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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stepping down

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stepping down

November 24th, 2014 10:09 am by By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

The move is aimed at opening the way for a new leadership structure to deal with changing national security challenges in the final two years of President Barack Obama's term, the official said.

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Tenn. AG stays out of GOP letter on Obama

Tenn. AG stays out of GOP letter on Obama

November 24th, 2014 8:38 am by Staff Report

New Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery isn't joining a group of Republican colleagues from other states in issuing a statement vowing "appropriate action" on President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration.

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Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

November 24th, 2014 8:19 am by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

Sales of high-end Samsung and Apple phones remain robust, but demand for budget phones is growing.

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Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

November 24th, 2014 8:03 am by DAVID A. LIEB and ANDALE GROSS, Associated Press

The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.

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New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college sex policy

New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college sex policy

November 23rd, 2014 8:28 pm by MICHAEL CATALINI, Associated Press

You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. But if things turn sexual, are you sure that will hold up under legal scrutiny?

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Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

November 23rd, 2014 4:00 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

A decade or two ago, folks went to theme parks big and small to experience the latest in entertainment and technology. Now, attractions need to come up with something better

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Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

November 23rd, 2014 4:00 am by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78.

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Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

November 23rd, 2014 12:56 am by DAVID ESPO, Associated Press

With the public favoring changes in the current immigration system, the Republicans' best short-term response appears to be purely rhetorical. Beyond that, their hopes of reversing his policies appear to be either a prolonged lawsuit or the 2016 election.

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Advocates continue their fight against Tennessee voter ID law

Advocates continue their fight against Tennessee voter ID law

November 22nd, 2014 9:30 pm by Associated Press

A legendary lawyer whose push for voting rights dated back to the civil rights movement died last summer, not long before a new federal report found evidence that he might have had a point about Tennessee's voter identification law.

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New report on Sandy Hook shooter: parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities

New report on Sandy Hook shooter: parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities

November 22nd, 2014 4:00 pm by By Alaine Griffin and Josh Kovner, The Hartford Courant (TNS)

In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life.

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