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Mon July 28, 2014
Education

Teacher Tenure Fight Spills Into N.Y., Where A New Lawsuit Brews

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 7:40 pm

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Mon July 28, 2014
Code Switch

Tales Of Migration Explore Modern-Day Odysseys And 'Hyphenated Identities'

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 7:55 pm

For many writers, the migrant's journey is a storytellers' dream. The transition from one part of the world to another is filled with anticipation, conflict and inherent literary drama. While trains and planes become the mundane means of transportation for most travelers, those trips can herald life-changing transformations for a migrant remaking his or her life through that journey.

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Mon July 28, 2014
Movies

Box Office Wallows In A Summer Slump, And Some Seek To Find Out Why

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 7:40 pm

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Hercules may have slayed a lion and a nine-headed Hydra beast, but he was no match for Scarlett Johansson this weekend.

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM, "LUCY")

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4:11pm

Mon July 28, 2014
Environment

This Albino Redwood Tree Isn't Dead — But It Came Close

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 7:40 pm

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Mon July 28, 2014
Business

A Deal Between 'Dollar' Stores Raises The Stakes Against Wal-Mart

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 7:27 am

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4:11pm

Mon July 28, 2014
Business

'Like' Something? Social Networks Would Like You To Buy It Too, Please

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 7:40 pm

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4:09pm

Mon July 28, 2014
Middle East

An Uneasy End To Ramadan In Gaza, Where Fighting Intensifies Once More

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 7:40 pm

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Mon July 28, 2014
Book Reviews

Book Review: 'A Replacement Life'

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 7:40 pm

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4:02pm

Mon July 28, 2014
The Two-Way

Another Appeals Court Tosses Same-Sex-Marriage Ban

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 6:34 pm

Plantiffs in the suit over Virginia's ban on gay marriage, Emily Schall-Townley (from left), Carol Schall and Mary Townley, after a hearing on May 13.
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For the second time this summer, a federal appellate court has voted to strike down a ban on same-sex marriage.

A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a district court judge's decision that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

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3:43pm

Mon July 28, 2014
Shots - Health News

Medicare's Costs Stabilize, But Its Problems Are Far From Fixed

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 8:12 pm

Medicare's Hospital Insurance Trust Fund, which finances about half of the health program for seniors and the disabled, won't run out of money until 2030, the program's trustees said Monday. That's four years later than projected last year, and 13 years later than projected the year before the passage of the Affordable Care Act.

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