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Fathers, Mothers, Heroes: What We Know About Victims Of The Istanbul Attack

June 30, 2016 - 12:08pm

A father trying to save his son from the Islamic State. A brother working to support his sisters' education. A customs guard who shot one of the attackers. Three sisters, celebrating an engagement.

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How Therapy Became A Hobby Of The Wealthy, Out Of Reach For Those In Need

June 30, 2016 - 11:52am

Therapists are in such demand they can bypass insurance companies, so the wealthy are more likely to get treated. A historian explains how this came to be the norm in the U.S. health care system.

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In Prison, The Passion That Drove A Yogurt-Maker To Arson Still Burns

June 30, 2016 - 11:39am

The yogurt entrepreneur who set fire to his factory remains in prison, but he's in better spirits now. "He's dreaming again," says his wife.

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In Australia, Decades Of Abuse Against Military Recruits Comes To Light

June 30, 2016 - 11:08am

A commission is investigating complaints by military academy students who say systematic sexual abuse was inflicted on new recruits dating back to the 1970s.

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Nonstop Flight: How The Frigatebird Can Soar For Weeks Without Stopping

June 30, 2016 - 10:25am

Scientists have been attaching transmitters on the huge seagoing birds and are astonished by their ability to stay aloft.

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Pentagon Says Transgender Troops Can Now Serve Openly

June 30, 2016 - 10:07am

"Transgender Americans may serve openly, and they can no longer be discharged or otherwise separated from the military just for being transgender," Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told reporters.

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Bipartisan Disapproval Follows Bill Clinton's Meeting With Loretta Lynch

June 30, 2016 - 10:06am

"I think it's ... one of the big stories of this week of this month, of this year," Donald Trump said of the meeting. A Democratic strategist said it was "foolish to create such optics."

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'Future Shock' Author Alvin Toffler Dies at 87

June 30, 2016 - 9:21am

Toffler's warnings about 'information overload' and the accelerating pace of change in modern society made his seminal 1970 book a best-seller in the U.S. and around the world.

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1 In 10 People May Face Malnutrition As Fish Catches Decline

June 30, 2016 - 8:40am

Many people around the world rely on fish not just for protein but for critical micronutrients like iron and zinc. So declining fisheries pose major risks for global health, scientists warn.

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A Gifted High Jumper Gets Set To Leap Onto The World Stage

June 30, 2016 - 8:24am

Vashti Cunningham, 18, is on a roll. She set a world junior record and won the world indoor championship in March, while still in high school. She's now turned pro and has her eyes set on Rio.

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Missing From 'Bridgegate' Investigation: Chris Christie's Personal Email Account

June 30, 2016 - 8:06am

The governor has insisted that his personal and government accounts were searched by investigators, but new court documents indicate that a personal account he shared with his wife was never searched.

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EgyptAir Flight Data Indicates Smoke Present In Cabin Of Doomed Plane

June 30, 2016 - 7:21am

The investigators were able to successfully download information from the flight data recorder, and hope it will shed some light on the mysterious crash.

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Personality Can Change Over A Lifetime, And Usually For The Better

June 30, 2016 - 7:01am

Psychologists have been arguing for decades over whether personality traits are real or a myth. More recent research shows that traits are real, a scientist says, and have a big effect on behavior.

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A Guide To The Big Photo ID, Early Voting And Other Voting Law Cases

June 30, 2016 - 6:21am

Ahead of November, a number of important voting law cases are still up in the air nationwide. Here's a breakdown of where some of the big cases stand.

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Report: Black And White Americans Are 'Worlds Apart' On Views Of Race

June 30, 2016 - 6:19am

A new survey finds that as the Obama presidency comes to a close, America is starkly divided on race.

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Veteran Swimmer Michael Phelps And Newer Names Headed For Olympics

June 29, 2016 - 9:08pm

At trials in Omaha, Neb., Phelps earned a trip to his fifth Olympics. Katie Ledecky, Leah Smith, Townley Haas and Kelsi Worrell are some of the younger competitors who will be joining him in Rio.

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Bill Clinton Met Amid Email Investigation

June 29, 2016 - 8:38pm

It was a passing encounter on her government plane, but the whiff of impropriety while the Justice Department investigates Hillary Clinton's private email server could set Republicans howling.

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'Caller Pleading For Cops To Come Inside': Sheriff's Transcripts Of Orlando Attack

June 29, 2016 - 4:20pm

Desperate calls from inside the Pulse nightclub; authorities' concerns; reports of wounded civilians: those are among the new details in records released by the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

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Obama: Globalization Is 'Here' And 'Done'

June 29, 2016 - 2:41pm

Warning against withdrawing from trade deals, the president acknowledged a legitimate gripe with globalization, but says focusing only on local markets is the wrong medicine.

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FACT CHECK: Donald Trump And The Victimization Of U.S. Steel

June 29, 2016 - 2:14pm

Is Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. steel industry fell victim to dumping, unfair trade pacts and self-serving politicians accurate?

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