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Hidden Heart Disease Is The Top Health Threat For U.S. Women

Many women and even doctors underestimate a woman's heart attack risk, research shows, as they focus on weight and breast health instead. Tiny damaged arteries in the heart may not show up in scans.

Hidden Heart Disease Is The Top Health Threat For U.S. Women
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Parallels - World News

1 Address, 2,000 Companies, And The Ease Of Doing Business In The U.K.

The U.K. likes to boast about how easy it is to do business there, but a profusion of shell companies hides many that are fronts for fraud and corruption. Now the U.K. wants more scrutiny.

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What One District's Data Mining Did For Chronic Absence

Three years ago, Grand Rapids' public schools took a hard look at the numbers on absenteeism. They've been able to get nearly half of the students missing school to show up.

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Long A Symbol, Stonewall Inn May Soon Become Monument To LGBT Rights

President Obama may use his executive authority to declare the site of the Stonewall riots in New York City as the first national monument dedicated to the struggle for LGBT rights.

Long A Symbol, Stonewall Inn May Soon Become Monument To LGBT Rights
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Politics

Libertarians Tap 2 Former GOP Governors For White House

The move could give the little-known Party more visibility in a year when many voters say they're open to new options. Gary Johnson of New Mexico and William Weld of Massachusetts will top the ticket.

Libertarians Tap 2 Former GOP Governors For White House
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Is Primary Rivalry Making The Democratic Party Stronger Like It Did In 2008?

It's not the first time we've seen a bitter end to the Democratic primaries. In 2008, divisive moments came through personal attacks. But back then, Clinton and Obama pushed similar ideologies.

Is Primary Rivalry Making The Democratic Party Stronger Like It Did In 2008?
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Parenting Pitfalls: Renegades, Privilege And Putting On The Boxing Gloves

Heather Shumaker and Stephanie Land are two parenting writers with different ideas about how class and conventional wisdom shape the modern view of parenting.

Parenting Pitfalls: Renegades, Privilege And Putting On The Boxing Gloves
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