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JPMorgan Will Move To 'Claw Back' Millions From Execs Who Bungled Billions

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

According to The Wall Street Journal, the bank will indeed seek to recover stocks paid to some of its top executives.

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Penn State Will Release Report On Sex-Abuse Scandal On Thursday

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

An independent investigator was appointed after Jerry Sandusky was accused of sexual abuse.

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The Heat, The Fires, The Flooding: Is Climate Change To Blame?

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Scientists say severe weather is part of a regular pattern but the intensity may be affected by humans.

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Barney Frank Gets Married; The Bridegrooms Wore Black

Sunday, July 08, 2012

The first openly gay congressman is now the first sitting congressman to be in a same-sex marriage. Democratic Rep. Barney Frank married his longtime partner James Ready on Saturday, in a ceremony officiated by Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick.

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Just 80,000 Jobs Added In June; Unemployment Rate Stays At 8.2 Percent

Friday, July 06, 2012

Economists had been expecting slightly better job growth. The jobless rate has been above 8 percent since February 2009. The report adds to evidence that the economy is slowing again.

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Judge Rules Twitter Must Turn Over Occupy Protester's Messages

Monday, July 02, 2012

At issue was whether messages sent through Twitter are private.

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A 'Land Hurricane' Strikes States From Midwest To East; New Storms Predicted

Saturday, June 30, 2012

A huge system of thunderstorms called a derecho plows through several midwestern and southern states, killing several people, causing heavy damage and cutting electricity to millions. More bad weather is predicted.

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U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Formally Charges Armstrong

Friday, June 29, 2012

If Armstrong challenges the charges, it will be up to an arbitration panel to decide the merits.

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Students Seen Bullying Bus Monitor Suspended For A Year

Friday, June 29, 2012

The school district also said they would have to complete 50 hours of community service.

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Justice Will Not Prosecute Holder For Contempt Of Congress

Friday, June 29, 2012

House Republicans, however, also gave the Oversight Committee authorization to sue in Federal Court.

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House Passes Bill That Will Keep Student Loans Interests From Rising

Friday, June 29, 2012

The massive bill also included continued funding for transportation programs and flood insurance.

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Chief Justice Roberts Jokes He's Headed To 'An Impregnable Fortress'

Friday, June 29, 2012

The Chief Justice surprised the world by siding with the liberal wing of the court.

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JPMorgan's Losses 'May Reach $9 Billion'

Thursday, June 28, 2012

"People who have been briefed on the situation," say the losses from bungled trading have more than tripled from the initial estimate, The New York Times reports. The bank isn't commenting for the record.

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Obama's Baseball Taunt Gets Boos From Donors, Or Were They 'Yoooooks'?

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

A comment on a baseball trade has both campaigns trading barbs.

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Lochte Beats Phelps In Olympic Trials Final

Monday, June 25, 2012

The London Olympics are more than a month away, but fans of swimming were eager to see the 2012 edition of the rivalry between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte get started Monday, when the two Olympic gold medalists face off in the final of the 400-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic Trials.

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80 Percent Of Lightning Strike Victims Are Male, But Why?

Monday, June 25, 2012

We took the question to the National Weather Service and got some interesting theories.

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Ex-Penn St. Asst. Coach Jerry Sandusky Guilty Of Sex Abuse

Friday, June 22, 2012

The charges against the former Penn State assistant football coach involved the abuse of 10 boys over a 15-year period.

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Down 250 Points, Dow Suffers Second Worst Drop Of The Year

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The markets were weighed down by worries about a global economic slowdown.

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UPDATED: Jurors Begin Deliberating In Case Against Sandusky

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The former Penn State football coach faces 48 criminal counts involving 10 alleged victims.

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