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Justice Ginsburg Recovering After Heart Stent Implant 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:05:00 -0500 
    The 81-year-old justice had the procedure to clear a blocked right coronary artery. She was expected to be back on the bench when the Supreme Court reconvenes on Monday


Those Phone-Obsessed Teenagers Aren't As Lonely As You Think 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:58:00 -0500 
    Teenagers may not need as much face-to-face interaction as earlier generations to feel connected. And that may explain why a study finds they're not feeling as lonely, either.


The Native American Side Of The Thanksgiving Menu 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:36:00 -0500 
    The first Thanksgiving was something of a joint venture between pilgrims and Native Americans. Chef Richard Hetzler shares a menu that celebrates the first settlers and the country's first tribes.


If Supreme Court Strikes Federal Exchange Subsidies, Health Law Could Unravel 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:28:00 -0500 
    A decision against subsidies would undermine the government-run insurance marketplaces that are backbone of the Affordable Care Act.


Justice Ginsburg Has Heart Procedure, Is Resting Comfortably 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:34:00 -0500 
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the leader of the court's liberal wing, is 81 years old. Doctors inserted a stent in her right coronary artery to address a blockage.


EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone Levels 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:12:00 -0500 
    The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb and 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.


University Of Virginia Apologizes To Student Who Says She Was Gang-Raped 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:05:00 -0500 
    Rolling Stone magazine published a harrowing account of a campus rape that's shaken the university. "Nothing like it should ever happen again," UVA President Teresa Sullivan said on Tuesday.


A Calmer Night In Ferguson, Mo., Amid Increased National Guard Presence 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:52:00 -0500 
    Police arrested 44 people after another round of protests — these quieter than the unrest that erupted after the decision not to charge officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.


Plan For Grand Jury Verdict Lacked Follow-Through, Critics Say 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:13:00 -0500 
    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon called in more member of the National Guard on Tuesday, after some protests in Ferguson turned violent Monday. A plan for after the verdict had been in the works for months.


Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Reverberates Across The Nation 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:13:00 -0500 
    The decision not to indict the officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown touched off protests. Residents of the St. Louis suburb blame trouble makers and edgy police for some confrontations.


Mississippi Schools Sue State For More Money 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:18:00 -0500 
    Mississippi has long ranked near the bottom of the states in educational performance. In a bid to change that, 21 school districts are suing the state for more than $200 million in education funding.


Protests Of Grand Jury Decision Fan Out Across The Country 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:40:00 -0500 
    While several big cities saw large protests after the decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson on Monday, Tuesday saw protests and blocked highways in at least 14 cities across the country.


Wilson Describes Confrontation With Brown In ABC Interview 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:16:00 -0500 
    Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, says he has "a clean conscience" about the shooting; he also says he's sorry for the loss of life.


Obama: 'No Sympathy' For Those Destroying Ferguson 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:01:00 -0500 
    Saying he understands the frustrations of people who feel they're not treated fairly under the law, President Obama also said, "I have no sympathy at all for destroying your own communities."


For More Local Turkeys To Hit Holiday Tables, You Need An Abattoir 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:15:00 -0500 
    Demand for locally raised birds is growing faster than small farms can keep pace with. One New England farmer is making a bold move to get more gobblers to the table.
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