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As Commodity Prices Plunge, Groceries May Be Next

Oil prices aren't the only thing that's dropped. The prices of everything from corn to sugar have fallen, too. So some economists predict lower prices at the grocery store later this year.
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In San Diego, Wild Discrepancies Between Video Footage And A Police Report

Video footage shows glaring inconsistencies in police officers' account of a suspected break-in, which was actually just two brothers walking into their home.
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John Kerry Takes A Side Trip Into A Snowstorm

Secretaries of state and other top officials sometimes make personal stops while traveling on official business. It's permitted, though it sometimes raises eyebrows and questions of cost.
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'We're All One,' Chapel Hill Shooting Victim Said In StoryCorps Talk

"Growing up in America has been such a blessing," Yusor Abu-Salha said in a conversation with her former teacher that was recorded by the StoryCorps oral history project last summer.
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Bob Simon, Veteran Of CBS News And '60 Minutes,' Dies In Car Crash

Decorated journalist Bob Simon, a correspondent for 60 Minutes known for his insightful reporting from far-flung spots around the world, has died in a car crash in New York City. He was 73.
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FBI Director To Address Law Enforcement's Relationship With Minorities

James Comey will speak at Georgetown University today about police relations with minority communities.
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How Scams Worked In The 1800s

Women, priests, dapperly dressed gents — no one could be trusted.
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Q&A: Blocks, Play, Screen Time And The Infant Mind

Studies with wooden blocks show "that children who play with blocks learn language better and have better cognition."
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Police In New Hampshire Want To Arrest Punxsutawney Phil

In Merrimack, a warrant has been issued for the weather prognosticating groundhog. Police say that Phil predicted winter would last 6 more weeks, but didn't mention anything about all the snow.
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Why California Drivers Are Slowing Down In Hayward

Some off-beat traffic signs have been installed along the steep hill of Hayward Blvd. "The idea is for people to do a double take," a city spokesman told Inside Bay Area News.

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