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Where Does America Get Oil? You May Be Surprised

America is still dependent on foreign oil, but the sources are changing. Think Canada, Latin America and Africa. The Middle East is well down the list. What does this mean for America's foreign policy?
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Prosecution's Choice Of Charge Complicates Case Against Zimmerman

By accusing him of second-degree murder, rather than manslaughter, the prosecution has a higher burden of proof. Some attorneys believe a judge may decide the charge is too severe.
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Jobless Claims Rose By 13,000 Last Week

There were 380,000 first-time claims, the most in a single week since January. It's another sign that the labor market's rebound may be slowing.
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Calif. Study: Nail Products Contain Toxic Chemicals

A new study indicates some of the products used in nail salons, which claim to be free of certain toxic chemicals, actually contain them. Representatives of the nail care industry say the study is nonsense. Worker safety groups have long been concerned about nail salon employees who work with the products.
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Zimmerman To Plead Not Guilty In Teen's Death

Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has turned himself in to authorities in Florida. He has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The arrest caps weeks of protests, rallies and discussions across the United States about race relations, gun laws and other issues.
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Does The Case Against John Edwards Go Too Far?

Prosecutors accuse the former Democratic presidential candidate of accepting and failing to report nearly $1 million that two old friends and campaign donors funneled through intermediaries to support a lavish lifestyle for his mistress. But political and legal observers are shaking their heads at the case.

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