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After Ferguson, Police Body Cameras Catching On

The Columbia, Mo., police department gave its officers body cameras in July, saying they could help exonerate officers from claims of abuse of force. After Ferguson, the demand for cameras surged.
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Treasury Secretary: Boosting World Economy Requires 'Tough Decisions'

Robert Siegel talks with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew ahead of the G-20 summit in Australia. If Asia and Europe don't pick up some economic steam, Lew says, it could spell trouble for the U.S.
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New Volkswagen Policy OKs Interactions With Unions At U.S. Factory

The automaker said the new policy would allow dialogue — but not collective bargaining — with groups. It comes months after the UAW lost a vote to represent workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., factory.
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What Exactly Are 'Monster Storms' And 'Bomb Cyclones'?

The northern U.S. is getting a blast of unseasonably cold weather, thanks to what has been dubbed a "bomb cyclone." The Washington Post's Jason Samenow explains that and other odd weather terms.
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Obama Hopes Myanmar Visit Will Give Fledgling Democracy A Boost

President Obama is visiting Myanmar, also known as Burma, for the second time in two years. He's there to encourage the Southeast Asian nation's efforts to create a functioning democracy.
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Congress' Newest Members Come To Washington

The newly elected members of Congress arrived in Washington today to begin orientation for their new jobs.
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Maurice Sendak's Book Collection At Heart Of Legal Dispute

Robert Siegel talks with The Philadelphia Inquirer's Peter Dobrin about a dispute between a Philadelphia Museum and the estate of Maurice Sendak, over the late author's rare book collection.
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Banking Giants Settle Currency Manipulation Charges

Six banks, including Citigroup, Bank of America and J.P. Morgan Chase, will pay regulators more than $4 billion to settle charges they manipulated the currency exchange market to boost profits.
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At The Supreme Court, Tracing A Fine Line Between Politics And Race

On Wednesday, the justices took up a redistricting case from Alabama that explores the question of which kinds of political gerrymandering are acceptable and which are not.
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For U.S.-China Deal On Greenhouse Gases, The Devil Is In The Details

Scientists say a new deal between the U.S. and China on greenhouse gases is a positive move toward new models for controlling emissions, but that it won't keep the Earth from dangerous levels of warming.

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