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Congressional inexperience may be biggest hurdle to tax code rewrite
As lawmakers rewrite the 4,000-page U.S. Internal Revenue Code, the complexities of Congress - not just the tax code - may present some of the biggest hurdles.
VIDEO: NASA Releases incredible images of tornadoes on the sun
Space weather can have a surprising impact here on Earth.
Police arrest man accused of dining and then dashing
A man who has sampled many of Gloucester’s better restaurants without paying was arrested in a final fiasco at Azorean last weekend.
Consumers' desire for local, organic food drives online grocery business
Just a few years ago, consumers who were fervent about eating locally-grown and organic foods had to head out to the nearest Whole Foods or farmers market. Now all it takes is a few swipes of the mouse at an online grocer like Door to Door Organics, Relay Foods or AmazonFresh.
VIDEO: Super glue saves Kansas newborn
An infant girl in Kansas was recovering Monday after doctors used surgical super glue to seal a bleeding aneurysm in her brain.
How to shield calls, chats, browsing from surveillance
If you have followed the startling revelations about the scope of the U.S. government's surveillance efforts, you may have thought you were reading about the end of privacy. But even when faced with the most ubiquitous of modern surveillance, there are ways to keep your communications away from prying eyes.
VIDEO: Obama: 'It's time' to close gender wage gap
President Barack Obama is calling attention to the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act that aimed to eliminate gender wage disparities, making the case for strengthening the law that President John F. Kennedy signed in 1963.
National parks to offer healthier food under new standards
The consumption of rubbery hot dogs and cellophane-wrapped sandwiches of indeterminate age is a time-honored rite of passage for generations of families making the trek to national parks around the country.
VIDEO: Jeep pool jump is an epic fail
A man in Canada and some of his buddies decided to try to jump their jeep over the pool. It didn't go so well.
NSA contractor's self-outing puts him in spotlight
Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old National Security Agency contractor who admitted he was behind recent leaks of classified intelligence, has vaulted from obscurity to international notoriety, joining the ranks of high-profile leakers such as Daniel Ellsberg of Pentagon Papers fame.
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