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Russia Tries To Regain Control Of Space Capsule

Wed, 2015-04-29 06:25

The cargo ship was launched Tuesday and scheduled to dock at the International Space Station to deliver 2.5 tons of supplies. Ground control lost contact after the ship reached its first orbit.

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What Do Millennials Want?

Wed, 2015-04-29 06:13

A new poll finds a majority of young Americans don't feel politically engaged and nearly half lack confidence in the justice system.

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Why The Urologist Is Usually A Man, But Maybe Not For Long

Wed, 2015-04-29 05:38

Just 8 percent of doctors practicing urology are female. But urologists treat kidneys and urinary tracts, not just prostates and penises. That male-focused image may be scaring patients away.

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In Nepal, A Flood Of People Leave Capital To Return Home

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:38

Reporting from the quake's epicenter, NPR's Julie McCarthy says, "When we arrived last night, you could feel the ground shaking constantly. It felt like Jello and it lasted through the evening."

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Several Florida School Districts Cut (Way) Back On Tests

Wed, 2015-04-29 04:03

Miami-Dade County abandons a plan to administer 300 different end-of-course exams. The new number: 10. Broward County will throw out 1,300.

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Baltimore Update: A Forceful Mom And A Fan-Free Baseball Game

Wed, 2015-04-29 03:32

In a first, the Orioles plan to play an MLB game without an audience, and a woman who yanked her son away from potential trouble is making headlines.

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Baltimore Is Not Ferguson. Here's What It Really Is

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:03

Baltimore is a usually friendly city, where strangers are often addressed as "hon." It's also where stores were looted and cars burned following Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray.

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GOP Measure Would Make It Harder For Obama To Empty Guantanamo

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:03

One of President Obama's first promises in office was to shut down the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba. Congress, however, is trying to shut down the effort to empty the camp of all its inmates.

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After Botched Executions, Supreme Court Weighs Lethal Drug Cocktail

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:00

Manufacturers have refused to provide one of three drugs used for lethal injection, so Oklahoma switched to another drug. But critics say midazolam doesn't work well to render prisoners unconscious.

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Boxing Fans Shift Focus To Small Men, Big Money

Tue, 2015-04-28 23:54

As some boxing fans await a major welterweight matchup on Saturday, it's clear that the sport is struggling to keep the attention on the boxers' athleticism rather than their riches.

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Florida's Legislature Quits Early, At Impasse Over Medicaid Expansion

Tue, 2015-04-28 23:54

Meanwhile, Gov. Rick Scott sued the federal government Tuesday, accusing it of coercing Florida to accept the expansion, or lose funding for other health programs for the poor.

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In Seattle, Earthquake Jolts Nepalese-American Community Into Action

Tue, 2015-04-28 23:53

Seattle boasts one of the largest Nepalese communities. In the aftermath of the disaster, they've organized prayer vigils, collected money for relief efforts and sent medical personnel to the region.

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Obama Confident In Asia Trade Pact, But Track Record For Deals Is Spotty

Tue, 2015-04-28 23:52

Following a South Korean trade pact in 2012, the U.S. deficit with that country widened by 80 percent. But some argue that if the U.S. doesn't create trade rules, there won't be any.

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40 Years After The Vietnam War, Families Still Search For Answers

Tue, 2015-04-28 23:51

Elaine Zimmer Davis' husband went missing after a fiery plane crash in Vietnam when their son was 2 years old. Now, she and her son — and her new husband — are on a quest to bring home his remains.

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Libraries Make Space For 3-D Printers; Rules Are Sure To Follow

Tue, 2015-04-28 23:50

They're the latest addition to so-called "maker spaces" showing up in a number of libraries. But as libraries work to redefine their purpose in the digital age, it also raises questions about misuse.

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Nigerian Military Rescues 200 Girls From Boko Haram

Tue, 2015-04-28 16:02

Ninety-three women were also rescued in the operation. The military says it cannot confirm if the girls are the same as the schoolgirls kidnapped last year, but the AP reports they are not.

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Justices Deeply Divided Over Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

Tue, 2015-04-28 15:13

Justice Kennedy, seen as the determinative vote in the same-sex marriage cases before the Supreme Court, was very tough on gay marriage advocates.

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A Scene From Baltimore: This Is 'Not A Carnival'

Tue, 2015-04-28 14:20

A day after the city erupted in riots, demonstrators took the streets. This time, the atmosphere felt more festive than angry.

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Twitter Shares Slide After Disappointing Earnings

Tue, 2015-04-28 14:02

The social media site continued to bring in new users, but its ad revenue didn't measure up to expectations. Twitter shares were down 18 percent at the close of trading Tuesday.

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Union Head Presses Candidates, Clinton, On Trade

Tue, 2015-04-28 13:56

Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, said presidential candidates can't "hedge their bets" when it comes to trade. But that's exactly what Hillary Clinton has done so far.

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