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Documents Detail Sugar Industry Efforts To Direct Medical Research

A dentist unearths documents detailing the sugar industry's influence over the National Institutes of Health's research agenda in the 1960s and 1970s. At issue: setting limits for sugar intake.
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The Teenage Brain: Spock Vs. Captain Kirk

Adolescents get a bad rep for being irrational. The bad news: It's kinda deserved. The good news: Teen brains come equipped with an internal Mr. Spock, trying to keep them safe.
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2 Oklahoma Students Seen In Racist Fraternity Video Apologize

The men were in a video of Sigma Alpha Epsilon members singing a racist chant. They have apologized, with one of the now-former fraternity brothers saying he had learned "a devastating lesson."
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11 Missing In Black Hawk Helicopter Crash In Florida

Seven Marines and a crew of four were aboard the helicopter, which had been on a training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida Panhandle, according to the base's public affairs office.
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D.C. Court Orders Row House Resident Not To Smoke

In Washington, D.C., neighbors complained that Edwin Gray's cigarette smoke came through a hole in the row house basement, according to WJLA TV. The precedent-setting court order is temporary.
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Lost Love Letter Resurfaces After 70 Years

From WWII Europe, Bill Moore wrote a love letter to Bernadean. When it was found at a thrift shop, Denver's KMGH-TV helped return the letter. Moore said of his late wife Bernadean, "I loved her."
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9 Iraqi Interpreters Sue U.S. Government Over Visa Delays

Thousands of Iraqis and Afghans have been resettled in the U.S. through a special visa program, but hundreds of cases are on hold.
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Fla. Gov. Scott Denies 'Climate Change' Is A Banned Term

Independent scientists in Florida are backing claims by former state employees that Gov. Rick Scott's administration has a policy of discouraging use of the phrase "climate change."
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Defense Looks For Ways To Make Admitted Boston Bomber More Sympathetic

Prosecutors showed jurors a confession that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote on the inside of the boat where he hid from police. The defense disputed claims that tweets showed he was a violent radical.
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Critics Take Aim At Port Of Seattle's Lease With Shell Oil

The Port of Seattle has leased space to Shell Oil to dock ships and store Arctic drilling rigs in the off season. City officials and environmentalists question that decision and want Shell out.

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