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High School Coach Sports A Running Streak Even Forrest Gump Would Envy

Melissa Block talks to California high school cross country coach Jon Sutherland, just moments after he broke the record for the longest running streak in the U.S.: 16,438 days in a row.
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Obama Sets A Number For U.S. Troop Levels In Afghanistan

President Obama intends to keep a force of 9,800 American troops after the end of 2014. The troops will remain in the country to train Afghan forces and support counterterrorism operations.
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A Divided High Court Strikes Down IQ Rules In Fla. Death Penalty

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a Florida rule requiring a defendant's IQ to be 70 or below before that defendant could avoid the death penalty for reasons of mental retardation.
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A Remembrance Of UCSB Victims: 'This Shouldn't Happen To Any Family'

In the wake of a killing rampage that left six students dead, the University of California, Santa Barbara, community continues to grieve. NPR's Sam Sanders has a remembrance of the victims.
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Paleo For Dogs? Vets Say Trendy Diet Could Make Humans Sick

Some dog owners favor a raw food diet because they believe it's how their pets' ancestors ate in the wild. But vets worry that people could be exposed to pathogens if pets are eating raw meat.
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Bill Murray Offers Bachelor Party Advice On Love And Life

At a South Carolina steakhouse over Memorial Day weekend, the comic actor told friends of a groom that if they find love themselves, they should test it by going on a trip around the world.
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When Older People Walk Now, They Stay Independent Later

Nobody wants to spend their final years unable to walk, but that sad fate afflicts many people as they age. A little exercise helps a lot, especially if people can do it in social groups.
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Median CEO Pay Tops $10 Million For The First Time

An Associated Press study shows that most CEOs at S&P 500 companies are now making more than eight figures. Over the past four years, they've received raises topping 50 percent.
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Teen Causes 3-Car Crash While Holding Breath Through Tunnel

A 19-year-old driver fainted, causing his car to cross the center line of a tunnel near Manning, Ore. He was apparently playing a childhood game that involves holding your breath and making a wish.
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Making Playtime A Priority In America's Cities

Darell Hammond of "KaBoom!" is partnering with the Humana Foundation to develop a national movement called Playful City USA, which honors communities that give kids easy access to play.

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