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Contractor With Criminal History And Gun Was Allowed On Elevator With Obama

The security lapse happened when President Obama visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The incident continues to raise questions about the Secret Service's efficacy.

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Where Activists See Gray, Albuquerque Police See Black And White

If a suspect threatens officers, police say they have a right to defend themselves. But a Justice Department report said the police in Albuquerque have used force unnecessarily. Two former officers agree with the federal assessment.

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The L.A. singer performs the title cut from his new album, which evokes the sounds of vintage R&B.

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Doggone It, The World Can Wipe Out Rabies

Rabies kills tens of thousands of people each year. Now scientists are hoping to mount a final siege against the virus globally. The trick? Getting all of our four-legged friends in for a shot.

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Ebola Researchers Have A Radical Idea: Rush A Vaccine Into The Field

Traditional methods for containing the Ebola outbreak aren't working fast enough. So some scientists want to bypass the typical trial phases and bring new vaccines directly to people at risk.

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Vaccine Controversies Are As Social As They Are Medical

In writing her new book On Immunity, Eula Biss found that questions about vaccination touch on attitudes about environmentalism, citizenship and trust in the government.

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In NFL Game, A Slide And A Prayer Spur Debate And Clarification

The NFL sides with fans who criticized an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty called on a Muslim player who prostrated himself in the end zone Monday night.

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New Mix: Thom Yorke, Robert Plant, Aphex Twin, Trent Reznor, More

On this week's All Songs: We share great new electronic music from Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross' unsettling Gone Girl soundtrack, Thom Yorke and Aphex Twin, plus new music from Robert Plant and more.

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