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More Women Than Men Are Obese In America, And Gap Is Widening

After decades of increases, U.S. obesity rates overall seem to be flattening out, the CDC says. But obesity is rising among middle-aged women, and particularly among black and Hispanic women.
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The Incubator School: E Is For Experimental & Entrepreneur

At this Los Angeles school, STEM and entrepreneurship are as important as reading and math.
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No Longer 'The Only One'? This Year, Things Changed For Asian-Americans On TV

Remember this time last year? The roster of Asian-American leads was sparse. With shows like Fresh Off The Boat, Quantico and Master of None, things are starting to look much different.
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A Push In California To Train More Latino And Black Nurses

Though 39 percent of the state's population is Latino, only 8 percent of its nurses are. Health officials are looking to reduce health disparities by increasing diversity among health professionals.
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Video: 'Fresh Off The Boat' Writer Nahnatchka Khan Tells Stories From The Inside Out

Nahnatchka Khan writes scripts that focus on real-life experiences. There are thousands of stories to tell, and she says Fresh Off the Boat is just the beginning.
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On #WorldKindnessDay, A Onetime Mango Thief Tells Why Kindness Counts

Yes, it's a real holiday. To learn more about the nature of kindness, we spoke to Kennedy Odede, whose life was transformed by the kindness of strangers.
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Pro Skier Falls Down Mountain While Being Filmed For A Movie

On an Alaska mountaintop, Ian McIntosh fell and cartwheeled 1,600 feet down a nearly vertical wall of snow. Video shows a black spot tumbling down, so small in the landscape he looks like an insect.
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Clinton Has 45-To-1 'Superdelegate' Advantage Over Sanders

Underscoring her level of support among the Democratic establishment, Hillary Clinton has a far bigger lead with Democratic elected officials than in 2007, the last time she ran.
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Oregon Orders A Stop To Surveillance Of Black Lives Matter Supporters

An Oregon Department of Justice employee engaged in surveillance of people using #blacklivesmatter on social media. The state's attorney general ordered the surveillance to stop.
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Reviewing GOP Presidential Candidates' Stand On Immigration

A big issue that came up in this week's Republican debate was immigration. It exposed a divide between the candidates. We check many of the presidential candidates positions to see if they've changed.

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