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Surgery Doesn't Help Women With Early-Stage Breast Carcinoma

Only women with more advanced cases of ductal carcinoma in situ benefited from surgery, a study found. Most women do have surgery for DCIS, although it's a controversial diagnosis.
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Police Officer Should Have Refused $2.7M Bequest, Review Panel Says

The story has caused outrage in Portsmouth, N.H., where residents have complained that the case sets a dangerous precedent and sends a troubling message about police priorities.
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Sen. Menendez's Corruption Trial Hasn't Begun, But Legal Sparring Has

The Justice Department indicted the New Jersey Democrat just two months ago on bribery and conspiracy charges. But lawyers in the case already seem to be getting under each other's skin.
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Americans Think Money In Politics Is A Problem, But Just How Big?

A new poll shows Americans think the rich have too much influence and that the political money system needs an overhaul, but they rate it low on the priority list.
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5 Things You Should Know About Lincoln Chafee

In 2002, Lincoln Chafee was the only Republican senator to vote against authorizing the use of force to oust Saddam Hussein in Iraq. Some Republican colleagues referred to him as "the missing Linc."
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IHOP's Updated Logo Turns That Frown Upside Down

The International House of Pancakes' logo had a red curve running under the letters IHOP — upside down and looking a lot like a frowny face. The new logo has rectified that issue.
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Under New Rules, NSA To Again Access Americans' Phone Records

The new rules rely on phone companies to collect the data. The altered approach was approved by the Senate on Tuesday, matching a version the House passed to update the Patriot Act.
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Benjamin Lawsky, The Sheriff Of Wall Street, To Hand In His Badge

It's been nearly seven years since the start of the financial crisis. Benjamin Lawsky has been policing the world's biggest financial institutions. Before stepping down, he talks to Renee Montagne.
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Sons Ask Supreme Court To Resolve Jim Thorpe Burial Case

Lawyers for the sons of sports legend Jim Thorpe are asking for their father's remains to be moved from a roadside mausoleum in Pennsylvania back to land in Oklahoma.
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2 Aggressive NHL Teams Take To The Ice In Game 1 Of Stanley Cup Finals

Pro hockey's Stanley Cup Finals kick off Wednesday night. David Greene talks to Greg Wyshynski, editor of Yahoo's Puck Daddy blog, for a preview of the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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