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Donald Trump, 'Wrestling A Pig,' And The GOP's Struggle To Reform

The last thing the GOP wants is to be seen as an anti-immigrant, anti-gay and anti-science. The party has vowed to reform since President Obama's re-election, but change is proving hard.
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The New Science Behind Our 'Unfair' Criminal Justice System

"Good people with the best of intentions ... can get things terribly, terribly wrong," says legal scholar Adam Benforado. His book, Unfair, explores the intrinsic flaws of the American justice system.
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After Measles Outbreaks, Parents Shift Their Thinking On Vaccines

The widely publicized measles outbreak linked to California theme parks appears to have made parents more confident about vaccine safety and benefits, a national poll finds.
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Burt Shavitz, Namesake And Co-Founder Of Burt's Bees, Dies

Shavitz was "a wild-bearded and free-spirited Maine man, a beekeeper, a wisecracker," the company writes. He was 80.
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U.S. Women Shatter TV Ratings Record For Soccer With World Cup Win

The U.S. women's national team won an unprecedented third FIFA Women's World Cup trophy Sunday night — and a record number of Americans tuned in to watch.
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A Hacker Is Hacked: Controversial Italian Cyber Espionage Company Is Targeted

Hacking Team's spyware has been detected in many countries with repressive regimes. The company has never revealed its client list, but a hack has made thousands of documents public.
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Industry Payments To Nurses Go Unreported In Federal Database

The latest data on drug and device company payments to health professionals largely exclude nurse practitioners and physician assistants, even though they play an increasing role in patient care.
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Missing Comma Gets Woman Out Of A Parking Ticket

The ticket was for parking more than 24 hours in a zone that didn't allow a "motor vehicle camper." The Ohio woman had a truck. She said that there needed to be a comma between vehicle and camper.
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For Americans Seeking Affordable Degrees, German Schools Beckon

More and more Americans are pursuing graduate degrees in Germany, where tuition is often free and many classes are taught in English.
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9-Year-Old Fisherman Lands 600 Pound Sturgeon

Kegan Rothman and his dad were fishing on a Canadian River when Kegan got a bite. It took 2 hours to reel in the hefty sturgeon.

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