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NASA Offers $35,000 For Help In Tracking Asteroids

Cash prizes await "citizen scientists" who can improve algorithms that help NASA find and identify asteroids in our solar system, the agency says. A contest begins next week.
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Deadline Nears To Buy Or Switch Obamacare Coverage

People who were stymied by website snafus when trying to sign up for health insurance may be able to get retroactive subsidies or choose a different plan.
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Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod Despite Lack Of Snow, High Winds

Seavey, 27, was victorious in the iconic dog sled race for a second time, slipping under the famed burled arch in Nome, Alaska, the finish line for the 1,000-mile-long trail.
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Florida Election Tests Midterm Messaging

A closely contested House special election Tuesday is being viewed by the national parties and big-money interests as an early barometer for Obamacare.
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Maryland Transportation Bill Held Up Over War Reparations

State officials on Monday told a state House panel that if the legislation involving Holocaust reparations passes, it could jeopardize federal funding for a planned light rail project in the state.
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Trapping And Tracking The Mysterious Snowy Owl

This winter's unexpected arctic bird invasion has given owl researchers a rare opportunity. They're fitting a few of the errant owls with GPS backpacks to track their return to the Arctic.
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Fla. Lawmakers Turn Deaf Ear Toward 'Stand Your Ground' Protesters

This legislative session in Florida, one of the Republican authors of the "stand your ground" law is teaming with a Democratic leader on a bill to make some significant changes to the law.
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Will Stocks' 5-Year Trajectory Keep Going Higher?

The Dow Jones is enjoying the longest bull-market run since 2007. David Greene talks to David Wessel, of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, about what the market is telling us.
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Ice And Snow Forced Airlines To Cancel Thousands Of Flights

The new year got off to a rough start for the airlines. The four largest airlines canceled more than 74,000 flights in January and February. Delta said poor weather cost it $90 million in revenue.
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2013 Flooding Still Dampens Colorado's Tourist Trade

Towns are still struggling six months after heavy rain and flooding caused billions in damage to transportation infrastructure, homes and businesses. Among the hardest were Lyons and Estes Park.

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