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FCC To Propose New Rules On Internet Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission announced on Wednesday it will not appeal last month's ruling by a federal appeals court that overturned its Open Internet rules.
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U.S. Government To Back Loans For Nuclear Power

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz has announced that the Energy Department will guarantee loans worth $6.5 billion to build a new generation of nuclear plants in Georgia.
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Bush Summit Focuses On Providing Assistance To Vets

President George W. Bush assembled a variety of leaders at the Bush Institute to examine how Americans can better support "transitioning warriors and their families" in a post-9/11 world.
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Toxic Leak Taints North Carolina Coal Plants, And Regulators

Coal ash, a byproduct of burning coal, leaked into the Dan River this month, magnifying an ongoing fight. Now the Justice Department is examining how coal ash is stored and regulated in the state.
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The System Supplying America's Chickens Pits Farmer Vs. Farmer

Most of the nation's chicken meat is grown by contract farmers who get ranked against each other when it's time to get paid. Critics say someone always ends up losing — and, too often, deep in debt.
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Why More Americans Are Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

A U.S. law aimed at tax cheats hiding money abroad has had unintended consequences and has complicated life for many Americans living overseas.
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How A Remote Alaska Road Became A Political Wedge Issue

Judging from an opponent's attack, you could easily conclude that Sen. Mark Begich opposes a lifeline to the small Aleutian village of King Cove. But the opposite is true.
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U.S. Government Will Back Loans For Nuclear Power

The $6.5 billion in federal loan guarantees will help build the first new U.S. nuclear power plants in more than three decades. The announcement brought quick criticism from some environmentalists.
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Insurance, Not Injuries, May Determine Who Goes To Trauma Centers

People with severe injuries tend to fare much better at specialized trauma centers than in typical emergency rooms. But a study suggests less equipped hospitals are hanging on to patients who can pay.
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Facebook Will Buy WhatsApp Message Service For $19 Billion

WhatsApp makes a text messaging app that works on all major smartphone operating systems. Founded in Silicon Valley less than five years ago, the company has 55 employees.

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