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Secret Service Director Tells Panel: 'This Is My First Test'

Answering pointed questions about new claims of misconduct by his agents, Joseph Clancy says he had a "good stern talk" with his staff about why he wasn't told about it sooner.
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Tweets: Under Pressure — Service Director Testifies

Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy takes to Capitol Hill and faces tough questions about the agency's latest scandal.
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7 Creative Wedding Ideas From History

Couples nowadays are tying the knot in original ways — like some pioneering newlyweds in America's past.
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Facebook's Suicide Prevention Tools Connect Friends, Test Privacy

When online social networks open up spaces for suicide prevention with untrained peer support, they walk the fragile line between invasion of privacy and supporting those who need help.
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Most NY Marketplace Plans Lack Out-Of-Network Coverage

With a few exceptions, all the policies sold on New York's health insurance marketplace won't pay for routine expenses from doctors or hospitals not in their networks.
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49ers Linebacker Quits After 1 Season, Citing Safety Concerns

Worries about possibly incurring brain injuries prompted 24-year-old Chris Borland to end his NFL career after one season. "I just honestly want to do what's best for my health," he said.
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Q&A: Raising Kids Who Want To Read

Daniel Willingham's new book is full of advice for parents and teachers hoping to nurture a love of reading in kids.
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Doritos Stage Pulled From SXSW But Issues Remain

As the Austin, Texas, music festival enters its 28th year, concerns continue over corporate branding and security.
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Republicans Get Their Turn To Present Budget Plans

Congressional Republicans are expected to unveil their budget proposals this week. David Wessel of the Brookings Institution looks at key differences between the GOP plan and the White House's.
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A Chinese Immigrant Gets His California Law License, 125 Years Later

Hong Yen Chang was denied the chance to practice law in California more than a century ago because of his race. This week, the California Supreme Court posthumously granted him a law license.

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