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Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions

- A federal judge has approved a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years.

Supreme Court Curbs Drug-Sniffing Dogs During Traffic Stops

- The Court ruled 6-3 that police can’t prolong a routine traffic stop to allow a drug-sniffing dog to search the vehicle unless...

Disaster Plans for Oil Trains

- Rail shipments of oil have expanded to almost 374 million barrels last year from 20 million barrels in 2010...

E-Cigarette Use Rises Among U.S. Teens as Cigarette Use Falls

- For the first time, more high-school students puffed on e-cigarettes last year - 13.4% —than regular smokes - 9.2%.

Synthetic Marijuana Causes Rash of Hospitalizations

- Synthetic marijuana is popular among teens because it is marketed as incense or natural products to "mask its true purpose," the NY health dept. said.

Jackie Robinson honored throughout MLB and beyond

- Jackie Robinson was a six-time All-Star, the 1947 major league Rookie of the Year and the NL MVP in 1949.

Spring Break madness cure

- Due to out-of-control Spring Breakers, authorities in Bay County, Florida passed a new ban on alcohol consumption on the city and county's beaches.

How the Post covered Lincoln’s assassination in 1865

- 150 years ago yesterday, President Abraham Lincoln was enjoying a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington, DC, when an assassin shot him.

U.S. Widens Role in Saudi-led Campaign

- The U.S. is expanding its role in Saudi Arabia’s campaign in Yemen amid growing concerns about the goals of the Saudi-led mission.

VA makes little headway in effort to cut waits for care

- Veterans Affairs (VA) statistics show that the number of patients facing long waits has not declined.