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Oklahoma court says death row inmates not entitled to know source of execution drugs

FOX News - 9 hours 17 min ago
The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled late Wednesday that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them back on track to be executed as early as next week.
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Ex-Head of Blue Angels Faces Inquiry

The New York Times - 12 hours 1 min ago
Capt. Gregory McWherter, who left the post in 2012, was removed from duty at a San Diego base over accusations of tolerating sexual harassment during his time with the group.






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National Briefing | Plains: Kansas: Manning Wins Right to Change Name

The New York Times - 12 hours 2 min ago
A soldier convicted as Pfc. Bradley Manning of leaking documents to WikiLeaks won a victory toward living as a woman when a judge granted a petition for a change of name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.






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National Briefing | Southwest: Texas: Man in Nursing Home Is Charged With Murder

The New York Times - 12 hours 8 min ago
A Houston nursing home resident accused of using the armrest of his wheelchair to beat two of his roommates to death faces a capital murder charge.






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National Briefing | South: Louisiana: Medicaid Expansion Is Rejected Again

The New York Times - 12 hours 8 min ago
Lawmakers have again turned away efforts to expand the state Medicaid program under the federal health care law, with the Senate health committee voting 6 to 2 on Wednesday against an expansion.






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National Briefing | Plains: Oklahoma: Court Clears Way for Executions

The New York Times - 12 hours 8 min ago
The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected assertions by two death row inmates that they are entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.






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Mobile addiction growing at alarming rate

CNBC - 12 hours 10 min ago
Mobile addicts are multiplying at an alarming rate, as a rising number of teens, college students and middle-age parents fall victim to the problem.
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National Briefing | South: Mississippi: Governor Signs Abortion Restriction

The New York Times - 12 hours 13 min ago
Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill on Wednesday to ban abortion starting at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy.






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F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

The New York Times - 12 hours 17 min ago
The federal government is also proposing to include cigars and tobacco pipes under its regulatory control.






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China watching closely as Obama visits Asia

CNBC - 12 hours 18 min ago
The U.S. President's comments on the disputed islands in the East China Sea claimed by both Japan and China, were just what Tokyo had hoped to hear.
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Researchers See New Importance in Y Chromosome

The New York Times - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:17pm
Two surveys have reconstructed the full history of the shrunken male chromosome, which provides regulatory genes that play a role throughout the body.






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Florida school board nixes idea of dress code for sloppy parents

FOX News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:10pm
An unlikely proposal to create a dress code to sway unkempt parents from showing up at school functions was quashed Wednesday.
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Forecast Cut on Spending for Health

The New York Times - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:06pm
The new cost estimate could help state officials and others pushing for the expansion of Medicaid undue the Affordable Care Act.






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Farmers fight EPA water rule

POLITICO - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:58pm
POLITICO Pro Report: They go all out to stop an effort to tighten control over bodies of water.
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Can Herbalife cure a brain tumor? ABC investigates

CNBC - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:43pm
Nearly 600 independent distributors of Herbalife were disciplined last year for making medical claims when selling the firm's products, ABC News reports.
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A Defiant Rancher Savors the Audience That Rallied to His Side

The New York Times - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:27pm
The standoff over cattle grazing on public land in Nevada has highlighted divisions over Washington and its sprawling ownership of Western land.






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Navy investigating complaint that former Blue Angels leader allowed, encouraged lewd behavior

FOX News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:04pm
A former commanding officer of the Navy's Blue Angels allowed, and in some cases encouraged, sexually explicit humor and inappropriate comments among members of the famed precision flying team, the U.S. Navy contended Wednesday.
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FCC shifting from net neutrality

POLITICO - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:57pm
The new rules spell out standards for companies to pay for faster delivery to people's homes.
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Sotomayor through the looking glass

POLITICO - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:50pm
Opinion: The justice's vision is of a racialized society with different rules for different groups.
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Political Memo: With Eyes on a Possible Clinton Run, Debate on a 2-Woman Ticket

The New York Times - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:28pm
A nomination of Hillary Rodham Clinton for president would likely block the paths for other women running for the White House, and for those who would like to be vice president.






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