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Whiplash on Capitol Hill: Kumbaya Moment Turns Ugly

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 11:34am
A former senator's death brought a rare kumbaya moment to Capitol Hill after a divisive week.

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Online Magazine Publishes Pope Cover Story in Spanish

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 11:24am
The online magazine "Matter" decided to put on their cover a story on the first Latin American Pope -in Spanish.
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Nice Shack: Check Out New York City's $118M Penthouse

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:57am
Plenty of Manhattan apartments have views of Central Park, the Hudson River or the Empire State Building. But this $118.

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Graphic Labels to Help Slow Cigarette Sales

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:54am
Officials in Indonesia hope the images of rotting teeth and cancerous lungs will help to bring down the country's 67% male smoking rate, the highest in the world.
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Tamron Hall Sports Natural Hair, and Viewers Love It

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:51am
It’s the first time the TODAY and msnbc anchor has worn her natural hair on TV.

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More Than 80,000 Die Yearly From Excessive Drinking

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:48am
A Centers for Disease Control study reveals that consuming too much alcohol accounts for one in 10 deaths among working-age adults.

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Hospitals Using Credit Card Data to Track Patients

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:45am
Doctors, hospitals, and insurance companies are beginning to use credit card data and other private information to track patient behavior.

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Injured Gold Medalist Swimmer 'Not Afraid' of Recovery

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:41am
Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen was badly injured in an ATV accident, but she is "not afraid" of the road to recovery.

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Bustin' Chops: Kids Chase Summer at County Fair

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:39am
For many, summer is county fair season and in Lancaster, Ky., the thrills and spills of the Garrard County Fair are in full swing.

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Bosnian Serbs Honor Assassin Who Triggered WWI

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:32am
Bosnian Serbs today unveiled a statue of the gunman, Gavrilo Princip, who many Serbs regard as a hero fighting imperial impression.
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On Friday, Amazon is Giving Away $100 Worth of Apps

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:26am
Good news for Android users: Amazon has 31 free apps for you to download.
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Ahmadinejad May Love Soccer More Than We Realized

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:23am
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appeared to tweet a message of support following the Iranian national team's spirited performance against Argentina.
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Seth MacFarlane Aids 'Reading Rainbow' Reboot

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:23am
The "Family Guy" creator announced he'll match up to $1 million in public donations to bring back the beloved children's literacy series.
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Asian-Pacific Islander Jabari Parker Makes NBA History

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:14am
Jabari Parker made history last night, becoming the highest-ranked player of Asian Pacific-Islander heritage to be drafted by the NBA.
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The Future? Living Large in a Tiny House

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:07am
In this episode of "The Art of the Start Up", small house evangelist and founder of Four Lights Tiny House Company Jay Shafer talks about the inspiration behind his small home designs and takes us on a tour of one of his model homes.

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Losing Crown Isn't Fair, Sobs 'Too Old' Miss Delaware

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:04am
The recently decrowned Miss Delaware broke down on TODAY.
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'Jeopardy' Player Gives Most Awesome Answer Ever

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:57am
Ari Voukydis may not have won "Jeopardy!" on Thursday night, but he gave what may be the most awesome answer in the history of game-show answers.
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A $17 Sandwich?! Why Food Trucks Are Getting Pricey

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:56am
In the past few years trucks have had a pricey gourmet makeover, and now offer everything from a $9 burger to a $17 crab roll.
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I Took My HIV Test -- Why Don't More Asian Americans?

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:55am
Asian Americans have the lowest HIV testing rates in America. For National HIV Testing Day, one Filipino American shares the story of his first test.

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Nun Who Faced Billy The Kid May Become Saint

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:55am
A New Mexico nun who was a staunch advocate for Hispanics and Native Americans and who faced down Billy the Kid is being considered for sainthood.
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