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In The Hospital, There's No Such Thing As A Lesbian Knee

Fri, 2014-11-21 08:06

People in the LGBT community often have a hard time getting appropriate health care. But the problems aren't unique to them. Doesn't everyone want to have a doctor call them by their preferred name?

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The 3-Bird Turducken Has Nothing On This 17-Bird Royal Roast

Fri, 2014-11-21 07:45

The Frenchman who was the world's first restaurant critic launched the world's first serial food journal in 1803. To wow readers, he offered a recipe for for rôti sans pareil, the roast without equal.

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Ex-News Of The World Editor Andy Coulson Freed From Prison

Fri, 2014-11-21 07:31

Coulson, who was found guilty of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails, was released today after serving less than five months of his 18-month sentence.

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Republicans File Suit Against Obama Administration Over Health Law

Fri, 2014-11-21 06:54

House Republicans have been threatening to sue Obama over executive actions he's taken on the Affordable Care Act. Today, they pulled the trigger.

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Speaker Boehner Says The House Will Act On Immigration

Fri, 2014-11-21 06:53

Republican Rep. John Boehner delivered a statement Friday in reaction to President Obama's immigration address, saying Obama is damaging the presidency.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson Owes IRS Money, Won't Pay

Fri, 2014-11-21 06:42

Johnson holds dual U.S.-U.K. citizenship, but hasn't lived in the U.S. since he was 5. He told WAMU's Diane Rehm Show that he had been billed for capital gains on the sale of his first home.

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The 2 Things That Rarely Happen After a Medical Mistake

Fri, 2014-11-21 06:13

When patients are harmed by a medical error, they rarely are told about it or given an apology, according to a study based on results from ProPublica's Patient Harm Questionnaire.

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Holder Calls For Calm As Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Looms

Fri, 2014-11-21 06:02

In a newly released video, Holder has messages for law enforcement agents as well as for those protesting the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Boehner: 'We Will Not Stand Idly By As President Undermines The Rule Of Law'

Fri, 2014-11-21 05:26

House Speaker John Boehner said President Obama acted like a king when he deferred the deportation of up to 5 million immigrants.

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Who's Dreaming Now? Obama Opponents Do A Weapons Check On Immigration

Fri, 2014-11-21 03:55

At the Republican Governors Association meeting in Florida, 2016 presidential contenders vied to be the most outraged. But here too, the focus was less on the policy than on the unilateral process.

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Still Reeling From SCOTUS Decision, Aereo Files For Bankruptcy

Fri, 2014-11-21 03:37

The streaming company's founder said fallout from a Supreme Court ruling in favor of TV networks proved "too difficult to overcome."

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U.S. Transfers 5 Guantanamo Detainees To Georgia, Slovakia

Fri, 2014-11-21 02:36

Four of them become the first Yemeni detainees to be transferred since 2010. There are still 143 men at the American prison in Guantanamo.

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Blind From Birth, But Able To Use Sound To 'See' Faces

Fri, 2014-11-21 00:19

The area of the brain that recognizes faces can use sound instead of sight. That recent discovery suggests facial recognition is so important to humans that it's part of our most basic wiring.

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Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish Put To The Test At Amish Market

Fri, 2014-11-21 00:18

A woman on the Eastern Shore of Maryland said she'd love to make and sell Susan Stamberg's mother-in-law's famous cranberry relish. Naturally, Stamberg had to inspect the operation and try it out.

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Colleges Straddle Line Between Assault Prevention And Victim Blaming

Fri, 2014-11-21 00:17

When it comes to raising assault awareness among would-be-victims, figuring out what to say has been complicated for schools. Some that have tried have been criticized for putting the onus on victims.

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Snowed-Out Buffalo Bills To Play Jets In Detroit

Fri, 2014-11-21 00:10

The Bills were to play at home on Sunday against the New York Jets. The NFL moved the game to Monday night, and the two teams will face off in Detroit.

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'I Will Not Sit Idly By' And Other Congressional Tweets On Immigration

Thu, 2014-11-20 17:14

Congress is out of session until the first week of December, so many members are weighing in on the president's speech on Twitter and other platforms — with mixed reactions.

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WATCH: President Obama's Speech On Immigration

Thu, 2014-11-20 16:39

Obama defied congressional Republicans by announcing a plan that shields up to 5 million immigrants from deportation.

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Moderate Drinker Or Alcoholic? Many Americans Fall In Between

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:23

A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that 1 in 3 adults drinks excessively. That means eight or more drinks per week for women, and 15 or more drinks a week for men.

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At GOP Governors Meeting, Immigration Casts A Wide Shadow

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:12

After a successful 2014 election season, the nation's GOP governors gathered to talk about policy issues and bask in their victories. But President Obama's immigration plans dominated the discussion.

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