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New Stats Boast A Dip In Homelessness — But They're Not The Full Story

Over 560,000 people lived on the street or in homeless shelters this year — a 2 percent drop, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Still, many say the numbers are unreliable.
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Immigrants May Impact an Election

New study shows that the U.S. citizen children of immigrants who would be covered by President Obama's executive actions on immigration are a growing part of the electorate in key battleground states.
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NIH Retires The Last Of Its Research Chimps

After retiring hundreds of research chimpanzees in 2013, the National Institutes of Health says 50 remaining chimps will no longer be used for medical studies.
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Astros' Dallas Keuchel and Cubs' Jake Arrieta Win Cy Young Awards

Keuchel of Houston won the award for the American League and Arrieta of Chicago won in the National League.
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Global Gender Gap Is Closing In Many Areas, But Not Fast Enough, Study Says

Annual rankings by the World Economic Forum suggest that women still lag men in many measures of economic participation and political power. The U.S. has fallen in the rankings since last year.
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Elizabeth Warren Steps Up Campaign For Liberal Agenda

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., says bipartisan efforts to "reform" the corporate tax code amount to "a giant wet kiss" for the biggest companies. She wants large corporations to pay more in taxes.
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FBI Official In Washington, D.C, Reviews Security Posture Amid ISIS Threats

The new leader of the FBI's Washington, D.C., field office gives his first interview to NPR about security posture in the U.S. capital in the face of threats by the Islamic State.
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Paris Police Still Working To Identify Bodies Recovered In St. Denis Raid

French police hoped to find key suspects in the Paris attacks through the raid of an apartment in the suburb of St. Denis. Authorities are still working to identify at least two bodies recovered.
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U.S. Colleges See A Big Bump In International Students

A new report backed by the State Department found a 10 percent jump in students coming to the U.S. for higher education.
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When Prisoners Email Their Lawyers, It's Often Not Confidential

Many federal inmates have access to email but defense attorneys say they don't trust it, because prosecutors have used those emails as evidence in court.

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