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Your voices were heard. Last night, CNN Republican debate moderator Jake Tapper responded to the 140,000 AARP members who signed our petition and others who tweeted suggested questions by asking every candidate about their plan for the future of Social Security.
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When country-music legend Glen Campbell and his wife, Kim, revealed in 2011 that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, he was hailed as a man of courage and a role model for everyone living under the shadow of the memory-robbing condition.
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Whether you’re a hard-core political junkie or just an ordinary citizen who’s interested in the outcome, there are a wealth of ways to follow the midterm elections on your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Here are some suggestions:
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Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of India dies on May 27, 1964, at age 74, having served in the post since India's independence in 1947. His daughter Indira Gandhi and her son Rajiv Gandhi will also serve as prime minister of India; both are assassinated.
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Let's just proclaim Tom Hanks America's Official Historian.
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"When I first discovered that was my voice, to be honest it was a little creepy."
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Next year marks the 40 th anniversary of the culmination of the Watergate scandal, which ended in the summer of 1974 when Richard Nixon defiantly boarded a helicopter on the White House lawn and left his presidency - and the American public's trust in their government - smoldering on the ground below.
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A piece on CNNMoney last week takes on long-term unemployment, and how those still looking for a job years after the recession hit are coping. The part we found interesting in particular discussed how older workers are more likely to be out of work for longer:
A CNN opinion piece presents new thoughts on younger generations and their influence.
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