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    November 11, 2011

    Unified Senate passes bill to aid unemployed veterans

    The legislation would award tax credits of up to $9,600 to companies that hire disabled veterans who have been job-hunting for at least half a year.

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    November 11, 2011
    Richard Nixon

    Nixon grand jury testimony released

    The former president defended his record during the grand jury inquiry into the Watergate case.

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    November 11, 2011
    Rick Perry

    Blunder leaves Perry struggling

    The stakes for all future debates are huge, even as the Texas governor tries to downplay his gaffe.

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    November 11, 2011

    Decision on oil pipeline to be delayed

    WASHINGTON — A decision on whether to build a pipeline from Canada’s oil sands to Texas will be delayed, probably until 2013, to allow time to consider rerouting a section in Nebraska, the State Department announced Thursday. The requirement for a new environmental impact statement and more public comments means the decision won’t be made […]

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    November 11, 2011

    Palestinians admit U.N. membership bid falls short

    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Palestinian officials admitted Thursday that their bid for statehood in the United Nations in all likelihood has failed. A U.N. Security Council committee that has been considering the Palestinian application for recognition as a member state is expected to issue a final statement today saying that it had been unable to […]

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    November 11, 2011

    Rhino subspecies declared extinct

    LOS ANGELES — Africa’s Western black rhino has officially been declared extinct and other subspecies of rhinoceros could follow, according to the latest review by a leading conservation organization. The International Union for Conservation of Nature listed the Northern white rhino in central Africa as “possibly extinct in the wild” and the Javan rhino as […]

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    November 11, 2011

    James Murdoch denies knowing of hacking

    LONDON — James Murdoch insisted to British lawmakers Thursday that he did not mislead them about his role in the phone-hacking scandal that has engulfed News Corp. and rocked Britain’s media, police and political establishments. A possible heir to the global media empire of his father, Murdoch faced fresh questions at a parliamentary committee hearing […]

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    November 11, 2011

    Cosmic clouds of gas shed light on how elements came to be

    The gas clouds -- spotted after decades of searching -- help scientists confirm the Big Bang theory.

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    November 11, 2011
    SCHINDLER SCHIAVO

    Test finds some vegetative patients may be aware

    Findings suggest communication may be possible with patients long isolated by brain injuries.

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    November 11, 2011

    Nation Dispatches

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. Judge rules for government in WikiLeaks investigation A federal judge Thursday sided with government attorneys investigating the disclosure of classified documents on WikiLeaks, and upheld a ruling that the website Twitter must turn over certain account information to prosecutors. Attorneys for three Twitter account holders, all of whom have some connection to […]