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Bed bugs suck!

The biggest threat to human health presented by bed bugs is the toxic effect of the poisons sprayed by their panicked victims.

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Lieberman says he’ll filibuster Medicare buy-in

Democrats in the Senate who thought they had a compromise progressives and "centrists" could both support learned this weekend that independent Sen. Joe Lieberman can be counted on to do just about anything to sabotage health care reform.

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‘Fat cat bankers’ summoned to White House

President Obama met today with the captains of Wall Street, whose names have become kitchen table curse words for millions of Americans facing foreclosures, layoffs and an uncertain future.

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Human Rights Day in the real world

Outside, gray skies and a chill wind cast a pall over drab storefronts and modest homes in the economically struggling West Oakland neighborhood.

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Miami lessons: civil rights, recounts and tea-bags

Before the civil rights movement burst onto the national scene, Bobbi Graff and people like her were leading struggles against lynching and police brutality and for desegregation.

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Ft Drum killings: Another legacy of post traumatic stress?

Early Tuesday morning, December 1st, Jefferson County sheriffs' deputies discovered the bodies of two Ft Drum soldiers, Spec. Waide T James, 20, of Cocoa, FL and Spec. Diego Valbuena, 23, of Port St Lucie, FL.

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NY rally highlights health care's human face

Eric de la Cruz wasn't poor and just over five years ago, after visiting several doctors, Eric was told that he had a serious heart ailment that was curable by a transplant.

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Liberals, centrists praise tentative health reform deal

Health care reform advocates in Congress and some who have been resisting reform say the reported Senate compromise puts substantive health care reform within reach.

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Faith leaders to Lieberman: filibuster lacks ‘conscience’

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Connecticut faith leaders launched a "conscience" ad campaign in local and national papers today calling on Senator Joseph Lieberman to abandon plans to filibuster health care reform legislation.

Pell Grant program faces $18 billion shortfall

The unexpected rising enrollment of college students has created an $18 billion shortfall in the Pell Grant program.

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