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Shadow Seen! Groundhog Predicts 6 More Weeks Of Cold

Shadow Seen! Groundhog Predicts 6 More Weeks Of ColdPunxsutawney Phil, the "prognosticator of prognosticators" saw his shadow after being roused from hibernation just long enough to make his annual prediction.

Water Bans Lifted In Several West Virginia Areas

Water Bans Lifted In Several West Virginia AreasA ban on using tap water has been lifted in at least three areas affected by a chemical spill in West Virginia, where some 300,000 water customers received "do not use" advisories Thursday.

Ease Up On ‘No Tolerance’ Policies, U.S. Agencies Tell Schools

Ease Up On ‘No Tolerance’ Policies, U.S. Agencies Tell SchoolsSaying that "zero tolerance" discipline policies at U.S. schools are unfairly applied "all too often," Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is urging officials to rethink that approach.

Utah Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Stop Gay Marriages

Utah Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Stop Gay MarriagesUtah's attorney general has filed a request with the U.S. Supreme Court for a stay that would allow the state to enforce its limit of marriage to a union between a man and a woman.

Microsoft Executive Will Now Run HealthCare.gov

Microsoft Executive Will Now Run HealthCare.govThe Obama administration announced on Tuesday that former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will take over the operation of the troubled HealthCare.gov website.

Obama’s ‘You Can Keep It’ Promise Is ‘Lie Of The Year’

Obama’s ‘You Can Keep It’ Promise Is ‘Lie Of The Year’President Obama's oft-repeated promise that "if you like your health care plan, you can keep it" is 2013's "lie of the year," according to the fact checkers at the Tampa Bay Times' nonpartisan PolitiFact project.

AP Poll: ‘Americans Are A Mistrustful Bunch’

AP Poll: ‘Americans Are A Mistrustful Bunch’The General Social Survey found that the number of Americans who say most people can be trusted has plummeted.

IRS Proposes Guidelines On Politicking By Tax-Exempt Groups

IRS Proposes Guidelines On Politicking By Tax-Exempt GroupsEnding the year by weighing in again on a topic that caused it great grief back in the spring, the Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday defined limits on the political activity of tax-exempt "social welfare" organizations.

Nazi Art Trove Includes Previously Unknown Matisse, Chagall Works

Nazi Art Trove Includes Previously Unknown Matisse, Chagall WorksThe revelation Monday that more than 1,000 paintings and prints seized by the Nazis during World War II were found in a Munich apartment has set off excitement in the art world and spurred anger among Jewish groups that German officials didn't publicize the discovery when it was first made.

Johns Hopkins Halts, Reviews Black Lung Program

Johns Hopkins Halts, Reviews Black Lung ProgramJohns Hopkins Medicine says it will suspend and review its black lung program, following joint investigative reports last week from the Center for Public Integrity and ABC News that found the program "helped coal companies thwart efforts by ailing mine workers to receive disability benefits."