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Bill Limiting NSA Surveillance Practices Fails In Senate

The USA Freedom Act had the support of not only the White House and Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy but also that of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. The House had already approved it.
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Ex-Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders, Racial Moderate In A Split South, Dies

Sanders, who was thought of as a leader of the "New South," helped bring more racial integration to Georgia in the 1960s. He died in Atlanta on Sunday.
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Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, In A Close Vote

The controversial project to expand an oil pipeline running from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico has failed to get the approval of Congress.
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Amid The Stereotypes, Some Facts About Millennials

"Millennial" is the demographic buzzword of the moment. But are young adults today really so different from previous generations? We charted some numbers to find out — and spotted interesting trends.
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Aid Groups See A Drop-Off In U.S. Health Volunteers To Fight Ebola

International aid groups say the decline in volunteers is due to quarantine restrictions imposed by New York and New Jersey.
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FAA Can Regulate Small Drones: NTSB Reverses Judge's Ruling

Overturning a federal judge's ruling that the FAA was wrong to fine a man $10,000 for flying a small drone, the NTSB says the agency can regulate such drones as "aircraft."
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Americans Think Ebola Is A Top Health Care Problem

A new poll shows Ebola is the one of the top health concerns of Americans, below access to health care and affordable health care. Robert Siegel talks to Frank Newport, editor in chief at Gallup.
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Outreach Workers Look For Gains In Second Year Of Obamacare

Montana and Georgia sit on opposite sides of the country, but both have minority populations health advocates hope to enroll for coverage. They also fear many won't quality for subsidized coverage.
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Who Are The 5 Million Immigrants Covered By Executive Action?

"Up to five million" is the phrase that keeps popping up in reports about President Obama's plan to take executive action on immigration. Who are they?
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Got A Thanksgiving Time Crunch? Food Is Just (A Few) Clicks Away

If you're scrambling to find the perfect cranberry sauce or a sumptuous dessert, the Internet can help. We've rounded up services to help you spend less time waiting in line and more time with family.

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