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Reports: FCC Chairman Revising Net Neutrality Rules

Mon, 2014-05-12 09:24

The chairman is weighing whether to allow Internet providers to sell fast lanes to content companies seeking faster delivery to its customers.

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More Cyclists Can Now Call AAA For Help

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:16

AAA sends mechanics and trucks to help cyclists on the road, in new programs from auto clubs in New England and Colorado. The service was announced in time for this week's Bike to Work Day

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Congressman Clyburn Reflects On A Life Of 'Blessed Experiences'

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:06

South Carolina Representative James Clyburn's new memoir Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black shares lessons learned on his way from the Jim Crow South to a top spot on Capitol Hill.

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Clouds Are Convenient, But Be Paranoid To Protect Personal Data

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:06

For many of us, data clouds like Google Drive and Dropbox have replaced clunky hard-drives and easy-to-lose USB sticks. But how secure is our data in these clouds?

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Asian-Americans Are Successful, But No Thanks To Tiger Parenting

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:04

Contrary to popular stereotypes, Asian-Americans don't achieve academic success just because it's just in their genes. These students perform well because of community resources and teacher support.

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Is White House Doing Enough To 'Bring Back Our Girls'?

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:00

Host Michel Martin talks about the top political headlines with Republican strategist Ron Christie and 'Political Junkie' host Ken Rudin.

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Nereus, 1 Of 4 Submersibles To Reach Depths Of Mariana, Is Lost

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:11

The unmanned vehicle was 30 days into a 40-day expedition when it imploded under pressure as great as 16,000 pounds per square inch. Nereus was exploring the Kermadec Trench northeast of New Zealand.

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'I Was Baited,' Donald Sterling Tells CNN In (Mostly) Apologetic Interview

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:15

"I mean, that's not the way I talk," Clippers owner Donald Sterling tells CNN. He also said he doesn't see Magic Johnson as "a good example for the children of Los Angeles."

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Our Sympathies: Winter Hangs On In Colorado And Wyoming

Mon, 2014-05-12 04:46

More than a foot of heavy, wet snow blanketed parts of Colorado and Wyoming. The same system spun tornadoes in Nebraska.

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Separatists Vote To Split From Ukraine; Russia 'Respects' Decision

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:50

The vote is illegitimate, Ukraine's leaders in Kiev and Western governments say. Separatist leaders say Sunday's referendum shows strong support for secession; recent surveys tell a different story.

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Boko Haram Says Video Shows Missing Nigerian Girls

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:13

The group that took more than 200 girls from a Nigerian school last month released what it says is a video of the girls, along with demands that the government release militants from prison.

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Rocket Wars: Will A Suit By SpaceX Get Off The Ground?

Mon, 2014-05-12 01:03

The California-based maker of the Falcon 9 is hoping to break up a monopoly on the launch market for national security satellites.

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Iran's President Gets Tepid Reception In First Year On The Job

Mon, 2014-05-12 00:31

The wave of expectations that marked Hassan Rouhani's rise to power has given way to impatience from his supporters and attacks from his critics.

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For Two Ozarks Communities, A Stark Contrast In Culture

Mon, 2014-05-12 00:21

The hilly, rural Ozarks have a history of attracting white supremacists, but the area's strong live-and-let-live ethic has taken a modern turn in an Arkansas town where a large gay community thrives.

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Why Take-And-Bake Pizza Is Giving The Tax Guys A Headache

Mon, 2014-05-12 00:06

These days more and more foods are straddling the line between prepared and unprepared, taxable and nontaxable. And that leaves policymakers with a strange conundrum: what to do about pizza.

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Sriracha Maker Says Factory Will Remain In California

Sun, 2014-05-11 23:46

After months of tussling with the city council over the smells emitted by his factory, Sriracha maker David Tran says he might expand his business, but the main operation will not relocate.

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Medicare Won't Always Pay For Boomers' Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs

Sun, 2014-05-11 23:25

As many as 5 million Americans have hepatitis C, and new drugs can cure almost all of them. But patients worry they won't get these expensive treatments in time.

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That Prescription Might Not have Been Tested For Your Ailment

Sun, 2014-05-11 23:24

Once a drug is approved by the FDA, doctors can use it as they see fit. That can be brilliant or risky, depending on the medication and the patient.

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Washington Monument To Reopen After 3 Years Of Quake Repairs

Sun, 2014-05-11 22:09

With more than 150 cracks patched and repaired in its white marble, the Washington Monument is set to reopen for the first time since a 2011 earthquake caused widespread damage.

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Why Aren't Teens Reading Like They Used To?

Sun, 2014-05-11 21:17

A survey of data shows a marked drop in teenagers reading for pleasure. Researchers are trying to figure out whether the explosion of e-reading and digital diversions is behind the decline.

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