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Criticized Over Missing Mexican Students, Governor Of Guerrero Will Step Down

Thu, 2014-10-23 17:41

Angel Aguirre had been under growing pressure to step down as the investigation of the student's disappearance dragged on.

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EU Leaders Agree To Cut Emissions By At Least 40 Percent

Thu, 2014-10-23 15:44

The president of the European Council said the agreement marked the "world's most ambitious" energy policy. Environmentalists worry it still falls short of what's needed to curb global warming.

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Calling 911 On Your Cell? It's Harder To Find You Than You Think

Thu, 2014-10-23 14:24

If you call 911 from inside a tall building, emergency responders may have difficulty finding you. Cellphone GPS technology currently doesn't work well indoors — but the FCC hopes to change that.

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Second White House Fence Jumper Had Been Arrested Before

Thu, 2014-10-23 14:19

Dominic Adesanya, 23, has been charged with two misdemeanors. Adesanya was stopped on the White House lawn by two Secret Service dogs.

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Park Service Construction Damaged Native American Burial Sites

Thu, 2014-10-23 14:13

National Park Service officials approved $3 million in illegal construction projects over a decade that damaged one of the nation's most sacred American Indian burial sites in northeast Iowa.

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How 'Foodies' Were Duped Into Thinking McDonald's Was High-End Food

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:53

A viral video shows people lauding fare billed as an "organic" fast-food option that was actually McDonald's. It wasn't just pranksters playing tricks on these poor folks, but maybe their brains, too.

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ACLU Challenges Miami Law On Behalf Of Homeless Sex Offenders

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:29

Miami-Dade County has strict limits on where sex offenders can live — so strict, many wind up living in outdoor encampments. Now the ACLU is challenging the law, which it says is harsh and arbitrary.

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What's My Risk Of Catching Ebola?

Thu, 2014-10-23 12:57

Folks in the U.S. are in a panic about catching Ebola. Let's just say, you're more likely to be eaten by a shark. The situation in Liberia, however, is starkly different.

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Cigarette-Maker Reynolds American To Ban Smoking At Work

Thu, 2014-10-23 12:22

Until now, Reynolds employees have been able to light up at their desks. But come January, workers will have to either go outside or use specially equipped smoking rooms.

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FDA Cracks Down On Fake Ebola Cures Sold Online

Thu, 2014-10-23 12:22

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to companies marketing products claimed to be cures for Ebola. One firm says it will drop such claims — but it's still selling the product.

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Please Do Not Leave A Message: Why Millennials Hate Voice Mail

Thu, 2014-10-23 12:22

"When it comes to voice mail, they're just over it," says Jane Buckingham, a trend expert. But it's still important at work, so younger generations will have to learn what to do after the beep.

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Report Says UNC Grade-Boosting Scandal Involved Fake Classes

Thu, 2014-10-23 11:49

An independent investigation found that the school's African and Afro-American Studies Department used the "paper classes" to inflate grades for more than 3,000 students, nearly half of them athletes.

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In North Carolina, Latino Voters Could Decide Tight Senate Race

Thu, 2014-10-23 11:05

Latinos make up 9 percent of the state's population and 2 percent of registered voters, and a new poll shows many are undecided. In Charlotte, Michel Martin learns more about their growing influence.

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U.S.-Led Strikes In Syria Have Killed 553, Activists Say

Thu, 2014-10-23 11:02

Most of those killed — 464 — were fighters with the Islamic State. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also counted 32 civilians among the dead.

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How To Sell Bogus Health Cures In 5 Easy Steps

Thu, 2014-10-23 09:55

It turns out that green coffee extract isn't a "miracle pill that can burn fat fast," even though Dr. Oz said so. But there are plenty more "miracle" cures out there. Here's how to sell your own.

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I'll (Gag) Drink To That: Oral Rehydration Key For Ebola Patients

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:41

Ebola survivors in Nigeria credit the nasty-tasting oral rehydration solution for their recovery. One doctor wants more attention paid to that kind of low-tech treatment.

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Ottawa Attack Seen As Canada's Security Wake-Up Call

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:41

In Canada, the front door to Parliament is often left unlocked, but after Wednesday's attack, that's likely to change.

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Blizzard In Nepal Deals A Blow To Porters As Well As Trekkers

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:31

Working as a porter in the mountains is a way out of poverty. But it's a job with great risk. After this month's killer storm, the government is calling for regulations to protect visitors and locals.

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Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:00

The Facebook co-founder and CEO spoke at Tsinghua University in Beijing for about 30 minutes. In Mandarin. His audience liked it.

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Why California's Drought-Stressed Fruit May Be Better For You

Thu, 2014-10-23 07:49

Is California's severe drought hurting the nutrient content of fruit? No, preliminary data on pomegranates suggest. The fruit may be smaller, but packed with more antioxidants, tests show.

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