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New York City Council Will Weigh Ban On Horse-Drawn Carriages

The city council gets the controversial bill at Mayor Bill de Blasio's request, one day after the editorial board of The New York Times urged, "Dump the bill. Keep the horses."
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New Entry Program Reunites Some Immigrants With Their Children

A new State Department program would allow U.S.-based Latino parents to bring over children left in home countries. More than 57,000 children made the trip across the U.S.-Mexican border this year.
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FBI Wanted Little To Do With James Bond, Memo Reveals

In response to a request from the producers of Goldfinger, the FBI said Ian Fleming's novels "generally center around sex and bizarre situations."
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America's Highest-Paid Private-University President Made $7.1 Million In 2012

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson's 2012 compensation was mostly the payout of a retention package, but she still would have made close to a million without it.
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Some Liberals And Tea Partiers Unite To Oppose Trade Deals

President Obama is pushing for massive trade deals with Asian and European nations. Critics say the trade negotiations, which are conducted in private, aren't facing enough scrutiny.
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Inventor Ralph Baer, The 'Father Of Video Games,' Dies At 92

Video games have become a ubiquitous, billion-dollar industry, but all of the Playstations, Xboxes and Wiis can be traced back to the work of Robert Baer and his "Brown Box." He died Saturday.
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Fallout From 'Rolling Stone' Story Changes Conversation At UVA

Now that the accuracy of the article about sexual assaults at the school is being called into question, the conversation is changing and activists hope the attention will stay on sexual assault.
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Inventor Ralph Baer Was An American Success Story

Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who turned TV sets into visual playgrounds, died Saturday at the age of 92. Baer was a refugee from Nazi Germany who invented the first home video system.
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College Football Playoffs Won't Please Everyone

The College Football Playoff committee announced that Ohio State took the final spot along with Alabama, Oregon and Florida State. Holly Anderson of Grantland.com joins Robert Siegel to talk about the aftermath.
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Sexual Assault Activists Worry 'Rolling Stone' Fallout Could Stunt Progress

Students, sexual assault activists and the legal profession react to the continuing fall-out from the Rolling Stone article of an alleged gang rape on the University of Virginia's campus. The magazine apologized for some faulty reporting.

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