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What If Sharing Your MRI Was As Simple As Pinterest?

Why is it that you can share photos so easily online but you can't get a doctor to upload your MRI? An experiment to let patients see and share their scans gets rave reviews from early adopters.
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Baby's Necklace Could End Up Being A Life Saver

In countries like India, where vaccine records are kept on paper, kids often miss a dose — with potentially fatal results. Now some Yale students have come up with a high-tech (and cheap) solution.
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New Jersey Legislature Clears Gov. Chris Christie In Bridge Scheme

The report, however, found that two former aides acted with "perceived impunity" when they ordered the shutdown of some lanes of the George Washington Bridge last year.
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Prep Work Contributes To Successful Protest Turnout

The New York and Missouri grand jury decisions sparked protests across the country. To mobilize supporters, organizers relied on social media and old-fashioned methods of phone calls and canvassing.
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November Jobs Report Shows Steady Growth

The unemployment rate held steady last month at 5.8 percent. And employers added 321,000 jobs to payrolls, far above expectations.
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Obama Points To Ashton Carter For Defense Secretary

For the fourth time in six years, Obama introduced the man he wants to be secretary of defense. Ashton Carter, a Pentagon veteran, is Obama's nominee to replace Chuck Hagel.
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In Oakland, The Disconnect Between Young People And Police

Oakland has a history of tensions between police and the community. The police department there is under federal oversight for its use of force, among other problems.
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DOJ Probe: Cleveland Police Engaged In Unreasonable Force

A widespread pattern of excessive force has been uncovered. The 18-month federal civil rights investigation also found police supervisors failed to document and investigate claims of brutality.
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Saturday's Runoff Will Decide If Sen. Landrieu Still Represents Louisiana

Democrat Mary Landrieu is in the last day of a bitter campaign to try to keep her Senate seat. Voters will choose between Landrieu, who has served three terms, and Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy.
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Civil Rights Attorney On How She Built Trust With Police

Over the past 20 years, the Los Angeles Police Department has been reformed to work better with minority communities. One of the main forces behind that reform has been attorney Connie Rice.

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