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5 Things You Might Not Have Known About God And Beer

What do ancient Sumerians, Paulaner monks, Arthur Guinness and a whole bunch of party-hardy millennials have in common? Pairing beer with God.
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With Rise Of Painkiller Abuse, A Closer Look At Heroin

The rate of heroin use is up, and federal data shows that nearly 80 percent of people using the illegal drug had previously abused prescription painkillers. The drugs have similar effects, and curbing painkiller abuse may help stymie the draw to heroin.
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Aftermath At The Airport: LAX Tries To Turn Back To Business

Nearly 1,000 scheduled flights and 100,000 passengers were affected at Los Angeles International Airport, where a gunman on Friday killed a TSA agent and wounded others. On Saturday afternoon, a major terminal in one of the nation's busiest airports finally reopened, FBI agents continued their investigation, and thousands of passengers tried to catch their flights.
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How Is White House Handling HealthCare.gov Debacle?

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius took to Capitol Hill this week to try and explain the botched rollout of the website that is central to implementation of the Affordable Care Act. And despite apologies and mea culpas, the Obama administration is dealing with new questions about its grasp of technology — and even about the president's veracity.
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Adding To Insurance Confusion, Outside Groups Try To Cash In

With the federal insurance exchanges still a mess, some uninsured people are turning to local groups to figure out how and where to purchase insurance. In Florida, a lack of coordination among different agencies is leaving room for dubious outfits to enter the scene.
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Obama Ratings Sink As Trustworthiness Comes Into Question

The president is being accused of having misled the public about problems with his health care law — or having been misled himself. Either way, the president is taking political punches for not seeming on top of his own agenda.
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A Controversial Week For The NSA

Several new developments put the NSA surveillance program into the spotlight this week. The U.S. had to explain why it eavesdrops on foreign leaders; The Washington Post reported that the NSA can tap directly into overseas servers of Google and Yahoo; and lawmakers have introduced legislation to rein in the program that allows NSA to gather phone data on Americans.
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TSA Agent Killed, Several Wounded In LAX Shooting

Authorities have identified the suspected gunman — who is in custody — as Paul Anthony Ciancia. The investigation into his actions and motive is ramping up.
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So You Found An Exchange Plan. But Can You Find A Provider?

Many health plans being offered on the New York state insurance marketplace do not include some of New York City's biggest hospitals in their networks. And across the state, many doctors say they are not yet participating in exchange plans at all.
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Alleged LA Airport Shooter Reportedly Wanted To 'Kill TSA'

The father of suspect Paul Anthony Ciancia reportedly called police early Friday concerned that his son had sent a text message mentioning suicide.

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