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Twitter Recap: What Does 'Passing' Look Like Today?

As our country continues to become more multiracial, the mechanics behind passing become increasingly complex.
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Landon Donovan Will Leave Indelible Mark On American Soccer

Landon Donovan will play his last game with the U.S. men's soccer league on Friday. He is the all-time leader for assists and goals in Major League Soccer.
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AIG Lawsuit Presents Different Versions Of 2008 Bailout

Ben Bernanke, Hank Paulson and Tim Geithner were in court this week defending the actions they took six years ago when they set the terms for the government's bailout of insurance giant AIG.
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Minnesota's Liberian Immigrants Fear Stigma From Ebola

The community is reeling from the deaths of loved ones back home and local leaders are driving home the message: don't go home to grieve, stay here, protect yourselves.
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U.S. Gas Prices Continue To Slide Downward

On Friday, the price for benchmark crude oil in the U.S. fell below $85 a barrel. Oil production is outstripping demand by a wide margin and analysts say that situation may continue for a while.
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Courts Strike Down Voter ID Laws In Texas, Wisconsin

The Supreme Court blocked a measure in Wisconsin requiring voters to show photo identification before casting ballots and a federal judge in Texas ruled that state's ID law was discriminatory.
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Labor Secretary Eyed As White House Searches To Replace Attorney General

The White House effort to replace Attorney General Eric Holder is happening largely in the shadows. But Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is emerging as a top candidate for the post.
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Microsoft CEO Nadella's Remarks Add To Tech's Sexism Problem

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is facing public criticism after his comments suggesting that women should not ask for raises. But they also underscore questions about tech's male-dominated culture.
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Sloppy Splinting Can Make A Child's Broken Arm Much Worse

A pediatrician who specializes in fixing broken bones in kids and teens says about 90 percent of the fractures he treats have been splinted improperly in a community ER or urgent care center first.
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Oregon First Lady Sorry For 'Marriage Of Convenience' With Green Card Seeker

In 1997, Cylvia Hayes received money to marry an Ethiopian who wanted a green card. Her fiance, Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber, is seeking a fourth term. She says he didn't know of the marriage.

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