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5 Years After 'Citizens United,' SuperPACs Continue To Grow

A new political committee will pay for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's pre-presidential announcement politicking. But don't confuse it with the separate superPAC of the same name.
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Woody Allen Is The Latest Hollywood Star Director To Try TV

Allen says he's not sure how he got into this or what he'll do. His half-hour series is set for Amazon's streaming video service.
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Grief In The Classroom: 'Saying Nothing Says A Lot'

A new resource for educators offers insights and guidance to support students dealing with the loss of a loved one.
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Rough Morning Commute? Justice Scalia Was Right There With You

The Washington suburbanite had trouble getting to work Tuesday, leaving a key task to his boss at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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U.S. Funding of Health Research Stalls As Other Nations Rev Up

It's not just government-sponsored medical research that's dwindled in the last few years in the U.S. Drug firms have curbed their investment, too, especially in early-stage hunts for new drugs.
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Facebook To Post Amber Alerts To Help Find Missing Kids

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children says social networking and sharing are essential in helping to find minors who may have been abducted.
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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But Science Can Help

When your friends say it's time to stop wallowing in despair and move on, you can say that reflecting on a recent breakup can speed recovery. Oh, and maybe some Taylor Swift.
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Jury Selection To Begin For Accused Silk Road Mastermind

Ross Ulbricht is accused of running the now defunct site. For years, the website allowed hundreds of thousands of drug buyers, and thousands of drug dealers, to find each other online anonymously.
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Expired Labor Contracts May Exacerbate Rift Between NYPD, Mayor

Two large unions have been working without a contract for years. Insiders say stalled negotiations are a big part of the "disrespect" cops say has fueled their recent protests against City Hall.
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Auto Industry Challenged By Falling Gas Prices

The over reliance on sales of pickups and SUVs helped push U.S. automakers into bankruptcy several years ago. Will Detroit be better prepared for when energy prices start climbing again?

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