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Christie Gets Post-Sandy Approval Rating Bump

Posted: 11/26/2012 - The survey from Fairleigh Dickinson University showed Christie with an already-high approval rating of 56% among registered voters before the storm hit New Jersey in early November. The same respondents were polled after the storm, and Christie's approval rating jumped to 77%.

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Graham Says He'd Break No-Tax 'Pledge'

Posted: 11/26/2012 - Graham's readiness to break the no-tax pledge comes after other Republicans, including Sen. Saxby Chambliss, have voiced similar commitments to raising revenue as part of a deal to avoid to upcoming fiscal cliff.

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What's Next for Marijuana Laws?

Posted: 11/25/2012 - On December 6, anyone over the age of 21 in Colorado and Washington state will be able to smoke marijuana legally.

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Sheriff: Man Opened Fire On 2 Alabama Deputies

Posted: 11/25/2012 - The shootout that left one Alabama deputy sheriff dead and another in critical condition on Saturday began when they checked on a man at his mobile home and he opened fire on them, authorities said.

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Egypt Reformist Warns Of Morsi Decree Turmoil

Posted: 11/25/2012 - Prominent Egyptian democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei warned Saturday of increasing turmoil that could potentially lead to the military stepping in unless the Islamist president rescinds his new, near absolute powers, as the country's long fragmented opposition sought to unite and rally new protests.

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An App That Can Save Lives

Posted: 11/25/2012 - When a medical emergency strikes, every second counts, which is where a new iPhone application called iTriage comes in.

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No Powerball Winner, Next Jackpot A Record $425M

Posted: 11/25/2012 - Lottery officials say nobody has won the Powerball jackpot and the top prize will now increase to about $425 million for the next drawing, the largest jackpot ever for the game.

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Gas Blast Levels Mass. Strip Club; 18 People Hurt

Posted: 11/24/2012 - A natural gas explosion in one of New England's biggest cities on Friday leveled a strip club and heavily damaged a dozen other buildings but didn't kill anyone, authorities said.

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Camacho's Mother Plans to Take Boxer Off Life Support

Updated: 11/23/2012 - The boxer's mother, Maria Matias, told reporters outside the hospital where Camacho lay unconscious since being shot in the face that she had decided doctors should remove life support.

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18 Hurt in Massachusetts Gas Explosion

Posted: 11/23/2012 - Half of the 18 injured are firefighters, 4 are gas company workers, the mayor says. The explosion leveled the building housing the strip club Club Scores, with damage to at least 25 buildings. (Photo from WWLP.)

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Why Mexico Officially Wants to Changes Its Name

Posted: 11/23/2012 - In 1821, the country was officially dubbed the "United Mexican States" Its leaders were inspired by the American independence movement. Outgoing Mexican President Felipe Calderon has proposed making it just "Mexico."

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Egypt Opposition United Against Morsy's New Powers

Posted: 11/23/2012 - Judges will meet Monday to decide whether to go on strike, a judge says. Mohamed ElBaradei says Mohamed Morsy now has more power than Mubarak ever had. President Morsy says his actions are aimed at fostering "political and social stability."

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Six Confirmed Cases Of SARS-Like Coronavirus In Middle East

Posted: 11/23/2012 - A patient from Qatar has been confirmed with a new type of coronavirus, but it has shown no signs of being easily transmitted like the related virus that caused the 2003 global SARS outbreak, Germany's national health institute said Friday.

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Divisive EU Talks Break Up Without a Deal

Posted: 11/23/2012 - European Council says EU leaders should be able to reach a deal early next year. Germany's Angela Merkel says leaders should take the time to make a solid deal. Cameron says the current proposal was not acceptable to Britain or others.

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More School Help For Pregnant Teens May Curb Welfare Dependence

Posted: 11/23/2012 - When 15-year-old Kali Gonzalez became pregnant, the honors student considered transferring to an alternative school. She worried teachers would harass her for missing class because of doctor's appointments and morning sickness.

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