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Court ruling comes as Obama's use of power tested

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before a unanimous Supreme Court weighed in, the White House had brushed off claims that President Barack Obama was exceeding his executive authority as just so much grousing from frustrated partisans.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 June 2014

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T1red of p@sswords? Y0u @re N*t @lone!

CHICAGO (AP) — Good thing she doesn't need a password to get into heaven. That's what Donna Spinner often mutters when she tries to remember the growing list of letter-number-and-symbol codes she's had to create to access her various online accounts.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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FDA grapples with oversight of fecal transplants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Imagine a low-cost treatment for a life-threatening infection that could cure up to 90 percent of patients with minimal side effects, often in a few days.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Ed official: Some campuses hostile to victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some colleges and universities are still failing students by inadequately responding to campus sexual assault, a senior Education Department official testified Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Sodexo cafeteria workers regain health coverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — A giant food service company unexpectedly reversed course Thursday after bumping thousands of college cafeteria workers from its health plan earlier this year and pointing a finger at President Barack Obama's overhaul.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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High court voids abortion clinic protest-free zone

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court unanimously struck down the 35-foot protest-free zone outside abortion clinics in Massachusetts Thursday, declaring it an unconstitutional restraint on the free-speech rights of protesters.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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High court rebukes Obama on recess appointments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level vacancies with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Designer T cells fight viruses after transplants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bone marrow transplants save thousands of lives but patients are vulnerable to severe viral infections in the months afterward, until their new immune system kicks in. Now scientists are developing protection for that risky period — injections of cells specially designed to fend off up to five different viruses at once.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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