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The Politics Of Equal Pay: It's More Than A Women's Issue

The pay equity issue, which President Obama and Democrats are using as a central campaign theme, could also gain traction with male voters.
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NCAA Women's Final Matches Two Undefeated Teams

For the first time in history, two teams meet in the NCAA women's title game with perfect records. Not for the first time in history, two coaches face off who don't like each other.
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Not Guilty Verdict Can Still Lead To Ruined Lives

The criminal justice system can sometimes feed the poverty cycle, even for people who are eventually found not guilty. The Bronx Defenders is helping low-income defendants navigate the justice system.
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Sharpton Rejects Detailed Story About FBI Informant Role

The Rev. Al Sharpton says he isn't a former FBI asset who informed on Mafia figures to a special task force in New York City during the 1980s, despite a recent report by The Smoking Gun.
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Nevada Offers Rare Deal: Year-Round Sales Of Health Plans

It is the only state to require insurers that sell individual plans outside the online marketplace to make coverage available to customers anytime.
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Avoiding The Nursing Home Ups The Risk Of Unwanted Medical Care

Two-thirds of older adults suffer from cognitive impairment or dementia in their last year of life, a study finds. That fact and being cared for at home increase the risk of aggressive treatment.
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With NCAA Title, UConn Answers Questions About Kentucky, And Itself

UConn won it all, 60-54, by staying a step ahead of Kentucky's talented five starting freshmen. The Huskies also made all of their free throws, while the Wildcats struggled at the line.
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Except For Duck, Officers Find No Signs Of Foul Play

A Massachusetts woman heard a loud bang in her house and called police, thinking it was a home invasion. They found a duck which had come through the chimney and flown into a ceiling.
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Washington Mudslide Creates Environmental Hazards

The Environmental Protection Agency and state Department of Ecology have moved in to monitor water pollution and hazardous materials. Residents living in the area have expressed concerns.
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Breaking Up Corcoran Gallery Takes More Time Than Expected

The Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college in Washington, D.C., will be taken over by a university and another gallery. The Corcoran is cherished by many but has had years of financial trouble.

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