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Around the Nation
6:31 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Colorado State Patrol Nabs Literary Litterbug

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 7:20 am

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Around the Nation
6:00 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Airport Traveler In New York Stopped With Marijuana And Crack

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 7:20 am

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Shots - Health News
4:23 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin

For all the good aspirin can do in preventing second heart attacks and strokes, taking it daily can boost some risks, too — of ulcers, for example, and of bleeding in the brain or gut.
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Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 12:48 pm

We've all heard that an aspirin a day can keep heart disease at bay. But lots of Americans seem to be taking it as a preventive measure, when many probably shouldn't.

In a recent national survey, more than half the adults who were middle age or older reported taking an aspirin regularly to prevent a heart attack or stroke. The Food and Drug Administration only recommends the drug for people wh have already experienced such an event or are at extremely high risk.

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NPR Story
4:23 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Same-Sex Supreme Court Case Raises Political Issues

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 7:20 am

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4:09 am
Mon April 27, 2015

The Shipwreck That Led Confederate Veterans To Risk All For Union Lives

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 10:47 am

On April 27, 1865, the steamboat Sultana exploded and sank while traveling up the Mississippi River, killing an estimated 1,800 people.

The event remains the worst maritime disaster in U.S. history (the sinking of the Titanic killed 1,512 people). Yet few know the story of the Sultana's demise, or the ensuing rescue effort that included Confederate soldiers saving Union soldiers they might have shot just weeks earlier.

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