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Giant-Killing Louisville Women Look To Keep Charmed Run Alive

The Louisville women haven't beaten UConn in 20 years — including a 22-point loss to the Huskies in the 2009 women's national championship game. And Connecticut breezed in their last matchup in January. But as any tournament watcher knows, January is ancient history when it comes to March — and April — madness.
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Blacks' Election-Day Waits Nearly Double Those Of Whites, But Why?

On Election Day 2012, black voters waited on average nearly twice as long to vote as did whites. The wait time for Hispanics fell in between. While race may have played a role, a researcher suggests geography did, too.
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KPMG Partner May Have Traded Inside Information

KPMG withdraws as accountant for nutrient-supplement supplier Herbalife and footwear maker Skechers USA after the companies say one of the auditor's partners may have traded in confidential information on the two companies.
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'Accidental Racist': The Controversy And The Conversation

"Accidental Racist," the new collaboration between country singer Brad Paisley and rapper LL Cool J, has set off a firestorm. Paisley sings about the dilemma of balancing Southern pride without projecting a racist attitude. The artists have called the widely-panned tune a conversation-starter.
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A Look Inside White Supremacist Prison Gangs

Members of white supremacist prison gangs are among the suspects in the killings of law enforcement officials in Texas and Colorado, putting a spotlight on the organization and other prison gangs. The Aryan Brotherhood of Texas is known for organizing crimes from inside prison walls.
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New Data Show Ford Doing Well In Overseas Markets

The Focus is the best-selling "nameplate" worldwide, followed by the Toyota Corolla, new data show.
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Osteen Hoaxster Explains: Goal Wasn't To Defame Pastor

The person behind the elaborate online hoax in which a fake website proclaimed Pastor Joel Osteen's intent to renounce Christianity and shut down his influential ministry says that his goal wasn't to attack Osteen personally. And he adds that he has now received thousands of "heartfelt" messages.
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Protecting Yourself And Your Credit From Abuse

After an abusive marriage that ultimately ended in divorce, Leslie Morgan Steiner found herself emotionally drained and drowning in debt. Steiner speaks with host Michel Martin about how she was able to heal and improve her finances.

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