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Stricter Autism Criteria Unlikely To Reduce Services For Kids

Mon, 2014-01-27 11:59

Researchers say changes rolled out last May are likely to have a bigger effect on government statistics than on the care of the nation's children. Still, advocates worry that narrower definitions could lead to a loss of coverage for some children.

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Sandwich Monday: The White Castle Slider

Mon, 2014-01-27 11:57

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we eat the humble White Castle Slider. It was just named Time magazine's Most Influential Burger of All Time.

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You'd Think We'd Have Baby-Making All Figured Out, But No

Mon, 2014-01-27 10:30

Many women don't know when they're most likely to get pregnant each month, and some think certain positions will boost the odds, a survey finds. There are also big gaps in knowledge about risk factors for infertility and birth defects.

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NYT: NSA Can Exploit Mobile Apps For Information

Mon, 2014-01-27 10:29

According to leaked secret documents, the NSA can scoop up deeply personal data from mobile phone apps. The spy agency also exploits innocuous actions like updating a phone's software.

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Rat-A-Phooey! That Ghost Ship May Not Be Infested With Rodents

Mon, 2014-01-27 10:03

The salvage hunter who's been quoted around the world about what may be aboard the drifting wreck of a cruise ship now says he doesn't really think it's filled with rodents.

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Making Moonshine At Home Is On The Rise. But It's Still Illegal

Mon, 2014-01-27 09:46

Let's be clear: Making spirits at home with plans to drink it remains against federal law, folks. Even so, more and more people appear to be taking up home distilling as a hobby. For some, it's the first step toward a professional, legit operation.

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Making Moonshine At Home Is On The Rise. But It's Still Illegal

Mon, 2014-01-27 09:46

Making spirits at home with plans to drink it is still against federal law, folks. Even so, more and more people appear to be taking up home distilling as a hobby. For some, it's the first step toward a professional, legit operation.

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CEO Of A Bitcoin Exchange Charged With Money Laundering

Mon, 2014-01-27 09:34

The charge: That he conspired to sell more than $1 million in bitcoins to individuals who used the virtual money to buy drugs on the Silk Road website.

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FAA Orders Safety Checks On Boeing 767 Jets

Mon, 2014-01-27 09:15

The agency is concerned about problems that could result in the loss of control of the aircraft. The order affects more than 400 jets.

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Soil, Weedkillers And GMOs: When Numbers Don't Tell The Whole Story

Mon, 2014-01-27 09:08

Numbers don't lie, but they can sometimes tell a misleading story. Three times in the past week, we came across farm statistics that painted a picture not quite backed up by facts on the ground.

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Soil, Weedkillers And GMOs: When Numbers Don't Tell The Whole Story

Mon, 2014-01-27 09:08

Numbers don't lie, but they can sometimes tell a misleading story. Three times in the last week, we came across farm statistics that painted a picture not quite backed up by facts on the ground.

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Relic Containing Pope John Paul II's Blood Stolen

Mon, 2014-01-27 08:40

The late pope often rested in the mountains of Italy's Abruzzo region, and worshiped at a small church there. A small relic containing a piece of gauze that had been soaked in his blood is now missing.

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Boston Bombing Survivors Will Be Guests At State Of The Union

Mon, 2014-01-27 08:39

The first lady also invited former NBA center Jason Collins, the first active player in the four major American team sports to come out.

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Egypt's El-Sissi Promoted, Military Says He Should Run For President

Mon, 2014-01-27 06:57

Shortly after Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was made a field marshal, the military said he should "answer the call of the people" and run for president. Elections are set for April.

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British Satire: Still Current After 170 Years

Mon, 2014-01-27 06:56

Britain is going through a debate on government spending, and NPR's London correspondent, Ari Shapiro, found a magazine cartoon that captures the moment. It's from 1844.

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As Overseas Costs Rise, More U.S. Companies Are 'Reshoring'

Mon, 2014-01-27 06:52

For decades, American companies have sent their manufacturing work overseas. Extremely low wages in Asia and elsewhere reduced costs. But as costs overseas go up, a growing number of American companies are rethinking that business model.

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As Overseas Costs Rise, More U.S. Companies Are 'Reshoring'

Mon, 2014-01-27 06:52

For decades, American companies have been sending their manufacturing work overseas. Extremely low wages in Asia and elsewhere reduced costs. But as costs overseas go up, a growing number of American companies are rethinking that business model.

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Rep. Radel Resigns; Pleaded Guilty To Cocaine Possession

Mon, 2014-01-27 06:24

The freshman member of Congress, a Republican from Florida, was found guilty of buying about $260 worth of cocaine from an undercover agent. He has been under pressure from others in his party to step down.

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As Protests Spread In Ukraine, 'State Of Emergency' Possible

Mon, 2014-01-27 05:30

Now there are anti-government demonstrations in cities where the citizens have in the past shown support for the president. Meanwhile, the nation's justice minister has warned she may declare a "state of emergency" unless protesters leave her headquarters.

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VIDEO: Grammy Highlights, Including A Bit Of Paul And Ringo

Mon, 2014-01-27 04:26

Yes, they did come together. The two surviving Beatles performed Sunday at the Grammys. They're due to be together again for a Feb. 9 CBS-TV special celebrating the Beatles' first appearance, 50 years ago, on The Ed Sullivan Show.

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