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Retired agent Michael Vigil on a search and destroy operation in the Colombian jungle. "As an undercover, you're basically kind of an independent operator ... and it's very addictive." says Laura Brodie, a criminal and forensic psychologist. Courtesy Michael Vigil hide caption

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For Undercover Agents, On-The-Job Adrenaline Can Be Addictive

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The 1988 Kansas Jayhawks hold up their trophy after winning the championship game of the NCAA Final Four Tournament. Susan Ragan/AP hide caption

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For The Underdogs, Winning The NCAA Was Extra Sweet

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Instead Of Tickets, N.H. Police Hand Out Good-Deed Coupons

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UNICEF workers assemble "school infection prevention kits" in Monrovia, Liberia, to stop the spread of Ebola back in January. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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The Truth About Humanitarian Work: High Ideals Vs. Hard Realities

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Some dolls just don't seem quite right. Jak Hutchcraft hide caption

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Haunted Dolls Are A Thing, And They're Not Cheap, Either

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Learning The Hard Truth About Lying

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Watermelon Wedge Issue Ripens In Oklahoma

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For The Record: Aging Out And Moving On

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A Holiday Comic Standard: 'Christmas Vacation' Turns 25

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Daylight Saving Time is so last month. Some people can't wait for this kind of weather. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images hide caption

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Standard Time Starts, And The Summer-Haters Celebrate

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New Ebola Coordinator Says U.S. Response Will Be 'Combined' Effort

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Like many regional orchestras, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has struggled financially. But after a lot of work, it's set itself on solid footing and become a bright spot in a struggling city. Courtesy DSO hide caption

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After A Bitter Struggle, DSO Brings 'Joy' To The People Again

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John Denver's 'Country Roads,' Now Official In West Virginia

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