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Some Google Street View Cars Now Track Pollution Levels

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Google's already tested three of the pollution-sensor equipped cars in Denver, and is currently trying them out in the Bay Area.

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Imprisoned Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard To Be Released In November

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The former civilian Navy analyst was arrested in 1985 and received a life sentence for passing classified information to Israel. He has served nearly 30 years.

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Boy Scouts Of America End Blanket Ban On Gay Leaders

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Boy Scouts National Executive Board approved a resolution that would allow "openly gay adult leaders and employees." But local units will still be able to bar gay leaders.

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Boston's 2024 Olympic Bid Is Over

Monday, July 27, 2015

The U.S. Olympic Committee had backed Boston over bids from San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. But the mayor now says Bostonians were "rightly hesitant" to commit to the potential cost.

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California, New York And Washington, D.C., Make Moves On Minimum Wage

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The University of California system will increase hourly wages to $15, while New York is one step closer to doing the same for its fast-food workers.

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New York, University Of California Announce $15 Minimum Wage

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Minimum wage workers in New York state and at the University of California may be on the way to making what activists call "a living wage" of $15 an hour. The wage board in New York met to recommend the raise on Wednesday, the same day as the University of California's announcement that it would do the same for its employees.

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Obama And Stewart Have One Last Dance On 'The Daily Show'

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

President Obama and host Jon Stewart turned serious during their last appearance together before Stewart leaves The Daily Show next month.

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Dashcam Video Of Sandra Bland's Arrest Released

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

On Tuesday, the family of a woman found dead in a Texas jail cell after a traffic stop met privately with Waller County officials. The Texas Department of Public Safety released video of the stop.

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U.S. Will Lose 'All Credibility' If Congress Rejects Nuclear Deal, Kerry Says

Monday, July 20, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry tells NPR that Iran would use the deal's failure as an excuse to enrich uranium. He also says efforts to thwart warming diplomatic relations with Cuba would hurt the U.S.

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Mitsubishi Apologizes To U.S. World War II Veterans For Forced Labor

Monday, July 20, 2015

The Japanese automaker Mitsubishi has apologized to U.S. POWs who were used as forced labor during World War II. James Murphy, 94, was the only serviceman able to make the ceremony in Los Angeles.

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Facebook's New Logo Is A Visual Nod To Gender Equality

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

A female designer at the company updated Facebook's friend logo, placing a woman's silhouette in front of a man's.

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Carnival Expects to Begin Cruising To Cuba Next Year

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

The corporation has U.S. approval, and ships could head for Cuba beginning in May 2016. But travelers can't be just tourists. They have to fit into one of 12 government-established categories.

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Charleston, S.C., Residents Call On Each Other To Improve Race Relations

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Two weeks after nine were killed in a church in Charleston, protesters and politicians are calling for a renewed focus on remedying racial disparities in the state and for discussions about race.

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Investigators Probe Fires At 6 Black Churches In 5 Southern States

Monday, June 29, 2015

Authorities are investigating fires that have damaged or destroyed black churches in South Carolina and nearby states following the shooting deaths of nine people at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church.

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Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns Is No. 1 NBA Draft Pick

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Towns was widely expected to be chosen first. He and the other top two picks each played only one season in college.

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After Ben Affleck Scandal, PBS Postpones 'Finding Your Roots'

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The show came under fire after leaked emails revealed that the actor asked the show to hide the fact that one of his ancestors owned slaves.

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Confederate Flag Merchandise Is Delicate Topic For Retailers

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Some businesses are removing Confederate flag imagery following last week's fatal shootings at a S.C. black church. But not every business is handling the Confederate flag issue in the same way.

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In The Battle Between Taylor Swift And Apple, Swift Didn't Fight Alone

Monday, June 22, 2015

Swift made headlines when her Tumblr post seemed to force Apple to pay musicians for music streamed during a three-month free trial period. But other music industry players get credit as well.

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Here's Why The Grass Isn't Greener At This Year's U.S. Open

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Chambers Bay Golf Course in Washington State is almost all drought-resistant fescue grass, which is supposed to be brown in hot months.

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Redesigned $10 Bill To Feature Female Face, Treasury Announces

Thursday, June 18, 2015

It's the first time a woman will be on U.S. paper currency since the late 1800s, when Martha Washington was on a special $1 bill. The Treasury will announce who'll be on the $10 bill later this year.

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