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    Heavy downpours, flash floods leave California drivers stranded

Heavy downpours, flash floods leave California drivers stranded

Intense rains took a parting shot Thursday at California, triggering flash floods that temporarily stranded more than three dozen people in their cars in inland Riverside County as the state took stock of the effects of days of steady downpours.

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    Flu vaccine may not be as effective this year

Flu vaccine may not be as effective this year

The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.

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    House nears passage of $585 billion defense bill

House nears passage of $585 billion defense bill

The House on Thursday headed toward passage of a $585 billion defense policy bill that gives President Barack Obama the authority to expand U.S. military operations against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria.

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    Supreme Court justices weigh bias claims of pregnant UPS driver

Supreme Court justices weigh bias claims of pregnant UPS driver

Two of the three women on the Supreme Court vigorously questioned a UPS lawyer Wednesday over the company’s refusal to give lighter duty to a pregnant worker, a closely watched case with potentially broad impact for female workers and their employers.

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    Jury determines cop had no intent to harm

Jury determines cop had no intent to harm

A grand jury cleared a white police officer Wednesday in the videotaped choke hold death of an unarmed black man stopped for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, triggering protests in the streets by hundreds of New Yorkers who likened the case to the deadly police shooting in Ferguson, MO.

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    Hispanics targeted in health overhaul

Hispanics targeted in health overhaul

Between the avocado and grapefruit displays, Adolfo Briceno approaches customers in the bustling Hispanic supermarket to ask whether they have health insurance.

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    Supreme Court looks at case dealing with online threats

Supreme Court looks at case dealing with online threats

From the violent lyrics of rap music to the crude comments of teenagers in video-game chat rooms, the Supreme Court struggled Monday over where to draw the line between free speech and illegal threats in the digital age.

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    Professor develops new view on diabetes

Professor develops new view on diabetes

The American Diabetes Association is making efforts to educate the public about the widespread disease during November.

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    Wreaths to be placed on graves to honor veterans

Wreaths to be placed on graves to honor veterans

Every year in cemeteries across the country, people gather to pay respect to veterans who have died since the founding of the United States. This Christmas, the tradition will continue in Waco.

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    St. Louis region prepares for Ferguson decision

St. Louis region prepares for Ferguson decision

The St. Louis region is on edge in anticipation of an announcement from the grand jury that is weighing whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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