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Why Martin Luther King's 'Dream' Speech Is So Hard to Find Online

King himself once sued to prevent the unauthorized sale of his speech. Today, the publicly given speech is still tightly controlled.<p>As Washington gears up to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "I Have a Dream" speech later this month, one thing might be …

Majority of students get college aid

Students and families are more willing than ever to borrow to pay for college and increasingly reliant on federal grants and loans to help with tuition bills, statistics released today from the U.S. Education Department show.<p>For the first time, a majority of undergraduates are receiving some kind …

Study Finds No Link Between Hallucinogens And Mental Problems

How risky are psychedelic drugs to mental health? Not nearly as much as you might have imagined.<p>People who had taken LSD, psilocybin (the brain-bending chemical in magic mushrooms) or mescaline at any time in their lives were no more likely than those who hadn't to wind up in mental health …

Thousands of doctors practicing despite errors, misconduct

A USA TODAY investigation shows that thousands of doctors who have been banned by hospitals or other medical facilities aren't punished by the state medical boards that license doctors.<p>Dr. Greggory Phillips was a familiar figure when he appeared before the Texas Medical Board in 2011 on charges …

Golden Arches: Human Feet More Flexible Than We Thought

The notion that sport shoes and inserts should keep the human arch stiffly supported is a decades-old assumption that could use some rethinking, according to a British gait analyst who has closely studied more than 25,000 footsteps of healthy people.<p>Robin Huw Crompton, a physical anthropologist at …

Men 'more vulnerable' to skin cancer

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1004000/1004303_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524714228_a98249f7569f6e707f77bf8d6c7e0e13<p><b>Far more men than women are dying from skin cancer, despite similar numbers being diagnosed with the disease, a report suggests.</b><p>Cancer Research UK …

Students get financial aid at highest rate since WWII

More college students are receiving more financial aid, including loans and grants, and most of the increase is coming from federal sources, new data show.<p>More college students are receiving loans, grants and other financial aid than at any time since the debut of the GI bill after World War II, …

Lindsay Lohan’s Interview With Oprah Winfrey: “I’m My Own Worst Enemy”

First Look: Lindsay Lohan Speaks Out for the First Time<p>Oprah and actress Lindsay Lohan come together for an exclusive, highly anticipated …