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Is A Threat Posted On Facebook Really A Threat?

The Supreme Court is tackling a question of increasing importance in the age of social media and the Internet after a man was convicted of posting threats against his estranged wife and an FBI agent.
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Broken Hips: Preventing A Fall Can Save Your Life

Twenty percent of people who fall and break a hip after age 50 die within a year, and women are at greatest risk. But you can reduce the odds of falling. Here's how.
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Republicans Debate: Fight The President Now, Or Fight Him Later?

Congress returns from recess Monday, tasked with funding the government past Dec. 11. Some in the GOP want to tie it to halting Obama's immigration plan, while others aim to avoid a damaging shutdown.
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For These Millennials, Gender Norms Have Gone Out Of Style

Many millennials say they find traditional notions of gender too confining. And they are rewriting the rules and refashioning clothes so that they can dress and accessorize in whatever way they want.
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Missing Ohio State Football Player Found Dead, Police Say

A student missing since Wednesday was found dead Sunday, apparently from a self-inflicted wound. After he went missing, his mother told police he'd sent a text citing his concussions, the AP reports.
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Darren Wilson, Officer in Ferguson Shooting, Resigns

Ferguson, Mo. Police Officer Darren Wilson has resigned from the city's police department. Meanwhile, the family of Michael Brown plans to pursue "every legal avenue" following the grand jury's decision not to indict Wilson.
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Black-Market Diesel: Thieves Sell Fuel By The Truckload

Some criminals hide payment-card skimmers in gas pumps to steal credit card numbers. But that isn't the end of the story: Those stolen numbers are just the start of a highly profitable operation.
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Black Friday Sales Down At Stores, Surge Online

More shopping on Thanksgiving Day diluted the Black Friday numbers somewhat, according to a ShopperTrak survey. A separate survey by IBM showed a nearly 10 percent increase in online sales.
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Ferguson Mayor: Police Will Recruit More Minorities

James Knowles announced several initiatives to calm tensions in the city, including a scholarship program to put more African-American officers on the streets.
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Feelings On Ferguson Reflect Deep Racial Divide

Perceptions of what happened in Ferguson, Missouri, have broken down along racial lines. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Slate writer Jamelle Bouie about the racial dimensions of the case.

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