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In Dallas, Boy Scouts Debate Opening Membership To Gays

The executive board of the Boy Scouts of America meets Wednesday to talk about whether to drop its policy to ban gay leaders and gay scouts. Activists delivered petitions with more than 1.4 million signatures to the national headquarters this week calling for an end to the ban. The issue has drawn fervent pleas and ignited a passionate debate about what the 100-year-old organization should do.
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Conn. Congressman Wants Correction To 'Lincoln'

The movie shows Connecticut lawmakers voting to uphold slavery. Rep. Joe Courtney looked it up, and found his state's real-life lawmakers voted to abolish slavery in 1865. He's asking director Steven Spielberg for a correction.
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Manti Te'o Deletes Twitter Account

Manti Te'o is the Notre Dame football player who says he met his girlfriend online. The woman wasn't a real person, and Te'o says he was the victim of a hoax.
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Cities Must Strategize To Boost Service Workers' Pay

Urban scholar Richard Florida has found a problem with the way our cities are evolving. He talks to Steve Inskeep about who wins and who loses as the highly skilled, creative class clusters around certain metro areas. Florida is the author of The Rise of the Creative Class.
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Thorny Parts Delay Quick Action On Immigration Changes

The effort to overhaul immigration laws continues in Washington, D.C. On Capitol Hill, the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on the matter Tuesday, and scores of businesses and other interest groups sent representatives to the White House to meet with President Obama.
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Feds Bust Huge Credit Fraud Ring

Authorities say they've broken up one of the biggest credit card fraud rings in U.S. history. The group stole more than $200 million by creating fake identities and opening thousands of card accounts.

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