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Would The Buffett Rule Help The U.S. Economy?

Some economists are skeptical that a new minimum tax on people with incomes over $1 million will do much to bring down the deficit or boost the economy. But others say the economy could actually benefit from the proposed rule.
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With Santorum Out, What's Next For The GOP Race?

Now that Rick Santorum has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, it appears Mitt Romney will be the nominee. Does Santorum figure into Romney's calculation of a running mate?
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Santorum Ends Campaign But 'Isn't Done Fighting'

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum suspended his presidential campaign Tuesday. It had lasted longer than anyone expected, but Santorum was well behind front-runner Mitt Romney in the race for delegates.
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Wireless Industry Tries To Thwart Smartphone Thefts

The wireless phone industry has a plan to take the profit out of the market for stolen smartphones. At the urging of police chiefs across the country and federal regulators, the industry is developing a database of stolen devices.
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Tulsa Shooting Victim Had Turned Her Life Around

Donna Fields, 49, was walking home in a predominantly black neighborhood on the north side of Tulsa, Okla., when she was shot to death Friday night. "She's been an inspiration to us ... to see what God can do with anybody," her preacher said.
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Unknown No More: Identifying A Civil War Soldier

A Washington, D.C-area, family has donated more than 1,000 Civil War photographs to the Library of Congress. But you won't find the men in these photos in history books — they're enlisted soldiers, and most are unidentified. We set out to learn the story behind one photo subject's military service.

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To Some Hindus, Modern Yoga Has Lost Its Way

Millions of Americans practice some form of yoga. But some Hindus say yoga in the U.S. has strayed too far from its spiritual roots. One Hindu group has even launched a "Take Back Yoga" campaign.
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New Season, New Owners For Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers opened their home season Tuesday. The baseball team has new ownership and faces a number of challenges — including luring fans back to a stadium where a visiting Giants fan was beaten nearly to death last year.

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