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Truck Driver Follows GPS Instructions. He Shouldn't Have

A truck driver in Idaho was hauling sand to a golf course when the GPS led him onto a one-lane dirt road in the forest. He couldn't turn around and the rig eventually rolled over.
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Driver In Carpool Lane Pulled Over For Suspicious Passenger

Cars in that lane outside Boston should have at least two occupants. A mannequin's head doesn't count as a passenger.
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Crowdfunding Can Help Build Business, But At What Cost?

The Securities and Exchange Commission is poised to let small businesses get financed by the masses. Investing in startups is risky, though. Meanwhile, critics are wary of regulation.
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Hollywood Protests Against Owners Of Beverly Hills Hotel

The hotel is part of a group owned by the Sultan of Brunei. The Southeast Asian country has enacted laws based on strict interpretations of Islam that impose restrictions on women and gays.
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Oklahoma Delays Next Execution For 6 Months

The execution of Charles Warner has been delayed while the state investigates last week's botched execution. Details of the bungled execution have ignited debate, and invigorated legal challenges.
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Debate Endures Over Tax Exempt Status Of Crossroads GPS

Crossroads GPS, the social welfare organization guided by conservative strategist Karl Rove, is practically invisible so far in the midterm political battles.
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Books With Gay Themes Put S.C. Colleges' Funding At Risk

Students in South Carolina state colleges are rallying against what they see as a conservative attack on academic freedom.
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Oklahoma Agrees To Delay Executions For 6 Months

The decision follows last week's botched execution by lethal injection of convicted murderer Clayton Lockett.
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13 Spliffy Jobs In The Marijuana Industry

With various forms of pot legalization sweeping the country, the weed buzzness is booming.
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House Lawmakers Vote To Reopen Benghazi Probe

On a largely party-line vote, Republicans and some Democrats approved the establishment of a committee to dig deeper into the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.

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