03 02 2015
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Scalia's Pro-Tobacco Order Tossed by High Court

Justice had allowed Philip Morris and other companies delay payments to anti-smoking program

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia exercised a rarely used power last fall to let Philip Morris USA and three other big tobacco companies delay making multimillion-dollar payments for a program to help people quit smoking.

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Planned Parenthood, Abortion and the Budget Fight

In the budget maelstrom that threatened to partially shut the federal government Friday stood Planned Parenthood Federation of America

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans portray Planned Parenthood as primarily focused on performing abortions and - intentionally or not - using American taxpayer dollars to do it

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Did Paramount Whitewash 'The Last Airbender'?

NEW YORK (AP) -- The hopes of many are resting on the shoulders of 12-year-old Aang. ... Yet fans of the original TV series say whatever hopes they had for the live-action movie have been dashed by what is known as "Whitewashing" -- the selection of White actors to fill the main hero roles instead of the people of color they say the source material requires.

Read more: Did Paramount Whitewash 'The Last Airbender'?

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