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Their Life In A Refugee Camp Might Be Better Than Life Back At Home

Wed, 2015-05-27 23:30

In the 1990s, hundreds of thousands of Somalis fled war and found a new home — and new opportunities — in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya.

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The Technology Of Books Has Changed, But Bookstores Are Hanging In

Wed, 2015-05-27 23:29

The debate over whether digital books are better continues. But in the age of Amazon, the number of independent booksellers is up. The revival is fueled, at least in part, by digital natives.

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Golden State Beats Houston, Will Face Cleveland For NBA Title

Wed, 2015-05-27 21:02

The Warriors return to the Finals for the first time in 40 years with a convincing 104-90 victory over the Rockets.

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Scientists Discover Evidence of a 435,000-Year-Old Murder

Wed, 2015-05-27 17:15

Scientists say it's not just a murder from another era, but also part of one of the earliest mass graves.

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Fact Check: 3 Questions Answered About Bill Clinton's LLC

Wed, 2015-05-27 16:10

Does Bill Clinton have a secret corporation that he is using to hide money? Is it intended to pay a lower tax rate? Or is it something else entirely?

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Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart Settle Lawsuit Over Truck-Limousine Crash

Wed, 2015-05-27 15:56

The actor sued the retail giant for negligence last year after he was seriously injured in a crash in which his limousine was struck by a Wal-Mart truck traveling 20 mph over the speed limit.

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Danish Broadcaster Says Killing Of Rabbit On Air Highlighted Hypocrisy

Wed, 2015-05-27 15:44

The rabbit was clubbed to death during a debate on animal cruelty. Radio24syv says it wanted a debate about the hypocrisy toward perceptions of cruelty toward animals. Critics aren't buying it.

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Map: Where (And How) The Government Can Execute People

Wed, 2015-05-27 14:08

Nebraska just repealed its death penalty. Here's a look at where the law stands in your state.

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On The Road To Recovery, Detroit Property Taxes Aren't Helping

Wed, 2015-05-27 14:02

Even with cheap rent, the cost of doing business is high. With the nation's highest commercial property taxes, one business mogul says this stunts entrepreneurship in a city that needs more jobs.

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Nebraska Repeals Death Penalty, But U.S. Isn't Quite Ready To Abandon It

Wed, 2015-05-27 13:52

Cost and lethal-injection complications have led some states to reconsider the death penalty. U.S. support for the practice has declined over the last two decades, but three-in-five still support it.

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Bugs: Not What's For Dinner — Until They're Tastier, Maybe

Wed, 2015-05-27 13:34

A U.K. researcher says the environmental argument for eating bugs isn't working on its own. She says chefs and policymakers must "make insect dishes appeal as food, not just a way to save the planet."

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For Next President, The Fight Against Extremism Will Hit Closer To Home

Wed, 2015-05-27 13:24

The so-called Islamic State is endlessly creative in trying to get young men and women to leave home to Syria and Iraq. It's something the next president will have to wrestle with from Day 1.

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Rick Santorum Announces Presidential Run

Wed, 2015-05-27 13:20

The former Republican senator from Pennsylvania appeals to his party's social conservatives. Rick Santorum won the Iowa caucuses in 2012, but this time around he faces a crowded Republican field.

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Questions Remain About How To Use Data From License Plate Scanners

Wed, 2015-05-27 12:33

The scanners are standard equipment for police, but what's not settled is what happens to all the data collected. That data can link people to certain addresses and flag unusual activity.

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Women Fight Their Way Through Army's Grueling Ranger School

Wed, 2015-05-27 12:33

Two years after the Defense Department lifted the ban on women serving in combat units, the Army is allowing women to go through the training program for soldiers who aspire to be infantry leaders.

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A Top Medical School Revamps Requirements To Lure English Majors

Wed, 2015-05-27 12:33

Many of the students at Mount Sinai's medical school in New York majored in English or history, and never took the MCAT. The school sees that diversity among its students as a great strength.

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Iowa Group Divorces Itself From Controversial Marriage Pledge

Wed, 2015-05-27 12:25

An anti-same-sex-marriage pledge from a social-conservative group included a lot more than that in 2012. Looking to avoid the backlash it created in the last presidential election, the group nixed it.

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In This Test Kitchen, The Secret To A Great Cookbook Is Try, Try Again

Wed, 2015-05-27 11:46

Yotam Ottolenghi and his partner have a thriving food empire that includes wildly successful cookbooks. We go inside their London test kitchen as recipes are put through their paces.

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Research Chimps Get Their Day In Court In New York

Wed, 2015-05-27 11:11

But neither Hercules nor Leo, who are at the center of a legal battle over whether chimpanzees should have the same legal rights as people, were physically present in the Manhattan courtroom today.

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U.S. Finalizes Rules To Protect Rivers, Streams From Pollution

Wed, 2015-05-27 10:04

The regulations are intended to clarify recent court decisions on which bodies of water are protected, but many farmers and congressional Republicans oppose what they call an EPA "land grab."

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