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Stephen Hawking Covers Monty Python's 'Galaxy Song'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 06:49

The renowned physicist is featured in a soon-to-be-released video of the classic song from the 1983 film The Meaning of Life.

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Once The Cream Of The Crop, Zynga Zigzags To Adapt To Mobile

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 05:21

Zynga's former CEO is back, less than two years after leaving the company he founded. The company had a smash hit with Farmville on Facebook, but has struggled to stay current in new markets.

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Australia To Stop Payments To Families Who Refuse Child Vaccinations

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 05:20

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says that starting in 2016, welfare and other assistance will be cut off to families that take a "conscientious objector" exemption to avoid immunizations.

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Pope Marks Killing Of Armenians In World War I, Calling It Genocide

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 04:28

Most non-Turkish scholars believe the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians were part of a systematic slaughter carried out by Ottoman Turks beginning in 1915.

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What Could Go Wrong When Doctors Treat Their Own Kids?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 04:03

There's a general rule against doctors treating family members and friends. The relationships can cloud their judgment. But the perils don't stop many doctors from trying.

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