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Bill would let overdose victims avoid prosecution

It's a common occurrence across Kentucky: Someone overdoses on drugs, calls for help and is then arrested for possessing drugs or drug paraphernalia. Read more »

Published Nov. 21, 2014

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Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus. Read more »

Published Nov. 21, 2014

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Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi van in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly... Read more »

Published Nov. 21, 2014

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House GOP sues administration over health care law

House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program. Read more »

Published Nov. 21, 2014

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Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV

Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV. Read more »

Published Nov. 21, 2014

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Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days. Read more »

Published Nov. 21, 2014

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St. Louis region prepares for grand jury decision

The St. Louis region is on edge in anticipation of an announcement from the grand jury that is weighing whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown.... Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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Why you need to stop buying your kids so many Christmas presents

Parents don't have to let three months of marketing bombs force them into guilt and buying their kids mountains of presents. Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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NBA's Adam Silver sends message on domestic violence

Adam Silver suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after Taylor pleaded guilty last month to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of... Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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FDA approves new, hard-to-abuse hydrocodone pill

Federal health regulators have approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller hydrocodone, offering an alternative to a similar medication that has been widely criticized for lacking... Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83

Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," ''Angels in America"... Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83

Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," ''Angels in America"... Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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McKinsey report says obesity costs hit $2 trillion

A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute released Thursday that the global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed... Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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Egypt acquits doctor in female genital mutilation

An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted a doctor charged with committing female genital mutilation that led to a 13-year-old girl's death in a Nile Delta village, the country's first trial on... Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road

The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road. Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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Cookbooks see growth, but slow to move to digital

A few years ago, Ken Hagemann was drawn to what he thought was the future of cookbooks. Lured by the ease and searchability promised by e-books and apps, he purged most of his old school volumes. Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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Thai students detained at 'Hunger Games' opening

Police detained three students Thursday at the opening of the latest "Hunger Games" movie in Thailand, where opponents of May's military coup have adopted the film's three-finger salute as a sign... Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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Minivans do poorly in new crash tests

The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry. Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but — and here's something you can be truly thankful for — it probably won't empty your wallet. Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2014

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Right-to-die advocate's video out after death

Nearly three weeks after her death, on what would have been her 30th birthday, Brittany Maynard returned to the national spotlight on Wednesday in a video in which she urges states to pass laws... Read more »

Published Nov. 19, 2014

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Library honoring Billy Joel with pop music prize

Billy Joel has more than a few powerful friends in Washington with a musical legacy powerful enough to draw cheers from both sides of the political aisle Wednesday. Read more »

Published Nov. 19, 2014

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NBC scraps Cosby television project

NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a project involving the long-beloved comic as a sexual assault scandal... Read more »

Published Nov. 19, 2014

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Lawyer asks judge to approve NFL concussion deal

The NFL urged a judge to approve an estimated $1 billion settlement of concussion claims despite objections raised by former players and relatives. Read more »

Published Nov. 19, 2014

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Consumer group lists '10 worst toys' for kids

A bow that shoots illuminated arrows its manufacturer says can fly up to 145 feet and the "Catapencil" — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual... Read more »

Published Nov. 19, 2014

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CDC chief drops worst-case Ebola estimate

The government's worst-case scenario forecast for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa won't happen, a U.S. health official said Wednesday. Read more »

Published Nov. 19, 2014

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