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Police Arrest Hundreds In Global Child Porn Sting

Police in Toronto announced the arrest of 348 people and the rescue of 386 children in the culmination of a years-long, worldwide investigation.
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Philadelphia Children's Hospital Bars Herbs And Supplements

The hospital says it can't guarantee the supplements' safety because of lax regulations. The Food and Drug Administration does not routinely review the manufacturing of dietary supplements, which calls their safety and effectiveness into question, doctors say.
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Google Says It's Getting Far More User-Data Requests From Government

According to its semiannual Transparency Report, Google received 10,918 government orders from January to June of this year, compared with 4,287 in the same period three years ago.
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Federal Reserve Nominee Yellen Navigates Confirmation Hearing

Janet Yellen cleared a key hurdle in her path to become the next chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, after a Senate Banking Committee hearing went smoothly Thursday. The most difficult questions centered on the Fed's stimulus efforts.
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Democrats Try To Stanch Political Bleeding From Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act's rollout has taken the remarkable Democratic Party unity that existed during the government shutdown and smashed it to smithereens.
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Common Test For Bladder Infections Misses Too Many Cases

Lots of women go to the doctor for urinary tract infections, but the standard test does a lousy job of figuring out who could benefit from antibiotics, a study finds. That means that otherwise healthy people can probably skip testing, doctors say, especially if they have had an infection before and know the symptoms.
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The Road Ahead For Obamacare

The Obama Administration says slightly more than 106,000 people signed up for health care through new exchanges between October 1 and November 1. Host Michel Martin speaks with Kaiser Health News' Mary Agnes Cary about why the number is so low, and what the president says he's doing about it.
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Tackling Life After Football

The National Football League Players' Association says it's stepping up efforts to help retired players transition out of the game. Host Michel Martin speaks with NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith about that and the controversy surrounding the Miami Dolphins.
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Radio Diaries 'Made Me Feel Important'

The Radio Diaries project has helped people record and tell their own stories for more than a decade. Host Michel Martin speaks with Melissa Rodriguez, a single mom who recorded her "teen diary" 16 years ago, and again this year.
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Judge Sentences 'Whitey' Bulger To Two Life Terms In Prison

James "Whitey" Bulger has been sentenced to two terms of life in prison, to run consecutively, for his role in 11 murders. The 84-year-old is also being punished for racketeering and other crimes. Before announcing the sentence, Judge Denise Casper read aloud the names of Bulger's victims.

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