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Could This Virus Be Good For You?

Scientists studying HIV and Ebola have noticed another virus hitching along for the ride in some blood samples. Now they're trying to figure out whether the lurker helps the body fend off disease.
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4 Reasons Why It's Veto Season At The White House

In his first six years in office, President Obama issued just two vetoes, the fewest of any president going all the way back to James Garfield. But that's about to change.
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A Pillar Of Atlanta's Community Also Has An Outsize Shoe Collection

It takes anchors to keep neighborhoods lively; key restaurants and stores that draw people from far and wide. For decades in Atlanta, Walters Clothing has been that space.
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Arrested For Resisting Arrest — Yes, It's Possible

Resisting arrest is usually a secondary charge against someone already being arrested for something else, but not always.
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Car Safety Improves: Study Lists Those With Most, And Least, Driver Deaths

For 2011 models through the 2012 calendar year, driver deaths per million registered vehicle years fell to 28 from 48 just three years earlier, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
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'Female Husbands' In The 19th Century

In newspapers, magazines and novels, the "female husband" was a person of great interest.
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Pro Football Hall Of Fame Tackles Assisted Living Center

Canton, Ohio, has launched an ambitious expansion plan, including assisted living for Hall of Famers. The concept is part business, part nostalgia and part a sense of responsibility to ballplayers.
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Some Businesses Say Immigrant Workers Are Harder To Find

The president's recent executive actions will allow millions of immigrants to stay in the U.S. But many businesses say those changes aren't enough to help them find and keep all the workers they need.
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Mormon LGBT Announcement Met With Cheers, Skepticism

Robert Siegel talks to Mormon leader Elder Dallin Oaks about the press conference this week where the church announced it would support LGBT anti-discrimination legislation in return for laws that protect religious freedom.
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Senators Work To Open Up Travel For Americans To Cuba

Several members of Congress — recently back from Cuba — are taking steps to further ease a decades old embargo on the communist island. But even as they announced new legislation to open up travel for Americans, Cuba's president is talking tough about what it will take to ultimately normalize ties.

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