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The Briefing 01-31-14

1) Eric Holder, opposed to death penalty, will seek death penalty in Boston Bombing case

Feds seek death penalty for Boston bombing suspect Tsarnaev, CNN (Catherine E. Shoichet)

2) Stem cell breakthrough refutation of what science said was absolute

Stem cell breakthrough may be simple, fast, cheap, CNN (Elizabeth Landau)

3) Ultrasound study reveals willingness of abortion seekers to overcome moral defenses

Seeing ultrasound rarely changes abortion plans: study, Reuters (Shereen Jegtvig)

4) Even states who want to integrate transgender students are finding it impossible

Transgender Students Get New Options in California, Wall Street Journal (Alejandro Lazo)