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U.S. Authorities Want Mexico To Extradite 'El Chapo'

Joaquin Guzman remains the focus of intense law enforcement interest. The man who occupied a prominent place for years on the DEA's most-wanted list is still wanted to face trial in a U.S. courtroom.
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Netflix, Comcast Reach Streaming Agreement

Under the deal, Netflix will pay Comcast a fee to ensure its movies and TV shows stream smoothly. Consumers complain they encounter buffering and slowdowns when they try to access Netflix shows.
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Pentagon Officials To Outline Defense Budget Priorities

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will outline budget priorities during a news conference on Monday. A key question for the Pentagon: How to curb growth of military pay and benefits?
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Jason Collins Joins Nets, Is NBA's First Openly Gay Player

Jason Collins signed with the NBA's Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. With the deal, he becomes, not only the NBA's first gay player, but the first openly gay athlete active in U.S. major professional sports.
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America's Richest Political Activists Pour Money Into SuperPACs

Hedge fund billionaires Thomas Steyer and Paul Singer are among those deploying their money to promote their issue agendas. Selected congressional candidates will receive political contributions.
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Billionaire Steyer Puts Money Toward Climate, Energy Issues

Liberal activist Tom Steyer pledged to spend $100 million in the 2014 election cycle to promote his favored cause of fighting climate change. David Greene talks to Steyer about his political plans.
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Orphans' Lonely Beginnings Reveal How Parents Shape A Child's Brain

Izidor Ruckel lived in a Romanian orphanage where children were neglected. Scientists say that lack of attention can damage a child's brain. But Ruckel thinks his adoptive parents' love saved him.
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Industry Challenges EPA's Greenhouse Gas Rules In High Court

The case focuses on the Clean Air Act permitting required of companies that want to build or modify facilities expected to emit a lot of gases. Critics call the requirement costly and time-consuming.
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No Easy Answers For DUI Concerns As Marijuana Gains Support

As more states legalize pot for medical and recreational use, law enforcement and health officials want to deter driving under the influence. But the task isn't as clear cut as it is with alcohol.
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With Nets, Jason Collins Will Be NBA's First Openly Gay Player

Jason Collins, who signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, will be the first active openly gay player in NBA history when he takes to the floor with the team.

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