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Changing demographics influencing taste buds

EDITOR'S NOTE _ "America at the Tipping Point: The Changing Face of a Nation" is an occasional series examining the changing cultural mosaic of the U.S. and its historic shift to a majority-minority nation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013

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Gov't reopens after Congress ends 16-day shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government reopened its doors Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring default on U.S. obligations.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013

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18-foot-long sea creature found off Calif. coast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted something out of a fantasy novel: the silvery carcass of an 18-foot-long, serpent-like oarfish.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

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Hillary Clinton honored for her work on HIV/AIDS

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John honored Hillary Rodham Clinton for her work to help those affected by HIV and AIDS at an annual event for his foundation.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

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Stocks rally after Senate announces debt deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market rallied Wednesday afternoon after the Senate announced a last-minute agreement to avoid a U.S. default and reopen the government.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

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4 dead after boat capsizes off Florida coast

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ten people were found clinging to the hull of a small boat that capsized early Wednesday in the waters off South Florida, trapping the bodies of four dead women and one survivor struggling to breathe in a tiny pocket of air beneath it.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

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Panel to vote on rules for Washington pot industry

SEATTLE (AP) — After nearly a year of research, planning and public hearings, Washington state is poised to approve the rules for its new legal marijuana industry.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

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Deal reached to avoid default and open government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown. Congress raced to pass the measure by day's end.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

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