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A lot of eyes are on the big jobs and tax bill that still awaits a vote in the House. Among those watching (and waiting): tens of thousands of African-American farmers. As of now, the bill includes over a billion dollars to compensate those who were shut out of a historic federal lawsuit.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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Moldova's Winemakers Seize Upon Region's Geopolitical Moment

The tiny European country of Moldova isn't known for much of anything, and especially not its wine. But its winemakers are trying to find new export markets and overcome their post-Soviet reputation.
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Bill Aims To Reduce Sexual Assaults On College Campuses

The bill would force schools to provide confidential advisors to victims and forbids athletic departments from handling sexual assault cases themselves.
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Can Pinterest Compete With Google's Search?

Pinterest has created a database of things that matter to humans. And with a programming team that's largely been hired away from Google, the company has begun offering what it calls "guided search."

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