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For nearly a decade, Dan Buettner has researched the places people live longest, healthiest and happiest.

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North Dakota Legalizes Armed Police Drones

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Law enforcement agencies in North Dakota are now allowed to operate drones armed with "less than lethal" weapons.

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New Play On Incarceration Has The Fingerprints Of Real-Life Prisoners

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Whorl Inside A Loop, a new play opening in New York, looks at six inmates in a medium security prison and the actress who agrees to teach them how to tell their stories — as she steals those stories for her own use. The play really did get its start behind bars.

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Decade After Hurricane Katrina, Obama Celebrates New Orlean's Resilience

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President Obama visits New Orleans Thursday, on the eve of the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting the Gulf Coast.

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Planned Parenthood Says Experts Found Misleading Edits In Videos

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Planned Parenthood has paid forensic experts to comb through undercover videos released by anti-abortion activists, and their report finds significant distortions and misleading edits. The report has been handed over to Congress, which is investigating allegations that Planned Parenthood illegally profits from fetal tissue donation.

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A 'Second Mother,' Trapped In Service

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Brazilian filmmaker Anna Muylaert's comedy suggests that to look at a society's political health, you look at the way the help is treated — like the housekeeper at the story's center.

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Virginia Television Station Holds Moment Of Silence To Honor Slain Journalists

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The station paused at 6:45 a.m. ET to remember reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, who were killed during a live broadcast.

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Boeing Case Is Latest Targeting 401(k) Plans With Excessive Fees

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The aerospace giant is moving to settle a suit accusing it of mishandling its plan. The case is part of a legal assault by an attorney to stop firms from offering workers high-cost retirement plans.

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Can You Use That In A Sentence?: Dictionary Adds New Words

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The Oxford English Dictionary was updated with a number of new words, so, naturally, we held a contest to see who could use the most in a single sentence.

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A Man Shed Live Polio Virus In His Stool For 28 Years

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That's the longest span for one individual to excrete the live virus in history. It's not the norm, that's for certain. But how much of a concern is it in the war to wipe out polio?

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Stock Market's Sudden Correction Might Not Impact Most Americans

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Only about 53 percent of Americans own stocks, and those who do mostly have them in retirement accounts they may not tap for decades. So the stock market's recent drop won't have much effect on them.

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'George' Wants You To Know: She's Really Melissa

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One of this fall's most anticipated books is about a transgender fourth-grader. Publisher Scholastic is employing some of the same marketing techniques it used for megahits like The Hunger Games.

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How Art Can Develop Your Brain

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Art historian Jonathan Fineberg discusses his new book, "Modern Art at the Border of Mind and Brain."

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Tropical Storm Erika Causes Massive Flooding, Landslides In Caribbean

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There were scenes of fast-moving water in the streets on the island of Dominica after the storm dumped 9 inches of rain in a few hours. It could hit Florida as a Category 1 hurricane next week.

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Hispanic Or Latino? A Guide For The U.S. Presidential Campaign

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Donald Trump has put immigration front and center in his campaign. This has placed renewed focus on the confusing question of how to refer to people from Latin America, including those now in the U.S.

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