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Google Announces Foray Into The Wireless Business

Wed, 2015-04-22 10:55

The service will only work on Google Nexus phones, but it could potentially disrupt the wireless industry with its pay-only-for-what-you-use data plans.

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Obama says Elizabeth Warren is 'wrong' on trade

Wed, 2015-04-22 10:15

Unions blame job losses on trade deals like NAFTA signed under Bill Clinton. But President Obama argues one he's trying to strike with Pacific Rim countries is different, and it's dividing his party.

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In Its Season Finale, 'Fresh Off The Boat' Is Still Wrestling With Authenticity

Wed, 2015-04-22 10:03

Its fiercest critic, Eddie Huang, whose memoir inspired the show, says his life isn't recognizable in it. What's "real" or not is up for debate.

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Site Of Capsized Migrant Boat Was 'Like A Floating Cemetery'

Wed, 2015-04-22 09:35

Even to experienced emergency crews that have been working to save migrants at sea, it was a shocking sight: survivors bobbing among corpses in the Mediterranean Sea.

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables

Wed, 2015-04-22 09:31

Impatient gardeners don't have to wait for summer to harvest salad fixings. A surprising variety of crops will bring homegrown produce to your table in as little as three weeks.

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N.Y. Judge Amends 'Habeas Corpus' Order For Chimps

Wed, 2015-04-22 09:20

The amended order suggests that the court has made no decision on whether the two research chimps at Stony Brook University can be treated as legal persons.

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Bail For Alleged 'Flash Crash' Trader Set At More Than $7M

Wed, 2015-04-22 08:35

U.S. prosecutors say the U.K. man contributed to the 2010 "flash crash" that wiped about $800 billion from the value of shares. He told a London court that he opposes extradition to the U.S.

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Debate: Is It Time To Abolish The Death Penalty?

Wed, 2015-04-22 08:15

The practice is under renewed scrutiny after a series of botched executions in several states last year. The emotionally charged issue is at the center of the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

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Why Many Doctors Don't Follow 'Best Practices'

Wed, 2015-04-22 08:14

Doctors, it turns out, often don't follow evidence-based guidelines in their practice of medicine. Scientists who study this contrariness think they know why.

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Could It Be? Researchers Find A Hiring Bias That Favors Women

Wed, 2015-04-22 08:03

A new study shows that universities have a 2:1 preference for hiring women for STEM tenure-track positions.

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'People' Names Sandra Bullock, 50, World's Most Beautiful Woman

Wed, 2015-04-22 07:57

The actress is the oldest person to head the annual list. But as Clinton and Bush race for the White House, the news seems seems like deja vu — a vision from 1992.

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The 'Folk Feminism' Roots Of The Latina 'Chola' Look

Wed, 2015-04-22 07:24

Celebrities like Rihanna, Selena Gomez and Sandra Bullock have appropriated this "tough girl" aesthetic from the cholas of the 90s. But the look actually has some really radical roots.

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Hungary Joins Poland In Condemnation Of FBI Chief's Holocaust Remarks

Wed, 2015-04-22 06:48

In a speech last week, James Comey had linked the two countries to the killing of Jews during the Holocaust. They have both said the killings occurred when they were occupied by the Nazis.

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Gift Worth $400 Million To Art Institute Of Chicago Includes Works By Warhol

Wed, 2015-04-22 06:43

The donation was confirmed after the museum agreed to display the 42 paintings, silk-screens and sculptures for the next 50 years.

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Saudi Arabia Shifts Military Campaign In Yemen; Airstrikes Continue

Wed, 2015-04-22 04:50

It's unclear what the Saudi-led coalition is planning for the next phase of its military operation in Yemen. The group has said it will protect civilians and ensure the flow of humanitarian aid.

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Why Somali Grandmas And Aid Workers Might Be Short On Cash

Wed, 2015-04-22 04:49

Money transfer agencies are the life blood of Somalia. But Kenya has shut down 13 East African branches to keep money out of the hands of terrorists blamed for a deadly attack early this month.

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Wilding? Ruff Ride? Dog's Road Romp On Tractor Sparks Puns

Wed, 2015-04-22 04:19

Traffic Scotland took pains to say it was a serious event, not a joke. But that didn't stop people from putting their own spin on the story of the border collie who took control of a tractor.

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Is It Time To Make Medical And Family Leave Paid?

Wed, 2015-04-22 03:56

Democrats in Congress have reintroduced a bill that would create a national paid leave program, covering two thirds of people's wages for up to 60 days a year. But small business owners are wary.

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'Sliver Of Hope' In Freddie Gray Case, Former Baltimore Police Chief Says

Wed, 2015-04-22 03:22

"This is possibly the spark that's going to ignite change, real change, in this city, and with the Baltimore Police Department," says former commissioner Leonard Hamm.

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Merchant Ships Called On To Aid Migrants In Mediterranean Feel The Strain

Tue, 2015-04-21 23:50

Commercial ships have rescued tens of thousands of migrants trying to cross by boat to Europe from Africa and the Middle East. But the vessels and their crews aren't equipped to handle these missions.

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