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Widow Has Autographed Photo Of Shoeless Joe Jackson Authenticated

Sharon Bowen didn't get why her late husband kept a scrapbook with old photos of Cleveland baseball players. Shoeless Joe Jackson was illiterate and usually only signed paychecks and legal documents.
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Charges Dropped Against Burger-Munching Driver

Madison Turner of Alabama got a ticket last month in Georgia for distracted driving — he was eating at the wheel.
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6 Months After Protests, Ferguson Businesses On Path To Rebuild

Since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer, the Missouri city has been in the spotlight. Government officials work to address the issues brought to light following Brown's death.
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Why State Parties Are Losing Out On Political Cash

Big donors are turning to outside groups, and many state parties are watching their budgets and clout dwindle.
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Victims Of Social Security Number Theft Find It's Hard To Bounce Back

The Anthem breach is just the latest in a series of incidents in which big corporations have been hacked.
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The Rise And Fall Of Marion 'Suge' Knight

David Greene talks to music journalist Alan Light about Marion "Suge" Knight's legacy in hip-hop music. The former CEO and co-founder of Death Row Records has been charged with murder.
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Subject Of 'Serial' Podcast Granted Appeal

Adnan Syed, convicted in 2000 of murdering his ex-girlfriend, has been granted an appeal by a Maryland court. Questions about his conviction were the focus of the popular podcast Serial.

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Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer

Our immune systems constantly fight off disease — protecting us from colds, flu and infection. An experimental treatment called immunotherapy is helping patients' immune systems fight off cancer.
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Oil Price Dip, Global Slowdown Create Crosscurrents For U.S.

The big drop in oil prices is a gift to consumers that should propel the U.S. economy, analysts say. But those lower prices are hurting the energy sector, and consumers continue to be cautious.
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Civil Rights Attorneys Sue Ferguson Over 'Debtors Prisons'

NPR got an advanced look at a civil rights lawsuit that claims Ferguson, Mo., residents who can't afford to pay their court fines are illegally held in jail.

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