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  1. More People Have More To Eat, But It's Not All Good News

    In 1965, a majority of the world survived on less than 2,000 calories a day per person. Now, 61 percent of people worldwide have access to 2,500 or more calories each day.
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  2. Bridge Controversy Could Take Toll On Chris Christie's Future

    Did petty politics lead to traffic-snarling lane closures on the nation's busiest bridge? That question, which has dogged New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for weeks, could end up tarnishing his prospective 2016 presidential bid.
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  3. Sen. Thad Cochran To Seek Re-Election In Mississippi

    The Mississippi senator, who turns 76 Saturday, ended speculation that he would retire and instead set up the prospect of another bruising GOP primary in 2014.
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  4. 'I Am A Lover... Not A Hater,' Says 'Duck Dynasty' Star

    Phil Robertson also says he won't "back off from my path." The reality show star has been suspended by A&E for his comments about homosexuality. Meanwhile, Cracker Barrel apologizes to customers for removing Duck Dynasty merchandise from its restaurants and says it will bring the goods back.
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  5. Law enforcement officials name student gunman in shooting at Arapahoe High School

    Law enforcement officials late on Friday night identified the student gunman as 18-year-old Karl Halverson Pierson.
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  6. U.S. Flags Lowered For Mandela, A Rare Honor For Foreign Leaders

    President Obama ordered that U.S. flags be flown at half-staff until Monday — a symbolic gesture of a nation in mourning. It's a tradition observed by countries around the world, one that began as early as the 17th century.
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  7. Tornado Victims Find Snapshots Of Solace In Far-Flung Photos

    The tornado that devastated parts of Washington, Ill., has brought about a sort of serendipitous phenomenon: It picked up family photos and dropped them 90 to 110 miles away, in the Chicago suburbs. Now there's an effort to reunite the photos with families who lost everything else.
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  8. Rape Accusation Still Shadows Heisman Finalist

    No charges were filed against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, but the accuser's lawyer is calling for an independent review of the state's investigation. She says investigators focused on the accuser more than the alleged perpetrator.
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  9. Could pot help veterans with PTSD? Brain scientists say maybe

    The use of marijuana for PTSD has gained national attention in the past few years as thousands of traumatized veterans who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan have asked the federal government to give them access to the drug. Marijuana's active ingredient has been shown to calm the brain's fear circuits. Of course, there are drawbacks and side effects to contend with.
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  10. Hagel Arrives In Afghanistan, Has No Plans To Meet With Karzai

    The U.S. and Afghanistan have been at odds over a security agreement that allows U.S. troops to remain in the country past 2014. Hagel also met with leaders of Gulf nations to assure them the U.S. is not abandoning those ties in favor of a nuclear deal with Iran.
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