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Fact Check: Could Jeb Bush Really Grow GDP At 4 Percent? It's Hard To See How

The Republican candidate says he can create 4 percent GDP growth as president, but there's little evidence that a president really can cause that kind of growth alone.
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Project Fatherhood: Dads Confront Challenges In Tough LA Neighborhood

Fathers, who are ex-gang members from one of Los Angeles' toughest public housing projects, banded together to learn how to become better dads, so their kids will avoid the fate that's plagued them.
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9 Die In Charleston, S.C. Church Shooting

Eight people were found shot to death at Emanuel AME Church in downtown Charleston, S.C. Another person died at a hospital. Authorities are searching for the suspect.
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FCC Fines AT&T For False Data Plan Promises

Wireless carrier AT&T got hit with a $100 million fine — the largest ever proposed by regulators at the FCC. The company is accused of falsely promising "unlimited" data plans, which it disputes.
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Reports: Brian Williams Out As 'Nightly News' Anchor But Will Stay With NBC

Several reports indicate Brian Williams will remain at NBC but will no longer anchor the Nightly News. Williams was suspended after it turned out some of the stories he told about himself were false.
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Redesigned $10 Bill To Feature Female Face, Treasury Announces

It's the first time a woman will be on U.S. paper currency since the late 1800s, when Martha Washington was on a special $1 bill. The Treasury will announce who'll be on the $10 bill later this year.
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Royals Fans Vote Early And Often For Their All-Star Favorites

Kansas City players are leading in the online voting for almost every single starting position in the All-Star Game. This has caused shock and outrage for fans of other American League teams.
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Raised Around Cry For Smaller Government, Rand Paul Carries The Torch

In Lake Jackson, Texas, where Paul grew up, he learned politics and his small-government philosophy around his family's kitchen table.
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9 Dead In Shooting At Charleston, S.C., Church

Police are still searching for a suspect in the attack, described as a young white man. Charleston police chief Gregory Mullen says the shooting will be investigated as a hate crime.
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It's Time To Pay Attention To 'Below-The-Belt' Cancers

That's another way of referring to gynecological cancers, which strike more than 1 million women a year — and are on the rise in the developing world.

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