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California tour bus crash kills at least 1, injures dozens

FOX News - 1 hour 11 min ago
Authorities in northern California say a tour bus that had already crashed once Sunday drifted off a freeway and overturned, killing at least one person and injuring 30 others. 
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Two women, dog rescued after building collapse on Chicago's South Side

FOX News - 1 hour 11 min ago
Two women and a dog have been rescued from the rubble of a Chicago apartment building that collapsed Sunday evening on the city's South Side.
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Anatomy of a Comeback (Or a Few)

POLITICO - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 11:08pm
How Marion Barry went 18-1.
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Debbie Dingle Ready for Spotlight as Her Husband, the ‘Dean’ of Congress, Steps Aside

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 11:05pm
As the wife of the longest-serving congressman in American history, Debbie Dingell has long been her husband’s fiercest protector. Now, she is Representative-elect Dingell.






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9-month-old girl accidentally shot in New York City home; parents arrested

FOX News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 11:04pm
Police have arrested the parents of a 9-month-old girl who was hospitalized after she was accidentally shot inside her home in New York City.
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Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:36pm
Oncologists say they are being forced to sell or close their practices because insurers have reduced payments to them and because drugs are so expensive.






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Climate Change Threatens to Strip the Identity of Glacier National Park

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:08pm
In a century, the number of glaciers in Montana’s Glacier National Park, on the Canadian border, has dropped to about 25 from 150.






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Political Memo: In Partisan Washington, Health Law Faces Grave Legal Technicalities

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:03pm
The Affordable Care Act faces grave danger because legislative repair work that was once routine has grown impossible.
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Marion S. Barry Jr.: ‘A Complicated Man’ Whose Legacy Recounts Both Greatness and Blunders

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:53pm
Mr. Barry was a man venerated, disgraced and redeemed in a political career that spanned four decades and included four terms as mayor and six months in prison on drug charges.






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2 Dems open to 'spotters' helping to fight ISIL

POLITICO - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:48pm
Their comments echo suggestions by administration officials.
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Workers in Silicon Valley Weigh In on Obama’s Immigration Order

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:47pm
Despite drawbacks, some immigrants working in technology said the president’s actions could make work in the United States easier.
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Rand Paul Calls for a Formal Declaration of War Against ISIS

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:40pm
Mr. Paul, a likely presidential candidate who has emerged as one of the Republican Party’s most cautious voices on military intervention, offered a very circumscribed definition of war.






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As Snow Fades, California Ski Resorts Face a Brown Future

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:20pm
A snow drought and climate change present a growing challenge to the ski industry in California, which increasingly relies on man-made snow and activities other than skiing or snowboarding.






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In Ferguson, Lives Upended by Uncertainty

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:16pm
Schools closed, rumors swirled and businesses felt repercussions as the silence of a grand jury investigating the police killing of Michael Brown upended normal life.






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Official: Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio on lockdown

FOX News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:50pm
A desk sergeant at Fort Sam Houston says the San Antonio Army post has been put on lockdown for an undisclosed reason.
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Notable Absence of New Ebola Quarantines at New York Area Airports

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:40pm
Four weeks after New York and New Jersey announced that they would restrict travelers who had contact with Ebola patients, the absence of quarantines is striking.
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A Power Plant in California Goes Quiet, but the Stacks Still Tower

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:37pm
In Morro Bay, three smokestacks from a power plant share the scenery with a mountain of volcanic rock, and will probably not be going anywhere soon.






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Official says Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio under lockdown, reason not disclosed

FOX News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:37pm
A desk sergeant at Fort Sam Houston says the San Antonio Army post has been put on lockdown for an undisclosed reason.
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Solar and Wind Energy Start to Win on Price vs. Conventional Fuels

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 7:57pm
The cost of electricity from wind and solar power plants has plummeted, making it in some places cheaper than coal or natural gas.






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Retro Report: Debate Persists Over Diagnosing Mental Health Disorders, Long After ‘Sybil’

The New York Times - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 7:35pm
Bipolar disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has been diagnosed in millions of Americans, but is that a result of more expert diagnosis, or simply too frequent diagnosis?






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