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Tsarnaev's Former Best Friend Takes The Stand In Boston Bombing Trial

Two starkly different pictures of admitted Boston bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, emerged at his trial in Boston Tuesday when his former best friend went under cross-examination.
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Can New York Police Build Trust Among Public Housing Residents?

Many New York public housing residents once trusted the police who patrolled their communities. Since an officer killed an unarmed man in public housing, some are pressing to change police tactics.
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Your Drinking Habits May Be Influenced By How Much You Make

Genetic differences explain more of the wide variation in drinking habits among people with low incomes, while higher-income people tended to drink alike.
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49ers Linebacker Chris Borland Retires Early Fearing Brain Damage

After a successful rookie year, Borland has decided to retire from football citing concerns about the damage playing the sport can inflict on the brains of players.
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Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock Resigns Amid Spending Scandal

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock resigned Tuesday after questions were raised about mileage reimbursements he received for his personal vehicle.
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First Gay Group Marches In NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

An LGBT group carried its own banner for the first time ever in New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade Tuesday.
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Sex Discrimination Trial Puts Silicon Valley Under The Microscope

Ellen Pao was vying to be one of the few women at the top of the venture capital world. Then she was fired. Now she's suing, in an industry where women often say they are sidelined and passed over.
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Closing Arguments Underway In Atlanta Test Cheating Trial

Twelve Atlanta educators stand accused of changing students' test scores, casting a shadow over the city and its public school system since it first came to light in 2009.
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'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Movement Built On False Rumors, Columnist Says

NPR's Melissa Block interviews Washington Post opinion writer Jonathan Capehart about his column, " 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Was Built On A Lie."
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U.S. Air Force Veteran Charged With Trying To Aid ISIS

Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh faces charges of attempting to join the self-described Islamic State and obstruction of justice. He is expected to plead not guilty.

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