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Why Shark Finning Bans Aren't Keeping Sharks Off The Plate (Yet)

Fewer shark fins are being imported into Hong Kong, the epicenter of shark-fin soup, a culinary delicacy. But while the trade in shark fins may be down, the trade in shark meat is still going strong.
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Clinton Foundation Funding Woes Touch Hillary, Too

With Clinton potentially prepping for a presidential run, her role in the Clinton Foundation raises questions about big contributions from foreign governments, corporations and individuals.
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Round 2: Health Care Law Faces The Supreme Court Again

In King v. Burwell, Obamacare's opponents are challenging the ACA again, this time contending that a section of the law doesn't authorize subsidies to make mandated insurance affordable in 34 states.
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House Passes No-Strings-Attached Bill To Fund Homeland Security

An effort by some congressional Republicans to block President Obama's executive actions on immigration by tying it to a Homeland Security spending bill officially failed on Tuesday.
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Ferguson Political Leader: DOJ Report Validates Protesters

The Justice Department is set to release a report that condemns the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department for its discriminatory practices.
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Should Hotel Owners Be Forced To Hand Over Guest Records To Police?

Hypotheticals about hunting lodges and Motel 6 saved the oral argument at the Supreme Court Tuesday from being strangled by legal weeds.
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4 Reasons Both Parties Should Be Sweating Bullets Over King V. Burwell

The biggest political threat of the latest challenge to Obamacare is to the president, but Republicans wouldn't be winners either.
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FAA Is Trying To Keep Hackers Out Of Air Traffic Control, Official Says

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta tells a House panel that some vulnerabilities reported in a congressional study have been fixed, and the agency is working on others.
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Not Clearing The Snow Off Your Car Before Driving Could Cost You

A Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to fine people who don't clean snow off their cars before getting on the road. Other states have similar laws. But for trucks, clearing the snow poses its own hazard.
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Attica Prison Guards Plead Guilty To Misconduct After Beating Inmate

In 2011, the three guards in New York state beat inmate George Williams so badly that he suffered two broken legs, broken ribs, a broken shoulder and a severe fracture of his eye socket.

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