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A Sheriff And A Doctor Team Up To Map Childhood Trauma

Sometimes a different perspective can help you see a problem with fresh eyes. The problem to be solved in Gainesville, Fla.? A hot spot of poverty, child abuse and neglect.
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Taking U.S. Politics Beyond 'The Water's Edge'

For generations, Congress has deferred to presidents when it comes to foreign policy. The concept was tossed out in the past week as Republicans reached out to foreign leaders, one an ally, one a foe.
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6.5 Million Social Security Numbers Linked To Those 112 Or Older (And Likely Dead)

That's not a typo. A watchdog review of the Social Security Administration also found thousands of people who tried to verify employment eligibility using numbers belonging to those over that age.

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Playing The Odds With Statins: Heart Disease Or Diabetes?

Doctors hand out cholesterol-lowering statins like breath mints, but like any drug they come with risks. Less heart disease, sure, a slightly higher risk of diabetes, too. So what's a person to do?
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Genetic Disorder May Reveal How Statins Boost Diabetes Risk

People with a hereditary form of very high cholesterol are much less likely to get diabetes, a study finds. And that offers clues as to why cholesterol-lowering drugs sometimes raise diabetes risk.
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The Accidental Hunter: For One Outdoorsman, Roadkill Is His Only Red Meat

When a car hits and kills a deer or other creature, Jeff Potter swoops in and recovers the meat, then feeds it to friends and family. No one has ever gotten sick, he says.
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Clinton Says She Didn't Save Personal Emails From Her State Department Tenure

The former secretary of state says the law allowed her to use a personal account for correspondence. But, she said, looking back "it would have been smarter" to use separate email accounts.

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Wild Day In Madison Likely To Be Another Win For Gov. Walker

The latest protests in Madison could reinforce Walker's law-and-order image, at least with Wisconsinites who voted for him — and Iowa Republicans who will be voting for president early next year.
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Who Takes 3,000 Photos Of NYC's Doors?

In the mid-1970s, photographer Roy Colmer cruised the streets of New York City. The result: A very particular perception of doors.
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Photos: From Grace Jones to Toni Morrison, Little Girl Dresses Up Like Black Heroines

Many African-American parents try to extend black history lessons beyond February. One family has turned an experimental photo shoot into an effort to bring this history to life for their daughter.

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