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After Tornadoes, States Now Brace For Flooding

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:12

Following this week's twisters that killed at least 35 people in six states, the weather system is now dumping heavy rain in the East and parts of the South.

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Innovation: A Gadget That Scrambles The Egg Inside The Shell

Wed, 2014-04-30 02:48

This new kitchen tool promises to scramble egg whites and the yolk to create delicious culinary creations, and save you from washing a whisk. A soft cradle keeps the egg from breaking.

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Training Men And Women On Campus To 'Speak Up' To Prevent Rape

Tue, 2014-04-29 23:31

Colleges are teaching students what's known as bystander intervention, based on the idea that both men and women can intervene to interrupt behaviors that could lead to sexual assault.

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An Afghan Village Of Drug Addicts, From Ages 10 to 60

Tue, 2014-04-29 23:31

Afghanistan is not just a world leader in producing drugs. It's also a leading consumer. Drug users addicted to heroin, and more recently crystal meth, are everywhere in the western city of Herat.

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Mysterious Kidney Disease Slays Farmworkers In Central America

Tue, 2014-04-29 23:30

One community has lost so many men that it's now called the Island of Widows. Researchers are struggling to figure out the cause of the disease. Some suspect a popular herbicide.

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Heartened By Sterling's Ban, Clippers Beat Warriors 113-103

Tue, 2014-04-29 21:40

The Los Angeles Clippers lead the Golden State Warriors 3-2 in the series. Owner Donald Sterling wasn't there. On Tuesday, the NBA banned him for life after he made racist comments.

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Lab Rats May Be Stressed By Men, Which May Skew Experiments

Tue, 2014-04-29 15:34

Scientists noticed the phenomenon when mice and rats did not react to pain in the presence of men. They ran an experiment and found it had to do with certain pheromones produced by men.

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Obamacare Enrollees Emboldened To Leave Jobs, Start Businesses

Tue, 2014-04-29 14:50

Some people who felt stuck in certain jobs, just because they needed the employment-based health insurance, say they are finding the Affordable Care Act liberating.

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In The City Of Love, There's No Love Lost For Tourists' Love Locks

Tue, 2014-04-29 13:42

Lovebirds write their names on a padlock, attach it to something and toss the key. Sweet, right? Non, say opponents in Paris who want to ban a practice they say is damaging architecture and more.

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In The City Of Love, There's No Love Lost For Tourists' Love Locks

Tue, 2014-04-29 13:42

Lovebirds write their names on a padlock, lock it to something and toss the key. Sweet, right? Non, say opponents in Paris who want to ban a practice they say is damaging architecture and more.

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UPDATED: After One Botched Execution, Oklahoma Stays A Second

Tue, 2014-04-29 13:37

The state was set to use a new combination of drugs, but the execution of Clayton D. Lockett failed. He died after the execution was aborted. The new drugs have been the subject of controversy.

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If You Want Flextime But Are Afraid To Ask, Consider Moving

Tue, 2014-04-29 13:15

In Vermont and San Francisco, the right of employees to ask for flexible work schedules is now enshrined in law. That doesn't mean, however, that employers are compelled to grant them.

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Mom's Diet Right Before Pregnancy Can Alter Baby's Genes

Tue, 2014-04-29 13:14

Vitamin deficiencies near the time of conception change which genes get turned on during early development, scientists find.

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Why Would The NAACP Honor Donald Sterling Anyway?

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:24

The LA Clippers' owner had a track record of discriminatory behavior. Though the NAACP rescinded a planned award for him after his racist rant, it has honored him in the past.

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In This Turkish Town, Liver (And Olive Oil Wrestling) Are King

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:23

Spring in Edirne means the annual Liver Festival, where locals feast on the fried livers of lambs that grazed on nearby plains. It's just the thing to get you through a long day of oil wrestling.

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Reactions To NBA's Ban Of Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:19

Current and former NBA players are praising the league's decision to punish LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling with a lifetime ban over racist remarks he made in an audio recording.

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How Will We Feed?

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:14

[2014-04-29 13:00:00] By the year 2050, it’s projected that the world will have 9 billion mouths to feed. We’ll talk this hour about the challenges the planet will face to produce enough food with Jonathan Foley, whose piece “Feeding 9 Billion” is the cover story for the May issue of National Geographic.

Breaking Down The Home-Rule Charter

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:13

[2014-04-29 12:00:00] The conversation surrounding the Dallas Independent School District is whether or not it should become a home-rule district. We’ll talk this hour about the pros and cons of re-imagining DISD with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and school board member Bernadette Nutall.

Poll: Young Voters Uninterested In November 2014 Elections

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:13

A new survey reports voting interest among 18- to 29-year-olds has declined in recent months. Only a quarter say they'll definitely vote in the midterm elections.

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How Donald Sterling Violated The NBA's Unspoken Social Contract

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:08

The contrast between the racial makeup of the league's ownership class and its players usually goes unmentioned. But the Donald Sterling fracas has pushed that not-quite-subtext to the fore.

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