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Northwest Oil Terminal Plan Would Mean Jobs — And More Oil Trains

Oil companies hope to build the nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal on the Columbia River in Washington. Proponents say it will bring economic growth, but others fear it could mean fiery accidents.
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McDonald's Says It Won't Be Serving Chicken Raised On Antibiotics

Over the next two years, McDonald's will transition its U.S. restaurants to a new antibiotics policy. Several of the chain's competitors have also committed to curb antibiotics in their supply chain.
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A Ruling Against Obamacare Would Have Broad Implications

If the Supreme Court strikes down subsidies, millions of people could no longer afford health insurance. And premiums for others would rise dramatically, as healthier people leave the marketplace.
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West Virginia Derailment Raises Concerns About Volatility Of Bakken Oil

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Russell Gold about the volatility of crude oil from the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota. That's the same oil that exploded when a train derailed in West Virginia two weeks ago.
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Senate Fails To Override Obama's Veto On Keystone XL Pipeline

The final vote was 62-37, which falls short of the two-thirds needed to override the presidential veto.
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UK Government Is Selling Its Share Of Eurostar

The move is part of an effort by the British government to sell off national assets to raise $20 billion by the year 2020.
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Spain's Wine Exports Soar 22 Percent — But Profits Fall

Spain's wine industry had a record year in 2014, posting numbers that could propel it past Italy as the world's biggest wine exporter. But most of the wine was sold cheaply, in bulk.
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The Magic Trick That Could Help Students Pay For College

The IRS and the Department of Education already have the power to make the Free Application for Federal Student Aid easier without cutting questions. So why haven't they?
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Federal Agents Carry Out Search For Evidence Of Illegal Support For 'Birth Tourism'

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says some wealthy foreigners seek to give birth to their children in the U.S. so they will obtain U.S. citizenship.
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Injured Workers Suffer As 'Reforms' Limit Workers' Compensation Benefits

Over the past decade, states have slashed workers' compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers.

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