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Electric Carmaker Tesla To Sell Batteries Designed To Power Homes

Tesla is building the biggest battery factory in the world. It hopes to drive battery prices down so far that lithium ion batteries are no longer just for laptops, phones or cars.
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Baltimore Residents Demand More Information On Freddie Gray's Death

Police on Thursday released more details on the arrest of Freddie Gray. The van that transported him after last month's arrest made an additional stop that investigators weren't aware of before.
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State Prosecutors To Determine Next Steps In Freddie Gray Case

Police forwarded the preliminary results of their probe into Freddie Gray's death to Baltimore's state attorney Marilyn J. Mosby. Her team will decide whether to bring criminal charges against police.
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Judge Reduces 3 Educators' Sentences In Atlanta Cheating Scandal

In a highly unusual move, the judge in the Atlanta test-cheating case said he had a change of heart. He reduced three people's sentences from seven years in prison to three.
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Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout Draws Fans To Las Vegas

It's been dubbed the fight of the century. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao face off on Saturday. The weigh in is Friday, as well as other fight-themed distractions to keep fans engaged.
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Want To Name A Racing Horse? First: Read Jockey Club's Rules

When you look through the racing form before Saturday's Kentucky Derby, you can't help but notice the wide array of names for horses. The process of naming a horse is pretty bureaucratic.
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For Man With Cystic Fibrosis, 'Death Is Like A Deadline'

Sixty years ago, most children with cystic fibrosis didn't live past the age of 5. Today most with the disease live into their 40s. Brent Hendricks says it is "like being on a boat with a hole in it."
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California Bill Could Limit Police Access To Body Camera Footage

Lawmakers want to prohibit police officers from viewing video from their body cameras before they write their reports. It's part of an effort to bring more transparency to policing.
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Health Insurer Aetna Raises Wages For Lowest-Paid Workers To $16 An Hour

Aetna, the giant health insurance company, raised its minimum wage this month. CEO Mark Bertolini says he expects the raise will pay for itself through increased productivity.
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Just Do It: Obama Tries To Sway Skeptical Democrats On Trade

The president is finding it tough to get Democrats on board with a Pacific trade deal. He's meeting with some who might be open to it and even going to Nike headquarters next week for an event.

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