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Boeing machinists and other supporters held a rally against the company's offer the day before the critical vote, which took place in early January. Ashley Gross/KPLU hide caption

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Boeing Machinists' Plight Marks Changing Times For LaborKPLU

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Comcast is the largest cable company and home Internet service provider in the United States. A recent survey found that many Americans give Internet service providers low marks for satisfaction. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Internet In America: An On Again, Off Again Relationship

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Little Sisters of the Poor runs the Mullen Home for the Aged in Denver, Colo. The group is seeking exemption from an Affordable Care Act requirement. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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When The Right To Religion Conflicts With A Changing Society

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A ground-based cloud-seeding tower at Alpine Meadows ski area near California's Lake Tahoe. It spits out silver iodide particles that are the right size and shape to help precipitation form. Lauren Sommer/KQED hide caption

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It's Not Magic On The Mountain, It's A Rain-Making MachineKQED Public Media

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The flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, flutters on the dome of an Armenian Catholic Church in the northern rebel-held Syrian city of Raqqa on Sept. 28, 2013. At first, Syrian rebels and civilians welcomed the experienced Islamist fighters, and the groups fought together to take over the city from Syrian troops. Now, many Syrians fear and resent ISIS. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East

As Rebels Fight Rebels, Grim Reports From A Syrian City

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Gunmen patrol during clashes with Iraqi security forces in Fallujah, on Jan. 5, 2014. Al-Qaida has been battling to take back both Ramadi and Fallujah in Anbar province in Iraq. AP hide caption

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McCain Lays Al-Qaida Surge In Iraq At Obama's Feet

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Propane cylinders sit on the grounds of Blue Rhino, a propane gas company, in Tavares, Fla. In the Midwest, farmers needed more propane for crops that came in later than normal. Gerardo Mora/Getty Images hide caption

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Economy

As Temps Drop, Gas Prices Rise, Along With Demand For Fuel

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A U.S. Army soldier guards the remains of a burned-out military ammunition truck after it was attacked in Fallujah, Iraq, on Oct. 19, 2003. Fallujah and its surrounds were the site of some of the bloodiest fighting for U.S. troops during the Iraq war. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Iraq

Fallujah Veterans Ask Hard Questions About Their Sacrifices

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Tobacco companies incorporated doctors in their ads, such as this 1930 Lucky Strike campaign, to convince the public that smoking wasn't harmful. Stanford University hide caption

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Shots - Health News

50 Years After Landmark Warning, 8 Million Fewer Smoking Deaths

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Nurse Carina Araujo gives care to a child in the neonatal intensive care unit at Maternidade Doutor Alfredo da Costa Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal, on June 6. Portugal's birthrate has dropped 14 percent since the economic crisis hit. The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Portugal's Baby Bust Is A Stark Sign Of Hard Times

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