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Top VA Health Official Resigns Amid Scandal Over Treatment Delays

The resignation of the department's undersecretary for health comes a day after he and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki testified before Congress.
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That Darn Cat: 'Hero' Feline Will Throw Out First Pitch At Game

The cat that saved a young boy from an attacking dog became an Internet star this week. Next week, we'll see how Tara the cat does on the ball field.
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After Finding $40,000 In Thrift-Store Couch, Roommates Return Money

Two months after they bought a couch for $20, three roommates realized it was stuffed with envelopes of cash. They decided to track down the rightful owner.
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Why The U.S. Shunned The Man Who Will Now Lead India

The U.S. and other Western governments ostracized Narendra Modi for the past decade. Now President Obama has invited him to Washington as the elected leader of the world's largest democracy.
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Wole Soyinka: I Just Want Those Monsters Exterminated

The Nigerian Nobel laureate says the abduction of more than 250 girls by extremist group Boko Haram is a defining moment for his country.
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Does It Matter if Schools Are Racially Integrated?

Sixty years ago, the historic Brown v. Board of Education ruling was supposed to level the field for all students. But some educators say we haven't made a lot of progress.
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Is It Donald Sterling's Right To Fight For His Team?

LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling will reportedly fight the NBA to keep his team. The Barbershop guys weigh in on that feud, and Solange and Jay-Z's elevator dust-up.
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GM To Pay Record Fine Over Safety Recall

The Department of Transportation on Friday announced that it's ordering General Motors to pay a $35 million civil penalty for the handling of its ignition switch problems.
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GM Will Pay $35 Million Fine Over Massive Safety Recall

The much-criticized recall of more than 2 million vehicles for ignition-switch and air-bag problems has resulted in a record fine for the automaker, the Department of Transportation says.
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California Wildfires: Death Reported, More Evacuations Ordered

Three large and still mostly uncontained fires have burned thousands of acres in San Diego County, according to local media.

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