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House Approves Anti-Regulatory Bills, With Eye On Elections

The legislation underscores "an increasingly symbolic thrust of legislation as Congress heads toward midterm elections," NPR's David Welna says.
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A Win For Fair Use After Record Label, Copyright Lawyer Settle

Liberation Music threatened to sue Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig over a song he used in one of his lectures. Lessig sued back, and now the label is taking a look at its own copyright policies.
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Clintons Provide Firepower Behind DNC 'Voter Expansion Project'

A new Democratic National Committee effort is designed to counter voter ID and other laws that make it harder for many voters to cast their ballots. Bill and Hillary Clinton are lending their help.
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Young Doesn't Mean Invincible When It Comes To Strokes

One-third of people who have strokes when they're young struggle with disability and loss of independence nine years later, a study finds. About 10 percent of strokes hit people under 50.
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Boom: Amazing Soccer Goal Comes On Game's First Play

The ball soared through the night air and over the head of the goalie, who had been caught out near the top of the penalty area.
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Telework: Not Just For Moms And Millennials

New research finds that nearly one-third of full-time workers do most of their work remotely. But just who those workers are — and how much work they're doing — may come as a surprise.
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Delta's Frequent-Flier Rule Change May Be Sign Of Things To Come

In an effort to give their best customers their best rewards, airlines may look at how much you're spending, not how far you're traveling.
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Obama Announces Task Force To Help Young Minority Men

President Obama is launching a new initiative aimed at helping young black and Hispanic men. He'll sign an executive order that sets up a task force to help keep them in school and out of prisons.
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Out Of Portland, A Digital Ripple Hits U.S. News Media

Owners of The Oregonian are shedding the identity of a daily print newspaper and emphasizing digital content instead. The shift has been received with both cheers and outrage nationwide.
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Lay Of The Land Looks Steep For Senate Democrats

With the House of Representatives expected to remain in Republican hands, the Senate will be the focus of midterm elections in 2014. The political landscape there appears unfavorable for Democrats.

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