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Study: CTE Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Lamaar Thomas, center, is hit in the head by Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Brandon Magee, top, as cornerback Kip Edwards helps make the tackle a 2014 preseason game. Magee was penalized for the hit. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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Study: CTE Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains

An updated study by the Journal of the American Medical Association on the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy reveals a striking result among NFL players.

Study: CTE Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Lamaar Thomas, center, is hit in the head by Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Brandon Magee, top, as cornerback Kip Edwards helps make the tackle a 2014 preseason game. Magee was penalized for the hit. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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Study: Degenerative Disease Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains

An updated study by the Journal of the American Medical Association on chronic traumatic encephalopathy reveals a striking result among professional football players.

Participants stretch during a "yoga on the yard" class, one of Howard University's sesquicentennial celebration events that was open to anyone who wanted to attend in Washington, D.C. The university is trying to foster better communication with the surrounding community. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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When A Historically Black University's Neighborhood Turns White

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The area around Howard University was once working class and black. As more nonblack residents move in and property values rise, the D.C. university is taking advantage of the hot real estate market.

When A Historically Black University's Neighborhood Turns White

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Warming Climate Is Quieting Kauai's Colorful Forest Birds

Once considered a paradise for the colorful songbirds, Kauai has lost more than half of those native species due to invasive species and a warming climate.

Warming Climate Is Quieting Kauai's Colorful Forest Birds

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Joe's Big Idea

Alabama Woman Stuck In NYC Traffic In 1902 Invented The Windshield Wiper

Entrepreneur Mary Anderson thought it made no sense that New York streetcar drivers had to keep jumping off to clean snow from the windshield. She soon won a patent for her "window cleaning device."

Alabama Woman Stuck In NYC Traffic In 1902 Invented The Windshield Wiper

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The National Park Service is considering relocating some goats and shooting others. They say the animals are damaging the environment and threatening people at Olympic National Park. David Restivo/National Park Service hide caption

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Olympic National Park Targeting Mountain Goats For Removal

Likely introduced in the 1920s as prey for hunters, the animals proliferated, and now park officials are looking at ways of getting rid of them.