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  1. 'Scandal' Finale Stirs Up Controversy

    Fans express support as well as opposition after the lead character of the hit ABC drama is shown undergoing an emotional procedure.
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  2. Protests In Malaysia Target Prime Minister Over Alleged Corruption

    Pressure on Premier Najib Razak has mounted since a revelation last month that $600 million had been improperly transferred from a failing state fund.
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  3. Carbon Farming Gets A Nod At Paris Climate Conference

    Using farmland to capture carbon rather than release it into the atmosphere is called carbon farming. The idea is taking off and countries and institutions have endorsed a new agenda promoting it.
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  4. Pledging To 'Wipe The Slate Clean,' Wisconsin's Paul Ryan Elected House Speaker

    Saying he's "not interested in laying blame," Ryan called on the committees to take the lead in drafting all major legislation, and for a return to regular order.
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  5. U.S. Added 211,000 Jobs In November, Labor Department Says

    The agency also revised October's expectations-beating figure even higher, saying that 298,000 jobs had been created — the most in all of 2015.
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  6. After The Cranberries And Pie, Let's Talk About Death

    Most people know about advance directives for end-of-life care. But many don't know about a one-page form designed to let people who are very old or sick specify just how much medical care they want. It's signed by a physician, so it's got teeth. But some disability advocates say it may go too far for some people.
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  7. 'Doing What He Loved,' Deep-Sea Diver Dies After Record Bid

    Nicholas Mevoli was chasing an American record for diving without supplemental oxygen or fins. It appears he reached the depth; about 236 feet. But he couldn't say "I am OK" when he reached the surface — part of the required protocol for records — and later died.
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  8. Too Much TV And Chill Could Reduce Brain Power Over Time

    Young adults who watch at least three hours of TV a day might end up with less cognitive function by middle age, a study finds. That's especially true if they're sedentary couch potatoes.
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  9. More Babies Are Dying Because Of Congenital Syphilis

    Many pregnant women aren't getting adequate health care, so they aren't being tested for syphilis. It can kill or seriously disable babies. The 458 cases last year could have been prevented.
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  10. The Outgoing Education Secretary Reunites With A Former Student

    Arne Duncan catches up with one of the young students he mentored more than 25 years ago — a young woman who he says inspires him.
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