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Michelle Obama: From Reluctant Political Spouse To Pop Culture Icon

The first lady speaks Monday night at her third Democratic National Convention. Her popular image is a transformation from how she was first introduced to the country eight years ago.
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The Big Internet Brands Of The '90s — Where Are They Now?

Verizon's purchase of Yahoo will close the book on one of the oldest Internet companies. What happened to the other famous '90s brands, like GeoCities, Netscape and CompuServe? A nerdy remembrance.
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Single Mom's Search For Therapist Hampered By Insurance Companies

Recent health laws were supposed to give people easier access to mental health care. But some adults who have anxiety or depression and need help are still having a tough time lining up treatment.
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To Reduce Bias, Some Police Departments Are Rethinking Traffic Stops

In Hamden, Conn., minority drivers were pulled over more often than whites for defective equipment, such as broken taillights. So the police changed their strategy.
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How Does A Tiger Keep Cool In This Heat? One Word: Bloodsicles

In the sweltering summer heat of Washington, D.C., the National Zoo gets creative to keep its guests and animals happy. That means things like frozen treats made of cow blood for the big cats.
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Mourners Gather For Funeral Of Baton Rouge Police Officer Montrell Jackson

Police officer Montrell Jackson was buried today. He was one of three law enforcement officers killed over a week ago in Baton Rouge, La.
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Sanders Supporters Boo As He Calls For Them To Vote For Clinton

"Brothers and sisters, this is the real world that we live in," Bernie Sanders tried to say over the noise.
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A 'Messy, Messy Beginning' At Democrats' Breakfast In Philadelphia

Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz, who is stepping down amid an email scandal, was booed Monday. Is that a hint of what's to come as Bernie Sanders speaks tonight?
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At Democratic Convention Kickoff Breakfast, Outgoing Chairwoman Booed

It's not a good opening for the Democratic National Convention: At a breakfast hosted by the delegation from Debbie Wasserman Shultz's home state of Florida, she was booed before she started talking.
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Problems After Using Hair Conditioner Prompt An FDA Warning

After more than 100 consumers complained about symptoms like itchiness and balding, the FDA says hair conditioner is a potential culprit. But doctors warn against jumping to conclusions.

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