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Here Are The 2015 Medal Of Freedom Winners, In Their Own Voices

November 23, 2015 - 2:12pm

Athletes, artists and activists crowd the list of winners of the nation's highest civilian honor. Before they get their medals Tuesday, get to know them — in sight and sound.

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So Long, Turkey: 3 Ways To Spice Up Thanksgiving Without The Bird

November 23, 2015 - 2:06pm

Not everyone delights in turkey as the centerpiece to Thanksgiving. We asked three chefs around the country for their suggestions of winning alternatives. They came up with venison, pork and biryani.

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Treating Prisoners With Hepatitis C May Be Worth The Hefty Price

November 23, 2015 - 2:04pm

About 15 percent of people in prison are infected with hepatitis C. Screening and treating inmates would save $750 million over 30 years and prevent many new cases in the general public.

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Are Last-Minute Death Penalty Delays Cruel And Unusual Punishment?

November 23, 2015 - 1:25pm

The death penalty in the U.S. is under scrutiny after a series of botched executions. Some death row lawyers and activists say the repeated delays are torture for prisoners like Richard Glossip.

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A Peek At Brain Connections May Reveal Attention Deficits

November 23, 2015 - 1:22pm

By assessing the strength of certain connections in the brain with an MRI test, researchers were often able to tell whether children and adolescents had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Cross-Cultural Menu Ideas For A Code Switch Thanksgiving

November 23, 2015 - 1:16pm

You want to love Thanksgiving food so badly. Here are ways make it happen.

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After The Mizzou Protests, Students Ask Themselves: Now What?

November 23, 2015 - 12:45pm

Much has happened on the campus of University of Missouri in the past few weeks. Now, the community is wondering: where do we go from here?

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Mendocino Coast Fights To Keep Its Lone Hospital Afloat

November 23, 2015 - 12:30pm

Tourists love California's Mendocino coast for its redwoods, surf and charm. But the battle to keep the area's only hospital afloat is pitting hospital administrators and doctors against each other.

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One Of The World's Last Northern White Rhinos Has Died

November 23, 2015 - 12:07pm

One of only four known northern white rhinoceroses was euthanized at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park on Sunday.

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At Least 16 People Injured In Shooting At New Orleans Park

November 23, 2015 - 10:13am

Hundreds of people had gathered at Bunny Friend Playground for the filming of a music video, police say.

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U.S. Bioterrorism-Detection Program Is Unreliable, Report Finds

November 23, 2015 - 9:42am

The Government Accountability Office says that Homeland Security's BioWatch system, deployed in 30 U.S. cities, has issued dozens of false alarms since its introduction in 2003.

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5 Things To Know: FAA Task Force Recommends A Drone Registry

November 23, 2015 - 9:17am

A task force created by the Federal Aviation Administration recommends that people flying drones heavier than a half-pound should register with the government. Here are a few things to know.

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How Do You Keep Vaccines Cool? Try Spacecraft Insulation

November 23, 2015 - 9:02am

If it's not kept cold, it doesn't work. And that's a big problem in hot spots. A new cooler seems to do the trick — without electricity!

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In Wake Of Attacks, France Moves To Regulate Prepaid Bank Cards

November 23, 2015 - 8:59am

Extremists reportedly used such cards in preparation for the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris, according to the country's finance minister.

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'We Haz Kittens!' And 4 Other Tweets From #BrusselsLockdown

November 23, 2015 - 8:40am

Belgian police asked citizens not to tweet information about their movements. Perhaps not surprisingly, Twitter responded with pictures of cats.

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U.S. Drug Giant Pfizer To Buy Ireland-Based Allergan

November 23, 2015 - 7:49am

In one of the biggest health care mergers ever, Pfizer says it has clinched a deal to buy Allergan for over $150 billion. Pfizer says it plans to move its headquarters to Dublin to avoid U.S. taxes.

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Drug Giant Pfizer To Merge With Allergan In Deal To Lower Corporate Taxes

November 23, 2015 - 6:07am

The deal will create the world's largest pharmaceutical company by sales, bringing together the makers of Viagra and Botox.

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Brussels Remains On High Alert; Schools And Universities To Reopen This Week

November 23, 2015 - 5:00am

Salah Abdeslam, one of the main suspects of the Paris attacks, is believed to still be on the loose. Schools and universities, however, will reopen on Wednesday.

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Gratitude Is Good For The Soul And It Helps The Heart, Too

November 23, 2015 - 12:55am

This Thursday, people all over the country will sit around the dinner table discussing what they're thankful for. And being grateful may also reduce the risk of heart disease.

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Argentine President-Elect Promises Change But Faces Challenges

November 22, 2015 - 10:54pm

President-elect Mauricio Macri's promises resonated with voters, carrying him to a historic win that ended 12 years of often-conflictive rule by President Cristina Fernandez and her late husband.

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