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One Sculptor's Answer To WWI Wounds: Plaster, Copper And Paint

World War I left many soldiers with disfiguring scars. For those whose faces were no longer recognizable, an American artist, Anna Coleman Ladd, sculpted masks to cover their injuries.
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Families Want Federal Investigations Into Black Men's Deaths

Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., last month. Eric Garner died in July after being placed in a chokehold by a New York officer. Their families say they want justice.
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Victories For LGBT, Civil Rights Among Holder's Legacy

Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation on Thursday. He says he will step down as soon as the Senate confirms his successor.
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Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

In the U.S., consumers account for the biggest share of waste in the food chain. Demand for stocked shelves and unblemished produce, and confusion over date labels lead to mountains of tossed meals.
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Moving On: Project Helps War Widows Recover

The Defense Department says the Iraq and Afghanistan wars produced 3,200 military widows and widowers. This support group aims to help heal and empower its participants.
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In Cop Culture War, No Clear Solution

The White House is trying to reprogram police culture with tighter rules for the use of force and a greater emphasis on defusing conflict. Veteran cops say it's a philosophy may get them killed.
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Jeter The Hero: Yankee Shortstop Plays His Final Home Game Tonight

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will play his last nine innings at Yankee Stadium tonight after 20 years with the team. A look back at his incredible career and the legacy he will leave behind.
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Solar Advocates Fight Utilities Over Grid Access

Across the country the solar industry is battling utilities over the financial details of feeding electricity from renewable resources back into the power grid.
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In Record Settlement, U.S. To Pay $554 Million To Navajo Nation

The U.S. government has agreed to settle claims that it mismanaged funds and natural resources on the tribe's reservation. It's the largest settlement made with a single Native American tribe.
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Obama At U.N.: Ebola A 'Growing Threat' To Regional, Global Security

President Obama addressed a UN meeting on Ebola and urged other nations to join in the effort to fight the crisis.

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