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Space X To Protest No-Bid National Security Contracts

The space startup says its rockets are capable of carrying satellites for the Air Force and it can do so cheaper than Boeing and Lockheed.
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Gasoline Prices Rise As U.S. Refineries Send More Fuel Overseas

Prices are higher in large part because Gulf Coast refineries are exporting more gasoline to Latin America, analysts say. The average is about 18 cents a gallon more than it was a year ago.
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'Don't Touch Me,' Said Canada. 'I Won't!' Said The USA. So They Moved 20 Feet Apart

Canada and the USA agreed to create a 20-foot-wide corridor between them that runs for 5,500 continuous miles. Cartographers drew the line straight, but engineers built it crooked. Take a look.
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'Blood Victory' In Medical Research Dispute

The Havasupai Native American tribe celebrated Blood Victory Day this week. That's the anniversary of their legal victory over researchers who misused members' blood samples without proper consent.
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Cleveland Fans Confront Racist Traditions

Native American-themed mascots are at the center of a growing national debate, including the Cleveland Indians mascot, Chief Wahoo. Sports blogger Pete Pattakkos talks about pushing for change.
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Cliven Bundy, #myNYPD: Public Relations Fails?

Both rancher Cliven Bundy and the New York Police Department had a rough week in the spotlight. The Barbershop guys weigh in on the risks of talking or tweeting too much.
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What's Next For Divided Supreme Court?

The Supreme Court handed down major decisions on some controversial cases this week. David Savage of the Los Angeles Times and Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog discuss the rulings and what's next.
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Is Anti-Semitism In Ukraine A Real Threat?

Tensions remain high in Ukraine, and there are also concerns that anti-Semitism is taking root during the political crisis. Richard Brodsky of Demos discusses the issue.
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VIDEO: At White House, Girl Hands Father's Resume To First Lady

"My dad's been out of a job for three years," the 10-year-old told Michelle Obama. The youngster's mother says the family didn't know the girl would do that.
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What Exactly Qualifies As 'Racist,' Anyway?

A Nevada rancher and conservative cause célèbre said he thought black people would be better off if they were still slaves. He later denied that he's racist.

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