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For Many Americans, Stress Takes A Toll On Health And Family

Half of Americans say they've had a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll by NPR, the Harvard School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Here's how it hurts.

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Music

Lake Street Dive And The Chemistry Of Harmony

The band's four men and women met at music school and experimented with different sounds before landing on their signature: pop and soul with jazz instrumentation and lots of harmony singing.

The recent Supreme Court term resulted in an unusual number of unanimous decisions — but that doesn't mean there wasn't disagreement. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Law

Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks

Even when the justices ruled together on cases, there was clear disagreement between them. Meanwhile, high-profile decisions in which they split 5-4 seemed particularly partisan.

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This undated file photo released by Obama for America shows Barack Obama teaching at the University of Chicago Law School in Chicago, where he was a faculty member for more than a decade. The university is contending for his presidential library. AP hide caption

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Charlotte Smith, of Champoeg Creamery in St. Paul, Ore., says raw milk may offer health benefits. But she also acknowledges its very real dangers. Courtesy of Champoeg Creamery hide caption

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