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'I'm not racist': Common claim after racial slurs

Posted 5/24/2013 in National

It's almost a cliche. First, someone talking about blacks makes reference to fried chicken, watermelon, monkeys or dogs -- or even uses the indefensible N-word. Then, along with the inevitable apology, comes the kicker: I'm not racist.

 

 

Report: Nation's kids need more P.E.

Posted 5/24/2013 in National

 

 

Hurricane outlook: Another busy Atlantic season

Posted 5/24/2013 in National

 

 

Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys

Posted 5/24/2013 in National

 

 

Between economy and trouble, Obama approval steady

Posted 5/23/2013 in National

The economy is recovering, the White House is dealing with multiple controversies, and President Barack Obama appears generally unaffected either way.

 

Nearly all states see hefty drop in teen births

Posted 5/23/2013 in National

The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.

 

Hobby Lobby appeals employee birth control option

Posted 5/23/2013 in National

 

Man gets record-setting face transplant

Posted 5/23/2013 in National

A 33-year-old Polish man received a face transplant just three weeks after being disfigured in a workplace accident, in what his doctors said Wednesday is the fastest time frame to date for such an operation. It was Poland's first face transplant.

 

AAA: 31.2M drivers to take Memorial Day road trip

Posted 5/23/2013 in National

 

Man shot by FBI had connections to Boston bombing suspect

Posted 5/23/2013 in National

A Chechen immigrant shot to death in central Florida after an altercation with an FBI agent had several ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects who authorities were questioning him about at the time.

 

Up and away: Median CEO pay rises to $9.7 million in 2012

Posted 5/23/2013 in National

 

 

Restaurant learns online reviews can burn

Posted 5/22/2013 in National

It was the customer service disaster heard around the Internet.

 

 

Senate panel approves immigration bill

Posted 5/22/2013 in National

Far-reaching legislation that grants a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly sidestepped a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.

 

 

Apple case possible spur to tax action

Posted 5/22/2013 in National

 

 

Parents face tough choice when tornadoes bear down

Posted 5/22/2013 in National

 

 

Former IRS commissioner heads to Hill

Posted 5/21/2013 in National

 

 

Senators require fingerprints at 30 airports

Posted 5/21/2013 in National

 

 

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