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Supreme Court To Decide Whether States Can Ban Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether states can ban same-sex marriage.
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Teens Who Skimp On Sleep Now Have More Drinking Problems Later

Missing out on sleep can lead to more than grumpiness. Teenagers who aren't getting enough sleep are also more apt to binge drink, a study finds, even years later.
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U.S. Supreme Court Will Rule On Gay Marriage This Term

The justices said today they will review restrictions on same-sex marriages in Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan and Kentucky. The case will be argued in April; a decision is expected by late June.
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Florida Police Department Used Black Mug Shots For Target Practice

The practice was discovered when a National Guard sergeant found that one of the mug shots was her brother's. The North Miami Beach police chief says pictures of whites and Hispanics are also used.
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Proposed NCAA Deal Would Restore Penn State Football Wins

The deal between the NCAA and the university would restore the 112 wins from 1998 through 2011 that were thrown out amid the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
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Food Trucks, Share The Lane. Food Bikes Are Merging Into The Business

A growing number of food vendors are literally pedaling their wares. From baristas to veggie farmers, many say bikes are a cheaper, greener, more convenient way to launch their mobile food businesses.
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Archdiocese Of St. Paul-Minneapolis Files Chapter 11

Facing more than a dozen claims of sexual abuse by priests, the archdiocese says it needs protection to reorganize. Eleven other U.S. dioceses have filed bankruptcy since 2004.
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A Weight-Loss Device Aims To Curb Hunger By Zapping A Nerve

A surgically implanted device similar to a pacemaker gained FDA approval after showing some weight loss in people who are obese. But people in a study who had sham devices lost weight, too.
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Duke's Muslim Students Pray Amid Controversy Over Call To Prayer

They will gather for their call to prayer in the quadrangle outside Duke Chapel, a day after Duke University reversed course on allowing the traditional call to prayer from the chapel's bell tower.
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Arizona 1st In Nation To Require High Schoolers To Pass Civics Test

The state's governor signed a bill into law that will require graduates to pass the same civics test given to candidates for U.S. citizenship. Similar measures are being considered in other states.

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