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Questionable design blamed for health website woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A decision to require that consumers create online accounts before they can browse available health plans under President Barack Obama's overhaul appears to have led to many of the program's technical problems, independent experts say.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013

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Taliban shooting survivor speaks in 'I Am Malala'

LONDON (AP) — A year ago, Malala Yousafzai was a 15-year-old schoolgirl in northwest Pakistan, thinking about calculus and chemistry, Justin Bieber songs and "Twilight" movies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013

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Campaign contribution caps at issue at high court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is tackling a challenge to limits on contributions by the biggest individual donors to political campaigns.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013

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Englert, Higgs win physics Nobel for particle mass

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Francois Englert of Belgium and Peter Higgs of Britain won the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for their theoretical discoveries on how subatomic particles acquire mass.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013

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Senate Dems to try passing debt ceiling increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the Senate are planning to try to pass a stand-alone measure to increase the government's borrowing cap, challenging Republicans to a filibuster showdown that could unnerve financial markets as the deadline to a first-ever default on U.S. obligations draws closer.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013

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Did Obama swap 'black' detention sites for ships?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Instead of sending suspected terrorists to Guantanamo Bay or secret CIA "black" sites for interrogation, the Obama administration is questioning terrorists for as long as it takes aboard U.S. naval vessels.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013

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US adults score below average on worldwide test

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's long been known that America's school kids haven't measured well compared with international peers. Now, there's a new twist: Adults don't either.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013

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Gobble tov! American Jews ready for Thanksgivukkah

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a turkey. It's a menorah. It's Thanksgivukkah!

Last Updated on Monday, 07 October 2013

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