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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Sen. Angus King Urges Capitol Hill to Come Together | Bombs Leave Dozens Dead at Iranian Embassy in Beirut | Selfie Named Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries | Midwest Storms Leave Behind Path of Destruction | The Future of Pharmacies & Lethal Injections in Missouri | Learning About Life from"Time of Death" | The Unfinished Work of the Gettysburg Address

Senator Angus King Urges Capitol Hill to Come Together

On Capitol Hill, Democrats and Republicans are struggling to find common ground over the budget, NSA revelations, and the Affordable Care Act. But Angus King, an Independent Senator f...

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Bombs Leave Dozens Dead at Embassy in Beirut

Dozens are reported dead in a double bombing outside the Iranian Embassy in the Lebanese capital of Beirut. Right now it is thought that Iran is being targeted for its support of the ...

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Selfie Named Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries

Selfie has been named by Oxford Dictionaries as the 2013 Word of the Year. Though selfies have gotten a bad rap as the crowning achievement of a narcissistic self-absorbed, self-obses...

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Midwest Storms Leave Behind Path of Destruction

A powerful storm system of tornadoes, heavy winds, and rain tore through 12 states across the Midwest on Sunday, leaving at least eight people dead. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn declar...

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The Future of Pharmacies & Lethal Injections in Missouri

The State of Missouri has a controversial new protocol for executions, put in place only last month, and about to be put into practice for the first time this week. It is now illegal ...

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Learning About Life from"Time of Death"

"Time of Death" is a new Showtime series that follows eight people as they succumb to terminal diseases, making visible the most painful moments of the dying as they confront the last...

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The Unfinished Work of the Gettysburg Address

The Gettysburg Address is one of the most famous speeches in our nation's history. But looking back on the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, we must ask if the nation is li...

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Al Gamow

"Selfie" is short for "narcissus."

Nov. 19 2013 03:48 PM
Tom Moore from Fort Worth, TX

In my opinion, we now live in a newly divide nation, conservative versus liberal. Both groups are so extreme, I feel the future of our national cohesiveness and freedoms are now under serious threat.

Nov. 19 2013 10:25 AM

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