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What Jimmy Carter Did After His 'Involuntary Retirement'

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:12

Carter is now fighting cancer. But for the past 30 years, he has been fighting to wipe out diseases that plague millions of people. The efforts have brought one parasite to the edge of eradication.

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Catching A Movie? Regal Cinemas May Be Checking Your Bag

Thu, 2015-08-20 10:54

Regal Entertainment Group says its new security policy is intended to help customers and staff to "feel comfortable and safe" when in its theaters.

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Greek PM Steps Down, Calls New Elections, In Wake Of Bailout Deal

Thu, 2015-08-20 09:44

Alexis Tsipras, fresh from a bruising battle to push a European bailout plan through parliament, will resign ahead of fresh elections set for Sept. 20.

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New Rules Go Into Effect At Busy U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing

Thu, 2015-08-20 09:07

At the San Ysidro crossing between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico is requiring foreign pedestrians to show a passport and fill out entry paperwork.

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Danny Becomes First Hurricane Of Atlantic Season

Thu, 2015-08-20 07:30

The storm, tracking westward toward the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean, now has sustained wind of nearly 75 mph.

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At Farm To Ballet, Watch Vermont's Cows And Tomatoes Do Arabesques

Thu, 2015-08-20 07:11

A dance troupe is performing the story of a Vermont farm from spring to fall, told through reinterpretations of classical choreography.

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16 'Spiffy' Words College Students Used In 1916

Thu, 2015-08-20 07:03

The campus can be a laboratory of great experimentation — especially when it comes to American English.

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Former President Carter Says He Will 'Cut Back Dramatically' On Public Schedule

Thu, 2015-08-20 06:36

Doctors found cancer in Carter's liver and brain. He's starting radiation therapy Thursday. Carter, the son of a peanut farmer, served as the 39th president of the United States, from 1977 to 1981.

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Does This Phylum Make Me Look Fat?

Thu, 2015-08-20 06:35

The relationship between the types of microbes in our gut and belly fat is turning out to be a lot more complicated than scientists first thought.

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Zero Ebola Cases Reported In Sierra Leone, As Epidemic Peters Out

Thu, 2015-08-20 06:00

A year ago, West Africa was reporting more than 500 new Ebola cases each week. This week, the region had just three. Could the epidemic finally be grinding to a halt?

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Officials: 'Highly Unlikely' Bangkok Bombing Work Of Foreign Terrorists

Thu, 2015-08-20 05:52

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man seen leaving a backpack behind at the scene of the blast moments before the explosion. But officials have all but ruled out a foreign terrorist network.

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North And South Korea Trade Artillery Fire; No One Is Hurt

Thu, 2015-08-20 04:38

Joint exercises between the U.S. and South Korea have raised tensions in the region. It was the first time the two countries traded fire in five years.

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Police Use Tear Gas, Arrest 9 During Protests In St. Louis

Thu, 2015-08-20 03:12

The demonstrators gathered after police shot and killed an 18-year-old they say pointed a gun at them. Police said protesters threw bottles and bricks at them. A vacant house was set on fire.

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How Realistic Is Donald Trump's Immigration Plan?

Thu, 2015-08-20 01:10

Donald Trump had lacked for policy specifics until he came out with his very specific, hard-line immigration plan. But some of those in the trenches of immigration reform say it's dead on arrival.

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To Decode Elephant Conversation, You Must Feel The Jungle Rumble

Thu, 2015-08-20 01:01

The trumpeting roar of an elephant is loud. But scientists living with herds in the forests of central Africa say the deep rumbles that humans can't hear, but can feel, carry crucial messages, too.

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Are Traumatized Students Disabled? A Debate Straight Outta Compton

Thu, 2015-08-20 01:00

A class action lawsuit argues that traumatized students in Compton, Calif., are entitled to the same accommodations from schools as students with more traditional, physical disabilities.

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A Lot Of Heat Is Wasted, So Why Not Convert It Into Power?

Thu, 2015-08-20 01:00

What if there were a way to take the waste heat that spews from car tailpipes or power plant chimneys and turn it into electricity? An entrepreneur says something called thermoelectrics is the key.

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This Famous Campaign Stop Is Actually A Mirage

Thu, 2015-08-20 00:48

Robie's General Store is one of New Hampshire's most famous political stops, attracting nearly every on the presidential campaign trail. But don't try to actually buy milk and eggs here.

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Online Stars Feel Cheated As YouTube, Facebook Battle Over Videos

Thu, 2015-08-20 00:47

Many popular videos on Facebook originated on YouTube, and YouTube stars say it means they're losing money. Facebook says it takes intellectual property rights seriously and is working on a solution.

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3 Firefighters Killed In Washington State Wildfire

Wed, 2015-08-19 17:42

Officials say at least three others have been injured in a blaze in the north-central part of the state. About 530,000 acres have burned across the Pacific Northwest in the past week.

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