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Congress Just Passed A GMO Labeling Bill. Nobody's Super Happy About It

The proposal will require food companies to disclose their GMO ingredients, but that information doesn't have to be on the packaging. It's a compromise, and neither side is all that enthused.
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Feeling Squeezed? Many Others Wedged Into The Same Tight Economic Spot

A new study shows that it's not your imagination: Far more people are seeing stagnant or falling wages. In 25 advanced economies, it's the same story.
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In Wake Of Shootings, Facebook Struggles To Define Hate Speech

After last week's police shootings, Facebook received a flood of complaints, with users calling out posts as hate speech. According to Facebook insiders, the company was not prepared.
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Federal Reserve Refuses To Budge On Interest Rates Despite Market Highs

The U.S. Federal Reserve is still so concerned about the economy that it has put off even a small increase in interest rates. The decision comes at a time when the Dow Jones and the S&P have rallied to record highs.
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Emmys Give Big Nods To 'Game Of Thrones,' 'Veep' And 'Lemonade'

Fargo and The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story pulled in more than a dozen Emmy Award nominations each. The comedy Black-ish was also listed in multiple major categories.

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Community, Developers Grapple Over Adams Morgan Plaza

The debate over how to develop the SunTrust site in Adams Morgan raises questions about privately-held public spaces.

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U.S. Senator Takes Aim At D.C. Over... Occupational Licensing

Republican Mike Lee of Utah is proposing a bill that would streamline — or gut, depending on your point of view — the city's occupational licensing rules and regulations for dozens of professions.

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How A 'Nightmare' Law Could Make Sharing Passwords Illegal

A recent federal court ruling has advocates, researchers and the dissenting judge worried that sharing passwords, even in seemingly innocuous circumstances, could be considered unlawful.
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Social Media Abuse Of Nursing Home Residents Often Goes Unchecked

Iowa health officials recently discovered it wasn't against state law for a nursing home worker to share a photo on Snapchat of a resident covered in feces. They are trying to change that.
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Can Trump's Business Prowess Help Him Mend The U.S. Economy?

Donald Trump has built his brand and political career based on his business success. Steve Inskeep talks to investigative reporter Michael Isikoff, who's been examining Trump's business career.

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