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Mormon Bishop Urges Utah Officials To Expand Medicaid

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:06am

Republican governors across the country have taken a stand against Obamacare by refusing to expand Medicaid. Utah, one of the reddest states in the nation, remains undecided. But low-income citizens need healthcare coverage, and one bishop from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says helping the poor is a moral obligation and wants politicians to act.

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Glass, A New Digital Site, To Obsess On TV And Video

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:06am

A new tech news site called Glass may offer hints about ways reporters will share information in the future.

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Crackdown In Egypt Scares Off Presidential Candidates

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:06am

Egypt's presidential campaign season is underway but there are only two candidates. The man likely to win is Abdel Fattah el Sisi, who led the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. The candidate willing to go up against him is Hamdeen Sabahi.

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Politics In The News

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:06am

Last week, a bipartisan group of female Senators got the Senate to pass a resolution condemning the abduction of some 200 Nigerian schoolgirls. And Michelle Obama gave the issue additional support in her first solo White House radio address.

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Business News

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:06am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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Business News

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:06am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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Japan Moves Closer To Legalizing Gambling

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:06am

American casino businesses can't wait to get in on the action. If legalized, Japanese gambling resorts could be open by 2020, just in time for the Tokyo Olympics.

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Voting In India's Election Is Wrapping Up

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:06am

Monday is the final day of voting in India's six-week election. More than 500 million voters have cast ballots. The results of the election will be announced on Friday.

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U.S. Won't Recognize Eastern Ukraine Vote On Independence

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:06am

Residents of two regions of eastern Ukraine wrapped up voting on Sunday in a controversial referendum over independence from the central government in Kiev. The vote has been rejected as illegitimate.

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Nearly A Year On The Job, A Tepid Reception For Iran's President

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 3:31am

As Hassan Rouhani approaches the first anniversary of his election, the wave of expectations that marked his rise to power has given way to impatience from his supporters and attacks from his critics.

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For Two Ozarks Communities, A Stark Contrast In Culture

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 3:21am

The hilly, rural Ozarks have a history of attracting white supremacists, but the area's strong live and let live ethic has taken a modern turn in an Arkansas town where a large gay community thrives.

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Why Take-And-Bake Pizza Is Giving Tax Guys A Headache

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 3:06am

These days more and more foods are straddling the line between prepared and unprepared, taxable and non-taxable. And that has left policy makers with a strange conundrum.

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Sriracha Maker Says Factory Will Remain In California

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 2:46am

After months of tussling with the city council over the smells emitted by his factory, Srircacha maker David Tran says he might expand his business, but the main operation will not relocate.

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Boomers Need Pricey Hep C Drugs, But Medicare Won't Always Pay

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 2:25am

As many as 5 million Americans have hepatitis C, and new drugs can cure almost all of them. But patients worry they won't get these expensive treatments in time.

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That Prescription Might Not have Been Tested For Your Ailment

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 2:24am

Once a drug is approved by the FDA, doctors can use it as they see fit. That can be brilliant or risky, depending on the medication and the patient.

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