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  1. How To Shop For Long-Term Care Insurance

    Buying insurance is always a gamble — weighing the total cost of monthly premiums against the chance that you'll need pricey care. So how can you tell if long-term care insurance is right for you?
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  2. Teenage Sisters Allegedly Gang-Raped, Murdered In India

    The bodies of the girls were found hanging from a mango tree. Authorities have arrested seven men, including two police constables, in connection with the assault.
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  3. Economy Adds Only 74,000 Jobs In December; Jobless Rate At 6.7 Percent

    The unemployment rate is the lowest it's been since late 2008, but the labor force has shrunk. That could be a sign that many Americans still think there just aren't that many job openings out there.
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  4. Book Excerpt: 'The December Project' by Sara Davidson

    Excerpted from "The December Project: An Extraordinary Rabbi and a Skeptical Seeker Confront Life’s Greatest Mystery." Copyright © 2014 by Sara Davidson. Published by HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
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  5. Worries About Bird Flu Curtail Chinese New Year Feasts

    Serving chicken, pigeon or duck for the holiday may be harder this year for some families in China and Hong Kong. As the deadly H7N9 virus continues to spread, officials in China have closed many live poultry markets, while agricultural workers in Hong Kong plan to cull thousands of chickens this week.
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  6. Alleged Shooter In California Left Vast Digital Trail

    Through videos and online statements, 22-year-old Elliot Rodger showed an extravagant lifestyle, but also revealed he was haunted by his virginity and inability to woo women.
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  7. Health Advocates Lament GOP Move To Relax School Lunch Rules

    A House committee Thursday approved a measure that would give schools a way to opt out of new, federal healthy school lunch standards. But advocates say kids' health should take precedence.
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  8. VA And Military Health Care Are Separate, Yet Often Confused

    The health systems serving veterans and military members are different. But both are being scrutinized closely amid allegations of access and quality problems.
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  9. One Wealthy Couple's Mission To Save Marriages, En Masse

    An Oprah-endorsed self-help guru and his wife are devoting their weekends — and dollars — to large-scale, group relationship counseling sessions for couples who can't otherwise afford it.
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  10. Texas Tea Party Gives GOP Establishment The Blues

    This was starting to look like a bad year for the Tea Party, with primary losses to GOP establishment candidates beginning to pile up. Then came Texas.
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