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Old And Overmedicated: The Real Drug Problem In Nursing Homes

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:57am

Way too many residents of U.S. nursing homes are on antipsychotic drugs, critics say. It's often just for the convenience of the staff, to sedate patients agitated by dementia. That's illegal.

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New 'New Republic': A 'Vertically Integrated Digital Media Company'

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:57am

The magazine saw an exodus of 50 top contributors in the days after billionaire owner Chris Hughes, formerly of Facebook, announced The New Republic was going to move to New York and transform.

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In Largest Transfer Since 2009, 6 Leave Guantanamo For Uruguay

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:57am

The prisoners — four Syrians, a Tunisian and a Palestinian — are the first Guantanamo detainees released in South America. Uruguay's president first signaled willingness to take the men in May.

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After Decades Of Success, She's Still Just 'A Painter Who Writes Songs'

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:57am

Joni Mitchell talks about her new four-disc boxed set, "Love Has Many Faces," and the different colors such a collection can reveal in a lifetime of work.

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Burnt Remains Of Missing Mexican Student Identified; 42 Still Not Found

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:57am

DNA testing confirmed that bone fragments from Mexico match relatives of Alexander Mora Venancio, one of a group of students from a rural college who officials say were abducted in September.

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