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Senate Democrats Invoke “Nuclear Option” for Judicial Nominees

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Democrats in the Senate have invoked the so-called “nuclear option,” allowing them to confirm the president’s nominations for judgeships with a simple majority…read more

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Astronaut Tweets Space Experiences Back to Earth

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield has become a scientific celebrity since he started tweeting videos of everyday life on the International Space Station…read more

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Massachusetts Works to Curb Rising Healthcare Costs

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO President Obama’s Affordable Care Act modeled itself partly after healthcare reform in the state of Massachusetts. Although the changes have led to nearly…read more

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Disaster Areas Declared After Tornadoes Rip Through Midwest

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO An outbreak of tornadoes blasted the Midwest over the weekend, leaving at least eight people dead and leveling entire neighborhoods. The most powerful…read more

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China Plans to Reform One-Child Policy, Abolish Labor Camps

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO At a meeting of China’s ruling Communist Party, party leaders recently announced reforms to two deeply unpopular policies: the country’s one-child policy and…read more

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