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After eating a bowl of oatmeal and drafting ten talking points, Senator Bernie Sanders (Ind., Vt.) spoke for nine hours in opposition to the tax-cut deal struck between President Obama…

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A Small Family. One of the 250,000 American diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks revealed that, after Googling themselves, Chinaâ??s leaders pressured Google to censor its Internet search results last year.…

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The wire master and his puppets, 1875. After seven years of litigation, more than 10,000 firefighters, police officers, and other workers who sued New York City over health damages they…

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The Group of 20 met in Seoul. World leaders accepted new policies meant to avoid “currency wars,” but Barack Obamaâ??s proposal of a 4 percent limit on national trade deficits…

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An American cattleman. Republicans took control of the House after picking up 60 seats in midterm elections, the largest gain in the House since 1948. Democrats maintained control of the…

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Thirty-three Chilean miners who had spent sixty-nine days trapped 2,000 feet underneath the Atacama Desert were rescued. The miners were carried one-by-one to the surface in a custom-made capsule. Most…

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A Christian martyr. The United Nations hosted a six-day climate-change conference in China with the aim of accelerating “the search for common ground” among developed and developing nations on preventing…

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One of the busiest vacation weekends of the year was marred by Hurricane Earl, which prompted evacuations from Puerto Rico to North Carolina, a suspension of Amtrak service between New…

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