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U.S. Safety Agency Wants Millions More Air Bags Recalled

Regulators want millions of cars with suspect air bags recalled. Carmakers have been sending notices first to owners in warmer climates, where the bags are thought to pose the greatest danger.
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Keystone XL Pipeline Proponents Vow To Try Again Next Year

A bill in the Senate to bypass a State Department review and approve the controversial project failed to gather enough support Tuesday night. Pipeline backers fell one vote short of the 60 needed.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders On How Democrats Lost White Voters

In an interview with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent in the Senate, says he may run for president.
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Consumers Contribute To Retail Food Waste

Grocery stores and restaurants serve more than 400 million pounds of food each year, but nearly a third of it is never eaten. Demand for pre-cooked meals and pristine produce creates much waste.
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Justice Department Charges Georgia Debt Collector With Fraud

Williams, Scott & Associates is alleged to have threatened debtors with arrest, criminal charges and the loss of driving privileges. The owner and six employees were arrested.
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Acting Secret Service Head To Testify In White House Fence Jumper Probe

Last September's entry into the White House by an Iraq War veteran who scaled the fence along Pennsylvania Avenue is the focus of another hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
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House Leadership Ranks Remain Mostly Stagnant For Democrats

Much of the House Democratic leadership is getting along in years, with little prospects for change even after suffering big losses this past election.
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Historic Snow Storm Buries Buffalo, N.Y.

Residents opened their doors to find walls of snow. Since it's only November, those die-hard souls should probably brace for more bad weather.
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No 'Misteak': High Beef Prices A Boon For Drought-Weary Ranchers

If you've shopped for meat recently, you no doubt have noticed that beef prices are up. That may be hard on consumers, but the prices are helping ranchers purchase expensive feed and rebuild herds.
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Bill Limiting NSA Surveillance Practices Fails In Senate

The USA Freedom Act had the support of not only the White House and Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy but also that of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. The House had already approved it.

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