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Microsoft Is Phasing Out Internet Explorer

The Web browser will be replaced in Windows 10, with what's currently being called Project Spartan.
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Blue Shield Of California Loses Exemption From State Taxes

The state's third largest insurer reportedly has $4.2 billion in financial reserves. The firm's former public policy director says the insurer is "unwilling or incapable" of serving the public good.
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Bad Blood Gets Worse Between Barack, Bibi And Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election is likely to cause President Obama more headaches when it comes to dealing with Republicans, the Iran negotiations and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
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Record Number Of Inmate Deaths Has Florida Prisons On The Defensive

Many of the inmates died of natural causes, but a series of suspicious deaths — against the backdrop of a shrinking budget and staff shortages — has lawmakers calling for a prison oversight board.
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Chicago Mayor's Race Reveals Deep Divide In Democratic Party

Progressives contend former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel favors the wealthy over the working class. But Emanuel's moderate backers say he's more inclusive than he gets credit for.
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WATCH: Police Detonate 20,000 Pounds Of Fireworks

The Midland, Texas, Police Department and others assisted the ATF in detonating the illegal fireworks. It took them 3 1/2 days.
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Premera Blue Cross Cyberattack Exposed Millions Of Customer Records

The health insurance provider has revealed that a cyberattack discovered in January may have made the medical and financial information of 11 million people vulnerable to thieves.
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Starbucks Faces Criticism Over 'Race Together' Campaign

Starbucks launched its campaign this week to spur a conversation around race. But despite criticism across social media, some Starbucks customers in New York City seem open to the discussion.
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Sigma Alpha Epsilon Announces Anti-Discrimination Plan

Sigma Alpha Epsilon announced Wednesday a plan to eliminate instances of racial discrimination and insensitivity among its members nationwide.
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First Round Of NCAA College Basketball Tournament Underway

In this first round of the tournament, smaller schools are vying for advancement to more competitive rounds.

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