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Putting a lid on tax breaks for fossil fuel companies.

Congress has plenty of unfinished business to attend to. Including budget stuff. When President Obama unveiled his proposed budget a few weeks ago, what wasn't in it was as important as what was. Not in it, were tens of billions of dollars' worth of tax breaks for natural gas, oil and coal companies.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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Trevor Noah Will Replace Jon Stewart As Host Of 'The Daily Show'

Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless says that Trevor Noah "has a huge international following and is poised to explode here in America."
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Cheez Whiz Helped Spread Processed Foods. Will It Be Squeezed Out?

Turns out, the history of Kraft's dull-orange cheese spread says a lot about the processed food industry — and where it might be headed as Kraft and Heinz merge.
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Will McAuliffe Make Good On Campaign Promises In Virginia?

Virginia lawmakers will be back in session next month, and the governor will try once again to deliver on the campaign promises that were central to his campaign.

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App That Aims To Make Books 'Squeaky Clean' Draws Ire From Edited Writers

Clean Reader — an app designed to find, block and replace profanity in books — has drawn considerable criticism from authors. This week, makers of the app announced they would no longer sell e-books.

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