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Former CBC Host Jian Ghomeshi Charged With Sexual Assault

The charges against the former radio host carry sentences ranging from 10 years to life in prison. Ghomeshi was publicly accused of violently assaulting women during sexual encounters.
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If Supreme Court Strikes Federal Exchange Subsidies, Health Law Could Unravel

A decision against subsidies would undermine the government-run insurance marketplaces that are backbone of the Affordable Care Act.
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The Native American Side Of The Thanksgiving Menu

The first Thanksgiving was something of a joint venture between pilgrims and Native Americans. Chef Richard Hetzler shares a menu that celebrates the first settlers and the country's first tribes.
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Justice Ginsburg Has Heart Procedure, Is Resting Comfortably

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the leader of the court's liberal wing, is 81 years old. Doctors inserted a stent in her right coronary artery to address a blockage.
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EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone Levels

The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb and 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.
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University Of Virginia Apologizes To Student Who Says She Was Gang-Raped

Rolling Stone magazine published a harrowing account of a campus rape that's shaken the university. "Nothing like it should ever happen again," UVA President Teresa Sullivan said on Tuesday.
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Seattle Mayor Pardons Tofurkey

The pardoning of a turkey is a long standing tradition in the White House. But Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says his city is known for being a little bit "granola."
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A Calmer Night In Ferguson, Mo., Amid Increased National Guard Presence

Police arrested 44 people after another round of protests — these quieter than the unrest that erupted after the decision not to charge officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
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Holiday Shopping Ads Are Geared Toward Brain's Reward Center

Black Friday and the whole holiday season are designed to tap into a very ancient part of our brains. What happens to our brain when we shop during the holidays?
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Plan For Grand Jury Verdict Lacked Follow-Through, Critics Say

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon called in more member of the National Guard on Tuesday, after some protests in Ferguson turned violent Monday. A plan for after the verdict had been in the works for months.

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