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Bergdahl Hearing Postponed Until September

The hearing that will decide whether the U.S. Army sergeant accused of desertion will face a court martial has been pushed back from July to September.
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California's War Over Water Has Farmer Fighting Farmer

Drought-stricken Central Valley farmers are pointing fingers at the Sacramento Delta, where water still flows reliably. There's more pressure than ever to change a long-standing water rights system.
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How Many Viruses Have Infected You?

Most tests for viruses aim to detect only one or two. But researchers can now check a drop of blood for antibodies to hundreds of viruses, tracing the history of a lifetime of infections, old and new.
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Burst Oil Pipeline In California Severely Corroded, Investigators Say

Preliminary findings show that almost half of a section of pipeline that ruptured last month near Santa Barbara was worn away.
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Placenta Pills Gain Fans Among New Moms, But Benefits Are Elusive

If Kourtney Kardashian and Mayim Bialik do it, is it good for you? Pills made from a woman's placenta are being promoted for postpartum depression. But there's no evidence they help, a review finds.
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Downgrade: How State Credit Ratings Could Impact The 2016 Race

How well a governor has handled his state's finances can help or hurt him. That's especially true in a presidential campaign when nine current and former governors could vie for the White House.
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Chinese Basketballers Of Yesteryear

In the early 20th century, Chinese athletes in the U.S. sometimes found social liberation on the basketball courts.
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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Announces 2nd White House Bid

The Republican, whose 2012 run for president imploded after an "oops" moment during a televised debate, said it was "time to reset the relationship between government and citizen."
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Apartments Lure Students With Free Access To Tanning Beds

Indoor tanning boosts the risk of skin cancer, yet half of apartments close to the University of Texas, Austin, offer free use of tanning beds. Many let minors use the machines, which is illegal.
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Man Fatally Shot In Boston Was Planning Attack On Police, Officials Say

Usaama Rahim, 26, who was shot and killed on Tuesday after he lunged at authorities with a large, military-style knife, had been plotting to attack "boys in blue," according to an affidavit.

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