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Judge Orders Release Of Guantanamo Force-Feeding Videos

In her opinion, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler said it "strains credulity to conclude that the release of these videos has a substantial probability of causing the harm the government predicts."
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What We Know About The American Being Held By The Islamic State

Peter Kassig was an Iraq War veteran who went to Syria to volunteer at hospitals. In a profile aired by CNN in 2012, Kassig said he's an idealist who believes in hopeless causes.
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As Populations Shift, Democrats Hope To Paint The Sun Belt Blue

Democrats see an opportunity in the South's changing demographics — particularly in states with growing Hispanic communities, lots of unregistered black voters and migration from other states.
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In Chicago, A Long Farewell To Famed 'Hot Dougs'

Hundreds of people have been waiting up to eight hours to get one last taste of what they say is the "best hot dog ever," at Hot Doug's in Chicago.
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New 15-Year Mortgage May Open Homeownership Door For More Buyers

The 30-year mortgage is the foundation of the real estate market. But some advocates are proposing a new type of 15-year loan that would allow people to own more of their home more quickly.
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Ebola Waiting Game Continues In Dallas

Crews are cleaning and removing soiled linens and other items from the apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan was staying. Four people had been living there, under orders to stay put for observation.
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Behind The Sunglasses: The Lives Of Secret Service Agents

This week, following a series of security lapses, the Secret Service director resigned. For a look at the agency beyond the scandal, author Ben Dolnick recommends the novel Big If by Mark Costello.
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Make Room, Food Trucks. Mobile Fashion Stores Have Hit The Streets.

Entrepreneurs who want to launch a retail business in the fashion industry have found a more affordable way to do it — by launching food-truck-inspired rolling boutiques.
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Here's How An Ebola Quarantine Works In The U.S.

The family that hosted Ebola patient Thomas Duncan in Dallas is under quarantine. It's a time-honored public health tool to stop the spread of infectious disease. But it can be abused.
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Is Enterovirus D68 Behind The Mysterious Paralysis In Children?

Several dozen children in California and Colorado have suffered paralyzed limbs, which doctors speculate could be caused by the respiratory virus EV-68. But we're a long way from knowing for sure.

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