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The 4 Remaining Supreme Court Cases To Watch

Updated: 06/20/2013 - The Supreme Court has a little more than a week left to hand down its remaining rulings from this term, including four broaching the contentious issues of race and marriage equality.

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Fed Will Hold The Line On Monetary Policy

Posted: 06/19/2013 - Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday the U.S. economy continues to heal, but suggested that it is too soon to start tapering the central bank's $85 billion in monthly bond purchases.

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"Sopranos" Star James Gandolfini Dies In Rome At 51

Posted: 06/19/2013 - The man who played Tony Soprano on the HBO series, died suddenly of a heart attack Wednesday. He was scheduled to appear at the Taormino Film Fest in Sicily. Gandolfini is survived by his wife and son, and a daughter born just last fall.

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Fans Mourn Death Of Warbler Slim Whitman

Posted: 06/19/2013 - Country music singer Slim Whitman died of heart failure at 90 Wednesday. The yodeling singer gained fame in Europe as well as in the U.S.

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Search For Jimmy Hoffa's Body Comes Up Empty

Posted: 06/19/2013 - FBI says the hunt for Jimmy Hoffa is over, no body was found. Alleged mobster who tipped off police says he hopes his "good friend" is exhumed.

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Discovery At Mobster's Home May Be Human Remains

Posted: 06/19/2013 - Investigators at the Queens home have been searching for possible unidentified human remains. Investigators are looking into a case that happened before 1996.

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FBI's Mueller: We Use Drones In The U.S.

Posted: 06/19/2013 - Mueller told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that drones are used by the FBI in difficult cases, in a "very, very minimal way and very seldom."

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CDC: HPV Vaccine Reduced Disease Rates In Teen Girls 56%

Posted: 06/19/2013 - Rates of HPV strains related to genital warts and some cancers have decreased 56 percent among American teen girls since a vaccine was introduced in 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday.

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Fed Says It Will Continue $85B In Bond Purchases

Posted: 06/19/2013 - The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it will maintain the pace of its program to keep long-term interest rates at record lows, but offered a slightly more optimistic outlook for the U.S. economy and job market.

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Country Singer Slim Whitman Dies At Age 90

Posted: 06/19/2013 - Country singer Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through ever-present TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s and whose song saved the world in the film comedy "Mars Attacks!," died Wednesday at a Florida hospital. He was 90.

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House Passes Late Term Abortion Ban

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Congress has passed a GOP-sponsored bill banning so- called "late term abortions" - procedures for women who are beyond 22 weeks into their pregnancies.

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BuzzFeed Reporter Michael Hastings Dies at 33

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Hastings was a reporter for BuzzFeed, and is remembered for his Rolling Stone profile of Gen. Stanley McChrystal. The profile revealed rifts between Obama and his commanders. McChrystal abruptly retired after the article was published.

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4 Americans Killed in Afghan Rocket Attack

Posted: 06/18/2013 - The Security Assistance Force says four NATO coalition service members have been killed, and a spokesman speaking anonymously says all four were Americans.

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CDC Says U.S. Smoking Rate Falls For Adults

Updated: 06/19/2013 - Last year, about 18 percent of adults who participated in a national health survey described themselves as current smokers, according to the latest figures.

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Arrests Made In Modern Slavery Case

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Three suspects are charged with holding a disabled woman and her daughter. The victims were forced to eat dog food, a law enforcement source says. The woman was treated "worse than they treated the animals," prosecutor says.

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Chrysler Relents, Agrees To Recall 2.7 Million Jeeps

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Chrysler stated last week that it will not comply with the recall demand, arguing that the vehicles are safe. It continued to claim Tuesday that the vehicles -- 1993 to 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees and 2002 to 2007 Jeep Libertys -- are safe.

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What Should Dad Be Paid? $23,344

Updated: 06/18/2013 - Dad's household tasks are worth about $23,344 according to the 2013 Insure.com Father's Day index.

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IRS Scandal: Is Partisanship Overshadowing Facts?

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Five weeks after the IRS acknowledged that at least one of its offices put undue scrutiny on conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, lawmakers are still sorting out the facts.

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