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Doctors With Cancer Push California To Allow Aid In Dying

Dr. Dan Swangard doesn't know if he would take lethal medications to hasten death. But as someone with metastatic cancer, he wants to have that choice. He's part of a suit to change California law.
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1 Person Killed After Car Tried To Ram Security Gate At NSA

A vehicle that was intercepted near the security gate of the National Security Agency's headquarters at Fort Meade, Md., was fired upon Monday morning, killing one suspect and injuring another.
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Amid Criticism, Indiana's Republicans To Revisit Religious Freedom Law

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act stoked controversy almost from the moment it was passed by the state's GOP-dominated Legislature and signed by Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday.
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4-year-old Girl Boards Bus Alone At 3 A.M. To Get A Slushie

The bus driver called police and she was returned safely to her family. On local TV, the girl's mom told her, "Yes, you can have a slushie. Next time just ask me to take you."
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Twitter Account Chronicles Adventures Of 'Florida Man'

Someone tweets real news articles in which a "Florida Man" does dumb things. Public Policy Polling checked Florida Man's approval rating, and found his numbers are better than many politicians.
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Hillary Clinton's Email Controversy Hasn't Changed Much For 2016

Three weeks after the Democratic front runner's widely covered news conference about her use of private emails, polls continue to show her ahead of Republicans in the 2016 presidential race.
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Open Cases: Why One-Third Of Murders In America Go Unresolved

Police today are identifying fewer murder suspects than they did a generation ago. One criminologist says that may be because departments are more focused on preventing crimes than on making arrests.
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Employers And Insurers Gain Control In Workers' Compensation Disputes

In 10 states, injured workers are finding it more difficult to get or keep medical treatment their doctors prescribe because of reforms to workers' comp laws.
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In New York's Multinational Astoria, Diversity Is Key To Harmony

The neighborhood in Queens has become a kind of urban United Nations, with people from 100 countries living there. The more diverse it becomes, the better its residents appear to get along.
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Congressional Panels Probe Opiate Prescriptions At Wis. VA Hospital

Two congressional committees travel to the town of Tomah, Wis., on Monday to hold a hearing on the VA hospital there. The hospital has been singled out for over prescribing opiates to vets.

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