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Study finds healthy group of polar bears in sea near Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The first formal count of polar bears in waters between the United States and Russia indicates they're doing better than some of their cousins elsewhere. Polar bears are listed as a threatened species because of diminished sea ice due to climate change. But university and...
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CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detainees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a drug it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential attacks. After months of research, the agency decided that a drug called Versed, a sedative often prescribed to reduce...
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CIA considered potential truth serum for terror suspects

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a drug it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential attacks. After months of research, the agency decided that a drug called Versed, a sedative often prescribed to reduce...
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NHL, retired players reach $19M concussions settlement

The National Hockey League announced a tentative $18.9 million settlement Monday with more than 300 retired players who sued the league and accused it of failing to protect them from head injuries or warning them of the risks involved with playing. The lawsuit, consolidated in federal court in...
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Los Angeles Rams Star Blows Out His Knee

Rams receiver Cooper Kupp suffered a potentially serious knee injury on Sunday — a blow to a team that has stayed remarkably healthy on the way to a 9-1 start. Kupp went down in the fourth quarter of Los Angeles' win over Seattle clutching his left knee, which sidelined him for two games earlier...
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Roethlisberger throws for 5 TDs, Steelers rip Panthers 52-21

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's first pass went for a touchdown. His last did the same. And in between the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and his red-hot team put together systematic 52-21 dismantling of Carolina on Thursday night that left little doubt about their depth and their talent...
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Dr. Oz: You're Not Getting Much Benefit From Cauliflower Pizza

When it comes to trying to eat healthy, cauliflower may be the current culinary craze. But Dr. Oz says, not so fast with this veggie substitute.
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No, Dr. Oz Doesn't Give Out Apples On Halloween -- Just Good Candy Advice

Television's Dr. Mehmet Oz isn't here to be a buzzkill on Halloween, so you should know trick-or-treating at Dr. Oz’s door surprisingly won't get you a bag full of apples.
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Women who become governor will have to manage expectations

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Inspired by how the GI Bill helped her father become the first in his family to attend college, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo unveiled a plan last year to offer free tuition at the state's three public colleges. The Legislature, despite being dominated by Raimondo's fellow...
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Cavs' Love raises mental health awareness with 'locker' talk

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love can't remember being this freshly shaven, gliding his fingers over his smooth cheeks and chin while glancing at a large mirror. The reflection doesn't pain him anymore. From the outside, the Cleveland Cavaliers' All-Star forward appears to have it all: A model's striking...
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