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Drop-In Home Chefs May Be An Alternative To Assisted Living

As people age, cooking can become difficult or even physically impossible. It's one reason people move to assisted living. One company offers a chef to cook healthy, affordable meals at home.

An artist's sketch of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes, from an April 2013 court appearance. Bill Robles/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Opening Statements To Begin Monday In Colorado Theater Shooting Trial

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Edgar Ramirez, 17, and his mother, Alma, appear before Judge Williams. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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In Texas, Questions About Prosecuting Truancy

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In Texas, Questions About Prosecuting Truancy

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For all the good aspirin can do in preventing second heart attacks and strokes, taking it daily can boost some risks, too — of ulcers, for example, and of bleeding in the brain or gut. iStockphoto hide caption

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Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin

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Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter earlier this month in Tokyo. Abe's visit to the U.S. this week features an agreement for the Japanese military to have a more active role. Franck Robichon/AP hide caption

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For Japan's Prime Minister, U.S. Visit A Chance To Elevate Image

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The ill-fated Sultana in Helena, Ark., just before it exploded on April 27, 1865, with about 2,500 people aboard. Most were Union soldiers, newly released from Confederate prison camps. Library of Congress hide caption

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The Shipwreck That Led Confederate Veterans To Risk All For Union Lives

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Chief Justice John Roberts (from left) and Justices Anthony M. Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor at the State of the Union address earlier this year. Mandel Ngan/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Same-Sex Marriage, In The Justices' Words

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Same-Sex Marriage, In The Justices' Words

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SwiftKey analyzed more than a billion pieces of emoji data, organized by language and country. The poop emoji was most popular in Canada. Unicode/Apple hide caption

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Canadians Love Poop, Americans Love Pizza: How Emojis Fare Worldwide

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A woman walks past a memorial for some of the victims who are said to have died at the hands of the serial killer dubbed the "Grim Sleeper." Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Too Scared To Talk To Police, Stalker's Victims Open Up In 'Grim Sleeper'

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