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Around the Nation
8:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Distracted Motorist Drives Over Raised Drawbridge

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Around the Nation
8:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

New Mother, Lost In Calif. Woods, Starts Fire To Get Attention

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U.S.
6:08 am
Wed July 1, 2015

After Supreme Court Decision, What's Next For Gay Rights Groups?

Carlos McKnight waves a flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 8:07 am

Having clinched the long-sought prize of same-sex marriage in all 50 states, some long-time advocates are now waking up to the realization that they need to find a new job. At least one major same-sex marriage advocacy group is preparing to close down and other LGBT organizations are retooling.

They have grown from a ragtag group with a radical idea into a massive multi-million dollar industry of slick and sophisticated sellers of a dream. Today, their very success has made their old jobs obsolete.

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Television
5:55 am
Wed July 1, 2015

USA's 'Mr. Robot,' HBO's 'Ballers' Among Picks For Best Summer TV Series

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, (right) stars opposite Rob Corddry in the HBO series Ballers.
Jeff Daly HBO

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 9:06 am

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Education
5:18 am
Wed July 1, 2015

As Panama's Economy Booms, So Do Concerns Over Debt And The Environment

Panama City's skyline.
Arnulfo Franco AP

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 8:07 am

The 66th floor of Panama City's Trump Tower is a fine spot to experience Panama's booming economy.

Outside the windows, hundreds of skyscrapers stretch the length of the capital's skyline.

Inside, a hand of blackjack will set you back $200 but all you can drink champagne costs just $10.

On average, growth has topped 8 percent in the last five years, making Panama the envy of its struggling Latin American neighbors.

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Business
5:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Martha Stewart's Company Sold For A Fraction Of Its Previous Worth

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 6:51 am

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Sports
5:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

U.S. Reaches World Cup Final After Being Germany 2-0

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 7:06 am

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Around the Nation
8:06 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Wal-Mart Refuses Confederate Flag Cake Order; Accepts ISIS Flag

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Around the Nation
7:53 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Police In Texas Needed Help To Get Robot Working

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 8:06 am

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Europe
5:48 am
Tue June 30, 2015

A Financial Tragedy Plays Out In Greece: No Money And Debt Is Due

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 3:46 pm

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