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  1. Five Key Moments for Pregnant Workers in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Switched

    Without a doubt, 2014 has been a busy year for the law on pregnancy discrimination, with The Supreme Court, federal courts, states and the media getting into the act. 1. The Supreme Court Takes Up the Young v.

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  2. Ashton Carter Chosen As Nominee To Succeed Chuck Hagel As Defense Secretary: ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Switched

    Ashton Carter, former deputy defense secretary, will be nominated to succeed Chuck Hagel as defense secretary, CNN and the AP report . According to the AP , White House officials insisted no final decision has been reached.

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  3. Michelle Flournoy, Top Candidate For Defense Secretary, Bows OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Switched

    US Under Secretary of Defence Michelle Flournoy looks on during a meeting with her Chinese counterpart Ma Xiaotian at the Bayi Building in Beijing on December 7, 2011. Flournoy held talks with her Chinese counterpart after ties were strained by US plans to station troops in Australia.

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  4. John Boehner Calls For Shift In Military Strategy Along With Chuck Hagel ReplacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Switched

    John Boehner, who leads Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Monday that the selection of a replacement for Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense must be accompanied by a new look at U.S. military policies. "This personnel change must be part of a larger re-thinking of our strategy to confront the threats we face abroad, especially the threat posed by the rise of ISIL," Boehner, the House speaker, said in a statement, signaling a potential tough tone by Republicans in Congress on the appointment.

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  5. The Power Of Pets For Veterans With PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Switched

    As we dedicate Veteran's Day to paying homage to the thousands of brave men and women who protect our country, we also recognize those organizations that work tirelessly to help veterans reintegrate back into society. One of those organizations is Stiggy's Dogs , which trains shelter dogs to work with veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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  6. Chuck Hagel Sports A Face Bandage After Minor Kitchen AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Switched

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel appeared at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery with a bandage on his cheek. Pentagon officials said the bandage was a result of a minor kitchen accident needing no stitches, but offered no details.

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  7. U.S. Doesn't Yet Need Ground Troops Against ISIS, General SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Switched

    U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey speaks during a press conference with U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon on September 26, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. The U.S. hasn't yet reached the point where it requires ground troops to battle the Islamic State, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen.

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  8. After SCOTUS Decision, First Same-Sex Couples Marry In Indiana,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Switched

    OCTOBER 06: Erika Turner and Jennifer Melsop of Centreville, Virginia, becomes the first same sex marriage couple in Arlington County during a ceremony, officiated by the Rev. Linda Olson Peebles of Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlingon, outside the Arlington County Courthouse October 6, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia.

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  9. Robert Gates Says U.S. Will Need Some Boots On The Ground To Defeat Islamic State In IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Switched

    Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said Sunday that it is unlikely the United States can accomplish the goals President Barack Obama has laid out for defeating Islamic State militant groups in Iraq without putting some "boots on the ground." "What I believe, and what I suspect most military people believe, is that given the mission the president has assigned, which is degrade and destroy, that to be able to do that, some small number of American advisers, trainers, Special Forces and forward spotters, forward air controllers, are going to have to be in harm's way," Gates said in an appearance on ABC's "This Week."

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  10. Chuck Hagel: U.S. Needs To Maintain Military SuperiorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Switched

    The U.S. military's technological superiority is being challenged by other nations, including China and Russia, and in order to maintain its dominance America must be more innovative in how it develops and buys new technologies, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told industry leaders here Wednesday.

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  11. Chinese Jet Flew Within 30 Feet Of U.S. Military Plane, Pentagon SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Switched

    The Pentagon on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace.

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  12. A Healer's Last Journey: Documenting Endangered Knowledge in the Colombian AndesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Switched

    Mama Margarita, a Kamentsa medicine woman, holds the leaves of a frailejon plant that she uses to treat fever and migraines.

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  13. CIA Torture Was Unnecessary, Senate Report To ConcludeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Switched

    Arlington, UNITED STATES: Outgoing Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is joined by US President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney during an Armed Forces Full Honor Review in Honor of the Secretary of Defense 15 December, 2006 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.

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  14. Immigration Judge Warns Against Swamped U.S. Courts: 'We Are Reaching A Point Of Implosion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Switched

    A deluge of Central American children pouring into the United States threatens to burst the seams of already overstuffed immigration courts, and President Barack Obama's steps to ease the crisis are likely to make matters worse rather than better for some, U.S. officials and immigration lawyers said.

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  15. Chuck Hagel Thanks 'Secretary Of Defense' Tim Howard For Heroic World Cup PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Switched

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel calls U.S. Soccer Keeper Tim Howard to thank him for defending the USA at the World Cup.

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  16. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Meets With Team That Rescued Hostage U.S. SoldierRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2014 | Switched

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with more than a dozen members of the special operations team that participated in the rescue of Sgt.

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  17. 9/11 Museum Gift Shop Pulls Tacky Commemorative Cheese PlateRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Switched

    The platter -- designed for mundane cheese-serving purposes -- is in the shape of a map of the continental United States.

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