Do Big Salaries For Coaches Guarantee Team Wins?

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President Obama signs the Affordable Care Act in the East Room of the White House on March 23, 2010. Data suggest that racial attitudes of ordinary Americans shape both how they feel about the health care overhaul and how intense those feelings are. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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How Do Racial Attitudes Affect Opinions About The Health Care Overhaul?

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Why Compromise Is A Bad Word In Politics

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Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney clashed often during Wednesday's GOP debate. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Inconsistency: The Real Hobgoblin

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Do NASCAR Races Contribute To Motorists' Wrecks?

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Why Twitter Ties Resemble Airline Hub Maps

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CEO's Voice Tone Can Speak Volumes

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Google Searches Are A Window Into Our Culture

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Marriage Economy: 'I Couldn't Afford To Get Divorced'

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What's Behind A Temper Tantrum? Scientists Deconstruct The Screams

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Tailgaters enjoy the food before a Tennessee Titans-New Orleans Saints football game in 2007.

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Eating Meals With Men May Mean Eating Less

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In preparing the public for a disaster, officials want to make the right call, but they also want to avoid blame. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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To Dodge Blame, Officials Prepare Public For Worst

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Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo fails to save Japanese defender Saki Kumagai's goal during the FIFA Women's Football World Cup final match on July 17 in Germany. Japan won 3-1 in a penalty shootout after the final finished 2-2 in extra time. John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Pressure, Soccer Goalies Tend To Dive Right

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Political Negotiations Also Shaped By Human Psychology

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The research is contradictory — some scientists claim violent video games, like Grand Theft Auto, have an adverse effect on young people who play them while others see no such evidence. Grand Theft Auto/Rockstar Games hide caption

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It's A Duel: How Do Violent Video Games Affect Kids?

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