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Mammogram Uncertainty Gives Patients, Doctors More Reason To Talk

Mon, 2014-02-24 12:46

Improvements in doctors' ability to detect breast cancer have outpaced our understanding of what to do about it. Doctors and their patients need to work through the options together.

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Cool Or Creepy? A Clip-On Camera Can Capture Every Moment

Mon, 2014-02-24 12:38

A new wearable camera called Narrative is designed to snap a photo every 30 seconds — automatically — so you don't miss a thing. But does everything and everyone in your day need to be photographed?

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Pope Announces Overhaul Of Vatican Bureaucracy

Mon, 2014-02-24 12:31

The move creates a new economic secretariat to oversee all of the Holy See's economic and administrative affairs.

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Major League Baseball Changes Home-Plate Rules

Mon, 2014-02-24 12:13

Runners trying to reach home plate – and the catchers who often try to block them – will have to follow new rules that are meant to cut the risk of injuries from collisions in the 2014 season.

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Ugandan President Signs Anti-Gay Measure Into Law

Mon, 2014-02-24 12:08

The law makes gay sex punishable by terms of up to life in prison. The U.S. and U.N. said the new law violated basic human rights.

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Ukraine: 4 Key Debates Yet To Shake Out

Mon, 2014-02-24 11:48

The deposed president is on the run. There's uncertainty over who will emerge as the country's new leader. Its economy is in shambles. And Russia and the West are divided over what they want.

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Legal Drinking Age Of 21 Saves Lives, Even Though It's Flouted

Mon, 2014-02-24 11:37

Since most college students drink, why not lower the drinking age to 18? That would encourage more responsible behavior, some college presidents say. But a study says it would hurt more than help.

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Sandwich Monday: The Wrecking Ball

Mon, 2014-02-24 11:26

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a delicacy from Potbelly Sandwich Shop's "secret menu." It's called the "Wrecking Ball," and it does not disappoint.

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Black, British And 'Brain Drained': Playwright Takes Charge In Baltimore

Mon, 2014-02-24 10:59

As part of Black History Month, host Michel Martin asks actor, playwright and theater director Kwame Kwei-Armah why he, and so many other British actors, have chosen careers in the U.S.

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Top Justice Dept. Official Quietly Stepped Down In December

Mon, 2014-02-24 10:56

Virginia Seitz, who led the influential Justice Department office that offers legal advice on surveillance, drones and other issues, resigned after 2 1/2 years on the job.

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Harold Ramis, 'Ghostbuster' Actor And 'Groundhog Day' Director, Dies

Mon, 2014-02-24 10:09

An inspiration to many younger comedians and directors, he leaves behind work on other hit films, including Caddyshack, Stripes and National Lampoon's Animal House.

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Why Pediatricians Want To Check 9-Year-Olds' Cholesterol

Mon, 2014-02-24 09:24

The annual well-child visit should be about a lot more than getting shots, doctors say. New guidelines for checkups include screening tools for depression and substance abuse starting at age 11.

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Oldest-Known Holocaust Survivor Dies; Pianist Was 110

Mon, 2014-02-24 08:44

Alice Herz-Sommer survived two years in a Nazi camp. She performed for prisoners and said music saved her life. Her longevity, Herz-Sommer said, was due to an amazingly positive view of the world.

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If You Think You're Anonymous Online, Think Again

Mon, 2014-02-24 08:00

In Dragnet Nation, Julia Angwin describes an oppressive blanket of electronic data surveillance. "There's a price you pay for living in the modern world," she says. "... You have to share your data."

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Rep. John Dingell, Who Has Served A Record 58 Years, Is Retiring

Mon, 2014-02-24 07:10

The Michigan Democrat was first elected to Congress in 1955. He tells The Detroit News "I'm not going to be carried out feet first." Dingell is 87.

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VIDEO: Warm Reception As NBA's Jason Collins Makes History

Mon, 2014-02-24 06:45

The first openly gay man to play for a team in one of the nation's four major professional sports, Collins has joined the Brooklyn Nets. There was applause and some fans stood when he played Sunday.

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Quick! What Are The Origins Of 'Chop-Chop'?

Mon, 2014-02-24 06:05

Citations dating back to 1886 hint that the phrase might come from a Cantonese word.

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Quick! What Are The Origins Of 'Chop-Chop'?

Mon, 2014-02-24 06:05

Citations dating back to 1886 hint that the phrase might come from a Cantonese word.

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Pentagon Budget-Cutting Plans Sure To Draw Flak

Mon, 2014-02-24 05:30

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is proposing to cut the size of the Army and to take steps that trim military pay and benefit costs. "We must now adapt, innovate, and make difficult decisions," he says.

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Resignations In Egypt May Be Prelude To General's Presidential Run

Mon, 2014-02-24 04:29

All Cabinet ministers are stepping down, the nation's prime minister announced Monday. Among them: Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who will now be free to seek the presidency.

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