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DOJ Expected To Defend Health Law's Contraceptive Mandate

The Justice Department will answer a challenge Friday morning to a controversial provision in the new health care law. It requires most employers that offer health insurance to include birth control at no cost.<p>A group of Catholic nuns has objected to that, and this week they won a temporary …

For freshly minted mayors, first task in office is dealing with fresh snow

Some of the nation's newly minted mayors may be eager to tackle their political agendas, but a more immediate challenge calls: a big winter storm slugging their cities.<p>As a snowstorm and frigid temperatures bore down on the Midwest and Northeast on Thursday, new mayors in New York and Detroit were …

Men and Women Have Different Brain Circuitry

Men and women are different—is this news? According to a new study it is. Using a technique called diffusion tensor imaging, researchers have …

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Income Inequality Is The 'Challenge Of Our Time,' Obama Says

President Obama tried Wednesday to turn the conversation back to the economy, calling the growing income gap the "defining challenge of our time."<p>"Some of you may have seen just last week the pope himself spoke about this at eloquent length," Obama said. "How can it be, he wrote, that it's not a …

Hungry Hungry Humans: Study Shows We’re Eating More Meat

Must be all that bacon hype.<p>A new study examining how human eating patterns have shifted over time found a rise in fat and meat consumption has …

Supreme Court Takes on Free Speech Case of Often-Arrested Protester

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