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Explaining Obamacare to Millenials

December 18, 2013 8:14 am

Why do young Americans in their 20s and 30s need to pay attention to the Affordable Care Act, and what do they need to know? TIME explains.

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Amazon Delivers Despite Strike

December 18, 2013 8:14 am

It's day three of a strike in Germany but Amazon says there's no need for customers to worry. Orders placed before Dec 21 will arrive in time for Christmas. Longer term though Amazon does have a problem. Hundreds of its warehouse staff say they want pay and conditions in line with others in the sector.

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Photos: See rehab center where ´affluenza´ teen will be placed

December 18, 2013 7:15 am

There was outrage last week when 16-year-old Ethan Couch was sentenced to 10 years of probation after he killed four people while driving drunk. Couch had a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit and there was evidence of Valium was also discovered in his blood. A judge ruled Couch was so […]

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How Are Hospitals Preparing For Active Shootings

December 18, 2013 7:13 am

A gunman and another person were killed during a shooting Tuesday at a medical building at Renown Medical Center campus, said Tom Robinson of the Reno, Nevada, police. Two other people were being treated for injuries, Robinson said. The shooter’s wound was self-inflicted, according to police. The gunfire occurred Tuesday afternoon at the Renown Medical […]

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John Kerry Tours Typhoon Damage in Philippines

December 18, 2013 7:13 am

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Tacloban in the central Philippines Wednesday (December 18) to tour the multi-million dollar relief effort to deliver aid to survivors of super typhoon Haiyan. Tacloban was the epicenter of the storm which decimated towns and villages on November 8. The storm has killed more than 6,000 people […]

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Elf arrested for DUI

December 18, 2013 7:03 am

In this case Santa’s little helper was a 34-year old named Brandon Touchet. While he’s probably upset for being caught driving under the influence, he has to really be mad about what he was wearing. When cops arrested Touchet near Lafayette, Louisiana they were surprised to find him dressed as an elf. Not just any […]

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FMX SlowMO Project-Swatch Free4Style 2013

December 18, 2013 6:30 am

Video shot at the Swatch Free4Style event in Switzerland during three days in July 2013 focusing on music, moto freestyle, jet ski and wakeboard. Riders : Mat Rebeaud (SUI), Levi Sherwood (NZL), Josh Sheehan (AUS), Jimbo Verbrugh (BEL), Nick Franklin (NZL), Gilles Dejong (BEL), Alex Porsing (DEN), Drake McElroy (USA), Thamer Engeli (SUI) A VIBESlab […]

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Man Rescued from Crane as Fire Burned

December 18, 2013 6:19 am

A crane operator was rescued by helicopter after a massive fire below prevented his escape. He suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital. Fire crews worked diligently to put out the blaze below, while a rescuer pulled him from the teetering edge of the crane. The fire was located on the site of […]

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dances to Bob Marley

December 18, 2013 6:12 am

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford danced to Bob Marley's "One Love" on the floor of Toronto City Council chambers on Tuesday. Ford, in a rare moment of joy in the chambers, was joined in harmony with the city council as the jazz group Jay Douglas and the All-Stars performed Bob Marley's' iconic song. The city council […]

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Euro Zone Moves Towards Banking Union

December 18, 2013 6:12 am

One step forward, but a long road ahead – euro zone finance ministers make progress on the 'banking union'. A crucial part of the project has been agreed – how to ensure financing for closing down banks. It's hoped the progress will help restore confidence in the financial sector and boost growth. Standard Chartered's Sarah […]

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