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  1. Early Test Of An Obamacare Experiment Posts Little Progress

    Community groups getting federal funds to reduce hospital readmissions made improvements, an early evaluation finds. The experiment will run for five years.
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  2. NYPD officers have faced light punishments for chokeholds, report finds

    The inspector general found chokeholds were sometimes used as a first act of physical force and in the 10 cases reviewed, most officers were given light punishments.
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  3. French Ambassador To U.S. Outlines 'Predicament' Of Immigration

    While France's leaders had feared an attack, Ambassador Gerard Araud says, "what happened was in a sense maybe worse than what we were expecting, because it was done in a very professional way."
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  4. Administration Won't Rule Out Raul Castro Visit To White House

    The remarks come a day after President Obama announced the U.S. and Cuba would begin talks to normalize relations and open embassies following more than five decades of hostility.
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  5. Minifasting: How Occasionally Skipping Meals May Boost Health

    If your New Year's resolutions to eat better haven't panned out yet, consider intermittent fasting. It's gaining traction among dieters and researchers for its benefits beyond just weight loss.
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  6. For Some Immigrants, Temporary Life In U.S. Can Mean A Long Stay

    A little-known program allows some immigrants to stay in the U.S. when a disaster strikes their home country. Designed to be short-term, Temporary Protected Status can sometimes last for many years.
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  7. For Cubans In Key West, A Longing To Fill In 'Gaps Of Who We Are'

    Some Cuban-American families are rejoicing at the possibility of visiting their homeland, but not everyone has embraced President Obama's new policy toward the island nation.
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  8. 2015 Rock Hall Of Fame Class Includes Lou Reed, Joan Jett, Green Day

    The Smiths and N.W.A. were left off of the list of inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as Hall voters opted for acts such as Bill Withers and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.
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  9. Thousands of students protest Colorado standardized tests

    Students say the new tests don't reflect what they’ve learned in school
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  10. Why Does It Take A Movie Robot To Show What Nurses Really Do?

    If TV and movie nurses took care of us when we're sick, we'd be in a heap of trouble. Those images of nutty, slutty and clueless nurses are bad news for the profession, and for patients.
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