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Push To End Teens' Distracted Driving Targets Parents, Peers

Preliminary data show an increase in highway deaths among 16- and 17-year-olds last year. In response, the government is preaching a message of "don't text and drive" and has urged students to produce their own public service ads. Officials say parental involvement may be even more important.
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Census: Black Voting Rate Topped Rate For Whites In 2012

New details from a Census survey shows just how much more diverse the American electorate is becoming, with political implications still to come.
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Reward For Christopher Dorner Will Be Split Four Ways

Four people will share the reward money associated with the capture of former Los Angeles Police Department officer Christopher Dorner. He was the cop who went on a killing spree after being dismissed from the force.
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Kidnapped Ohio Women Return Home To Families

Charges are expected Wednesday in Cleveland, where three women who'd been missing for years have been rescued.
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Black Voters Turned Out At Greatest Rate For 2012 Election

Much was made on election night about the importance of minority voter turnout. On Wednesday, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data on the racial and ethnic breakdown of voters in the 2012 presidential election. The census data provides better figures than what was available from exit polls.

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