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After last night's shooting in Lafayette, La., Governor Bobby Jindal also said this...

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It's high summer, and for a lot of us that means it's time to go camping. This summer, we're celebrating one particular camping trip.

Way back in 1858, Ralph Waldo Emerson, the great philosopher and poet, set out into the Adirondack Mountains in New York. On the famous journey, he took with him some of the most famous artists, scientists and thinkers of his day.

This year, I set out early in the morning in my canoe with a company of my own: environmental activist and writer Bill McKibben and our guide, Mike Carr with the Nature Conservancy.

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What If Chemo Doesn't Help You Live Longer Or Better?

Jul 23, 2015

Chemotherapy given to patients at the end of life often does more harm than good, according to a study that calls into question this common practice.

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Today in Chattanooga, Tenn., a somber moment.

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Late this afternoon, several churches and chapels rang their bells.

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