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Tribal Coalition Report Finds South Dakota 'Willfully' Violated Child Welfare Law

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White House Holiday Spirit A 'Joy To All'

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Raising Taxes On The Rich: Canny Or Counterproductive?

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After Hurricane Sandy, the town of Madison, N.J., which runs its own power utility, had electricity restored long before its neighbors. Friscocali/via Flickr hide caption

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After Sandy Outages, A Tale Of Two Utilities

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Rice Controversy Raises Ayotte's Profile

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Weekend Vote Will Bring Controversial Changes To Psychiatrists' Bible

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Some Restaurants In Israel Declare A Kosher Rebellion

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The graves were apparently opened and reopened multiple times, serving more than one generation. Courtesy of ACT Project hide caption

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In Pakistan, Secrets Of A 3,000-Year-Old Cemetery

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The latest "comic of the week" on Bazooka Bubble Gum's Facebook page. Bazooka Bubble Gum hide caption

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