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Boeing Soars Despite A Turbulent 2013

The airplane manufacturer was one of the stock market's best performers this year, despite battery problems that grounded its entire fleet of new 787s for more than three months. But a labor dispute involving its largest union could have some Boeing customers looking to competitor Airbus for new planes.
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Judge Upholds Key Provisions Of N.Y. Gun-Control Law

Judge William Skretny in Buffalo rejected arguments from opponents that a ban on large-capacity magazines and the sale of semi-automatic rifles infringed on Second Amendment rights.
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A Judge's Cookbook Reveals The Secrets Of Bialys And Bagels

Michael Zusman used to be a lawyer, specializing in suing financial companies. The work literally started making him sick. Then he stumbled into baking. His new cookbook promises that you can make your own pastrami, pickles and bagels better than you can buy at your local deli.
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MSNBC Host Apologizes For Comments About Mitt Romney's Grandson

On a segment of the Melissa Harris-Perry Show, panelists captioned a photo of Romney's family, which included his adopted grandson. Cue the jokes, the Internet backlash and the apology.
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Congress Lets Dozens Of Tax Breaks Expire

Teachers, film producers and restaurant owners — among many other groups — face higher tax bills in 2014. More than 50 temporary tax breaks are expiring at midnight on New Year's Eve, but many of them are likely to be restored when Congress returns.
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Sebelius Touts 2 Million Obamacare Enrollees

The Health and Human Services Secretary, who has spent months fending off critics of the Affordable Care Act rollout, is touting the improving numbers.
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Hawaiian Woman Gets IDs That Fit Her 36-Character Last Name

Janice Keihanaikukauakahihulihe'ekahaunaele had pressed the state for cards with her full name. Now she's got a new driver's license and an official state identification card.
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Evacuation Lifted Following N.D. Oil Train Derailment

Emergency and health officials lift their recommendation that people evacuate the area around a fiery train crash. Many of the 2,400 residents of Casselton, N.D., have obeyed evacuation orders, fearing a large cloud of hazardous smoke and fumes.
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Parent Resolutions For 2014: Less Telling, More Listening

Tell Me More's parenting panel dishes on their lessons from the last year. Host Michel Martin is joined by parents Leslie Morgan Steiner, Lester Spence, Jeff Yang and Dani Tucker.
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2013: The Year In Political Screw-Ups

If anything defined 2013, it was the political misstep. Between the broken promises, personal scandals and federal government shutdown, it was a year that left voters frustrated and, in some cases, appalled.

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