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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right-to-work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.
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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.
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The FCC's Net Neutrality Vote: Here's What You Need To Know

The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on whether to reclassify the Internet as a utility. If it votes yes, the commission will not allow Internet service providers to throttle traffic.
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Dentists Have No Right To Limit Who Can Whiten Your Teeth, Justices Say

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a North Carolina case that a board made up largely of dentists may not regulate whitening services.
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Wisconsin Governor To Sign Right-To-Work Bill Amid Protests

Scott Walker now says he will support a type of law that he told voters would not happen on his watch. The new bill would ban private sector employee union dues, but not those of other union workers.
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High Court Leans Toward Religious Protection In Headscarf Case

Did Abercrombie & Fitch violate a prohibition against religious discrimination by not hiring a woman who wears a hijab? The company contends it just has a neutral policy against wearing caps.
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What Net Neutrality Rules Could Mean For Your Wireless Carrier

The FCC votes Thursday on rules that would make Internet providers treat all traffic equally. Big wireless companies say that will make it harder to keep their networks from getting too congested.
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Global Rules Of Greeting Vary, But Biden And Travolta Get No Support

The vice president and the actor are getting panned for the way they greeted women in the past week. That made us wonder: What's the greeting etiquette in parts of the world we cover in our blog?
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Terrorism Fears Complicate Money Transfers For Somali-Americans

Regulations intended to block money from getting to terrorist groups has led the last bank that handles most money transfers from the United States to Somalia to pull out of the business.
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The Strange World Of Guantanamo Bay's War Court

From the tent city it's set up in, to a judge banning defense lawyers from mentioning a former CIA interpreter's having appeared before all of them, the war court in Guantanamo Bay borders on surreal.

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