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  1. Recovery Of Bodies From Sunken Ferry Growing More Difficult

    Authorities say divers are finding it harder and harder to get into places where passengers' bodies are still trapped. On Friday, 185 deaths had been confirmed. Another 117 people remained missing.
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  2. How Rwanda's Only Ice Cream Shop Challenges Cultural Taboos

    Rwanda is a hot country and people love dairy products. But the culture discourages public displays of need, including hunger. The women running the lone ice cream shop are trying to change that.
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  3. West Virginia's Governor Vetoes Abortion Ban

    Calling a ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy unconstitutional, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed a bill that would have made it a crime to conduct such a procedure in West Virginia.
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  4. Risks Of Popular Anxiety Drugs Often Overshadowed

    Benzodiazepines like Xanax and Valium are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the U.S. Patients and addicts often mix them with prescription painkillers — sometimes to deadly effect.
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  5. Republicans Form New Fundraising Group, On Heels Of High Court Ruling

    Seeking to capitalize on the Supreme Court's recent ruling that eased restrictions on political contributions, Republicans are launching a new "super joint fundraising committee."
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  6. Postal Workers Protest At Staples Over Shift In Jobs

    U.S. Postal Service workers picketed in front of Staples stores on Thursday. They were protesting USPS plans to provide mail services inside Staples stores, using nonunion Staples employees.
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  7. Essay: Why great audiences are just as important as great filmmakers

    A movie critic finds hope for the future of cinema at a high school film appreciation class.
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  8. The Grumpy Point: When A Man Turns 70

    For many older men, life gets better and better — until it gets worse.
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  9. British Men Win Equal-Pay Claim Against University

    At issue was how much money the 18 men – carpenters, plumbers and caretakers – employed by the University of Wales, Trinity St. David, made compared with female workers on the same pay scale.
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  10. Tweet Suits: Social Media And The Law

    In this age of social media, is every negative experience a possible class action?
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