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British Marine's New Mission: Save All Of Kabul's Street Animals

Street dogs and cats find treatment and get linked up with foreign adopters at a clinic that's helping lower the rabies threat in Kabul.

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'Ready For Hillary': Clinton's Campaign-in-Waiting

A shadow campaign is underway, raising small donations by selling T-shirts and baby onesies and holding fundraisers, all just waiting for Clinton to say that, yes, she is running for president.

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Powerful Narcotic Painkiller Up For FDA Approval

The FDA is weighing the pros and cons of a drug that would, for the first time, combine morphine and oxycodone in a single pill. Critics warn that it could launch a new wave of abuse.

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