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Social Security benefits to go up by 1.5 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by 1.5 percent next year, the government announced Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

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6 people dead in SC in apparent domestic dispute

GREENWOOD COUNTY, S.C. (AP) — Six people were found dead in a home by SWAT team members who came after a man called authorities and said he was thinking about hurting himself.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

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Fed expected to maintain pace of economic stimulus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Renewed questions about the economy's health and uncertainty surrounding the government's budget fight will likely lead the Federal Reserve on Wednesday to maintain the pace of the stimulus it's supplying to the economy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

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Sebelius heads to Hill to defend health law, job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to cast blame, lawmakers are preparing to grill President Barack Obama's top health official over problems with the rollout of the government's health care website.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

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Pakistan: 3 percent of drone deaths were civilians

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani government said Wednesday that three percent of the people killed in U.S. drone strikes in the country since 2008 were civilians, a surprisingly low figure given past official calculations and estimates from independent organizations.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

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Spanish spy chief to address Parliament on spying

MADRID (AP) — Spain's intelligence chief will address Parliament over allegations that Spain was a target for surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

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Sandy survivors mourn, celebrate on anniversary

NEW YORK (AP) — There was much to mourn and much to celebrate on Tuesday as survivors of Superstorm Sandy reflected on the storm a year later.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013

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Medicare chief apologizes for 'Obamacare' woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stressing that improvements are happening daily, the senior Obama official closest to the administration's malfunctioning health care website apologized Tuesday for problems that have kept Americans from successfully signing up for coverage.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013

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