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Former President Jimmy Carter Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

A cancer was discovered during a recent liver surgery. Carter says he will undergo treatment at Emory Healthcare in Georgia.
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'Defunding' Planned Parenthood Is Easier Promised Than Done

Some Republican candidates for president claim they have defunded Planned Parenthood in their states already. But the truth, others say, depends on how you define "defund."
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Rick Perry's Loss Is Ted Cruz's Gain

Not even Texas is solidly behind former Gov. Rick Perry this year. Sen. Ted Cruz and other presidential candidates are successfully drilling in Texas for gushers of campaign contributions.
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Octopus Genome Offers Insights Into One Of Ocean's Cleverest Oddballs

Octopuses are cool. They can regrow lost arms, change the color of their skin, and are surprisingly smart. Scientists who sequenced the first octopus genome say it's nearly as big as a person's.
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Not Everybody Likes Kissing

A passionate kiss may make you swoon, but many cultures don't do it, anthropologists say. And some cultures find such lip-locks downright disgusting.
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The Perseid Meteor Shower Is About To Peak. Here's How To Watch

NASA says this year's show promises to be more spectacular than usual because "there will be no moonlight to upstage the shower."
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NFL 'Deflategate' Saga Continues With Both Sides Back In Federal Court

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots star Tom Brady were in court today to update a judge on settlement talks regarding the quarterback's four-game suspension.
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Seniors Behaving Badly: Mayor Assaulted Over Alleged Sex Tape

A man who once co-hosted a TV show with Talladega, Ala., Mayor Larry Barton has been arrested for attacking him. A divorce lawyer says the dispute centers on a video that includes the man's wife.
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Goats May Be Unwelcome In Zimbabwe's Capital, But D.C. Loves Them

Whiskey, Peanut and Nadia the Wonder Goat are currently removing weeds in Congressional Cemetery.
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Nik Wallenda Completes Historic Tightrope Walk In Wisconsin

Daredevil Nik Wallenda has taken on the Wisconsin State Fair. Sounds tame, until you consider the nearly 1,600 feet of wire strung 10 stories high. It was Wallenda's longest tightrope walk ever.

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