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An unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies in January 2010 over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, on a moon-lit night.

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Government can keep memos justifying drone strikes secret, court rules

Unlike in an earlier case involving Anwar al-Awlaki, the federal appeals court panel says, the government has not already revealed the contents of these memos through other public channels.

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It's not hosting SNL, but NBC will give 'equal time' to 4 GOP candidates

Four GOP candidates made "equal time" requests after Donald Trump guest-hosted Saturday Night Live this month.

The candidates made requests for equal time after Donald Trump guest hosted earlier this month. NBC will let them broadcast campaign messages on affiliate stations this weekend.

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Green bean casserole: The Thanksgiving staple we love — or loathe

Though it's considered a classic Midwestern dish, Green Bean Casserole was actually born in a Campbell's test kitchen in New Jersey 60 years ago. Love it or loathe it, the dish has come to mean more than just a mashup of processed food.

The classic Midwestern casserole, which turns 60 this year, has come to mean more than just a mashup of processed food. Even those who grew up with it but can't abide it admit: It tastes like home.

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5 charged in $580M Southern California kickback scheme

The fraud involved paying tens of millions of dollars to have doctors and others refer patients to Pacific Hospital of Long Beach and Tri-City Regional Medical Center in Hawaiian Gardens.

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Common ADHD medications do indeed disturb children's sleep

Boy sleeping in bed

There's been plenty of disagreement over whether stimulant drugs used to treat ADHD interfere with children's sleep. A review of studies finds the drugs make it harder to fall asleep and stay asleep.

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Metro Blue Line tracks remain shut following train-car crash

metro train on car collision

Metro initially said the repairs would take just a few hours but later Monday announced the tracks would be shut down at least through Tuesday's morning commute.

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Campus protests sparked by national conversation around race

Occidental protest

The recent wave of student protests began at the University of Missouri. But students at Occidental and Claremont McKenna say they were organized long before that.