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U.S. Investigators Launch Probe Of JPMorgan Chase In China

The Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an investigation of JPMorgan Chase's operations in China, reportedly looking into whether the investment bank hired the children of high-ranking Chinese government officials in an effort to secure business.
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Penn State Reaches Settlement With First Of Abuse Victims

An attorney for the university says the settlement with "Victim 5" is the first of 27 that are expected to be resolved in the coming week. An attorney for "Victim 5" declined to give an exact amount for the multimillion-dollar settlement.
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What's My Real Cancer Risk? When Online Calculators Don't Compute

There's a difference between knowing your breast cancer risk and believing it. When psychologists asked several hundred women to plug personal health data into an online tool that then calculated their breast cancer risk, nearly 20 percent rejected their scores as wrong.
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Sister Fights To Save Her Order From Financial Collapse

In the Sunday Conversation, host Rachel Martin speaks with Sister Maxyne Schneider of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Springfield, Mass. The order, like many around the country, is facing major financial distress as the sisters age.
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Atlanta Celebrates King's Dream

The birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr. commemorates the 50th anniversary of King's "I Have a Dream" speech with a celebration at the national historic site and at the King Center in Atlanta. It's an effort to get children and families involved the history of the movement.
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When This Island Organ Plays, It's A Step Back In Time

In the historic casino on Santa Catalina Island, off the coast of Los Angeles, a grand old organ has been entertaining theater-goers for almost 85 years.
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Quote Corrected On MLK Memorial

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial will be ready for the 50th anniverary of the March on Washington after a truncated quote has been removed from the monument.
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Nuns Struggle To Make Ends Meet

In this week's Sunday Conversation, host Rachel Martin speaks with Sister Maxyne Schneider of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Springfield, Mass. The order, like many around the country, is facing major financial distress as the sisters age.
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Amid Struggle For 'Soul' Of GOP, Libertarians Take Limelight

Tensions between the traditional wings of the Republican Party and its libertarians have been brewing for years. Leaks of government surveillance information have helped exacerbate the conflict, pushing forward libertarians' stance on civil liberties.
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Fire Threatens Celebrity Resort Homes In Idaho

More than 600 firefighters are battling the 100-square-mile Beaver Creek Fire, which threatens many affluent properties in the resort region, officials say.

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