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A Closer Look At Obama's Immigration Plan: What's In It, Who's Affected

The actions announced Thursday are complicated and will lead to many changes in immigration policy. Here we try to explain it plainly.
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Last 'Angola 3' Inmate's Conviction Should Be Thrown Out, Court Says

Albert Woodfox has spent about 40 years in solitary for the 1972 murder of a prison guard. A federal appeals court's unanimous decision could set him free, if the state decides not to challenge it.
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Thanksgiving, Frozen: A 6-Day Guide To What To Cook Ahead, And When

You don't have to leave all the cooking for Thursday. We offer tips for getting most of the meal ready in advance so you can sleep in a little later on the big day.
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To Stay Energy Efficient As You Age, Keep On Running

People in their 60s who run for exercise use energy as efficiently as much younger people. That wasn't true for older people who walked instead.
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In The Hospital, There's No Such Thing As A Lesbian Knee

People in the LGBT community often have a hard time getting appropriate health care. But the problems aren't unique to them. Doesn't everyone want to have a doctor call them by their preferred name?
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Speaker Boehner Says The House Will Act On Immigration

Republican Rep. John Boehner delivered a statement Friday in reaction to President Obama's immigration address, saying Obama is damaging the presidency.
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London Mayor Boris Johnson Owes IRS Money, Won't Pay

Johnson holds dual U.S.-U.K. citizenship, but hasn't lived in the U.S. since he was 5. He told WAMU's Diane Rehm Show that he had been billed for capital gains on the sale of his first home.
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The 2 Things That Rarely Happen After A Medical Mistake

When patients are harmed by a medical error, they rarely are told about it or given an apology, according to a study based on ProPublica's Patient Harm Questionnaire.
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Holder Calls For Calm As Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Looms

In a newly released video, Attorney General Eric Holder has messages for law enforcement agents as well as for those protesting the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
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Why Do We Undervalue Introverts?

In a culture where being social and outgoing are celebrated, it can be difficult to be an introvert. Susan Cain argues introverts bring extraordinary talents to the world, and should be celebrated.

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