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- In Other News, May 14
Obama to ask Congress for cash for roads, bridges
America’s roads, bridges and ports are falling apart, and the federal government is running out of money to fix them. So President Barack Obama is heading to a crumbling bridge outside New York City to try to pressure Congress into giving the nation’s infrastructure an infusion of cash.
'Now That’s What I Call Music’ reaches milestone
Like many music fans, Taylor Swift’s relationship with the “Now That’s What I Call Music” series stretches back more than a decade. She and her brother would listen to the series when they were children before Swift became a regular contributor with appearances on 10 albums in the run.
Conan O’Brien to stay up late at TBS through 2018
Team Coco will continue to play for TBS for four more years. The network says Conan O’Brien will be sticking around with his late-night hour through 2018.
After husband’s tragic death, widow takes on PTSD
Amy Miner says the last night of her husband’s life got off to an amazing start.
Report highlights child labor on US tobacco farms
You may have to be at least 18 to buy cigarettes in the U.S., but children as young as 7 are working long hours in fields harvesting nicotine- and pesticide-laced tobacco leaves under sometimes hazardous and sweltering conditions, according to a report released Wednesday by an international rights group.
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- In Other News, May 13
Pedophile teacher abused scores as clues missed
He was one of the most beloved teachers in the world of international schools that serve the children of diplomats, well-off Americans and local elites.
The doctor will see you now via webcam, smartphone
Mark Matulaitis holds out his arms so the Parkinson’s specialist can check his tremors. But this is no doctor’s office: Matulaitis sits in his rural Maryland home as a neurologist a few hundred miles away examines him via the camera in his laptop.
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