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Debate: Is The Affordable Care Act Beyond Repair?

Two teams of medical doctors and political columnists face off over the hot-button health care law in the latest Intelligence Squared debate. Is Obamacare fundamentally flawed or poised to transform the health care system for the better?
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Warren Buffett's $1 Billion Basketball Bet Is A Very Long Shot

Quicken Loans and Buffett have teamed up to offer $1 billion to anyone who correctly picks the winners of all 63 games in this year's NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament. But the odds of winning are sky-high.
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High Point, NC Police Fight Crime Family Intervention Style

The city of High Point, North Carolina has seen a dramatic reduction in violent crime. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with High Point Police Chief Marty Sumner about the strategies he's using, and why other cities are turning to High Point for advice.
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Latino Immigrants Find A Better Life In U.S., Poll Says

Many Latino immigrants come to the U.S. in search of a better life — and most of them find one, according to a new poll. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks about the findings with Robert Blendon of the Harvard School of Public Health and Rey Junco of Purdue University.
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Was Wendy Davis Misleading In Her Political Bio?

Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has been called out for embellishing details in her political bio. The beauty shop ladies weigh in on that and other news. Guest host Celeste Headlee hears from Connie Schultz, DeBora Ricks, Bridget Johnson and Nicole Austin-Hillery.
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8-Year-Old Dies Trying To Save Relatives From Burning Trailer

A local school official said Tyler J. Doohan died a hero. He alerted six people to the fire and died trying to wake up his uncle and grandfather.
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Failing To Get Off The Couch May Contribute To Heart Failure

Researchers focused on the activities outside business hours. And they found that your behavior beyond whatever you're doing to make a living appears to affect your chances of heart failure. To minimize the risk, walk when you can and sit only when you must.
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Think You Know Richard Sherman After His 'Rant'? Maybe Not

The Seattle Seahawks player's post-game interview set off another national discussion about race because of the way many reacted to it with not-so-veiled slurs. He tells CNN that it's those who posted racial comments about him afterward who "showed their true character."
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Winter's Wicked Wallop In 5 Headlines

The severe storm did just what was expected. It dumped a foot or more of snow on parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, temperatures plunged again. Reports from across the region tell the story. Meanwhile, much of the West remains warm and way too dry.
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Calif. Air Quality Affected By Lack Of Rain

California's drought is having a big impact on air quality. Winter storms usually clean out pollution, but without any rain the air is staying stagnant and could present a health risk.

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