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As Workers Age, Oil Industry Braces For Skills Gap

Two years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, one issue has received little attention: the oil industry faces a shortage of experienced workers. Some analysts are concerned more inexperienced workers could compromise safety, but the industry says training is more rigorous than ever.
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After Marriage Ends, Exes Become 'Best Friends'

After the marriage between James Hanson-Brown and Lisa Combest ended, something unusual happened: Their relationship deepened.
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Ariz. Immigration Law Limbo Sees Mixed Results

Arizona's immigration law is about to have its day in the Supreme Court. But in the nearly two years since it passed, things in Arizona have been changing — crime has gone down and labor violation complaints have gone up, though the law's contribution to those changes is up for debate.
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A Century Of Joy And Heartbreak At Fenway Park

The nation's oldest ballpark is turning 100. Boston's Fenway Park has been home to the Red Sox through some of baseball's greatest highs and most heartbreaking lows. It may be an act of the baseball gods that the park narrowly escaped the fate of similar old stadiums that were torn down.
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Doctors Group Tells Patients To Go For Cheaper, High-Value Treatments

Patients can often skip expensive treatments for simpler, cheaper alternatives. That's the gist of a new campaign from the American College of Physicians. But they've got to convince not just patients, but doctors, too.
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U.S. Wallet Closed As IMF Seeks To Build Crisis Fund

At a news conference kicking off the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said she wants to secure at least $400 billion for a special crisis fund for Europe. Thus far, the U.S. has chosen not to contribute.
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Fenway Park Celebrates 100 Years Of Baseball

The nation's oldest ball park is turning 100. Boston's Fenway Park has been home to the Red Sox through some of baseball's greatest highs and most heartbreaking lows. The park also narrowly escaped the fate of similar old stadiums that were torn down.
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Vatican Criticizes Nuns' Stance On Social Issues

The Vatican has reprimanded the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, saying the group has "serious doctrinal problems." The Vatican assigned an archbishop to reform the conference. The group has taken controversial stances on issues including health care and gender matters. Melissa Block speaks with Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of NETWORK, a national Catholic social justice lobbying group which works closely with the LCWR.
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Your Salad: A Search For Where The Wild Things Were

Tracing the source of contamination in fresh foods grown in the ground is hard work, and companies spend a lot of money trying to keep Salmonella and other bugs out while allowing nature to run its course. But it's not easy.

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