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Meet The Power Couple Behind 'The Good Wife'

Robert and Michelle King, the real-life husband and wife team who created the CBS show, say that when it came to creating the series' main character, it was a question of art imitating life.

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The posterior end of the Loa loa worm is visible on the left. The disease-causing worm can now be located with a smartphone/microscope hookup. That's a big help because a drug to treat river blindness can be risky if the patient is carrying the worm. BSIP/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Smartphones Can Be Smart Enough To Find A Parasitic Worm

If someone is infected by the Loa loa worm, taking a drug to treat river blindness could be risky. Now there's a fast way to identify the worm — by turning a smartphone into a microscope.

Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen's remarks Wednesday made a lot of investors blink. But there's something to keep in mind before you sell based on her advice. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Fed Chair Yellen's Warning Adds To Recent Market Jitters

Both stock and bond markets had already been having a rough week before the Federal Reserve's Janet Yellen warned about "potential dangers."

When Mike Huckabee was governor of Arkansas, he tied a yellow ribbon around a bust of President Clinton at the Governor's Mansion. He said he would remove the ribbon when the federal government allows ARKids First to continue enrolling Medicaid-eligible applicants into the program. Chris Johnson/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Huckabee Hopes Evangelical Voters Are Tying Yellow Ribbons For Him

Mike Huckabee is back on the campaign trail after finishing second for the GOP nomination in 2008. In his latest run, he's harking back to an even earlier time, with 1970s icon Tony Orlando.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke with DREAMers Tuesday including Juan Salazar, second from right, and Astrid Silva, left. "I will fight to stop partisan attacks on the executive actions that would put DREAMers — including many with us today — at risk of deportation," Clinton said. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

Clinton Charms DREAMers On Immigration

Speaking in Las Vegas, she said it was time to provide immigrants in the country illegally with a path to citizenship and that she could go "even further" than Obama's controversial executive actions.

District Attorney Dan Donovan celebrates after his win in a special election to Congress from Staten Island, N.Y. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Despite Role In Eric Garner Case, Prosecutor Handily Wins N.Y. Race

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan will replace Rep. Michael Grimm in the 11th congressional district. Donovan impaneled the grand jury that ultimately declined to press charges against the police officers involved in Garner's death.

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