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How Cars Evolved Over The Last Decade

Year after year, little by little, cars are guiding drivers, protecting them from their incompetence and distractions, squeezing out more fuel economy and making everyone on the roads safer.
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Latest Judge's Ruling On BP Oil Spill Is Key To Upcoming Trial

A federal judge in New Orleans has ruled that BP dumped 3.19 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The company could face a maximum $13.7 billion fine.
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NYPD Disciplinary Problems Linked To A 'Failure Of Accountability'

The New York Police Department is one of the most sophisticated in the world, with advanced systems for fighting crime. But it's not so good at policing its own officers, criminal justice experts say.
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By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

Jason Comely's fear of rejection was so strong that he'd become completely isolated. So he set out to get himself rejected at least once a day, every day. Funny thing is, it worked.
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Tech Giants Will Pay $415 Million To Settle Employees' Lawsuit

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe were accused of colluding to keep tech worker salaries low and avoid recruiting one another's employees.
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Oklahoma Executes An Inmate For 1st Time Since Lethal Injection Disaster

Charles Frederick Warner's execution had been postponed while Oklahoma revamped its drug combination and procedures in the wake of a botched execution in April.
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New Texas Governor Adds To Tension Between State, City Governments

There's growing tension between the state government and big cities in Texas. Republicans in the statehouse are chaffing at moves by municipal governments in large cities and are crying foul.
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Pizza Delivery Driver Won't Be Fired For Shooting Robbery Suspect

A Papa John's driver who shot a robbery suspect in the face will not be fired, despite her violation of the company's policy against employees carrying guns. The employee will now work inside a store.
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After Saying Yes, Duke Nixes Muslim Call To Prayer From Chapel Bell Tower

The school had announced it would allow the traditional call to prayer from the Duke Chapel bell tower. The decision was excoriated, and today the private university in Durham, N.C., reversed course.
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Public Sales Of Google Glass To End Later This Month

In an announcement, the company said Glass is not dead, it's just going through a "transition.

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