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Great Recession, technology killed middle-class jobs
Five years after the start of the Great Recession, the toll is terrifyingly clear: Millions of middle-class jobs have been lost in developed countries the world over.
Roe v. Wade proponents mark 40th anniversary of law
Abortion opponents marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision Tuesday with workshops, prayers and calls for more limits on the rights established by the Supreme Court in the landmark ruling that still defines one of the nation’s most intractable debates.
Keeping the Internet free
Internet freedom is not something to be taken lightly, as anyone who has tried to gain access to forbidden sites in China will tell you.
Here's why your paycheck just shrank
Many Americans just received their first paycheck of 2013. That sound you hear is the collective "What the . . ." they have emitted upon looking at their pay stub.
Slate: Can this man save pinball?
Pinball is just barely alive. For a small-business man from New Jersey, there was only one thing to do: Create history's greatest pinball machine, one that would introduce a new generation to the pleasures of a well-struck ramp shot.
PHOTOS: Satellites take artistic views of Earth
The accompanying images were taken by NASA satellites and a joint NASA/U.S. Geological Survey satellite, which orbits about 440 miles above Earth collecting data that are used to study changes in land cover, forest growth, water resources and the atmosphere.
VIDEO: Man wrestles shark away from beach
A British man wrestled a shark away from the shallow waters of an Australian beach. Bystanders were also surprised to see the shark in a nearby creek.
- SLIDESHOW: 13 hot jobs for 2013 Check out the top 13 jobs for this year according to Randstad, a global staffing organization.
Naked-image scanners to be removed from U.S. airports
The Transportation Security Administration will remove airport body scanners that privacy advocates likened to strip searches after OSI Systems Inc. couldn't write software to make passenger images less revealing.
VIDEO: What will the First Lady wear to the inaugural ball?
From the frock worn by Eleanor Roosevelt to Jason Wu's gown for Michelle Obama, the dresses worn by first ladies enter the history books along with their owners.
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