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Toyota's Top Female Executive Arrested In Japan On Drug Charges

Fri, 2015-06-19 05:03

Julie Hamp, who became the automaker's head of public relations in April, allegedly mailed herself a package containing oxycodone pills, declaring the contents to be a necklace.

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U.S. Marshals Add New York Escapees To Most Wanted List

Fri, 2015-06-19 04:56

The two men escaped from a New York prison almost two weeks ago. The list, the agency said, is reserved for the "worst of the worst."

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The Business Of Smuggling Migrants Across The Mediterranean

Fri, 2015-06-19 04:42

A family and a smuggler talk about how the smuggling market works on the Egyptian coast. It can run up to $5,000 a person, but kids go for free.

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Once And Future Nut: How Genetic Engineering May Bring Back Chestnuts

Fri, 2015-06-19 04:28

The American chestnut is poised to return — as a bionic, blight-resistant tree. Scientists hope to plant about 10,000 transgenic plantlets to pollinate trees in the "wild."

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Worried You Have An STD? This App Helps You Quietly Find Out

Fri, 2015-06-19 03:03

Planned Parenthood has an app that offers discreet help for Californians seeking to get tested for chlamydia or gonorrhea.

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In Charleston, A City Gathers To Mourn, Try To Understand Mass Shooting

Fri, 2015-06-19 03:02

The community began to try to pick up the pieces, after a gunman entered a historically black church, opened fire and killed nine people.

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Chocolate, Chocolate, It's Good For Your Heart, Study Finds

Fri, 2015-06-19 01:03

Regular chocolate eaters had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and strokes compared to people who didn't eat chocolate. The researchers say it's more evidence that polyphenols may be protective.

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DNA Tracking Of Ivory Helps Biologists Find Poaching Hotspots

Fri, 2015-06-19 01:03

To stop elephant slaughter in Africa, zoologist Sam Wasser spent years extracting DNA from elephant dung and tissue. Much of the world's poached ivory, he discovered, comes from just two hotspots.

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Battle Over New Oil Train Standards Pits Safety Against Cost

Thu, 2015-06-18 23:30

Against the backdrop of several fiery derailments, safety advocates are questioning whether new federal rules meant to prevent incidents go far enough. Opponents say the new rules are too costly.

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Here's Why The Grass Isn't Greener At This Year's U.S. Open

Thu, 2015-06-18 15:19

The Chambers Bay Golf Course in Washington State is almost all drought-resistant fescue grass, which is supposed to be brown in hot months.

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The Victims: 9 Were Slain At Charleston's Emanuel AME Church

Thu, 2015-06-18 13:53

The nine people who were killed in a mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopalian Church in Charleston during a gathering Wednesday, June 17, have been identified by the authorities.

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One Teacher's Quest To Build Language Skills ... And Self-Confidence

Thu, 2015-06-18 12:26

For our 50 Great Teachers series, we profile Thomas Whaley. With his second-graders on Long Island, he's teaching English ... and a lot more.

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Justices Give Officials More Say On Cars' Plates, Less On Roadside Signs

Thu, 2015-06-18 12:26

Justices on Thursday upheld the right of Texas to ban the Confederate battle flag from official license plates, but struck down the regulations an Arizona town imposed on churches' road signs.

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What We Can Learn From A Herd Of Hungry Goats

Thu, 2015-06-18 11:40

They didn't quite break the internet, but the video of 700 goats on their way to a snack is definitely having a moment. We wanted to hear the story behind the herd.

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In Search Of Edible Weeds: Adventures In Urban Foraging By App

Thu, 2015-06-18 11:19

An expert forager has a video and an app for finding weeds to make the ultimate locally grown salad. But even a master foraging app might not lead an amateur to success.

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Kids' Art Show Takes Over Two Billboards In Times Square

Thu, 2015-06-18 11:16

Through the weekend, art by 23 public school students will be seen on two large billboards in the heart of New York City.

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Congress Breathes Life Into President's Fast-Track Trade Plan

Thu, 2015-06-18 11:16

In a close vote, the House approved fast-track authority, but the fate of the trade measure is still to be determined.

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NASA: Europa Spacecraft Goes Into Development Phase

Thu, 2015-06-18 11:12

The probe would make dozens of flybys of the Jovian moon in an effort to study its vast subterranean ocean that could harbor life.

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Obama Mourns Charleston Deaths, But Laments 'Politics' Of Gun-Control

Thu, 2015-06-18 11:09

After a shooting at a Charleston, S.C., church left nine dead, President Obama noted, "Mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries," but tighter gun controls in the U.S. were unlikely.

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Woman To Share Marquee On $10 Bill With Alexander Hamilton

Thu, 2015-06-18 10:47

A redesign of the denomination will add the portrait of an as-yet-undetermined famous American woman beginning in 2020.

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