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Sheriff Ralph Lamb (Dennis Quaid) and his brother, Jack Lamb (Jason O'Mara), investigate the murder of a craps dealer on Vegas. Cliff Lipson/CBS hide caption

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Television

TV Westerns Prove The West Is Still Fun

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TV Westerns Prove The West Is Still Fun

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Onether Lowery, 80, (standing) is a home health aide for Rosalie Lewis, 86. As a whole, the aides are largely female and far older than women in the general workforce. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Health Care

Home Health Aides Often As Old As Their Clients

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Home Health Aides Often As Old As Their Clients

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Not many elderly people get long-term care insurance. It's expensive and many hope their kids will look after them instead. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Shots - Health News

States Iron Out The Kinks In Long-Term Care Insurance

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States Iron Out The Kinks In Long-Term Care Insurance

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Google's data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa, houses servers in over 115,000 square feet of space. Connie Zhou/Google hide caption

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All Tech Considered

The Brain Of The Beast: Google Reveals The Computers Behind The Cloud

3 min

The Brain Of The Beast: Google Reveals The Computers Behind The Cloud

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Sahya Idriss, a service provider at the health clinic in Minjibir, carries a vial of the polio vaccine. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

At Polio's Epicenter, Vaccinators Battle Chaos And Indifference

7 min

At Polio's Epicenter, Vaccinators Battle Chaos And Indifference

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Many Americans aren't getting the recommended seven to nine hours per night. Franck Camhi/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Poor Sleep May Lead To Too Much Stored Fat And Disease

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Poor Sleep May Lead To Too Much Stored Fat And Disease

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Place kicker Matt Prater of the Denver Broncos kicks a second quarter field goal on a hold by Britton Colquitt against the Houston Texans at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High in Denver on Sept. 23. Justin Edmonds/Getty Images hide caption

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Sweetness And Light

Kickers Are Taking The Kick Out Of Football

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Kickers Are Taking The Kick Out Of Football

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