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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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Apprehensions of non-Mexican migrants up in Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — Non-Mexican illegal immigrants account for a slender majority of the agency’s recent apprehensions in South Texas, Border Patrol officials said Friday.

12/21/2012

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Public drawn to news on election, shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to the top news stories of 2012, the public and the press generally agreed on the year’s most important events. But what’s news is still fairly subjective.

12/20/2012

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Census: Whites no longer a majority in US by 2043

WASHINGTON (AP) – White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043.

The new government projection is a year later than previous estimates, made before the impact of the recent economic downturn was known.

12/12/2012

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Illegal immigration drops after decade-long rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases.

12/05/2012

Young and old differ on e-book preferences

NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey says there’s a generation gap among e-book fans. Readers under 30 prefer cellphones and computers. Those over 30 like dedicated devices such as the Kindle. The Pew Research […]

10/23/2012

Obama, Romney tour debate site

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) – President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have toured the site of tonight’s debate in the battleground state of Florida. The 90-minute faceoff at Lynn University in Boca Raton will focus […]

10/22/2012

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