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Low Turnout in 2014 Primaries Is Bad News for the Midterms

US News and World Report - 32 min 35 sec ago
Primary turnout has been abysmal, which is bad news for democracy.
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Google Unveils Secret Drone Program

US News and World Report - 33 min 58 sec ago
Seeking to one-up Amazon's drone plans, Google tests in Australia to skip FAA limits.
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SAfrica: 4 guilty in murder try on Rwandan general

US News and World Report - 44 min 42 sec ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African court found four men guilty Friday of an attempt to murder an exiled former Rwandan general in front of his home in Johannesburg, an attack that the general said was ordered by Rwandan President Paul Kagame.
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As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?

US News and World Report - 45 min 41 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Is it time to cash out of stocks?
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Fix Up or Buy New: What's Your Best Housing Option?

US News and World Report - 58 min 39 sec ago
These tips can help homeowners decide between renovating their current home and purchasing another.
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US consumer sentiment improves a bit in August

US News and World Report - 1 hour 6 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer sentiment ticked up in August, driven by greater optimism about jobs, rising incomes, and increasing wealth. The increase largely occurred among higher-income groups.
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No Peace for Israel After Hamas, Palestinian Authority Ally

US News and World Report - 1 hour 17 min ago
Mahmoud Abbas allied with Hamas, meaning Israel can expect only more violence.
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Is Betting on Weight Loss a Good Idea?

US News and World Report - 1 hour 20 min ago
Wagering your money may help you shed the pounds.
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5 Retirement Myths That Can Derail Your Saving

US News and World Report - 1 hour 30 min ago
Many retirement rules of thumb are wrong.
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Obama interrupting weekend trip to return to DC

US News and World Report - 1 hour 31 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is interrupting a weekend trip to return to the White House.
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Learning How to Excel In, Outside of Class at Law School Orientation

US News and World Report - 1 hour 35 min ago
Study skills and long-term financial planning are on the agenda at many law schools' orientations.​
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Euro-Zone Inflation Cools Further

WSJ US News - 1 hour 41 min ago
The annual inflation rate in the 18 nations that use the euro sank further in August, heaping further pressure on the European Central Bank to take more aggressive steps to fuel growth in the euro zone's stagnant economy.
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Egypt Evicting Rafah Residents to Create a Buffer Zone

US News and World Report - 1 hour 45 min ago
Rafah residents are demanding compensation for lost homes as the army builds a buffer zone on the border with Gaza.
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China State Banks Say Soured Loans Surge

WSJ US News - 1 hour 49 min ago
China's biggest state-owned banks reported a surge in soured and castoff loans in the first half of the year as China's slowing growth takes an increasing toll on its lenders.
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U.S. News Quiz: Are You an Ebola Expert?

US News and World Report - 1 hour 51 min ago
Ebola hemorrhagic fever terrifies people around the world. The largest outbreak in history is currently burning through West Africa. The virus has a human mortality rate of up to 90 percent and causes internal and external bleeding among some end-stage victims. What do you know about the virus?
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Ex-Myanmar beauty queen accused of stealing crown

US News and World Report - 1 hour 51 min ago
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's first international beauty queen has absconded with her $100,000 crown after being stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, organizers said Friday.
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Iraqi town holds out against militant juggernaut

US News and World Report - 1 hour 56 min ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli decided to stay and fight.
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A Carbon Tax Can Be Good for Capital, Business, Workers and the Environment

US News and World Report - 2 hours 2 min ago
There's a way to craft a carbon tax that is good for the environment, capital and working Americans.
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Should You Skip College to Save Money?

US News and World Report - 2 hours 9 min ago
Here are some ways to decide if that $30,000 of debt is worth it.
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Roundup: The World of Data This Week

US News and World Report - 2 hours 14 min ago
We look at the best data, charts and maps on the Internet this week.
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