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California College Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest Tuition Hikes

The University of California system recently approved a 5 percent tuition hike, annually, for up to five years. Students at UC Berkeley have taken the lead in protesting the measure.
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Ferguson Protesters Anxiously Await Grand Jury Decision

The weekend passed without a grand jury decision in the investigation of the fatal shooting of 18-year old Michael Brown. As the waiting continues, so does the frustration in the community.
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Grand Jury Decision Apparently Imminent In Ferguson, Mo.

A St. Louis County prosecutor is expected to announce the decision of a grand jury that is considering whether to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
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Vitamin D Tests Aren't Needed For Everyone, Federal Panel Says

There's not enough evidence that screening the general public for vitamin D deficiency helps reduce the risk of disease, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says.
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Cosby Sexual Assault Allegations Have Similar Pattern

Ari Shapiro speaks with Paul Farhi, media reporter for The Washington Post, about the newspaper's coverage of the rape and sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby.
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Grand Jury's Decision In Michael Brown Case Will Be Announced Monday

A news conference is reportedly being scheduled for Monday evening, when St. Louis County officials will relay the grand jury's decision on whether to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer.
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For The Next Food Drive, Go For The Canned Tuna, Not The Saltines

If you're giving nonperishables to a food pantry this year, skip the sodium-packed soups and focus on nutrient-dense foods, hunger advocates say. Some of them may be cheaper, too.

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Hagel Steps Down After Discord On Syria, Iraq

President Obama announced the defense secretary's resignation Monday morning. Chuck Hagel clashed with White House adviser Susan Rice on Syria policy, and he never made it into Obama's inner circle.
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The Economics Of Thanksgiving 2014

More people will be driving and flying this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Gasoline isn't the only thing that's cheaper. Turkey is too, along with its companions, stuffing and cranberries.
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Secretary Of Defense Hagel To Resign

Chuck Hagel's resignation comes amid concern over the rise of ISIS, also known as the Islamic State, and a return of U.S. troops to Iraq. President Obama is announcing the move Monday morning.

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