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Cable News Channel Fusion Searches For Its Audience

ABC and Univision launched Fusion a year ago. The channel was designed to appeal to young Hispanics who consume content in English. Fusion pivoted immediately, hoping to appeal to all millennials.
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After 50 Years, Obama To Honor 3 Civil Rights Activists

President Obama posthumously honors James Cheney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The three were murdered during Mississippi's Freedom Summer 50 years ago.
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Combat Training: Can Female Marines Get The Job Done?

The Marine Corps has begun a yearlong experiment to decide whether women can enter ground combat. Hundreds of men and women began training a few weeks ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
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Upfront Costs Of Going Digital Overwhelm Some Doctors

Physicians with small practices may be especially hard hit by federal regulations that aim to bring doctoring into the digital age in 2015.
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Africa Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York

Dr. Prabhjot Singh lives and works in Harlem, a neighborhood plagued by chronic disease. He thinks an African model of health care can help — training people in the community to be health educators.
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Racial Disparities In Arrests Are Prevalent, But Cause Isn't Clear

Ferguson police statistics show the department does arrest African-Americans at a higher rate than it arrests other racial groups. But that disparity is true for police departments across the country.
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Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies

Marion Barry, the former mayor of Washington, D.C., died early Sunday morning. NPR's Tess Vigeland speaks with D.C.-based Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page about Barry's complex legacy in the city he ran during four terms.
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Running Late? Nah, Just On 'CPT'

In this installment of our semi-regular Word Watch series, we look at a popular term for the practice of never being on time.
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Marine Corps Finds It Tough To Shut Down Sexist Facebook Groups

Female Marines are being humiliated and generally degraded by their peers on Facebook. The groups' pages are frequently shut down, but return within days due to a dedicated following.
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Families Feel Sidelined As U.S. Reviews Hostage Policy

The White House is reviewing how it handles hostage crises following the brutal murders of Americans abroad, but families of hostages say they're often left out of the conversation.

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