Out in the Game
Top prospect Michael Sam poised to become NFL's first openly gay player.
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Obama announces minimum-wage hike for federal contract employees to $10.10.
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Royal Dutch Shell announces it won’t attempt to drill in the Arctic this year.
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Just Off the Boat
El Salvadoran man survives 13 months lost at sea on 23-foot fishing vessel.
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Increased contraception access reduces abortion rate to 40-year low.
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Study finds progressives imbibe more than conservative counterparts.
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Fifth Olympic ring fails to transform at Sochi opener.
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Wing and a Prayer
Pope Francis' peace doves attacked by ravens, gulls at the Vatican.
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Armed and Ridiculous
GOP congressman Paul Broun to give away AR-15 in raffle boosting Senate bid in Georgia.
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Froot Loops maker admits every color in the box tastes exactly the same.
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A Crude Development
New State Department report opens way for Keystone XL pipeline approval.
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