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  1. Brazil's Tearful President Praises Report On Abuses Of A Dictatorship

    The 2,000-page document bring to light a history of torture, executions and disappearances during the 1964-1985 military dictatorship. An amnesty law means no one has been punished for their role.
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  2. There's no place like a dorm room for the holidays

    When holiday break comes, college kids start packing up and heading for home. But for former foster students, there's no home to go to.
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  3. Football Players Drill Without Helmets To Curb Concussions

    The idea, according to a scientist at New Hampshire University, is to teach each player "rugby awareness," so he'll be more likely to keep his head out of harm's way. Helmets off, eyes up.
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  4. Sandwich Monday: Doritos Loaded

    For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try 7-Eleven's latest creation, Doritos Loaded. They're a vaguely Doritos-shaped fried thing stuffed with cheese.
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  5. Bill Cosby show in Pueblo nearly sold out

    No requests for refunds have been reported, said the Associated Press.
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  6. The Story Of A 4-Year-Old Boy Helps Explain An Ebola Surge

    Why is Sierra Leone reporting an uptick in Ebola cases while Liberia's outbreak is slowing? The chain of events in one village points up the obstacles that the country is facing.
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  7. Argentina's Approach To Inflation: Ditch The Peso, Hoard U.S. Dollars

    The country's inflation rate is running around 40 percent this year, according to private economists. As a hedge, Argentines are always looking for ways to get their hands on U.S. dollars.
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  8. Supreme Court Rejects BP's Challenge To Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

    The oil giant had hoped to limit how much it will pay under a 2012 settlement with people and businesses on the Gulf Coast. BP originally estimated it would pay $7.8 billion to settle claims.
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  9. Even If Torture Doesn't Work In The Real World, TV Has Us Convinced It Does

    Interrogation experts have tried to get shows like 24 to tone down the torture. But NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says that may not be as easy as it sounds.
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  10. From Potatoes To Salty Fries In School: Congress Tweaks Food Rules

    The giant federal spending bill that's expected to go to a vote Thursday will give schools some flexibility in implementing nutrition standards. Also a winner: the potato lobby.
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