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  1. $16 Million Awarded To Brain Researchers, But NFL Is Contributing Nothing

    In 2012, the NFL pledged $30 million for research into chronic traumatic encephalopathy. A $16 million study was unveiled but none of the NFL's money is being used for that research.
    News · NPR Story
  2. Hundreds Of Detained Immigrant Families Are Due For Release

    Advocates hope that a judge's deadline, and the possible revocation of one detention center's license, could lead to the end of family detention.
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  3. Cruz Boasts Of Huge Campaign Fundraising Haul

    Ted Cruz's campaign says it raised nearly $20 million during the last three months of 2015. And as the calendar shifts to 2016, Jeb Bush and Donald Trump are changing how they spend money.
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  4. Singer Scott Weiland Dies On Tour At Age 48

    According to a statement, the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman died in Bloomington, Minn.; other details were not revealed, citing his family's desire for privacy.
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  5. After Global Protests, Kenyan Court Sentences 3 Men Who Raped Teen

    "Liz" was found crawling out of a pit latrine, crying for help. When police doled out punishment — cutting grass at the police station — women's groups rallied. Monday they were sentenced to prison.
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  6. Next year's health insurance rates appear stable

    The big jump in the number of Coloradans with health insurance isn't causing premiums to rise.
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  7. Kendrick Lamar: 'I Can't Change The World Until I Change Myself First'

    Even with To Pimp A Butterfly's success, Lamar is still conflicted about his place in music. "How am I influencing so many people on this stage rather than influencing the ones that I have back home?"
    OpenAir · NPR Story
  8. Warm Weather Extends Maine's Lobster Season

    Not only has the warm winter lengthened lobster season for fishermen, but it could make lobsters susceptible to new predators and diseases.
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  9. Federal Reserve Announces Hike In Short-Term Interest Rates

    After holding rates near zero for seven years, the Fed approved a small increase Wednesday. While that step seems minor, the impact could be huge in 2016 as borrowing costs head up.
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  10. Gene Editing Tool Hailed As A Breakthrough, And It Really Is One

    A tool for modifying genes is spreading through the biomedical research world like wildfire. As part of the series Joe's Big Idea, NPR's Joe Palca explores why CRISPR-Cas9 is becoming indispensable.
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