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Visitors Pay Respects to Sen. Kennedy at Arlington National Ceremony

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On Saturday, Senator Edward Kennedy will be buried in Virginia near the gravesites of his slain brothers, President John Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy. Senator Kennedy will be buried among America's heroes on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery. On a quiet Virginia hillside Wednesday, visitors streamed past the existing Kennedy graves of Robert, John, Jacqueline, and President Kennedy's infant children. They paid their respects to a family that has given much over the years. Patrick Madden reports...

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Lisa Lucas Takes The Reins At The National Book Foundation

Lucas is the third executive director in the history of the foundation, which runs the National Book Awards. Her priority? Inclusivity: "Everyone is either a reader or a potential reader," she says.
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The Shocking Truth About America's Ethanol Law: It Doesn't Matter (For Now)

Ted Cruz doesn't like the law that requires the use of ethanol in gasoline. So what would happen if it was abolished? The surprising answer: not much, probably.
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The Latest on the Military, Political and Humanitarian Crises in Syria

Russia continues airstrikes in Syria. Secretary Kerry meets with world leaders in an attempt to resolve the country’s five-year civil war. A panel joins Diane to discuss the latest on the military, political and humanitarian crises facing Syria.

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Twitter Tries A New Kind Of Timeline By Predicting What May Interest You

Twitter has struggled to attract new users. Its latest effort at rejuvenation is a new kind of timeline that predicts which older posts you might not want to miss and displays them on top.

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