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When Old Medicine Goes Bad

With drug prices climbing, you may be tempted to keep unused pills and cough syrups past their expiration date. Don't do it, pharmacists warn. And get all medicine out of the bathroom cabinet now.

Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch (center) arrives with former New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte on Capitol Hill last week for a meeting with Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. There are different kinds of conservative judges, from the pragmatist to the originalist. Gorsuch is a self-proclaimed originalist. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Judge Gorsuch's Originalism Contrasts With Mentor's Pragmatism

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Highwire Clay Giberson
Infinity X Clay Giberson
Truth Lies Low Andrew Bird

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When Old Medicine Goes Bad

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Everyday The Cinematic Orchestra
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The Dow Jones Railroad Index has climbed about 25 percent since the election, but many U.S. companies have cross-border trade accounts that could be affected by policy changes that President Donald Trump might make regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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U.S. Companies Uncertain Of NAFTA Trading Under Trump Administration

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En Route Balmorhea
"Round-Up" (Da Riffs Madden Mix) Sam Spence

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Harry Truman Still Casts A Long Shadow In Independence, Missouri

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Nothing of Cities Years of Rice and Salt
Kumasi Walk Ikebe Shakedown
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High School Students Build Tiny Houses For Flood Victims

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