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Hammered And Heedless: Do Dangerous Drinking Videos Harm Teens?

Being falling-down drunk is often played for laughs on YouTube videos, but those videos don't show the downside of getting trashed. That can't be good for teenagers and young adults, researchers say.
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West Coast Ports, Dockworkers Reach Tentative Deal

Negotiations with unions had been stalled for nine months; the dispute has snarled recent traffic at the facilities, which handle $1 trillion in cargo each year.
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Violent Extremism About Methods More Than Ideas

Audie Cornish speaks with counterterrorism expert Peter Neumann, who attended the White House extremism summit, on the paths to radicalization in Europe.
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State Department Doubles Down On Anti-ISIS Messaging

Efforts to combat ISIS propaganda have been unified under a newly expanded State Department office.
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Governors Meeting Allows 2016 Hopefuls To Grab The Spotlight

This weekend's National Governors Association meeting in Washington, D.C., offers an opportunity for ambitious governors to grab the spotlight and preen for 2016.
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Tow Truck Drivers, Plumbers Put To Work By South's Cold Front

It's cold! In the southern U.S., people face challenges from frozen pipes to chilly race horses.
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Play Ball ... And Hurry Up: MLB Changes To Speed Up The Game

Major League Baseball will launch a series of changes this season to speed up the game.
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Have Big-Box Superstores Helped To Make Us Fat?

A study argues that the density of restaurants and large-scale food retailers in parts of the U.S. has been a major factor in the rise of obesity. But some see it as a "chicken and egg" problem.
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Arctic Temperatures Create Enormous Ice Formations At Niagara Falls

The air temperature at Niagara Falls is so cold that the water and mist coming off the falls is frozen in place.
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Bitter Cold Spell Is One For The Record Books

From the Dakotas to Florida and down the East Coast, the 'Siberian Express' has much of the U.S. locked in a frigid bear hug.

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