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On-The-Job Deaths Continue At Steady, Grim Pace

While the most recent data show a slight dip in the rate of fatal injuries, the actual number of people who lost their lives while at work edged up. Groups that push to make work safer say not enough is being done to prevent such deaths.
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Will Chemical Weapons Change U.S. Policy Toward Syria?

The White House now believes Syria has used chemical weapons. But President Obama has shown no inclination toward military involvement in another Middle Eastern war.
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House OKs Bill To End Air Traffic Controllers' Furloughs

The Senate passed the legislation on Thursday. President Obama will sign it, the White House says. This means the FAA will be able to shift funds so that the number of air traffic controllers on duty no longer needs to be reduced in order to satisfy sequestration.
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Why Can't Traumatic Events Bring Politicians Together?

From the Newtown shootings to the explosions at the Boston Marathon, Americans have faced a number of traumatic events in recent months. But CNN contributor David Frum says that won't change the country's political discourse. He recently wrote about the stalemate in Washington and talks with guest host, Celeste Headlee.
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Can Faith Alone Treat Mental Illness?

The suicide of a prominent pastor's son has many evangelicals talking about how best to treat mental illness. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with journalist and evangelical Christian Christine Scheller about how the church responds to mental illness. Scheller lost her son to suicide five years ago.
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Has Time Been Kind To 'Dubya?'

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum opened this week in Texas. But what exactly is the 43rd president's legacy? And how should presidents spend their time after leaving the White House? Guest host Celeste Headlee checks in with the Barbershop guys.
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ACLU Says Detroit Is Dumping Its Homeless

Detroit police are reportedly taking homeless people off the streets - mostly from tourist areas - and leaving them outside the city limits. The American Civil Liberties Union recently filed a complaint with the Department of Justice. To learn more, guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with Quinn Klinefelter of W.D.E.T in Detroit.
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Country Star George Jones Dies

Starting in 1959 and for decades after, he recorded some of country's greatest songs, including "He Stopped Loving Her Today." Jones was 81.

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