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Sony's Amy Pascal Steps Down In Aftermath Of Cyber Attack

Thu, 2015-02-05 13:36

Audie Cornish talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Fritz about Amy Pascal. The Sony co-chairman will stay at the company to launch a new production venture.

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What's Inside The 28 Most Controversial Pages In Washington?

Thu, 2015-02-05 13:33

Robert Siegel talks with former Sen. Bob Kerrey about the call for the release of withheld pages from the Congressional Joint Inquiry into intelligence activities leading up to the Sept. 11 attacks.

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RadioShack, The Electronics Chain, Files For Bankruptcy

Thu, 2015-02-05 13:31

The chain, known as the place you could find spare parts, hung on for years, but now plans to sell up to 2,400 stores nationwide.

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U.S. Could Stand To Lose A Lot By Getting Involved In Ukraine

Thu, 2015-02-05 13:29

Audie Cornish talks to Rajan Menon, professor of political science at the Powell School of the City College of New York, about his Los Angeles Times piece, "Want to Arm Kiev? Better have a Plan B."

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Sweden's Immigrant Influx Unleashes A Backlash

Thu, 2015-02-05 13:25

Long welcoming of refugees and asylum-seekers, Sweden is now seeing a backlash. An anti-immigration party is gaining strength, mosques have been fire-bombed, and anti-Semitism appears on the rise.

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Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:52

Hackers gained access to records of 80 million Anthem customers and employees, the health insurance giant says. But how can the seemingly endless mega-hacks be prevented?

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Observers Flock To Erupting Reunion Volcano

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:35

One of the world's most active volcanoes is erupting again. Piton de la Fournaise in the Indian Ocean on the French island of Reunion began spewing lava from one of its four craters on Wednesday.

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Jordan's Military Claims New Air Strikes Against ISIS

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:35

Outraged by the killing of their air force pilot, Jordanians are considering what their country can do to respond.

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Kerry Visits Kiev To Show Support For Beleaguered Ukrainian Government

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:35

Meanwhile, the Obama administration is under increasing pressure to provide weapons to the Ukrainians.

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Brian Williams Criticized For Exaggerated Iraq Story

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:35

NBC Chief Anchor Brian Williams is dealing with scathing criticism over his exaggerated accounts, over the years, of a helicopter landing under hostile fire in Iraq in 2003.

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RadioShack May Be On Verge Of Collapse

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:35

The end looks to be near for RadioShack. The nearly century old electronics retail chain is on the verge of bankruptcy. Audie Cornish talks to Jamie Lendino of PC Magazine.

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Why Is Nearsightedness Skyrocketing Among Chinese Youth?

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:35

More than 80 percent of high school students in Shanghai are myopic. A new study finds a link between higher income and poor eyesight. But the root cause is still hotly debated.

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First Stars Fired Up 140 Million Years Later Than Previously Thought

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:18

New data collected from the European Space Agency's Planck telescope shows that the first starlight in the universe occurred about 560 million years after the Big Bang.

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Decades After His Murder, An Archbishop Is Put On Path To Sainthood

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:15

Pope Francis has declared slain Archbishop Oscar Romero a martyr. Previous popes declined to do so, possibly because of Romero's role in liberation theology.

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FDA Commissioner Hamburg Grappled With Global Challenges

Thu, 2015-02-05 12:04

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg says she'll leave the job at the end of March after six years in the spotlight and controversies over Plan B emergency contraception.

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Map: The Most Common* Job In Every State

Thu, 2015-02-05 11:31

The jobs picture has changed profoundly since the 1970s. This map shows how those changes played out across the country.

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ISIS Is Killing, Torturing, Using Children As Suicide Bombers, Says U.N. Report

Thu, 2015-02-05 10:47

The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child said it's reviewed reports of the mass execution of boys and of beheadings, crucifixions and the burying of children alive.

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All-Female Jihadi Group Delivers Guide To Life Under Islamic State

Thu, 2015-02-05 10:19

A manifesto posted online by the al-Khanssaa Brigade paints an idyllic picture of life for women and says "there is no greater responsibility for a woman than being a wife to her husband."

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Obama Condemns 'Horrific Acts' In The Name Of Religion

Thu, 2015-02-05 10:06

The president said that God never justifies the killing of innocent people. He also referred to the Dalai Lama, who attended the breakfast for the first time, as his "good friend."

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Harvard Bans Sexual Relationships Between Professors And Students

Thu, 2015-02-05 09:29

Last year, Harvard was among dozens of schools the Department of Education said it's investigating for how they handle sexual abuse allegations.

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