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Life After Ice Buckets: ALS Group Faces $94 Million Challenge

The ALS Association has raised more than $94 million in recent weeks via its online ice bucket challenge — compared with $2.7 million this time last year. Now what?

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State Democrats Play Defense Ahead Of Midterm Elections

Across the nation, state legislators are gearing up for Election Day. And they're well aware that their fates could be tied to national political forces like the president's low approval rating.

"People call Irn Bru Scotland's other national drink, after whisky," says Sara Grady, who works for a market research firm. Courtesy of Irn Bru hide caption

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It's Not Whisky, But Everyone In Scotland Drinks It By The Bottle

Irn Bru is a neon orange soda that inspires passion and may help explain the strong independent streak in Scotland as it prepares to vote Sept. 18 on whether to break away from the United Kingdom.

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