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You've Saved Money At The Pump. Why Aren't You Spending It?

Falling oil prices haven't boosted economic growth as much as expected. That's partly because consumers have chosen to pay down debt and save some of the windfall rather than spend it all.
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Jeb Bush Faces Criticism Over Iraq War Comments

Jeb Bush's last name is one of the biggest stumbling blocks to his becoming president. He has vowed that he's his own man, but he now says he would also have authorized the Iraq War — even knowing what we know now.
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Survey Shows Number Of Christians In U.S. Is Declining

A Pew survey shows the share of Christians in the U.S. is declining, and the number of adults who don't identify with organized religion is growing.
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Chicago Wins Bid For Obama Presidential Library

The Barack Obama Foundation announced Tuesday the bid from the University of Chicago — in the president's adopted home town — beat out proposals from Hawaii, New York and another Chicago university.
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Senators Deny Obama Authority To Expedite Pacific Trade Deal

The U.S. Senate blocked a measure that would give President Obama fast-track trade authority to complete a massive Pacific trade deal. Most of Obama's opponents on trade come from his own party.
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Oakland's Citizens Police Academy Bolsters Confidence In Law Enforcement

The police department in Oakland, Calif., teaches residents who are enrolled in the citizens police academy the nuts and bolts of policing. The academy is now so popular that there's a waiting list.
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John Kerry Meets With President Putin In Sochi

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry finally got the meeting he's been chasing for many months. He met face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the resort town of Sochi, Russia, Tuesday.
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'Lawful Use' Of Force By Wisconsin Police Officer, DA Says

Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny shot and killed Tony Robinson, 19, on March 6. The case drew attention because of high-profile deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of the police.
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University Of Virginia Dean Sues 'Rolling Stone' Over Discredited Rape Article

U.Va.'s dean of students says the article portrayed her as the "chief villain of the story." She's suing the magazine and the author for $7.85 million.
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'Unsettling' Lucille Ball Sculpture Will Move To New Home In N.Y.

The plan gives new life to a statue that gained dubious fame last month, when criticism of the bronze work reached a fever pitch. It's now seen as a part of comedy history.

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