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New Dads In Togo Are Guaranteed Something That U.S. Dads Aren't

It's paid paternity leave, which is the law in an increasing number of low- and middle-income countries, but not in the U.S. Research shows that time off for pops can provide lasting benefits.
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Several Americans Possibly Exposed To Ebola, As Epidemic Smolders

This week an American aid worker contracted Ebola in West Africa and may have infected other people. No one else is showing symptoms, but one person is being flown to Atlanta for observation.
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Fraternity's Defense Lawyer Not Ruling Out Suing OU

Stephen Jones, famous for defending Oklahoma City Bomber Timothy McVeigh, argues for due process. He says "every student deserves a second chance."
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Lego Says You Can't Build That — Because Of Politics

A proposed set celebrating women of the Supreme Court flunks the company's "Acceptable Project" guidelines, reflecting the view that the high court has become political.

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Who Is Tom Cotton, The Man Behind The Iran Letter?

How a freshman senator from Arkansas and military veteran, not seen as a likely future politician, was able to grab the spotlight with a letter to Iran — and got 46 other Republicans to sign on.
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President Obama Visits Phoenix Hospital At Center Of VA Crisis

President Obama and Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald visit the veterans hospital in Phoenix Friday to announce a new outside advisory committee to help the VA with customer service.
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Lumber Liquidators Defends Its Products After '60 Minutes' Report

The flooring retailer says the tests used by its critics give a misleading impression of product safety. But Lumber Liquidators says it will pay for safety testing for customers who want it.
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Univision Incident Reignites Questions About Diversity In Latino Media

Fashion critic and host Rodner Figueroa has been let go for offensive comments about First Lady Michelle Obama. Critics see the incident as an example of racism in Spanish-language broadcasts.
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Tom Cotton: The Freshman Senator Behind The Iran Letter

Freshman Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton, who has been in office barely two months, penned an open letter to Iranian leaders this week that 47 Republican senators signed.
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Ferguson Mayor Knowles Slams 'Hostile Language' From Eric Holder

Saying that he's trying to save the community, Mayor James Knowles adds that he is frustrated and concerned by the tone of the attorney general's remarks.

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