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A patient receives an influenza shot on Jan. 6, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Doctors say it’s best to not let seasonally normal fever, aches and fatigue grow into an Ebola false alarm. Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Worried you might...
The poverty rate in the U.S. registered its first drop in the U.S. since 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau reported, falling from 15 percent in 2012 to 14.5 percent in 2013. But a Brookings Institution analysis finds that the situation remains bleak in...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioNARRATOR: In this south central mountain country, over a third of the population has faced chronic unemployment. MEGAN THOMPSON: For as long as anyone can remember, the coal country of Eastern Kentucky has struggled...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSObama: ‘We are not moving fast enough’ on Ebola Obama meets with top health, security aides on Ebola after second U.S. nurse infected Crist, Scott criticized for political flip-flops in Sunshine State’s...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKS8 things you didn’t know about Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Justice Sotomayor Talks Life Before and on the Bench in ‘My Beloved World’ Sotomayor delays birth control mandate for some religion-...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSHow Rosetta can help decipher a comet’s secrets Time Runs Out for Telescope, Examining Kepler’s Contribution to Space Research Watch asteroids pummel the Earth in its first 500 million years JUDY...