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Polls Show Clinton Has An Edge With White College-Educated Voters

Historically, white college-educated voters support Republicans, but they seem to be leaving Donald Trump. The demographic is pushing Colorado from a battleground state more toward the Democrats side.
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On Its 100th Anniversary, The National Park Service Plans For The Future

As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, questions about its future remain. At 100, the service is facing challenges like climate change, overcrowding, underfunding and relevancy.
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Oneida Tribe's Annual Pow Wow Brings Tradition Alive

As part of our summer series, The World's a Stage, we visit a Native American pow wow near Green Bay, Wis. The pow wow is a place to meet, dance, sing and drum — renewing old traditions.
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Gas Relief Drops May Raise Risk Of Contaminated Medical Scopes

A common over-the-counter medication used during procedures might make scopes harder to clean and increase the risk of contamination. It could put people at risk of infection, a small study finds.
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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Suspends Hope Solo For Sweden Comments

After losing to the Swedes in the Olympic quarterfinals, the longtime goalkeeper said "we played a bunch of cowards." Solo was widely criticized.
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Down With Homework: Teacher's Viral Note Tells Of Growing Attitude

Second-grade teacher Brandy Young announced the policy to parents this month. Her stance is one being taken by more and more educators.
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Watch: A Slow-Motion Sneeze Looks A Lot Like Breathing Fire

What happens when you let loose with a juicy one? A lab of MIT mathematicians and physicists is taking a close look, with the goal of improving public health.
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WATCH: Squishy 'Octobot' Moves Autonomously

The robot designed by a team from Harvard University moves without the help of any rigid parts. Researchers say it is the first proof-of-concept design for an entirely soft, autonomous machine.
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EpiPen Manufacturer Says It Will Help With Out-Of-Pocket Costs

Lawmakers are demanding answers as to why the price of EpiPens, which are used to stop life-threatening allergic reaction, keeps going up. The company said Thursday it will reimburse some of the cost.
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Study Of Breast Cancer Treatment Reveals Paradox Of Precision Medicine

A genetic test of breast cancer tumors helped identify women whose survival odds would not be greatly improved by chemotherapy. But that test isn't as precise as women and doctors might like.

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