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  1. 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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  2. How Abandonment In Rwandan Genocide Changed Peacekeepers' Role

    A key moment in the butchery occurred at the Ecole Technique Officielle. Thousands of Tutsis sheltering there were left to fight for survival after the school was abandoned by Belgian peacekeepers.
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  3. For The First Time, Medicare Reveals How Much It Pays Doctors

    Physicians and health data specialists caution that the information can be easily misconstrued. Some cancer doctors receive payments that cover the cost of expensive drugs for patients.
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  4. One More Speed Bump For Your Retirement Fund: Basic Human Impulse

    Basic human impulses often conflict with saving for retirement. For one thing, people hate losing something — even more than we love winning. Behavioral economists call this "loss aversion."
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  5. Governors Gone Wild: A Recent History

    Former Virginia GOP Gov. Bob McDonnell, who was indicted Tuesday, is the latest in a long line of governors to face felony charges. In Illinois alone, three have ended up in prison since the 1980s.
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  6. Washington Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 30

    Authorities in Washington state's Snohomish County say all of the victims recovered so far died of blunt force trauma and not from suffocation, as some family members had feared.
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  7. John Boehner Foe Targets 'Electile' Dysfunction

    A high school French teacher who is challenging House Speaker John Boehner has come up with a novel campaign approach: an ad spoofing virility drug commercials.
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  8. Japan May Send Maglev Train Expertise To U.S., Without A Fee

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has spoken about the idea with President Obama, and Japan is reportedly willing to include billions of dollars in loans to help underwrite the expensive project.
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  9. Americans Are On The Move, But In The Wrong Direction

    People are having a harder time moving toward the places with the most economic opportunity. High cost of living is driving them to cheaper places, where job options are more limited.
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  10. Live Broadcast Features New Music of Philip Glass and Two Soloists

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