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Defiance, tenderness, wariness in wake of Boston

(AP) — Strains of defiance, tenderness and wariness are interwoven as Americans do some post-9-11 rebalancing in the aftermath of the Boston bombings, figuring out how to move forward with life while remaining vigilant against the threat of terrorism.

04/17/2013

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As Facebook matures, is it losing its edge?

NEW YORK (AP) — To see what Facebook has become, look no further than the Hutzler 571 Banana Slicer. Sometime last year, people began sharing tongue-in-cheek online reviews of the banana-shaped piece of yellow plastic with their Facebook friends.

04/02/2013

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Crisis hotlines turning to text to reach teens

NEW YORK (AP) — They stream in a couple of dozen times a week, cries for help in bursts of text to DoSomething.org, a nonprofit more used to texting out details to teens on good causes and campaigns than receiving them from young people in crisis.

03/30/2013

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Poll: Increasing numbers of working moms want full-time jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new national survey says working moms increasingly want full-time jobs outside the home, and tough economic times might be a big reason.

03/14/2013

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Facebook getting ready to change News Feed

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid chatter of “Facebook fatigue,” real or imagined, the world’s biggest social networking company is getting ready to unveil a new version of News Feed, the flow of status updates, photos and advertisements its users see on the site.

03/07/2013

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Survey of American Catholics shows division

(AP) – In a survey days after Pope Benedict XVI announced his abdication, Catholics split over whether they hope his successor will generally preserve tradition or make changes in Catholic teaching.

02/28/2013

Email, voicemail, text – no response. What gives?

CHICAGO (AP) — Technology is supposed to make us easier to reach, and often does. But the same modes of communication that have hooked us on the instant reply also can leave us feeling forgotten.

02/26/2013

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Children of immigrants more Democrat than parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — A study finds that U.S.-born children of Hispanic immigrants are more likely than their parents to say they are Democrats as they integrate into American life.

02/07/2013

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Pew: Most Facebook users take a break

NEW YORK (AP) — Too much drama, boredom and scads of irrelevant information are just some of the reasons Facebook users give for taking a break from the world’s biggest social networking site for weeks at a time, according to a new study.

02/05/2013

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Feisty Clinton: US strengthening embassy security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, at times emotional and fierce, insisted that the department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya.

01/23/2013

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