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Kansas City Chiefs Player Shoots Girlfriend, Then Commits Suicide

A 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs player shot his girlfriend, and then fatally shot himself early Saturday at the team's training facility near Arrowhead Stadium, reports the Associated Press.

Police spokesman Darin Snapp says authorities received a call Saturday morning from a woman who said her daughter had been shot multiple times at a residence about 5 miles away from the Arrowhead complex, reports AP.

The player has been identified as Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher.

The Chiefs hosted the Carolina Panthers Sunday afternoon. Before kickoff, fans at Arrowhead Stadium observed a moment of silence for the victims of domestic violence and their families.

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Peruvians Love Their Chicha Street Art. The Government ... Not So Much

Walk down a street in Peru and you'll likely see an example of the glow-in-the-dark posters and murals. Lots of people love them. But the upper crust — and the government — aren't impressed.
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Tea-Infused Sweets: Chocolate + Jasmine Tea Is A Match Made In Heaven

Smoky and floral brews can provide a kick of flavor to desserts, especially when blended with chocolate. Pastry chef Naomi Gallego shows us a few tricks for surprising the palate with tea.
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America's First Ladies

They walk a tricky line: closest adviser to the President of the United States and hostess in chief. A new book examines the evolution of the role of first lady of the United States.

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E-Cigarettes and Vaping

Last week, the D.C. Council voted to designate e-cigarettes and "similar vapor products containing nicotine" as tobacco products. That means that their sales tax will jump from the regular 5.75% sales tax to the 70% tax that's tacked onto sales of products like cigarettes and cigars. We explore what this means for the evolving public health debate surrounding e-cigarettes.

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