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Doctors Need A New Skill Set For This Opioid Abuse Treatment

July 28, 2016 - 8:58am

Practicing surgery on a piece of pork — that's how some doctors are learning to implant a new drug that curbs opioid cravings. It's not a skill set typically used in addiction medicine.

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Twitter Just Turned VP Nominee Tim Kaine Into Your Dad

July 28, 2016 - 8:18am

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine introduced himself to America Wednesday night as a fighter, Hillary Clinton's ally and — your dad.

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Trump Says He Was Being 'Sarcastic' In Asking Russia To 'Find' Clinton's Emails

July 28, 2016 - 7:11am

The Republican presidential nominee faced a day of harsh criticism from across the political spectrum for appearing to urge Russia to hack his Democratic rival's email.

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Western U.S. Saw An Amazing Light Show Last Night, Courtesy Of China

July 28, 2016 - 6:57am

The bright object — part of a Chinese rocket — appeared in skies over the western U.S. around 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time, sparking a flurry of reports and a number of striking videos.

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After Hinckley, States Tightened Use Of The Insanity Plea

July 28, 2016 - 6:20am

John Hinckley's not-guilty verdict prompted tighter restrictions on the insanity defense. Civil rights advocates say that means seriously ill people are imprisoned without adequate treatment.

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Writing Data Onto Single Atoms, Scientists Store The Longest Text Yet

July 28, 2016 - 5:44am

With atomic memory technology, little patterns of atoms can be arranged to represent English characters, fitting the content of more than a billion books onto the surface of a stamp.

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University Of Louisville President Resigns, With $690,000 Payout

July 28, 2016 - 4:04am

James Ramsey will receive a settlement to avoid potential litigation against the school, which is facing both federal and NCAA investigations.

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Oyster Archaeology: Ancient Trash Holds Clues To Sustainable Harvesting

July 28, 2016 - 3:00am

Modern-day oyster populations in the Chesapeake are dwindling, but a multi-millennia archaeological survey shows that wasn't always the case. Native Americans harvested the shellfish sustainably.

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Chelsea Clinton Looks To Help Her Family Return To The White House

July 28, 2016 - 2:39am

The once shy preteen is now a mother of two who has become one of her mother's closest political advisers. On Thursday night, she'll introduce Hillary Clinton as she accepts the Democratic nomination.

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Convention Speeches Soar, Raise A Question: Can Clinton Connect With Ordinary People?

July 28, 2016 - 2:16am

Never known as a big-venue speaker, Hillary Clinton will face a make-or-break moment Thursday night with multiple pitfalls, varying objectives and a variety of critical audiences.

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Is The Student Loan Crisis Fact Or Fiction?

July 28, 2016 - 2:00am

A new book says the student loan crisis is overblown. Author Sandy Baum says we really need to focus on the small portion of borrowers who are really struggling.

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At Democratic Convention, Making The Case For Hillary Clinton's Readiness

July 28, 2016 - 1:15am

Big hitters like President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden called on the nation to support Hillary Clinton last night. Her campaign chair John Podesta looks at the path from Philadelphia to the White House.

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In His Convention Speech, Obama Sees 'A Fundamental Choice'

July 28, 2016 - 1:15am

Thursday night at the Democratic convention will be Hillary Clinton's night, but Wednesday night was President Obama's. He framed the election as a battle of values — a contrast to the GOP message.

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Taking On A U.S. Senator As A Student Propelled Clinton Into The Spotlight

July 28, 2016 - 1:15am

Hillary Clinton has given hundreds of speeches in her political life, but we're going to dig deep into the first time she entered the national spotlight as a student at Wellesley College.

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What Women Need In A Checkup: Test Less, Talk More

July 28, 2016 - 1:00am

Some tests that used to be part of an annual physical are no longer recommended. Others can be done less often. Still, seeing your doctor regularly for a face-to-face chat may help your health.

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CHART: How Obama's Approval Compares With Past Presidential Convention Speakers

July 27, 2016 - 4:56pm

President Obama will make the case for Hillary Clinton Wednesday night with about as many Americans approving of him as disapprove of him.

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David Bald Eagle, Lakota Chief, Musician, Cowboy And Actor, Dies At 97

July 27, 2016 - 4:43pm

He was also a war hero and a ballroom dancer — Bald Eagle's life is hard to fit in a headline. He parachuted into Normandy, acted in Westerns and starred in his first feature film at the age of 95.

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