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In 2002, state lawmakers in Massachusetts approved legislation requiring most employers to provide contraceptive coverage to their employees. One of the groups pushing for the law was the Coalition for Choice, led by Melissa Kogut (center). Lawrence Jackson/AP hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Rules Requiring Contraceptive Coverage Have Been In Force For Years

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Rules Requiring Contraceptive Coverage Have Been In Force For Years

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Steam rises from the cooling towers of nuclear reactors at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro, Ga. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved Southern Co.'s application to begin full construction of the nation's first new nuclear units since 1978 at Plant Vogtle. Mary Ann Chastain/AP hide caption

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National

Nuclear Safety, Cost Issues Loom As U.S. OKs Reactor

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Nuclear Safety, Cost Issues Loom As U.S. OKs Reactor

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At the JS West egg farm, south of Modesto, Calif., one chicken house has the new, spacious cages that egg producers and animal welfare advocates say keep chickens happier. Big Dutchman hide caption

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How Two Bitter Adversaries Hatched A Plan To Change The Egg Business

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One of the posters promoting Jamie Benning's latest fan documentary, Raiding The Lost Ark. Jamie Benning hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour

How One George Lucas Fan Takes Fan Filmmaking Into His Own Hands

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How One George Lucas Fan Takes Fan Filmmaking Into His Own Hands

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Skrillex at the Sasquatch Music Festival in May. C Flanigan/FilmMagic hide caption

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The Record

What The Grammys Say About Pop Music Now

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What The Grammys Say About Pop Music Now

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Pascale Armand plays Jekesai, later christened as Ester, who's taken in by a black Catholic missionary when she flees an arranged marriage in 1890s Rhodesia. T. Charles Erickson/McCarter Theatre hide caption

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Performing Arts

Colonial History, Through The Eyes Of The Colonized

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Colonial History, Through The Eyes Of The Colonized

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