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Albuquerque Police Reach Settlement To Address Excessive Force

Albuquerque Police have reached a settlement agreement with the Justice Department over use-of-force policies. The police have agreed to take steps to address issues that led to, what the Justice Department claims, is a pattern of unconstitutional uses of force.
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In New Hampshire, Two Different Tales Of Scott Brown's State Jump

The very close U.S. Senate race in New Hampshire could come down to where Republican challenger Scott Brown is from.
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A Field Of Medicine That Wants To Know Where You Live

Where do you live? Health specialists think that simple question could make a difference in how doctors prevent and treat diseases for individuals. That's expanding its storied role in public health.
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1 Dead After Commercial Spaceship Crashes During Test Flight

The Virgin Galactic Spaceship Two was undergoing a test flight when it crashed in the California desert. The spaceship is designed to take tourists to space.
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Maine Judge Rejects State's Bid To Restrict Nurse's Movements

The request by state officials would have compelled Kaci Hickox, who shows no symptoms of Ebola, to isolate herself until Nov. 10.
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Lava Flow In Hawaii Spares Homes, But Threatens To Cut Off Community

The state has sent National Guard troops to the town of Pahoa to assist with a road block and security.
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50 Great Teachers: A Celebration Of Great Teaching

Our new series will tell the stories of great teachers, and explore some big questions: What is great teaching? Can it be taught? How do good teachers become great ones?
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Alleged Cop-Killer Arraigned After Arrest Ends Extensive Manhunt

Eric Frein, who investigators say fatally shot a police officer and wounded another, was arrested on Thursday after eluding authorities for 48 days.
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Selfies With Bears Prompt Warning From Park Rangers

Selfies with bears are showing up on Instagram. Rangers in South Lake Tahoe have been sufficiently worried to issue a warning: Wild bears are unpredictable, and could attack. #bearselfie
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For Morbid Anatomy Museum Founder, Spooky Things Are Life's Work

Joanna Ebenstein, and her father, recall her lifelong fascination with stomach-turning body parts, among other things.

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