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NYC Man's Chokehold Death Was A Homicide, Medical Examiner Says

The death of Eric Garner in police custody has sparked controversy in New York City — and it's now been ruled a homicide. On Thursday, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (center) sat with Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (left) and the Rev. Al Sharpton during a discussion on police-community relations. hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

NYC Man's Chokehold Death Was A Homicide, Medical Examiner Says

The controversial death of Eric Garner was captured in a video that showed his confrontation with police on a Staten Island sidewalk.

Breast-Feeding Is Still Difficult For Many Moms

Amber Medel weighs her 3-week-old baby, Elijah, as lactation consultant Carol Chamblin takes note. Medel had problems breast-feeding, so Chamblin encouraged her to use a breast pump to get the milk flowing more easily. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Breast-Feeding Is Still Difficult For Many Moms

Access to lactation specialists is slowly improving in the U.S., according to a CDC survey, which can help many women who want to breast-feed stick with it longer.

No Forgiveness, But A Kind Of Cinematic Grace In 'Calvary'

Brendan Gleeson, as tough-minded Father James, faces a death threat from an angry parishioner in the darkly comic new Calvary. Reprisal Films hide caption

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Movie Reviews

No Forgiveness, But A Kind Of Cinematic Grace In 'Calvary'

Critic Bob Mondello says Calvary, a darkly comic new film about a tough old Irish priest threatened with murder by an angry parishioner, is "bleak and corrosively funny in about equal measure."

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