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Power Breakfast For April 19, 2010

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Life, liberty and the pursuit of a good education.

The school year may be winding down, but with No Child Left Behind up for re-authorization, Congress is just gearing up for a series of hearings and plenty of organized hand-wringing over education policy. With that in mind, we devote today to a remarkable exchange. It started ordinarily enough - with a discussion on Capitol Hill sponsored by the Cato Institute.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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Smithsonian Sets Phasers To Restore On Original Starship Enterprise

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Click For Fewer Calories: Health Labels May Change Online Ordering Habits

Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.
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House Report On Benghazi Attack: Ample Warning, Weak Response

Republicans on the House special committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks release the results of their two-year-long investigation on Tuesday.
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Click For Fewer Calories: Health Labels May Change Online Ordering Habits

Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.

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