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  1. Taking mom out for brunch? It's a feminist tradition

    The right to dine out in public alone during the day was an early victory of the women's rights movement of the 1900s. And in post-war America, brunch became an exercise in women's lib for some.
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  2. Does Airbnb Help Folks Get By — Or Help Businesses Get Sly?

    Santa Monica, Calif., approved a law that would outlaw most short-term rentals in the city. Some say many listings are by big companies. Others say such laws hurt homeowners trying to make ends meet.
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  3. On the ground at SXSW 2015, day four: Twerps, Thee Oh Sees and more

    Rain failed to dampen Scott Carney's spirits on day four of SXSW as he caught sets at the Colorado Music Party and Hotel Vegas.
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  4. Tom Brady Appeals 'Deflategate' Suspension

    The NFL Players Association, which filed the appeal on behalf of the New England Patriots quarterback, is calling for a neutral arbitrator to hear the appeal.
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  5. A Startup Scene That's Not So Hot: Japan's Entrepreneur Shortage

    A risk-averse culture is making it a tough road for fresh ideas and fledgling Japanese startups. But venture backers are starting to see some signs of hope that new tech firms will take off.
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  6. NFL Settlement Over Concussions Is Given Final Approval By Judge

    The lawsuit, brought by former players, could cost the league up to $1 billion. The settlement had originally been reached in 2013.
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  7. Health Plans Often Fail To Provide Free Coverage For Women's Health

    Insurers dispute that notion that the problems are widespread. Consumers and advocates have complained to insurers, and some policies have been changed.
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  8. Investigators Examining Whether Amtrak Train Was Struck By Object

    An assistant conductor on the train that derailed Tuesday says she heard a radio transmission from the engineer that the locomotive had been struck. The derailment killed eight people.
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  9. Attention White-Collar Workers: The Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs

    The machines have long been used in manufacturing, but Martin Ford, author of Rise of the Robots, says they're now poised to replace humans as teachers, lawyers and even journalists.
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  10. Debate: Is It Time To Abolish The Death Penalty?

    The practice is under renewed scrutiny after a series of botched executions in several states last year. The emotionally charged issue is at the center of the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
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