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No Power? No A.C.? You Don't Have To Tell Us About It (But We Hope You Do)

About 2.7 million people from the mid-Atlantic west to Ohio are entering a third day without power and with temperatures well above 90 degrees. For some, the electricity may not be on until the coming weekend.
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Daredevils Try Out Adult-Size Hot Wheels Track

Tanner Foust and Greg Tracy raced two rally cars around a 66-foot tall version of a Hot Wheels loop-dee-loop racetrack. Seven times gravity was the hardest part — the only thing broken was a world record.
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100 Meters Runoff To Decide 3rd Place Finisher

A runoff race on Monday between Jeneba Tarmoh and Allyson Felix will determine who will be the third member of the U.S. Women's track team to compete in the 100 meters at the Olympic Games in London later this month.
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Advocates Worry Texas won't Expand Medicaid

Texas has opposed the Affordable Care Act from the start. There's been little movement on setting up its insurance marketplace because officials said they were waiting for the Supreme Court ruling. Local health care workers are worried that even after the ruling, the state won't set up an exchange, and might even turn down the Medicaid money from the federal government.
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California Proceeds With Health Exchanges

California began implementing the Affordable Care Act, well before the Supreme Court decided its fate. Even with the state forging ahead, it's still going to be hard to meet the federal government's deadlines.
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Pie-Making 101: How I Overcame My Fear Of Crumbling Crust

At the Culinary Institute of America, chef George Higgins teaches his students a foolproof method for making a flaky pie crust. It starts with 3 parts flour, 2 parts fat and 1 part liquid.
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Samsung's Galaxy S3 Sets A Marker For iPhones

In the world of smartphones, Apple and Samsung have been going head to head. And the competition could get rougher. Samsung has launched the Galaxy S3 in the U.S., and it could be a serious threat to the iPhone. Linda Wertheimer talks to Bloomberg technology columnist Rich Jaroslovsky about the latest in the smartphone battle between Samsung and Apple.
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Mississippi Reluctant To Expand Medicaid Eligibility

Dominated by Republican lawmakers, Mississippi nevertheless has moved forward aggressively to implement a key part of the law: health insurance exchanges. Reacting to last week's Supreme Court's decision, Mississippi officials say they may not expand Medicaid to cover more poor residents, even though the federal government is offering to pay most of the cost.
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Sales Tax In Health Law Targets Medical Devices

Some industries stand to benefit now that the health care law has been upheld by the Supreme Court. For makers of medical devices, the ruling means frustration because a sales tax on their equipment stays in place.

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