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Patients awaiting epilepsy surgery agreed to keep a running log of their mood while researchers used tiny wires to monitor electrical activity in their brains. The combination revealed a circuit for sadness. Stuart Kinlough/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Researchers Uncover A Circuit For Sadness In The Human Brain

When people are feeling glum, it often means that brain areas involved in emotion and memory are communicating. Researchers now have observed the circuit in action in humans.

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"Most of us are ecstatic" about Medicaid expansion in Utah, said Grant Burningham, of Bountiful. "We were all together and hugging and kissing last night." Kim Raff for NPR hide caption

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A Winning Idea: Medicaid Expansion Prevails In Idaho, Nebraska And Utah

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The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is the seat of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Abuse victims in California want authorities to open a a state-wide investigation into abuse and cover-up. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Immigrant Communities Were The 'Geographic Solution' To Predator Priests

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Researchers Uncover A Circuit For Sadness In The Human Brain

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Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Continues Receiving Threats, Lawyers Say

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Migrants from Central America ride in a truck Monday as they travel toward the U.S. on the Mexico City-Puebla highway. Thursday, the Trump administration issued new a new rule for asylum-seekers. Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Seeks To Limit Asylum-Seekers With New Rule

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