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Tighter, Controversial Silica Rules Aimed At Saving Workers' Lungs

Long known as a workplace hazard, silica dust can cause irreversible lung scarring and cancer. The Department of Labor expects its new limit to save about 600 lives a year. But industry is balking.

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A Remote Syrian Airstrip Hints At A Growing American Military Role

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Teen Girls Flip The Negative Script On Social Media

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Former CIA Director Michael Hayden says European countries face a growing terrorist threat but have a poor record of sharing intelligence among themselves. He's shown here at a 2009 news conference at CIA headquarters. Luis Alvarez/AP hide caption

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Ex-CIA Chief: Europe Needs To Get Better At Sharing Intelligence

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In This GOP Primary, You Can Win The State But Get Only A Few Delegates

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Tighter, Controversial Silica Rules Aimed At Saving Workers' Lungs

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