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Pregnancy Discrimination Act In The Spotlight At Supreme Court

Driver Peggy Young sued UPS for suspending her job and health insurance during her pregnancy. She claims the company was required to accommodate her, but UPS says its policy was within the law.
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Grand Jury Declines To Indict Police Officer In Chokehold Case

A grand jury in New York City has decided not to indict a police officer for using a chokehold on a suspect who later died.
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In Rural Alabama, Fighting HIV With A Game

In rural Alabama, HIV infection rates are among the highest in the nation, but talk of the virus is largely taboo. One researcher is hoping to break through the stigma with a video game.
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17 States Sue Obama Over Immigration Actions

Texas, which is leading the states, filed a lawsuit in federal court in the Southern District of Texas. State Attorney General Greg Abbott said the president's action "tramples" the Constitution.
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In New York, Video Chat Trumps Quarantine To Combat TB

Ebola isn't the first dangerous microbe to spur calls for quarantine in American cities. But as New York City's experience with drug-resistant tuberculosis suggests, isolation isn't always best.
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A Drug Might Heal Spinal Injuries By Sparking Nerve Growth

A neurologist's unorthodox thinking led to an experimental drug that allows trapped nerve fibers to grow again. And that growth helps amplify signals that restored movement in laboratory rats.
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Potential Presidential Candidates Give Speeches On Foreign Policy

On Wednesday in Washington, D.C., three of many men and women who are talked about as presidential contenders gave foreign policy speeches.
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Takata Pressured By Congress To Take Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill blasted the Japanese supplier Takata for refusing to participate in a national recall of its air bags. So far, the potentially deadly air bags have been recalled in warm and humid areas where they may be most likely to rupture. While Takata is resisting a nationwide recall, Honda said Wednesday it would recall all its vehicles with Takata driver-side airbags in the U.S.
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Obama Talks Gas Tax And Visas With Business Leaders

President Obama talked to business leaders about tax reform, clashes on immigration and the potential for a government shutdown on Wednesday.
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California Storm Brings Welcome Rain During Record-Setting Drought

It rained again on Wednesday in California — welcome news to just about everyone. The state is in the midst of a record-setting drought. But the state will need a lot more rain to change the long term outlook. And some residents in areas affected by wildfires are guarding against mud and debris flows.

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