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Body Of Former White House Chef Found In New Mexico

Walter Scheib, who served as executive chef for Presidents Clinton and Bush, was found near a trail in the mountains near Taos. The 61-year-old was missing for a week.
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66 Surfers On A Single Board Break Surfing Record

In Huntington Beach, Calif., 66 surfers crammed onto one longboard and stood together for more than 10 seconds while riding a wave. Thousands cheering on the beach watched the record being broken.
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Deadly Shooting At S.C. Black Church Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

A 21-year-old white man, Dylann Roof, has been charged with nine murders and is being held in jail. We have a timeline of what is known so far in the investigation.
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Is The Millennial Generation's Racial Tolerance Overstated?

Dylann Roof, the white man accused of the deadly church shooting, is 21-- making him a millennial. That generation is often pointed to as a harbinger of U.S. future racial diversity and tolerance.
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Secret World War II Chemical Experiments Tested Troops By Race

While the Pentagon acknowledged years ago that it used American servicemen in World War II mustard gas experiments, NPR found new details about tests that grouped subjects by the color of their skin.
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After Prison Break In New York, Viral Video Raises Questions

A video shows a man approach the prison with a bag, which is hoisted up the prison wall and disappears out of view. Does this security lapse have anything to do with the escaped cons?
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To Ease Pain, Reach For Your Playlist

Music can energize, soothe or relax us. And it can also help reduce pain. Researchers found that listening to a favorite song or story helped children manage pain after major surgery.
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Emanuel AME Church Reopens, Charleston Worshippers Pay Their Respects

The historic church, known as Mother Emanuel, was open for the first time since a gunman killed nine people there Wednesday night — in what authorities describe as a racially-motivated attack.
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After Waterway Closure, Minneapolis Sees An End To River Shipping

For the first time ever, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed part of a navigable waterway to stem the migration of an invasive species.
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Confederate Flag Controversy Raised Again After S.C. Church Shooting

The place that the confederate flag should occupy has long divided the country. Many want the flag to be removed. But some leading Republicans have defended the right of South Carolina to display it.

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