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Delhi's Crusading Chief Minister Resigns, Slams Main Parties

Fri, 2014-02-14 09:36

Arvind Kejriwal stepped down less than two months after his stunning rise to the position. His move came after lawmakers in the state assembly blocked an anti-corruption measure that he has championed.

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Did Michael Sam Take A 'Huge Risk' To Come Out Before The Draft?

Fri, 2014-02-14 08:57

NFL hopeful Michael Sam recently announced he's gay. But is that why his draft stock has reportedly dropped? The Barbershop guys weigh in.

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Remembering The Radio Stations That Got Loud With 'Black And Proud'

Fri, 2014-02-14 08:57

Going Black: The Legacy of Philly Soul Radio highlights a time when black radio stations were the only ones playing music by African-Americans. Host Michel Martin talks about the audio documentary with legendary music producer Kenny Gamble, who narrated the project.

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Jay Z Or Jay-Z? Buzzfeed Tells You When To Hyphenate

Fri, 2014-02-14 08:56

The AP Style Guide and Chicago Manual of Style are the gold standards for questions about capitalization, grammar, or usage. But what if you need to know how to properly write Jay Z's name? Buzzfeed's Copy Editor Emmy Favilla discusses the website's style guide for the Internet.

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Why "No One is Running With the President in Missouri"

Fri, 2014-02-14 08:56

Washington, D.C. is digging out from the snow, but Congress is already long gone on a two week recess. Host Michel Martin speaks with Christopher Ave of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Corey Dade of The Root, about the latest political news.

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Report: 'Pattern Of Harassment' Led Dolphins Player To Quit

Fri, 2014-02-14 08:45

Jonathan Martin abruptly left the NFL team last season. He said teammate Richie Incognito had made his life miserable. Investigators say Martin and two others were the targets of racial slurs and other taunting.

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Sexually Transmitted Food Poisoning? A Fish Toxin Could Be To Blame

Fri, 2014-02-14 08:29

Tropical fish, like red snapper and grouper, can accumulate one of the most poisonous toxins on Earth. People who eat those fish could get ciguatera, an illness with strange neurological effects, such as painful intercourse. And doctors say there's a chance it spreads through sex.

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Sexually Transmitted Food Poisoning? A Fish Toxin Could Be To Blame

Fri, 2014-02-14 08:29

Tropical fish, like red snapper and grouper, can accumulate one of the most poisonous toxins on Earth, known as ciguatera. A few bites of an infected filet can trigger strange neurological effects: painful intercourse, reversal of how you feel temperature and the sensation of your teeth falling out. And doctors say there's a chance it spreads through sex.

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Sochi Games 'Better Than Expected'; Swiss Wins Super Combined

Fri, 2014-02-14 07:52

The IOC says it's pleased with how the games have turned out so far. Meanwhile, Sandro Viletta of Switzerland took gold Friday in men's super-combined slalom, a sport American Ted Ligety had been expected to dominate.

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Dozens Hurt In Massive Pileup On Pennsylvania Turnpike

Fri, 2014-02-14 07:19

Officials say about 100 vehicles were involved in a number of accidents along a stretch of the tollway near Bensalem. At least 30 people were treated for injuries.

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Working With A Therapist Can Help When Sleeping Pills Don't

Fri, 2014-02-14 07:11

There's a treatment for insomnia that's safe, effective and pill-free. The Veterans Administration is embracing it to help returning soldiers with PTSD. There's even an app. But many people don't know that cognitive behavioral therapy is an option for insomnia. Proponents are trying to change that.

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Doctors Court Controversy In Ad For Surgical Robot

Fri, 2014-02-14 06:37

The former head of a prestigious Boston hospital found it unsettling when the surgical staff of an Illinois academic medical center endorsed a medical device in a national newspaper advertisement. After he started asking questions, the hospital asked that the ad, paid for by the device maker, be suspended.

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Al Roker's Sorry For 1 Tweet, But Not For Blasting NYC Mayor

Fri, 2014-02-14 06:30

When New York's mayor decided not to close schools Thursday even though a winter storm was bearing down on the city, NBC's meteorologist took to Twitter. Roker cracked that the long-range forecast for de Blasio is "1 term." He's apologized for that line, but not for criticizing the mayor's decision.

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Worst Is Over, But More Snow's Coming

Fri, 2014-02-14 04:25

The storm that has caused havoc from Texas to New England is due to move out to sea Friday. But it's still winter: At least a little more snow is expected in many parts of the Northeast over the weekend.

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Double Take 'Toons: Heartfelt Remembrance

Fri, 2014-02-14 04:00

Shirley Temple Black lifted America's heart during the darkest days of the Great Depression and went on to render exemplary service as U.S. ambassador to two countries. Bob Englehart offers a Valentine's Day tribute to the former child star, while Nate Beeler notes how outstanding her accomplishments were.

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Virginia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Is Ruled Unconstitutional

Fri, 2014-02-14 03:45

"Our Constitution declares that 'all men' are created equal. Surely this means all of us," a judge writes. She postponed enforcement of her ruling, however, pending the expected appeal of her decision.

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'Harried Mom' Becomes Dynamic Woman In These Stock Images

Fri, 2014-02-14 00:46

Getty's new "Lean In" collection steers clear of familiar stereotypes, such as women in stilettos stepping on men. Because women are the primary users of social media, the company's visual trends director says, it's time for a different kind of representation in media and advertising.

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Iran's Hope Is Sanctions Relief, But Reality Is Struggling Economy

Fri, 2014-02-14 00:44

Most Iranians back President Hassan Rouhani's efforts to reach out to the world, but so far there's been very little tangible improvement in an economy that's been hurting for years.

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Mobile Match Apps Are 'Dating On Steroids'

Fri, 2014-02-14 00:43

Matchmaking apps like Tinder can help people find potential dates quickly, but sometimes efficiency isn't the best way to find true love.

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Actor Ralph Waite, Father On 'Waltons,' Dies At 85

Thu, 2014-02-13 23:01

More recently, Waite had a recurring role on the CBS hit NCIS — as the father of Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, played by Mark Harmon.

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