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Man Who Jumped Fence, Entered White House Had A Knife

The Secret Service is looking into how a Texas man was able to breach the White House's security Friday. The man scaled a fence and opened a door to the residence before being arrested.
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Organizers Hope U.N. Climate March Will Be Largest In History

Hundreds of thousands are expected at a march in New York City ahead of the United Nations climate summit. Organizers want to send a message to world leaders that it's time to take concrete action.
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Judge's Credibility In Question After Domestic Abuse Arrest

A federal judge in Alabama is facing mounting calls for his resignation. U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller was arrested in August for allegedly beating his wife.
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Harmony Project Offers More Than Just Music In LA

With public schools across the country cutting music instruction to save money, the Harmony Project in Los Angeles is trying to make up the difference. The nonprofit offers free music lessons to kids.
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Beyond Charity: Turning The Soup Kitchen Upside Down

For 25 years, DC Central Kitchen has been a place for the hungry to feed themselves and learn new skills. Now a bustling social enterprise, it's inspired similar programs across the nation.
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Anticipating Attacks, GOP Campaigns Focus On Courting Women Voters

National Republican Party officials encouraged 2014 candidates to launch positive ads targeting women. One for a House candidate from Minnesota touts an annual charity walk he does in pink heels.
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Amid NFL Scandals, A Novel About America's Love Of The Sport

It's the start of the season, and the NFL is already beset by scandal. Writer Mark Chiusano recommends a novel about football's place in American culture, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.
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Should The U.S. Pay Ransom For ISIS Hostages?

Videotaped murders by Islamic State have sparked outrage around the world. But while some European countries have paid ransom to retrieve victims taken by ISIS, Britain and the U.S. have not.
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'I Got It Wrong'

Calls for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign continue as the league grapples with how it handled a series of abuse scandals. Goodell has kept a low profile during the crisis.
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In The Courts, Assaults Treated Differently If A Result Of Domestic Violence

Robert Siegel talks with Andrew R. Klein, a senior research associate with Advocates for Human Potential, about how sentences for assault in cases of domestic violence compare to sentences in non-domestic assault cases.

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