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Even If You Don't Have Symptoms, You May Still Have The Flu

Roughly one in five unvaccinated people had the flu between 2006 and 2011, but only a quarter of them had symptoms, a study found. That could affect how the virus spreads.
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The Dark History Of Green Food On St. Patrick's Day

Cupcakes, cookies and beer dyed green may mean party time in America, but on the Emerald Isle, they harken back to a desperate past. Still, Ireland has learned to embrace the kitsch for the tourists.
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Attorneys General Ask Big Retailers To Pull Tobacco From Stores

In letters sent to Wal-Mart and other store chains, officials ask the companies to follow the example of drugstore chain CVS, which has announced it's ending sales of tobacco products.
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Navigating The College Money Maze

How did college get so expensive, and do families have the information they need to manage costs? Stanford University economist Caroline Hoxby and former college dean Marcia Cantarella discuss.
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VIDEO: News Anchors Dive For Cover As Quake Shakes L.A.

When the 4.4-magnitude temblor struck Monday morning, KTLA-TV anchors Chris Schauble and Megan Henderson were live on the air. They did what the experts recommend: "Drop, cover and hold on."
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Is Obama Still 'Deporter In Chief'?

Janet Murguia of the National Council of La Raza recently called President Obama 'deporter in chief.' She discusses the administration's review of deportations with Fernando Espuelas of Univision.
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Westboro Baptist Will Find Justification To Continue, Pastor's Son Says

The church's controversial founder, Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., is "on the edge of death," his son says. The pastor's death, he adds, would bring a crisis to his followers, who see death as God's judgment.
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In Illinois, A Governor's Luck Gets Tested Again

With the Illinois economy and state finances in bad shape, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn has a rough re-election ahead of him. But he's been counted out before and his likely GOP foe has flaws of his own.
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Clothing Retailer Lands End To Split From Sears

Lands End, the outdoor clothing retailer, will spin off from Sears Holdings Corp. next month and operate as a stand-alone, publicly traded company.
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Young Mathematicians Hope They've Calculated Winning NCAA Bracket

A group of high school math geeks gathered in Manhattan last week for March Mathness. Their hope is to use math to pick the winners for all 67 NCCA games and win $1 billion from Warren Buffett.

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