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Honoring Presidents Day Reminds Us 2016 Isn't That Far Away

February 16, 2015 - 4:56am

On this holiday, we look ahead to who might enter the 2016 presidential race. Is Democrat Hillary Clinton going to run, and what Republicans might decide to enter the race?

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Scientists Weigh In On What Can Mend A Broken Heart

February 16, 2015 - 4:56am

Anyone who has suffered a break up knows it can take time to get over it. While wallowing in self pity isn't a great idea, reflecting on a recent break up can help speed up the healing process.

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Israel Beefs Up Plans To Help European Jews Move To Israel

February 16, 2015 - 4:56am

After a deadly attack outside a synagogue in Copenhagen, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said his government is considering a fund to support Jewish immigration from France, Belgium and Ukraine.

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Reports Of Fighting Violate Truce In Eastern Ukraine

February 16, 2015 - 4:56am

A ceasefire went into effect in eastern Ukraine over the weekend but confrontation continues in the strategic area of Debaltseve. David Greene talks to freelance reporter Alec Luhn.

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Egypt Vows To Avenge Deaths Of Coptic Christians

February 16, 2015 - 4:56am

A video from the so-called Islamic State purports to show a mass beheading of Coptic Christians from Egypt. The 21 Egyptians were kidnapped in Libya in December and January.

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Not A Group House, Not A Commune: Europe Experiments With Co-Housing

February 16, 2015 - 4:16am

From urban high-density housing to rural communal living, Europeans are using the principle of co-housing — in which neighbors share space and resources, depending on their needs.

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'Through A Lens Darkly': Black Photography Fades Up To Joy

February 16, 2015 - 3:47am

A documentary shares the good and bad of black history through photography.

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Fitting In On Campus: Challenges For First-Generation Students

February 16, 2015 - 3:46am

When students are the first in their family to go to college, they often feel out of place. Many say they need more help from their schools.

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Satisfied Patients Now Make Hospitals Richer, But Is That Fair?

February 16, 2015 - 3:44am

The Affordable Care Act made sure that hospitals scoring well on patient satisfaction surveys are paid more by Medicare. But some say that gives small, boutique hospitals an unfair edge.

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'Party Like A President' Recalls Mixology, Mischief Inside Oval Office

February 16, 2015 - 3:43am

In his new book, author Brian Abrams chronicles the drinking habits and debauchery of former presidents.

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Beyond BPA: Court Battle Reveals A Shift In Debate Over Plastic Safety

February 16, 2015 - 3:42am

In 2007, a plastic called Tritan became a hit in part because it was free of the chemical BPA. Then a competitor began suggesting Tritan products contained other chemicals that act like estrogen.

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Philip Levine, Who Found Poetry On Detroit's Assembly Lines, Dies At 87

February 15, 2015 - 3:29pm

In his six-decade career, Levine found grace and beauty in the lives of working people, especially the people and places of his youth. He was a United States Poet Laureate and a Pulitzer Prize winner.

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