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4 Things We've Learned About Enterovirus D68, And 1 Mystery

The outbreak of serious respiratory illness in children was a big surprise; it was caused by an obscure virus rarely seen in the U.S. Two doctors on the front lines explain what they've learned.
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Help Wanted: Unlikely Geniuses To Solve Public Health Problems

The Grand Challenge is a new tradition in the world of public health: asking anyone (and everyone) to come up with innovations. The latest assignment: design cooler protective gear for Ebola teams.
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Turkey: Unilateral Ground Operation Against ISIS 'Unrealistic'

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his country cannot be expected to go it alone to protect Kurds inside Syria against militants with the self-declared Islamic State.
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The Rest Of The Story: Paul Harvey, Conservative Talk Radio Pioneer

Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck are the standard-bearers of today's brash conservative radio, but they're descendants of a man who told stories more often than he raised his voice.
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Forgotten Time Capsule Finally Opened

The bronze box from 1914 was supposed to be opened in 1974. After turning up at the New York Historical Society, someone eventually got around to checking out the contents.
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Past Misdeed Weighs Heavy On Florida Man

More than 50 years ago, Bernard Schermerhorn and his friend stole some newspaper dispensers that belonged to The Ledger in Florida. He recently sent a note and a check to the paper.
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Off-Duty St. Louis Officer Fatally Shoots 18-Year-Old Black Man

The St. Louis police chief says the man fired at the 32-year-old officer, who is white, during a chase and that a weapon had been recovered from the scene.
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Communities Suffer When Deadly Force Is Used In Pursuit Of Low-Level Crimes

Events in Ferguson, Mo, and New York reopened the debate on police tactics. In New York, a suspect accused of selling cigarettes, a violation of tax law, was killed in part because of a chokehold.
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Feds Monitor LA's Fashion District After Money Laundering Raid

The Treasury Department imposed stricter rules on businesses in the city's fashion district. Authorities raided businesses last month on suspicion they were laundering money for Mexican drug cartels.
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'Mass Mobs' Aim To Keep Pews Full At Old Churches

Every month, a group in Detroit picks a church that could use an influx of parishioners to fill its pews — and collection baskets. Word spreads on Facebook, and come Sunday, the church is buzzing.

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