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Here Come The Penitent Penguins: The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards Are Back

| December 14, 2017

Penitent penguins. A seal aghast. A turbocharged wigeon, a vain gnu and a kickboxing kangaroo. We have the photos.

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Teens: Pretty Sober, Except For Marijuana And Vaping

Teens: Pretty Sober, Except For Marijuana And Vaping

| December 14, 2017

A national survey finds teen substance abuse at the lowest levels since the early 1990s. But marijuana use hasn’t declined, and the number of teenagers who are vaping is rising quickly.

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Heading North: American Doctors Report Back From Canada

Heading North: American Doctors Report Back From Canada

| December 14, 2017

Advocates for single-payer health care in the U.S. often look to Canada as a model. But some American doctors practicing there wonder whether the U.S. is ready to call health care a right.

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‘Why Do You Have This Spy Hysteria?’ Putin Asks At Annual News Conference

‘Why Do You Have This Spy Hysteria?’ Putin Asks At Annual News Conference

| December 14, 2017

“They undermine their own nation,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said of President Trump’s American critics. The news conference went on for nearly four hours.

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FCC Set To Repeal ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules For Internet Providers

FCC Set To Repeal ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules For Internet Providers

| December 14, 2017

Thursday’s vote at the agency is expected to undo Obama-era regulations that prohibit cable and telecom companies from blocking access to websites and apps, or influencing how fast they load.

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At Least 6,700 Myanmar Rohingya Killed In Single Month, Aid Group Says

At Least 6,700 Myanmar Rohingya Killed In Single Month, Aid Group Says

| December 14, 2017

Doctors Without Borders conducted field studies in neighboring Bangladesh, where Rohingya Muslims have fled since the beginning of what the U.N. describes as “ethnic cleansing.”

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Consumers Hunting For Health Insurance Find High Prices — And Some Great Deals

Consumers Hunting For Health Insurance Find High Prices — And Some Great Deals

| December 14, 2017

Shop around. That’s the advice of health insurance navigators for people seeking health policies on the Affordable Care Act’s state and federal exchanges. Premiums have climbed but so have subsidies.

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Kentucky Lawmaker Dies In Apparent Suicide Amid Accusations Of Sexual Assault

Kentucky Lawmaker Dies In Apparent Suicide Amid Accusations Of Sexual Assault

| December 14, 2017

By Scott Neuman Rep. Dan Johnson was found dead in his car of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound days after an investigative report raised past accusations of sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl. (Image credit: Timothy D. Easley/AP) …read more Source: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/12/14/570711172/kentucky-lawmaker-dies-in-apparent-suicide-amid-accusations-of-sexual-assault

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