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For LAPD Cop Working Skid Row, 'There's Always Hope'

Los Angeles police officer Deon Joseph has a reputation on Skid Row as someone who cares. He has pushed for changes in policing and sounded the alarm about the neighborhood's mental health crisis.
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Can Changing How You Sound Help You Find Your Voice?

Women's voices are often criticized, especially at work. We're called "shrill," told we "lack authority." Here's the story of two women who changed their voices in a quest to be heard.
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Identifying The Worst Colleges In America

How better ratings can help students make better decisions.
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Bike Like A Pro Athlete, Eat Like A Pig

When a friend and I rode bicycles 738 miles up the spine of Texas, we were burning up to 5,500 calories a day. So we got to eat the way a calorie-counting cubicle dweller can only dream of.
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Secret U.S. Space Plane To Land After 22 Months In Orbit

There are many theories about what exactly the unmanned X-37B is doing as it circles the Earth on long-duration missions.
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Getting Some 'Me' Time: Why Millennials Are So Individualistic

Millennials are often criticized for being the most entitled and self-absorbed generation. Many call them narcissists, while others say they should take time to find themselves.
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Astros' Turnaround Costs Furniture Mogul

Jim McIngvale promised that if the Astros won 63 games, he's reimburse the first 500 customers to spend more than $6,3000 at his store. They won 70 games. That promise cost McIngvale $4 million.
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Police Arrest Dozens In Ferguson, Mo., Protests

At least 49 were arrested Monday afternoon and into the evening for acts of civil disobedience during protests over the August police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
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Key To Securing Online Accounts May Be Just A Squiggle Away

Engineering researchers at Rutgers University have discovered that the free-form symbol might be the ultimate password. The uniqueness of someone's squiggle makes it a tough password to rip off.
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Animated 'Book Of Life' Celebrates Día De Los Muertos

The Day of the Dead holiday celebrated in Mexico and other Latin America countries is now the subject of a 3-D animated movie, produced by filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro and directed by Jorge Gutiérrez.

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