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Will Your Child Become Nearsighted? One Simple Way To Find Out

If you're not a bit farsighted at age 6, you're much more likely to be nearsighted by age 12, a study of thousands of children finds. A simple eye refraction exam can spot it early on.
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Could Chris Christie Appoint Himself To The U.S. Senate? Yes, He Can

The indictment of Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., could lead to Chris Christie, R-N.J., appointing a replacement. With Christie's presidential prospects, he might want to consider appointing himself.
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Megachurch Founder, Televangelist Robert Schuller Dies At 88

The pastor who built his church from nothing in the 1960s also launched the Hour of Power broadcast a decade later. By 2010, however, the palatial Crystal Cathedral was forced into bankruptcy.
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After Selma, King's March On Ballot Boxes

Tucked away in the archives of the University of South Carolina is a video clip of a rousing King speech.
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Indiana, Arkansas Struggle With Changes To 'Religious Freedom' Laws

The states, which both passed legislation that critics say would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT customers, have been forced to backtrack following protests.
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Searching Online May Make You Think You're Smarter Than You Are

Googling that fact can make insufferable know-it-alls even more sure of their superior abilities, a study finds. The mere act of searching seems to boost faith in one's knowledge.
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From One Comedian To Another: You Should Try Politics

Late-night TV host David Letterman, who's retiring soon, doesn't like the religious freedom law in Indiana. Comedian-turned-senator Al Franken proposed Letterman move home and run for the U.S. Senate.
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Fact Check: Hillary Clinton, Those Emails And The Law

A top Republican senator charged that Hillary Clinton "probably" broke the law with her use of private emails as secretary of state. But it's not likely to be so clear.
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What's Changed Since The First Religious Liberty Law Was Passed In 1993?

When the first Religious Freedom Restoration Act passed, the vote in Congress was nearly unanimous — it was a bipartisan love fest. We examine how religious freedom laws have become so controversial.
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11 Ex-Atlanta Public School Employees Found Guilty In Cheating Scandal

They were found guilty of conspiracy when they switched student test scores. The verdicts close a dark chapter for the school system and the city of Atlanta. One defendant, a teacher, was acquitted.

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