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FIFA President Sepp Blatter Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

The embattled FIFA president announced he would resign Tuesday, days after the U.S. Justice Department indicted 14 people on corruption charges connected to the international soccer organization.
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TSA Head Reassigned After Investigation Reveals Procedural Failings

The acting head of the Transportation Security Administration has been reassigned after a covert investigation found serious failings in security screening procedures.
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Major Cities Fear Violent Summer As Shootings Increase

New York City, Baltimore and other major cities have seen a recent rise in gun violence. The uptick has raised the alarm for many police departments that worry the summer months may make the problem worse.
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Indiana's HIV Outbreak Leads To Reversal On Needle Exchanges

Scott County's needle exchange program is part of a response to the largest HIV outbreak in Indiana history. After a slow start in April, the needle exchange is drawing users and community support.
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Slavery, Famine And The Politics of Pie: What Civil War Recipes Reveal

From recipes for apple pie without apples to advice on how to treat servants, the era's cookbooks hint at the turbulence outside the kitchen window. Indeed, food helped decide the war's outcome.

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Senate Approves USA Freedom Act, After Amendments Fail

"It protects civil liberties and our national security," President Obama says. "I'll sign it as soon as I get it."

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Who's The Candidate Of The Future?

People always say they want change in elections, but who represents that change? A new poll sheds some light on who does — and who does not.
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Vaccine Court Aims To Protect Patients And Vaccines

It has been nearly 30 years since Congress established a special court to help keep good vaccines on the market and fairly compensate the rare person who has a severe reaction. Who wins these cases?
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Was Recent IRS Data Breach Preventable?

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen was called before a Senate panel to answer questions about a data breach revealed last month involving the accounts of 104,000 taxpayers.
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Families Appeal To Congress, Call For Release Of Americans Held In Iran

The four families testify before a House committee and urge the U.S. to step up efforts. The renewed focus comes as Iran and world powers try to work out a nuclear deal ahead of a June 30 deadline.

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