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How British Farmers Are Making Rapeseed (Canola) Posh And Flavorful

Thu, 2015-04-30 09:58

In the U.K., rapeseed is getting a royal treatment. It's called cold-pressing, and it's a method of processing the oilseed to bring out the best of its mustardy flavor.

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#TBT: Hoping For Presidency, Former Senator Throws Rock In Water

Thu, 2015-04-30 08:41

The 2008 presidential race was the first in the post-YouTube era. Candidates tried all kinds of things to break through, including former Sen. Mike Gravel simply throwing a rock in water.

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Baltimore Police Hand Freddie Gray Investigation Report To Prosecutors

Thu, 2015-04-30 08:36

A Baltimore Police Department task force found the van transporting Gray made one more stop than originally thought.

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Kill The Messenger: NASA Orbiter Set To Crash Into Mercury Thursday

Thu, 2015-04-30 07:41

Messenger was launched from Earth back in 2004. After 4,104 orbits of Mercury and billions of miles of space travel, the orbiter will end its mission with a quiet bang Thursday.

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France Investigates Claims Its Soldiers Abused Children In Africa

Thu, 2015-04-30 07:38

President Francois Hollande warns of consequences if the allegations about the abuse in the Central African Republic are true. The U.N. worker who publicly revealed the abuse has been suspended.

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A Forgotten Tradition: May-Basket Day

Thu, 2015-04-30 07:38

For at least a century or so, April flowers led to showers of May-baskets on the front-door knobs of American homes.

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The Great Success And Enduring Dilemma Of Cervical Cancer Screening

Thu, 2015-04-30 07:28

The Pap smear has dramatically decreased rates of cervical cancer, but testing too often has a downside, too. Many women say they aren't yet ready to follow new guidelines and skip the annual tests.

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More Than 90 Writers Join Protest Of Free Speech Award For 'Charlie Hebdo'

Thu, 2015-04-30 07:17

Dozens of writers have now signed an open letter that condemns the attacks on the French satirical magazine, but questions whether it deserves a free speech prize for its willingness to offend.

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Health Plans Often Fail To Provide Free Coverage For Women's Health

Thu, 2015-04-30 07:05

Insurers dispute that notion that the problems are widespread. Consumers and advocates have complained to insurers, and some policies have been changed.

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Is Bashar Assad Just Losing Some Ground ... Or His Grip On Power?

Thu, 2015-04-30 06:26

After four years of the ebbs and flows in Syria's civil war, rebel fighters are pushing back Assad's forces. He's having trouble replacing soldiers. And his allies may be providing less support.

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Safe Surgery Is A Dream In The Developing World

Thu, 2015-04-30 06:21

One third of global deaths occur because people don't have access to safe surgery, a study finds. Dirty operating rooms and unskilled attendants make going under the knife extremely risky.

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'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoonist Says He Will No Longer Draw Prophet Muhammad

Thu, 2015-04-30 05:55

"He no longer interests me," Luz said in an interview. Militants attacked the magazine Jan. 7, killing editorial staff and others, in apparent retaliation for its depiction of their prophet.

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Bullfighting For Buddhists: A Less Bloody Alternative In South Korea

Thu, 2015-04-30 04:26

There are no matadors, no swords and little gore, just two bulls butting heads at the country's annual bullfighting festival. In the end, neither creatures dies, they just "express their emotions."

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10 Men Sent To Prison Over Shooting Of Malala In 2012

Thu, 2015-04-30 04:05

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has sent 10 men to prison for 25-year terms for their roles in the near-fatal attack on activist Malala Yousafzai in 2012.

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Rescue Brings A Bit Of Good News To Nepal's Capital After Earthquake

Thu, 2015-04-30 03:36

For five days, a teenager in Kathmandu was covered in the rubble of a seven-story building that was hit by Saturday's powerful tremor. On Thursday, rescue crews pulled him to safety.

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Skip A Grade? Start Kindergarten Early? It's Not So Easy

Thu, 2015-04-30 02:03

New research calls for a fresh look at policies on jumping gifted students ahead.

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With Only One Runway, Kathmandu's Airport Hinders Earthquake Relief

Thu, 2015-04-30 01:15

There's gridlock at Nepal's international airport. That has complicated efforts to get goods and supplies into the country after Saturday's earthquake.

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Looting And Rioting? First Responders Remember 1968

Thu, 2015-04-30 01:10

Some first responders are dealing with looting and burning in Baltimore for the first time. But Michel Martin asks whether there's a familiarity for those who were on duty during the riots in 1968.

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Saudi King Salman Reshuffles Line Of Succession

Thu, 2015-04-30 00:42

Saudi Arabia's King Salman shook up the monarchy on Wednesday. According to a royal decree, the king's nephew takes over as crown prince, and the king's young son becomes deputy crown prince.

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Survivor Pulled From Rubble 5 Days After Nepal Earthquake

Thu, 2015-04-30 00:14

Crowds cheered Thursday as an 18-year-old male was pulled, dazed and dusty, from the wreckage of a 7-story Kathmandu building. Rescuers used jacks to lift the concrete slabs that had wedged him in.

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