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  1. Social Security Chief: Women Live Longer, So They Should Save Early

    For women, lower average career earnings translate into smaller Social Security payments. Acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn Colvin says women shouldn't wait to start saving for retirement.
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  2. Huge Fire Kills At Least 11 And Destroys Hundreds Of Homes In Chile

    In Chile, a large fire has reportedly killed at least 11 people and destroyed 500 homes. Thousands of residents have been forced to evacuate areas near the port city of Valparaiso.
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  3. FCC Won't Ask Journalists To Explain Themselves After All

    The Federal Communications Commission conduced a strategic withdrawal from a politically controversial plan to ask journalists how they decide what is and isn't news.
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  4. French Police Deploy DNA Dragnet To Solve Rape Of Teen

    Investigators say they've run out of leads in the September rape at a high school in western France and are hoping that a mass sampling of male students will produce a suspect.
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  5. Edward Snowden: From 'Geeky' Dropout To NSA Leaker

    What motivated the former NSA contractor to divulge carefully guarded NSA secrets? A new Vanity Fair article takes a look back at the "kid from the Maryland suburbs."
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  6. In Ukraine: Pro-Russia Occupiers Defy Deadline, War Fears Grow

    A deadline set by the Ukrainian government passed without gunmen leaving sites they have seized in the eastern part of the country. But the prospect of Ukrainian troops moving in is rattling nerves.
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  7. Putin Divorce Final; Ex-Wife Expunged From Kremlin Bio

    The Russian president and Lyudmila, his wife of 30 years, announced in June they intended to end their marriage.
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  8. A Small Tablet Company Brings High-Tech Hopes To Haiti

    A tablet computer assembled in Port-au-Prince makes the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation the latest player on the high-tech stage. Economists hope such jobs help grow Haiti's middle class.
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  9. Essay: Why Suzanne Heintz married a mannequin

    A Denver artist’s unusual project at the 2014 Women+Film VOICES Film Festival questions accepted notions of domestic bliss.
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  10. Dose Of Caution Prescribed When Evaluating New Medicare Data

    Fresh figures show that a relatively small number of doctors received a significant share of Medicare payments in 2012. But analysts warn against jumping to conclusions about what that means.
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