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Netanyahu Insists D.C. Visit Not Intended To Pull Israel Into Partisan Debate

Two weeks ahead of elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off a controversial visit to Washington, D.C., on Monday with a speech to the pro-Israel AIPAC conference.
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GAO Report Urges Fewer Antipsychotic Drugs For Dementia Patients

Strong drugs are rarely warranted to control the behavior of dementia patients, specialists say. But antipsychotic medicine is being overprescribed, and not just among residents of nursing homes.
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Community Policing Task Force Calls For Better Training, More Transparency

A White House task force says law enforcement needs to change their practices to rebuild trust with minority communities.
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Science-Based Artist Gives Celebrity Tortoise A Second Life

Lonesome George was the last surviving member of his species and a conservation icon. When the tortoise died, taxidermist George Dante set out to preserve his body, and his legacy.
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Task Force Calls For Independent Probes Of Police-Involved Shootings

The President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing also emphasized the need for better training and equipment, including bulletproof vests. But it stopped short of insisting police wear body cameras.
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Can Family Secrets Make You Sick?

Few doctors — and few patients — realize just how profoundly early abuse, neglect and other childhood traumas can damage an adult's physical health.
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Take The ACE Quiz — And Learn What It Does And Doesn't Mean

First developed in the 1990s, the 10 questions of the Adverse Childhood Experiences test are designed to take a rough measure of a difficult childhood. Finding out your score is easy. Now what?
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Clinton's Portrait Has Hint Of Lewinsky's Blue Dress, Artist Says

Nelson Shanks tells the Philadelphia Daily News a shadow on the left side of the painting represents not only the infamous dress, but also "a shadow on the office he held, or on" President Clinton.

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Wages And Prices: A Welcome Breakup

A Commerce Department report shows paychecks are fatter, prices are leaner and Americans are saving more. Meanwhile, prices fell by 0.5 percent. That's helping consumers on the rebound from recession.
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The Man Behind The Speech: Judge Carlton Reeves Takes On Mississippi's Past

Judge Carlton Reeves went from cleaning a judge's office to confronting Mississippi's past from the bench.

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