10 24 2014
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Associated Press: U.S. Road Projects Do Not Help Unemployment

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ten months into President Barack Obama's first economic stimulus plan, a surge in spending on U.S. roads and bridges has had no effect on local unemployment and only barely helped the beleaguered construction industry, an Associated Press analysis has found.


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Obama Orders Security Fixes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Security officials flagged the name of the Nigerian airline bombing suspect for extra screening after he was already in the air, U.S. officials said Thursday, as President Barack Obama got ready to outline government missteps in the near-catastrophe and order fixes...


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American Law Institute Drops Tacit Support for Death Penalty

In December, the American Law Institute voted to drop wording from their law manual instructing states on how to best implement the death penalty. The Institute is now taking a neutral stand on capital punishment in their Model Penal Code, which will no longer provide basic guidelines on who is eligible for execution...


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