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Sandwich Monday: Arby's Meat Mountain

Avert your eyes, vegetarians, because for this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the infamous new sandwich from Arby's: The Meat Mountain.
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Researcher Urges Wider Genetic Screening For Breast Cancer

Genetic tests are recommended for women with a family history of breast cancer. One researcher says all women should be screened, but others say there's not enough evidence that they are at risk.
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Back In Session, Congress Faces Budget Bill, ISIS Threat

Congress was back in town on Monday for a two-week sprint before the midterm elections. On the schedule: pass a budget bill so the government doesn't shut down again, decide the fate of the agency that helps businesses finance U.S.-exported goods and figure out what to do about ISIS.
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Chick-Fil-A Founder Credited His Success To Christian Principles

The founder of the popular Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, S. Truett Cathy, died on Monday at the age of 93. Cathy was as well-known for his chicken sandwich as for his Christian values.
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New Drug Czar Tackles Weed, Prescription Pain Pills

Robert Siegel talks to Michael Botticelli, acting head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, about battling drug abuse at a time when drug laws are changing around the country.
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Ray Rice Fired By Ravens, Suspended By NFL

Robert Siegel talks with ESPN writer Kate Fagan about the firing of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice.
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Enterovirus Outbreak Hospitalizes Kids Across Midwest

Robert Siegel talks to Mark Pallansch, virologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about the outbreak of a respiratory illness that is striking children mostly in the Midwest.
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CDC Warns Of Fast-Spreading Enterovirus Afflicting Children

A spike in severe respiratory infections in children has the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asking doctors and patients to act quickly if children have difficulty breathing and wheezing.
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Hawks Seek Buyer After NBA Team's Owner Reveals Racially Charged Email

Controlling owner Bruce Levenson said he had voluntarily told the league about the 2012 email. In it, Levenson asked if the Atlanta Hawks' black fans were keeping white season-ticket holders away.
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Healthy Food? Huddle House Won't Be Serving That Anytime Soon

Huddle House says its customers don't want healthy options or calorie counts. But by defying healthy trends, the chain seems increasingly — and unapologetically — out of step with the competition.

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