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5:08am

Thu July 2, 2015
Law

Gerrymandering Exacerbates Partisan Gridlock, Political Scientist Says

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 8:36 am

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5:08am

Thu July 2, 2015
NPR Story

Justice Department Investigates Airlines For Possible Price Collusion

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 3:42 pm

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7:49am

Wed July 1, 2015
Around the Nation

Distracted Motorist Drives Over Raised Drawbridge

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 9:19 am

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7:38am

Wed July 1, 2015
Around the Nation

New Mother, Lost In Calif. Woods, Starts Fire To Get Attention

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 9:19 am

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6:12am

Wed July 1, 2015
U.S.

After Supreme Court Decision, What's Next For Gay Rights Groups?

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 3:42 pm

Carlos McKnight waves a flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

Having clinched the long-sought prize of same-sex marriage in all 50 states, some long-time advocates are now waking up to the realization that they need to find a new job. At least one major same-sex marriage advocacy group is preparing to close down and other LGBT organizations are retooling.

They have grown from a ragtag group with a radical idea into a massive multi-million dollar industry of slick and sophisticated sellers of a dream. Today, their very success has made their old jobs obsolete.

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5:55am

Wed July 1, 2015
Television

USA's 'Mr. Robot,' HBO's 'Ballers' Among Picks For Best Summer TV Series

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 11:18 am

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (right) stars opposite Rob Corddry in the HBO series Ballers.
Jeff Daly HBO

5:20am

Wed July 1, 2015
Education

As Panama's Economy Booms, So Do Concerns Over Debt And The Environment

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 9:44 am

Panama City's skyline.
Arnulfo Franco AP

The 66th floor of Panama City's Trump Tower is a fine spot to experience Panama's booming economy. Beyond the building's windows, hundreds of skyscrapers stretch the length of the capital's skyline. Inside, a hand of blackjack will set you back $200, but all-you-can-drink champagne costs just $10.

On average, economic growth in Panama has topped 8 percent in the last five years, making the country the envy of its struggling Latin American neighbors.

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5:07am

Wed July 1, 2015
Business

Martha Stewart's Company Sold For A Fraction Of Its Previous Worth

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 9:19 am

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5:07am

Wed July 1, 2015
Sports

U.S. Reaches World Cup Final After Beating Germany 2-0

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 9:19 am

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8:06am

Tue June 30, 2015
Around the Nation

Wal-Mart Refuses Confederate Flag Cake Order; Accepts ISIS Flag

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8:06am

Tue June 30, 2015
Around the Nation

Police In Texas Needed Help To Get Robot Working

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5:48am

Tue June 30, 2015
Europe

A Financial Tragedy Plays Out In Greece: No Money And Debt Is Due

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 3:46 pm

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4:58am

Tue June 30, 2015
Law

Supreme Court Reprieve Lets 10 Texas Abortion Clinics Stay Open For Now

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 12:38 am

The U.S. Supreme Court gave a reprieve to Texas clinics that provide abortion services.
Mark Wilson Getty Images

Tuesday would have been the last day of operation for 10 clinics in Texas that provide abortion services. But on Monday the U.S. Supreme Court, in one of its final actions of this session, said the clinics can remain open while clinic lawyers ask the court for a full review of a strict abortion law.

Two dozen states have passed regulations similar to the ones being fought over in Texas.

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4:58am

Tue June 30, 2015
NPR Story

Congress Leaves For Recess Without Reauthorizing Export-Import Bank

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 6:13 pm

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew (center) speaks with (from left) Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., Ellicott Dredges GM Craig Murdock and CFO Joseph Wendel during a tour of the company's manufacturing facility in March. Lew was on hand to promote investment in American infrastructure. The company has utilized the Export-Import Bank's services.
Patrick Semansky AP

An agency of the federal government will have to stop doing business today. That's because members of Congress went home last week for the July Fourth recess without reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank.

The bank helps American companies sell their goods overseas. The bank's critics say they're stopping corporate welfare.

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4:58am

Tue June 30, 2015
Environment

U.N. Brokers Global Effort To Rein In Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 8:06 am

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