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Stanford University Says No To Coal Investments

Reflecting students' wishes, the decision by Stanford's trustees to divest from coal-mining companies cites alternate energy sources that emit less greenhouse gases.
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Brunei's Shariah Law Spurs Boycott Of Beverly Hills Hotel

The Beverly Hills City Council voted Tuesday to ask Brunei's government to divest itself of the famed luxury hotel. Brunei's harsh new laws have made its hotels a target of celebrity boycotts.
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Reported $147 Million Home Price Would Set New U.S. Record

The stock market has been on a winning streak of late. How else to explain three homes that each reportedly sold for more than $100 million in the past three months?
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Nation's Report Card Shows Stagnant Scores For Reading, Math

The latest National Assessment of Educational Progress shows high school seniors testing no better than the Class of 2009.
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Report Details Hundreds Of Complaints Against U.S. Border Agents

The complaints include accusations that agents kicked a pregnant woman, stomped on a man and physically forced a minor to sign a document. A fraction of them resulted in disciplinary action.
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Detectives Accused Of Breaking Into Bradenton City Hall

Two police detectives in Bradenton, Fla., needed to use the bathroom so they are accused of breaking into city hall with a screwdriver. One has left the department and the other faces a hearing.
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Democrats Play Wait-And-See On Benghazi Panel

Despite a call from some to boycott the GOP's newest Benghazi probe, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats aren't going that far — yet.
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Missouri Aims To Ward Off Construction Zone Accidents

Between 2009 and 2013, 53 people have died and nearly 3,000 injured in roadwork zones in Missouri. The state is testing long range acoustic devices to audibly alert distracted drivers of work zones.
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Edgy Video Promotes Christie's Contemporary Art Sale

In the video, a skateboarder rides through Christie's warehouse and galleries. But will the new approach attract the sort of collectors who spend millions on a piece of art?
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With Midterm Elections 6 Months Away, Primaries Begin

In North Carolina's GOP Senate primary, Tom Tillis, the State House speaker, won a big enough margin to avoid a runoff. Republicans are trying to avoid the mistakes of the past 2 election cycles.

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