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Appeals courts differ on Obamacare

Supreme Court case likely

Washington—it was a tale of two rulings—the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts. First, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit court of appeals ruled Tuesday against a key component of the law —the federal subsidies for millions of people who signed up for health coverage.

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Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

Extreme heat from thermal features at Yellowstone National Park, created by the active volcano below the park, caused oil to bubble on a road surface Wednesday and damage it.

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21: Science's limit when it comes to the drinking age

Scientists say the law makes drinking more appealing to teens

On July 17, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which withheld a percentage of highway funds from any state that didn't raise the minimum drinking age to 21.

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Middle school metal band lands huge record deal

The trio of two teens and a preteen has gained notice, opened for Guns 'N Roses

A trio of middle school rockers has just unlocked a major record deal.

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Senate confirms Castro as HUD secretary

Considered one of the most prominent Latino members of the Democratic Party

Mr. Castro is coming to Washington.

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The 7-foot shark was agitated by a fisherman's hook

Soon after the great white shark chomped into his torso, Steven Robles thought everything was over.

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Donald Sterling trial sent back to probate court

A federal judge on Monday said a probate court should decide whether Shelly Sterling had the right to sell the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Experts say hookah can be just as dangerous as smoking cigarettes

The United States may be winning the war on cigarettes. After decades of public service announcements about the dangers of smoking, fewer teens are lighting up.

Congress marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act of 1964

Congressional leaders on Tuesday marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex or national origin.

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World Cup shatters streaming record

ESPN's live streams have logged over 23 million viewing hours during the 2014 World Cup, enough to make the tournament the most-streamed live sporting event ever.

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