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McDonald's Responsible For Treatment Of Workers, Agency Says  |   

The National Labor Relations Board has found that McDonald's shares responsibility for working conditions at its franchised restaurants. The company will fight the ruling.

Court Rejects Law Threatening Mississippi's Last Abortion Clinic  |   

A federal appellate court rejected arguments that women could seek abortions outside the state, saying no state can farm its constitutional duties out to its neighbors.

Y'all Keep Talking: Lab Scratches 'Southern Accent Reduction' Course  |   

Having offended its own staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory has canceled a course intended to help employees "speak with a more neutral American accent."

White House Widens Scope Of Russian Sanctions To Finance And Defense  |   

The Obama administration is slapping stronger sanctions on Russia. The sanctions — which target key sectors of the Russian economy, including finance and defense — come as a response to Moscow's alleged involvement in Ukraine. The move comes on the same day that the European Union announced sanctions of its own.

Forget Tea Pot Dome: Harding's Love Letters Make For A New Steamy Scandal  |   

The Library of Congress has released the rather racy love letters that former President Warren G. Harding sent to his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips.

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