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6 Pitfalls To Avoid When Picking Insurance On The Job

Even if your health insurance is provided by an employer, your plan may be changing quite a bit in 2015. Here's a guide to the questions you should keep in mind when looking over your options.
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Historic Snowstorm Buries Western New York, Kills 5

Driven by the lake effect, the storm dumped up to 60 inches of snow in some areas, paralyzing an area used to huge snow totals.
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Take The Plunge Into World Toilet Day

They say every dog has its day. So does every toilet. And that day is today: World Toilet Day.
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Rabbi From Kansas City Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Tuesday's attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem left five dead. Assailants struck during morning prayers. Three U.S. citizens were among those killed, including Rabbi Kalman Levine, a Kansas City native.
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Ohio Bill Would Shield Source Of Lethal Injection Drugs

As states struggle to obtain the drugs used to put someone to death, Ohio lawmakers consider a bill that would shield the ID of any drugmaker, pharmacy or medical professional involved in executions.
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1 Vote Keeps Keystone XL Pipeline From Senate Passage

All 45 Republicans were on board, but the bill fell short of just one Democrat. It's a project President Obama has not been a fan of.
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Tension Builds As Ferguson, Mo., Waits For Grand Jury Decision

As we wait for the announcement on whether a white police officer will be indicted in the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old, we examine the case before the panel.
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U.S. Safety Agency Wants Millions More Air Bags Recalled

Regulators want millions of cars with suspect air bags recalled. Carmakers have been sending notices first to owners in warmer climates, where the bags are thought to pose the greatest danger.
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Keystone XL Pipeline Proponents Vow To Try Again Next Year

A bill in the Senate to bypass a State Department review and approve the controversial project failed to gather enough support Tuesday night. Pipeline backers fell one vote short of the 60 needed.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders On How Democrats Lost White Voters

In an interview with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent in the Senate, says he may run for president.

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