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Golfer Arnold Palmer, Who Gave New Life To A Staid Game, Dies At 87

In the 1960s, Palmer became golf's first TV star. His good looks and charm were as important to promoting the sport as his 62 PGA victories. His competition with Jack Nicklaus also excited the fans.

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War Studies Suggest A Concussion Leaves The Brain Vulnerable To PTSD

Troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are far more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder if they have suffered a concussion. The reason may be a change in the brain's fear circuits.

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Politics In The News: First Presidential Debate

The first presidential debate at Hofstra University is just hours away. David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and National Review senior editor Jonah Goldberg for a preview.

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Divided States: Georgia Auto Mechanic Ties Racial Tensions To Obama

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War Studies Suggest A Concussion Leaves The Brain Vulnerable To PTSD

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Golfer Arnold Palmer, Who Gave New Life To A Staid Game, Dies At 87

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Divided States: Female Business Owner In Georgia Favors Clinton

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Divided States: Ga. Farmer And Trump Backer Looks Forward To The Debate

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