8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Jul 14 2015

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President Obama commuted the sentences of 46 people, all of whom were serving long sentences for nonviolent drug crimes. (New York Times)
After almost two years of negotiations, the US and five other nations have finally reached a nuclear deal with Iran. (CNN)
One of the country's best-known labor unions kept its response to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's presidential campaign short and sharp. (AFL-CIO)
The next time a friend says she's moving to the Pacific Northwest, make sure they know about the earthquakes. (The New Yorker)
According to one new study, the vast majority of women who get abortions don't regret them — a full 99% of them. (Think Progress)
The FBI says it stopped a would-be terrorist over the July 4th weekend, but details of case — the suspect is mentally ill, and he was only arrested on weapons charges — are suspicious. (Huffington Post)
At 4:49 am today, a NASA craft made the closest flyby of the dwarf Planet Pluto ever. Expect pictures by he end of the week. (Los Angeles Times)
The Boy Scouts of America has moved one step closer to ending its ban on letting gay adults work as volunteers or employees. (Buzzfeed)

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