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  1. Why Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Will Christen a New Navy SubmarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | MSNBC

    The U.S. Navy has made an unconventional choice to sponsor its newest submarine: Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, who is known for advocating women's empowerment through her "Lean In" book and campaign. Sponsors, who christen the ship, are always women but historically they were often the wives of senior officers or politicians with close ties to the Navy.

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  2. All Aboard! Amtrak Now Allows Pets on Some Trains in NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | MSNBC

    Under a pilot program that started Monday and is scheduled to run through Feb. 15, the train operator is allowing passengers to travel with small dogs or cats from Boston to Lynchburg, Newport News and Norfolk, Virginia, on Northeast Regional service, and between Boston and Brunswick, Maine, on the Downeaster route. The new policy is actually an extension of a pets-can-ride-too program that Amtrak launched in Illinois in 2014.

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  3. Jeb Bush Begins to Embrace Last NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | MSNBC

    During last week's debate, Bush vigorously defended his brother against Donald Trump's attacks on the Iraq War, a 180 from just months ago when he struggled to distance himself from brother George W. Bush's record in Iraq. "As it relates to my brother, there is one thing I know for sure: He kept us safe," Bush declared, prompting a huge round of applause from the audience.

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