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Most Americans See Bible As Word Of God, Gallup Says

The survey finds that nearly a third believe the Bible is the literal word of God, while nearly half said a supreme being inspired the text.
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Is Clinton Distancing Herself From Obama? Maybe Not

Some observers suspect Hillary Clinton of preparing for a White House run by putting daylight between herself and the president. But there have always been differences between them on foreign policy.
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Doctors Hesitate To Ask Heart Patients About End-Of-Life Plans

Most people diagnosed with heart failure die within five years, yet doctors often don't ask them about how they want to prepare for death, a study finds. They cited lack of confidence as one reason.
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An Underwater Race To Transplant Miami's Rare Corals

A group of scientists is on an urgent mission: It's rushing to save as many corals as it can from Miami's shipping channel before the creatures are destroyed in an underwater excavation project.
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Ex-Ambassador To Syria: Civil War Could Drag On For Years

Robert Ford resigned as U.S. ambassador to Syria earlier this year. He tells NPR's Robert Siegel that it became impossible for him to defend the Obama administration's policies in the country.
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Despite Video Of Bergdahl's Release, Questions Dog His Capture

Questions surround Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's initial disappearance. Bergdahl has said he was captured by the Taliban while lagging behind on a patrol, but many wonder whether he planned to desert.
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Privacy Law Frustrates Parents Of Mentally Ill Adult Children

Even if parents are providing health insurance, they often can't find out what's happening when their adult children suffer from severe mental illness.
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In Keynote Speech, Obama Marks A Quarter-Century Of Polish Democracy

President Obama is delivering the keynote address of his current trip to Europe in Poland. Earlier in the day, Obama is meeting with the president-elect of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko.
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After State Lawmaker Comes Out, Campaign Becomes Battle Of Write-ins

Mike Fleck, who was re-elected three times before he came out as gay in 2012, lost the Republican state house primary to a write-in candidate. So he won as a write-in on the Democratic ballot instead.
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In Mississippi, A Heated Senate Primary Spills Into Runoff

In one of the country's most competitive primaries, incumbent Republican Sen. Thad Cochran and Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel appear headed for a runoff.

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