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Gilroy Hain's only source of income is the $1,500 a month he receives from Social Security. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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When 'Fixed Income' Means Getting By On Social Security

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Kids might be more satisfied if they get one good treat instead of one good treat and one lesser treat. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Why Are Kids Who Get Less Candy Happier On Halloween?

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Luscious Jackson has reconvened after more than a decade for its new album, Magic Hour, which comes out Nov. 5. Doug Seymour/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Luscious Jackson Is Ready For Its 'Magic Hour'

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The Banality of the Banality of Evil by Banksy. Oil on canvas, 2013. Housing Works hide caption

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Art Or Act? New Yorkers Give Banksy Residency Mixed Reviews

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Workers in protective suits hold dummy munition during a demonstration at a chemical weapons disposal facility in Muenster, Germany, on Wednesday. Philipp Guelland/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Burn, Bury Or Scorch? Why Destroying Syria's Chemical Weapons Is Hard

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A still frame taken from a YouTube video shows Marines who were later disciplined for desecrating three dead Taliban members in a 2011 incident in the southern Afghan province of Helmand. YouTube hide caption

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Case Of Marines Desecrating Taliban Bodies Takes A New Twist

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Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., asks about website security questions Wednesday at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on problems with HealthCare.gov. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Add Security To The List Of HealthCare.gov Tech Issues

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An artists's rendition of pulp-fiction writer H.P. Lovecraft is just one example of the author's growing popularity. The Lovecraft Anthology hide caption

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Providence Kindles Love Of Horror Writer H.P. Lovecraft

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"I apologize," Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday at a congressional hearing on problems with HealthCare.gov. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Congressmen Berate Sebelius For Cancellations, Website Woes

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Cars decorated for Halloween wait for kids to come by for "trunk-or-treating" in New Berlin, Wis. The event is seen as an alternative to sending kids door to door for candy. Stephanie Lecci/WUWM hide caption

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A New Way To Do Halloween: Chocolate Chunks In The Trunk

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What Happens When The Pace Of Startups Slows Down

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Orangutans can get exercise and look down their noses at zoo visitors, thanks to cables that stretch from one side of the primate habitat to the other. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For A New Kind Of Commute, Some Eye The Sky

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The Sandman: Overture explores the back story of the central character, Orpheus, to explain how he wound up in captivity at the start of The Sandman. Courtesy of DC Entertainment hide caption

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Recurring Dream: Morpheus Returns In Gaiman's 'Sandman' Prequel

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