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38 min ago | USA Today

British elections to have Obama flavor

Next year's elections in Great Britain may look very familiar to American audiences.

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4 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Gobbling up the news

Earlier this month, I wrote a story for The Washington Post about how scanning and skimming our way through the Internet is messing with our ability to read deeper and longer works.

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Related Topix: Opinion

8 hrs ago | WCAV

DC Area Sees Record Number of Catholic Converts

The Washington Post reports that while conversion numbers have fallen national in the Catholic Church, there has been an increase in the Washington area.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Washington Post, Publishing, Georgetown University

9 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Glenn Greenwald Reacts To Pulitzer Prize

Glenn Greenwald told CNN's Brian Stelter on Sunday that receiving the Pulitzer Prize for public service was "really gratifying."

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Peter King

13 hrs ago | Ashley Madison

Americans say it's immoral to have an affair and moral to use contraception - The Washington Post

Americans agree: It's immoral to have an affair. Drinking alcohol or using contraception, on the other hand? Nobody cares.

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16 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

Michelle Obama Surprises Howard Students During College Tour

First Lady Michelle Obama recently surprised a group of Howard University students during the 11th annual Escape to the Mecca college visit tour.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Howard University, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

20 hrs ago | Murfreesboro Post

BURRISS: Research shows more and more don't finish stories

The "Washington Post" recently ran a story about how many readers read a story about reading, and found that some 25 percent left the story before they actually read it.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Nation

US ground forces to be sent to Poland

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/20-Apr-2014/us-ground-forces-to-be-sent-to-poland For news details Read on : US ground forces to be sent to Poland WASHINGTON : Poland's defence minister has said US ground forces will be sent to Poland to expand NATO's presence there as events continue to unfold in neighboring ... (more)

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Washington Post, Publishing

The Oregonian

Sam Barlow prom; Corbett's stellar national rankings; Earl Blumenauer's Centennial homecoming: East Multnomah County schools

Charter school drama, prom and a congressional visitor: Here's what's happening in east Portland and east Multnomah County schools this week.

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Related Topix: Multnomah County, OR, Corbett, OR, Education Etc.

The Washington Post

Notes from the Clinton White House

The National Archives made public Friday 7,500 pages of previously unseen documents from former President Bill Clinton's administration.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Washington Post, Publishing, Arlen Specter, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum

Outside the Beltway

Even With Paywalls, Newspapers Are Still Bleeding Cash

With newspaper circulation, and more importantly advertising revenue, continuing to plummet due largely to the rise of online and other alternative sources of information, newspaper companies have responded by adding paywalls requiring people to subscribe in order to read content.

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Related Topix: Advertising, US News, Conservative Political News

Examiner.com

'Heaven is For Real' true story of Colton Burpo, Sonja-Todd Burpo

The Washington Post is reporting today that " Heaven Is For Real ," a 2014 true-story movie, will air in theaters this Easter weekend.

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The Washington Post

The D.C. taxicab double-cross

D.C. taxicab drivers are not supposed to hail street fares while operating for Uber.

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Related Topix: Washington DC

Fri Apr 18, 2014

National Journal

1889: What the White House Easter Egg Roll Looked Like

"A picture of domestic happiness which has never been equaled in the history of the venerable white pile," reported The Washington Post of the event.

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Related Topix: Washington DC

Cincinnati.com

Campbell County HS among nation's most challengingCampbell County HS...

Campbell County High School is now listed among the nation's most challenging public high schools, according to The Washington Post .

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Related Topix: Campbell County, KY, Family, Kids, Fort Thomas, KY, Fort Mitchell, KY

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Winners & Losers: Jedd, Ken

The Padres give the red-hot second baseman a historic six-year, $35 million contract extension.

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA

Business Journal

Scientists clone cells from adult donors

Scientists in California report cloning stem cells from adults for the first time, raising hopes for improved treatments but also renewing ethical questions, The Washington Post reports.

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The Washington Post

The Switchboard: Michaels confirms 3 million hit by hack

The craft store Michaels confirmed 3 million were hit by its previously disclosed hack.

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Related Topix: Prison, Privacy, Vladimir Putin

The Washington Post

3Putin says Obama would rescue him if he were drowning.

Near the conclusion of a marathon four-hour Q&A session on Russia's RT television network, Putin read a question aloud from someone curious whether he thought Obama would save him from drowning.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Publishing, Gay/Lesbian, Stevan Pearce, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Apr 17, 2014

News Max

UK Politician Liam Fox: Pulitzers for Snowden's Betrayal 'Bizarre'

The Pulitzer Prizes for journalism awarded to newspapers for publishing Edward Snowden's revelations of mass U.S. intelligence-gathering were denounced as "bizarre" by a prominent British politician.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Weird

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