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Second time with President Obama not as thrilling as before

Some of the thrill is gone for Barack Obama, four years and one re-election after his historic oath-taking as America's first black president. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2013

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'Cliff' averted, it's on to next crisis

Onward to the next fiscal crisis. Actually, several of them, potentially. The New Year's Day deal averting the "fiscal cliff" lays the groundwork for more combustible... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2013

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No deal in sight as deadline for fiscal deal nears (+video)

A last-gasp effort Thursday to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts got off on the same convulsive, partisan tone that marked congressional attempts to... Read more »

Dec. 27, 2012

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This week in history: the Nanking Massacre

On Dec. 13, 1937, Nanking, China, fell to the Japanese Imperial Army. Several weeks of terror followed as the Japanese soldiers perpetrated mass murder and mass rape... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2012

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Practicing can lead to the ability to paying better attention

Remember how you spent hours and hours sitting at the piano? Or think about how you spent hours and hours practicing for a particular sport or dance or play. Maybe you... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2012

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