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For Young Voters, Crushing Student Debt Is Front And Center

Megan Brabec, 24, works three part time jobs with no benefits. "It does really frustrate me when I hear candidates talk about, 'Oh, well, you should have majored in something else," she said.
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Obama Orders Development Of Supercomputer To Rival China's 'Milky Way'

It is hoped that the new supercomputer, expected to go online by 2025, would be the first "exascale" machine — some 20 times faster than today's fastest machine, called Tianhe-2 (Milky Way-2).
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Justice Dept. Hires Compliance Expert In Fight Against Corporate Crime

The department says the new expert will play a big role in determining whether businesses targeted for prosecution have engaged in systemic misconduct or whether the criminal activity is limited.
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How A Beauty Queen With Diabetes Found Her 'Sugar Linings'

She didn't know that sporting an insulin pump on her bikini at a beauty pageant would make her an Internet sensation. Sierra Sandison is trying to use that to help others with Type 1 diabetes.
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3 U.Va. Graduates Sue 'Rolling Stone,' Reporter Over Rape Article

News of the lawsuit by former Phi Kappa Psi members comes along with word that Rolling Stone's managing editor, Will Dana, has resigned.
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Lawsuit Challenges Maker's Mark Handmade Bourbon Claim

The Kentucky bourbon advertises itself as handmade. Two people in California sued, calling that false advertising. Look at publicity photos from the company: it's made using equipment and automation.
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Movie Article Leads Police To Missing Convicted Bank Robber

After walking away from a half-way house, Jason Stange auditioned for an indie movie. He got the part playing a deranged doctor. Police recognized him in an article about the making of the film.
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Do Fish Names Encourage Fishy Business?

Legally, a single fish species can go by many names from sea to plate, and different fish can go by the same name. An environmental group says that hampers efforts to combat illegal fishing and fraud.
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50 Years Ago, Medicare Helped To Desegregate Hospitals

The law creating a national health insurance program for older Americans was signed in 1965 after a long political battle. Renee Montagne talks to Edith Mitchell of the National Medical Association.
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Testimony: Parents Surprised Their Son Was Aurora Theater Gunman

The parents of convicted shooter James Holmes took the stand in the sentencing phase of the trial. They told the Colorado jury that their son is mentally ill and should not receive the death penalty.

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