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12:43 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

In The Northern Ireland Period Thriller '71,' No One Dies Well

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Politics
12:32 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Obama Returns To Selma For 50th Anniversary Of Historic March

Barack Obama as a presidential candidate in Selma, Ala., in 2007 recreating a voting rights march that was violently repressed by state troopers in 1965.
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It's the kind of moment rich with history – a moment to reflect on a searing date in the civil rights struggle, and to do so with the nation's first African American president taking center stage at the memorial ceremonies. It's a time and place to reflect on where we have been and where we have come as a nation. But also to ponder the future for Barack Obama and whether the discussion of race and inequality will become major themes of his post-presidency, which begins in less than two years.

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The Two-Way
11:58 am
Fri March 6, 2015

FDA Approves First Of New Type Of Generic Drugs

Swiss drugmaker Novartis' logo is seen behind scaffolding at the company's plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, shown in January. The company's "biosimilar" drug Zarxio has received FDA approval.
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first in a class of generic drugs that are made from living cells instead of chemical compounds.

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Shots - Health News
11:52 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Federal Rule To Extend Medical Leave To Same-Sex Spouses In All States

A rule from the federal Labor Department will guarantee that regardless of where legally married same-sex spouses live, they can take unpaid time off to care for a spouse or sick relative.
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Legally married spouses in same-sex couples soon will be able to take unpaid time off to care for a spouse or sick family members even if they live in a state that doesn't recognize same-sex marriage.

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The Salt
11:49 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Google Thinks We're Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To Help

Left to right: The White Russian, Margarita, Bloody Mary and Moscow Mule are some of the most searched cocktails of 2015.
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One of the advantages of being the world's largest search engine is that you learn a lot about what people don't know, or can't remember.

It turns out the world is daunted by cocktails, and has sought help enough times from Google that the company decided to get in on the mixology instruction game itself.

On Thursday, the tech giant launched a feature that provides step-by-step instructions for how to prepare a desired cocktail, and a list of ingredients. (It also suggests garnish and drinkware.)

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