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Oldest Serving Member Of The House Loses To Tea Party Opponent

Rep. Ralph Hall of Texas, 91, was defeated in a Republican primary runoff by John Ratcliffe, 48, a former U.S. attorney with Tea Party support.
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Google Is Becoming A Car Manufacturer

The company that started as a search engine is making a big leap into the auto industry. Scientists at Google X are building self-driving cars they plan to debut (at least in test mode) this summer.
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State Department Issues Warning For Americans To Leave Libya

The upgraded travel warning says "various groups" have called for attacks against U.S. personnel in the country.
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White House Counsel To Look Into Accidental Leak Of CIA Name

The Obama administration has asked its top lawyer to investigate how the name of the CIA station chief in Afghanistan showed up on documents distributed to reporters.
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A Killer's Manifesto Reveals Wide Reach Of Misogyny Online

Elliott Rodger's manifesto was riddled with threats against women. Writer Laurie Penny says the idea that women owe men sex and adoration is pervasive online.
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Supreme Court Upholds Law Enforcement's Qualified Immunity

In two decisions handed down Tuesday, the justices made it more difficult for citizens to sue law enforcement officers for their conduct. Both decisions were unanimous.
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California Lawmakers Vote To Require Condom Use In Porn Films

Health officials praised the bill, which passed the California Assembly on Tuesday. The porn industry warned it could force them to move their multibillion-dollar business out of state.
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First Lady Fights To Keep Healthful School Lunch Law Intact

Michelle Obama's fight to help kids eat more healthfully and fight obesity is about to get real. She's launching a campaign Tuesday to fight congressional efforts to delay new school food rules.
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For 'Lifers' Paroled, Stepping Into Life Beyond Bars Isn't Always Easy

There has been a dramatic rise in the number of "lifers" — those sentenced to life in prison with chance of parole — being paroled. The change is affecting life on both sides of the prison walls.
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High School Coach Sports A Running Streak Even Forrest Gump Would Envy

Melissa Block talks to California high school cross country coach Jon Sutherland, just moments after he broke the record for the longest running streak in the U.S.: 16,438 days in a row.

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