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Movement To Pay It Forward With A Cup Of Coffee Spills Into U.S.

The idea behind Suspended Coffees: Buy a cup of coffee in advance for a stranger who couldn't otherwise afford it. The movement took off in cafes across Europe. It's now finding its legs in the U.S.
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N.Y. Man Pleads Guilty To Recruiting For ISIS, Could Face 30-Year Prison Term

Officials say Mufid A. Elfgeeh used social media to send and receive information about terrorist groups and that he plotted to help two recruits travel from the U.S. to Syria.
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Department Of Veterans Affairs To Pay For Robotic Legs

The exoskeleton's $77,000 price tag has been too expensive for many injured veterans. But after a major shift in VA policy, eligible veterans with spinal cord injuries may soon be able to walk again.
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Feds Arrest Martin Shkreli On Fraud Charges

The pharmaceuticals executive was arrested Thursday for securities fraud. Prosecutors say he took stock from a biotech firm he founded and used it to pay debts from other business deals.
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Be Kind, Unwind: How Helping Others Can Help Keep Stress In Check

If the holidays have you stressed out, an act of kindness could help. Researchers tracked people and found that stress levels dropped when they went out of their way to help others.
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Fact Check: Cruz's Misleading Charge About Rubio And Refugees

Did Marco Rubio design a law that would let the president invite refugees into the U.S. without background checks? No.
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Most-Shared In 2015: Stories That Grabbed The Two-Way's Readers

The metric of sheer page views only goes so far. We wanted to see which posts resonated enough with people that a high rate of readers shared them with friends and followers.
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Holiday Pop Quiz: Who Was The President ... ?

Deck the halls, stuff the stockings and sharpen your pencils. It's time for a holiday history exam.
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Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, N.W.A Picked For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Chicago and Steve Miller were also among the acts chosen by the nominating committee for the 2016 class, which will be inducted in a ceremony in New York on April 8.
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Michigan Governor Does Away With Outdated Laws

In Michigan, if you swear in front of a woman, you can no longer be thrown in jail. It is no longer illegal to curse in front of women or children.

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