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Is It Safe For Medical Residents To Work 30-Hour Shifts?

Young doctors being trained at dozens of hospitals around the country are being asked to work up to 30 hours straight as part of a study. Critics say the study is risky and unethical.

A gurney in Huntsville, Texas, where death row inmates are strapped down to receive a lethal dose of drugs. Pat Sullivan/AP hide caption

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Why Has The Death Penalty Grown Increasingly Rare?

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U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, and Kathryn Sullivan, director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, have been tangling for months over the legitimacy of a climate study NOAA scientists published in Science. Drew Angerer/AP; Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Is This Congressman's Oversight An Effort To Hobble Climate Science?

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Flowers are placed on Sunday near the building where last week's shooting rampage took place at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Calif. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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In San Bernardino, The Disabled Are Left Without Their 'Extended Family'

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Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., hosts Donald Trump in his series of town halls with GOP presidential candidates in September. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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When Sen. Tim Scott Calls, Republican Candidates Show Up

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