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'Torture Report': A Closer Look At When And What President Bush Knew

A Senate investigation says President George W. Bush was not briefed on the specifics of how the CIA interrogated terrorism suspects until four years into the program. Bush denies that.
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Apple Wins $1B iPod Antitrust Lawsuit

A California jury has found that Apple's iTunes 7.0 did not violate antitrust laws when it restricted files bought on other music services.
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Economists: Congress Gets A Hat Tip (Barely) For Its Efforts

Congress passed no laws addressing the minimum wage, tax reform, trade or immigration this year. But judged by the low recent standards, lawmakers got light applause from economists.
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Jeb Bush Announces He Will 'Actively Explore' Presidential Run

Bush, a GOP favorite, said he would establish a political action committee in January to "facilitate conversations with citizens across America."
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Robot Flies Economy From LA To Frankfurt

German researchers purchased the robot named Athena, and found a passenger seat was cheaper than shipping her in a box.
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Top Chefs Discover Denver's Fast-Growing Restaurant Scene

Thanks in part to the nearby oil and gas boom, Denver is seeing a flood of affluent professionals with a hunger for good food. In one month this summer, for example, 40 restaurants opened.
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Siding With Obama On Deportations Hurts Saldana's Bipartisan Support

The Senate is to vote Tuesday on Sarah Saldana's nomination to run Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Republicans believe she will be too sympathetic to the president's actions on deportations.
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Sony On The Defensive After Hackers Attack Its Computer Network

Unidentified hackers have been releasing internal documents from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Renee Montagne talks to Kim Zetter, a senior staff reporter at Wired magazine, about the attack.
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Judge Regrets Harsh Human Toll Of Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Thousands of people are imprisoned for decades, if not life, because of tough drug sentences. Now judges, lawyers and advocates ask whether it's time to dial back those penalties.
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'Reshoring' Trend Has Little Impact On U.S. Economy, Study Finds

"Reshoring," or bringing U.S. jobs back from overseas, is not as prevalent as has been reported, a consulting firm's research finds. The study found a total of 300 cases from 2013.

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