov. Jerry Brown a "corporate fascist" after the governor signed a strict new vaccination bill into law. More...
  3. White House Just Made Big Change to ToursWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:07:50 GMT
    For the first time in 40 years, visitors to the White House can take pictures and post to social media during public tours of "the nation's house." More...
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  1. Why the gov't let many trade schools become diploma millsWed, 01 Jul 2015 09:42:55 GMT
    How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and many lawmakers suggest, why didn't they stop it? In 1990, there wasn't a single publicly traded college. Now, there are more than a dozen with most of them being investigated by state and federal regulators for fraud or deceptive business practices. More...
  2. Episcopalians to vote on allowing gay marriage in churchesWed, 01 Jul 2015 09:42:54 GMT
    Episcopalians are set to vote Wednesday on allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide. In 2003, the denomination made the trailblazing move of electing the first openly gay Episcopal bishop. More...
  3. Clinton emails: What Obama aides knewWed, 01 Jul 2015 05:31:42 GMT
    President Barack Obama's top aides, including David Axelrod, communicated with Hillary Clinton at her private email address while she was secretary of state, new records show. White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel had also asked for Clinton's email address, and Clinton instructed her staff to give it to him. More...
  4. Ted Cruz turns 'Simpsons' jobseeker; he'll take any partWed, 01 Jul 2015 01:27:06 GMT
    In a Buzzfeed vi... LOS ANGELES - Ted Cruz wants to be president, but he's got another job in mind as well: voice actor for "The Simpsons." In a tongue-in-cheek BuzzFeed video posted Tuesday, the Republican senator from Texas says he's auditioning to replace "The Simpsons" cast member Harry Shearer, who has said he's leaving Fox's animated TV show. More...
  5. In Supreme Court loss, death penalty foes see an openingWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:06:14 GMT
    On Monday, June 29, 2015, The Supreme Court voted 5-4 in a case from Oklahoma saying that the sedative midazo... . FILE - This Oct. 9, 2014, file photo shows the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. More...
  6. Oklahoma court: Ten Commandments monument must come downTue, 30 Jun 2015 19:51:44 GMT
    A Ten Commandments monument on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds is a religious symbol and must be removed because it violates the state's constitutional ban on using public property to benefit a religion, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. Oklahoma's highest court said the Ten Commandments chiseled into the 6-foot-tall granite monument, which was privately funded by a Republican legislator, are "obviously religious in nature and are an integral part of the Jewish and Christian faiths." More...
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  1. Students' gender identity determines which restrooms they use, Justice Department saysWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:42:48 GMT
    The U.S. Justice Department says in a court filing that transgender students must be allowed to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity. More...
  2. US manufacturing activity accelerates in June as new orders boost employmentWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:11:59 GMT
    U.S. manufacturing growth improved in June, helped by a jump in employment. More...
  3. US construction jumps 0.8 percent in May, pushing total spending to highest level in 6 yearsWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:06:17 GMT
    U.S. construction spending posted a solid gain in May, pushing total activity to the highest point since the fall of 2008, with the strength led by a big jump in non-residential projects. More...
  4. Forget Multitasking. Real Productivity Comes From Singletasking.Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:00:00 GMT
    With so much to distract us, getting one thing done at a time is the key to success. More...
  5. Here Are 4 Ways to Develop a Culture of Respect and TrustWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:45:00 GMT
    When developing a productive culture, what matters isn't the perks and management tricks; it's having your staff treat one other like people. More...
  6. Western wildfires: More damage, evacuations as flames plague hot, dry Washington state regionWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:44:43 GMT
    New flames ignited in drought-stricken Washington state, not far from where a destructive wildfire reduced homes to rubble. More...
  7. Police: Mother who couldn't handle 4-year-old son tied him to bush outside New York apartmentWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:42:57 GMT
    Police say a New York mother who couldn't handle her 4-year-old son tied him to a bush while she went into an apartment to baby-sit. More...
  8. The 5 Skills You Need to Become a Successful Content WriterWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:30:00 GMT
    Content writers these days are doing oh so much more than just putting words on paper. More...
  9. Nurse drops newborn at hospital, fracturing skull; mom says doctor told her nurse was drowsyWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:29:47 GMT
    Authorities in Pennsylvania say a nurse has dropped a newborn boy at a hospital, fracturing his skull. More...
  10. How Brands Are Paving the Way for Periscope MarketingWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:15:00 GMT
    As more brands join and use apps like Periscope and Meerkat, it's becoming clear that live streaming will play a major role in digital and social marketing in the coming months and years More...