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From A Congresswoman To A 'Queen,' Girl's Dress-Up Photo Series Rolls On

Photos of 5-year-old Lily Bushelle dressed up as heroines of African-American history have gone viral. Her family is finding new icons to continue their series.
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House Panel Releases Video Of Secret Service Barricade Incident

The panel angrily questions Secret Service Director Joe Clancy about why additional videos of the March 4 incident near the White House weren't preserved and made available.
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Why There's A Big Battle Brewing Over The Lean Meat In Your Diet

Should the government recommend lean meat as part of a healthy diet? That's emerged as a political flashpoint. The panel working on federal guidelines says the evidence on lean meat is muddled.
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Calif. Lawyer Proposes Ballot Initiative To Kill Gays And Lesbians

The "Sodomite Suppression Act" is unlikely to get a vote, but it's making waves in the Golden State, where all it takes is $200 and a few hundred thousand signatures to get on a ballot.
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Feds Claim Obamacare Launch Is Hindering Government Transparency

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has a backlog of some 3,000 FOIA requests and says it may need 10 years or more to dig out from under some large cases.
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Quality-Testing Legal Marijuana: Strong But Not Always Clean

Early efforts to test legal marijuana are finding that it's got lots of buzzworthy THC. But it can also have fungus, chemical residue and bacteria. What that means for health and safety isn't clear.

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Even In Nursing, Men Earn More Than Women

Almost all registered nurses are women, but men in the profession are paid more, a study finds. The differences were especially startling in outpatient settings and for nurse anesthetists.
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Old-Timey Slang: 'Polking' Was A Vulgar Word

Slang words come and go — and some stay on forever.
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Angelina Jolie Pitt Has Ovaries Removed, Citing Cancer Fears

Writing in The New York Times, the actress, who had a preventive double mastectomy two years ago, said she carried a mutation in a gene that gave her an elevated risk of cancer.
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Subscriber May Have Put An End To 'Wall Street Journal' Thefts

Someone has been taking Richard Nagler's paper for a decade. He posted a note offering a deal to share. The thief apparently wasn't interested. Nagler has gotten his paper since the note went up.

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