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What We're Watching At The Conservative Political Action Conference

This CPAC should be one of the biggest, craziest, most electric ever, given that it's the last before the presidential primary and caucus season kicks off. But will it be?
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Higher Wages, Lower Prices Give Consumers A Break

Something very unusual is happening in the U.S. economy. Traditionally, workers lose buying power to rising prices. But lately, paychecks and prices have been heading in opposite directions.
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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet'

The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity "should control free open access to the Internet."
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Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms Deaths

More than 32,000 people die each year in the United States in gun-related suicides, violence and accidents. The physicians seek universal background checks and other measures to reduce the toll.
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How Black Abolitionists Changed A Nation

Hundreds of outspoken African-Americans moved America toward emancipation.
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Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online!

It's not exactly Priceline.com for knee replacements. But a website from the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute could helping patients shop around for the best values.
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Ferguson Lawyer To Represent Family Of Latino Man Shot 17 Times By Police

A Mexican national was shot and killed by police on Feb. 10 in Pasco, Wash. He had been throwing rocks at cars. The attorney who represented the family of Michael Brown has taken the case.
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5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014

Lessons from a handful of the most-viewed papers from the American Educational Research Association last year.
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Obama Ups Pressure On GOP Over Homeland Security Funding

President Obama participated in a town-hall meeting in Miami with MSNBC, and did an interview with the Spanish language network Telemundo to talk about the issue underlying the stalemate: immigration.
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Planned Netanyahu Speech To Congress Continues To Cause Political Uproar

At the heart of the dispute is an Obama administration effort to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to derail it.

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