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Ferguson Braces For Grand Jury's Decision On Michael Brown Shooting

A grand jury is expected to announce soon whether Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, will be indicted. The city is on edge as everyone waits for the decision.
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'Godfather' Mansion On The Market For Nearly $3 Million

In New York, the five-bedroom Staten Island home which became famous in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather is up for sale.
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State Health Insurance Exchanges Hope To Woo Urban Minorities

With Obamacare signups resuming this week, California and Connecticut have deployed new strategies to reach people who resisted signing up last year. Step one: Avoid previous cultural gaffes.
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FBI's Vicious Letter To King Holds Lessons On Surveillance, Hindsight

The letter calls King an "evil, abnormal beast," and speaks of his extramarital affairs, which were discovered while seeking ties to communism. Journalists in the 1960s rejected the FBI's scoop.
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'Muffled' Alerts, Personal Calls: Report On White House Fence Jumper

One Secret Service officer was on his cellphone when a man jumped the fence and made his way into the mansion in September. A review finds gaps in communication and training in the security response.
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Baseball's Best, A Hitter And A Pitcher, Are From LA

For the Angels' Mike Trout, the third time was the charm. And Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers is just the 11th player to win MVP and Cy Young in the same season.
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Former CEO Indicted For Alleged Role In Deadly Mine Disaster

Don Blankenship is accused of defying safety regulators when he ran the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia. A blast at the mine killed 29 people in 2010.
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As Casinos Fold, Stakes Are High For Atlantic City Transformation

Atlantic City, N.J., once synonymous with gambling, is reeling from the failure of several big-name casinos. Officials hope they can revive the city by recasting it as the Las Vegas of the East Coast.
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Why The 'Invasivores' Haven't Pounced On Bear Meat

Bear is traditional American grub, and hunting bear for meat can help control overpopulation. But bear meat isn't going to make its way into restaurants or onto the average dinner table anytime soon.
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Facebook Rolls Out New, Simpler Privacy Policy

The new privacy guidelines are one-third their previous length. But experts say it doesn't change how much data the company will continue to gather from users.

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