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Obama To Scott Walker: 'Bone Up On Foreign Policy'

Tue, 2015-04-07 01:03

The president weighed in on the 2016 presidential race in an interview with NPR, taking aim at GOP upstart Scott Walker for saying he would revoke any Iran deal on Day 1 of his presidency.

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A New Orleans High School Adapts To 'Unaccompanied Minors'

Mon, 2015-04-06 23:23

About 68,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America have entered the U.S. in the past year. We check back in with a school in New Orleans that took in 50 of them.

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New Orleans Educator Dreams Of Teaching Tech To Beat The Streets

Mon, 2015-04-06 23:21

After the shooting death of one of his students, New Orleans educator Jonathan Johnson was inspired to create a school that gives low income students practical skills to compete in high-tech fields.

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A New Internet Domain: Extortion Or Free Speech?

Mon, 2015-04-06 23:20

New Web suffixes have popped up in recent years to supplement .com or .net. One of the newest — .sucks — has companies worried their reputations will take a hit, so they're buying up the addresses.

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Duke Beats Wisconsin, 68-63, To Win NCAA Men's Basketball Title

Mon, 2015-04-06 19:29

In a back-and-forth game, the Blue Devils eked out a 68-63 win, and an NCAA men's basketball championship, against the Badgers on Monday night in Indianapolis.

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Coroner Says Illinois Teen Was Shot Twice In The Back By Police

Mon, 2015-04-06 15:25

Police say they were called because of an argument or fight. Justus Howell, 17, ran from them and the coroner says one bullet pierced his liver, spleen and heart. A second bullet hit his shoulder.

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Report On 'Rolling Stone' Rape Story Further Roils A Troubled Campus

Mon, 2015-04-06 14:07

A review of a story about an alleged rape is the latest in a long saga for the U. of Va. The fraternity implicated in the story plans to sue, and advocates say fewer rape victims are coming forward.

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N.J.-Exxon Settlement: Some Say Proof Falls Short Of Stronger Case

Mon, 2015-04-06 14:07

Officials released the details of the state's proposed $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil, calling it a historically large payout. But environmentalists say the deal is worse than they feared.

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Gertrude Weaver, World's Oldest Woman, Dies At 116

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:12

She had assumed the title last week. The cause of death was complications from pneumonia. The world's oldest person is now Jeralean Talley, who lives in the Detroit area and was born May 23, 1899.

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Artists In Residence Give High-Tech Projects A Human Touch

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:04

A 3-D printing software company hands artists high-tech tools to craft human-centered projects. But it isn't the first program to pair the imaginative with the practical to inform great innovation.

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Obama: 'Misjudgment' To Make Iran Deal Contingent On Recognizing Israel

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:01

In an interview with NPR, the president dismissed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's demand that Iran recognize Israel as part of a nuclear deal.

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'Visibly Pregnant' Girls Are Banned From School In Sierra Leone

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:00

The theory is that they could influence "innocent girls," says the minister of education. That's a belief that's held around the globe. Researchers have another idea.

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Go Ahead, Little Goat, Eat Some Poison Ivy. It Won't Hurt A Bit

Mon, 2015-04-06 12:08

Amazon's getting into the rent-a-goat business (for weed chomping). After all, goats are great at wiping out unwanted plants — even poison ivy. How do they do it?

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Will A Transplanted Hand Feel Like His Own? Surgery Raises Questions

Mon, 2015-04-06 12:01

A 20-year-old man born without fingers on one hand hopes a transplanted hand will give him more confidence. He knows the risks of such a visible transplant, but says, "It's something I always wanted."

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A Lesser-Known Human Trafficking Problem: Teenage Basketball Players

Mon, 2015-04-06 11:46

There is a lot of money to be made in bringing underage kids to the U.S. and trying to make them the next Kobe. But what happens to the rest of them?

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How Do You Like Los Angeles' New Parking Signs?

Mon, 2015-04-06 11:11

Over the weekend, the city rolled out a parking-sign template as part of a pilot program to try to simplify what can often be a very confusing parking process.

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Sandwich Monday: Pizza-Flavored Energy Paste

Mon, 2015-04-06 11:06

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new food for athletes: liquid pizza. It's Clif Bar's "energy food" made with tomatoes, carrots, quinoa, sunflower seed butter and sugar.

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Tracking Your Own Health Data Too Closely Can Make You Sick

Mon, 2015-04-06 10:05

Why not get bloodwork done a few times a year, as some celebrities advise? Because too much testing can lead to false positives, abnormalities that don't threaten health, and to unnecessary treatment.

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StuckInYemen.com Website Offers To Help Americans Trapped In Yemen

Mon, 2015-04-06 09:43

The site was created after Arab-American advocacy groups began to hear from U.S. citizens stuck in Yemen. The groups are pushing the U.S. government to step in and help those who are unable to leave.

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Flight Or Fight? Air India Grounds Pilots After Reported Cockpit Brawl

Mon, 2015-04-06 09:21

The co-pilot, upset over instructions from the commander, apparently "beat up the captain," The Times of India reported. An airline spokesman said the two men had "an argument ... nothing more."

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