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Digital Tools For Health Come With 'Hope, Hype And Harm'

Tue, 2015-04-14 06:51

Medicine's move into the computer age has great potential for improving care. But patients and doctors still face serious challenges in adapting to the rush of new technology.

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Famed Mountain Lion Seeks Comfort Under An LA Home

Tue, 2015-04-14 06:33

P-22, as the mountain lion is known, typically lives in Los Angeles' Griffith Park. Attempts to dislodge him from under the home have failed.

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Scientists Release Largest Map Yet Of Dark Matter In The Cosmos

Tue, 2015-04-14 04:58

Researchers from the Dark Energy Survey used data captured by one of the world's most powerful digital cameras to put together the largest contiguous map of dark matter created.

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Atlanta Teachers Convicted In Cheating Scandal Await Sentencing

Tue, 2015-04-14 03:48

A judge on Monday gave the 10 defendants a chance to negotiate with prosecutors. They each face up to 20 years in prison for their role in the largest cheating scandal in U.S. education.

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Senate Panel Weighs Bill Giving Congress Final OK On Iran Deal

Tue, 2015-04-14 03:10

A vote in the Foreign Relations Committee could come as soon as today. The White House has threatened a veto, saying any congressional action could imperil talks with Iran on its nuclear program.

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'Clintonomics' Ruled The 1990s; 'Hillarynomics' Would Be Different

Tue, 2015-04-14 03:03

The name "Clinton" remains magic for many Americans who got jobs, bought homes and invested savings in the 1990s. But key elements of "Clintonomics" may not be popular with today's Democratic voters.

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As Country Changes, Rubio, Republicans Try To Adjust

Tue, 2015-04-14 01:00

On gay rights and immigration, Republicans running for president, like Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, are trying to navigate a tricky course between their party and the country at-large.

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Republicans Are Making Foreign Policy The Obamacare Of The 2016 Election

Tue, 2015-04-14 01:00

The GOP still has the health care law in its sights, but now also promises to do away with Obama's opening to Cuba and nascent deal on nuclear development with Iran.

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Year After Denying Federal Control, Bundy Still Runs His Bit Of Nevada

Tue, 2015-04-14 00:18

Rancher Cliven Bundy successfully stood down Bureau of Land Management agents near Las Vegas. He's considered a symbol for a national movement to wrest Western lands from U.S. agencies' authority.

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Big Bills A Hidden Side Effect Of Cancer Treatment

Tue, 2015-04-14 00:17

Cancer treatment is increasingly expensive, even for patients who have insurance. Some doctors advocate discussing the costs of cancer treatment as they would hair loss, pain or other side effects.

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In N.D., Church Ceremonies Push Town To Grapple With Gay Rights

Tue, 2015-04-14 00:15

In a small community in southeastern North Dakota, tension between compassion and faith is ever-present in residents' attitudes toward same-sex marriage.

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Volunteer Deputy Charged In Oklahoma Man's Shooting Death

Mon, 2015-04-13 23:34

The sheriff's office says Robert Bates, who was volunteering on an undercover operation, mistakenly pulled out his handgun instead of his stun gun and shot the suspect as he struggled with deputies.

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Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Sen. Marco Rubio

Mon, 2015-04-13 19:03

Rubio spoke to NPR about his run for president, Indiana's religious freedom law, the president's deal with Iran and immigration.

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Airplane Makes Emergency Landing After Worker Trapped in Cargo Hold

Mon, 2015-04-13 15:56

Alaska Airlines Flight 448 returned to Seattle, after the pilot heard "banging from beneath the aircraft." It turned out that a ramp agent had fallen asleep in the cargo hold.

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Rubio 'Very Confident' He's Ready To Be President On 'Day No. 1'

Mon, 2015-04-13 13:39

The Florida senator could be the youngest Republican in the presidential field, but he is fully confident he has the experience to lead.

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Clear Fruit Brandies Pack An Orchard Into A Bottle

Mon, 2015-04-13 13:23

French-style eaux de vie have made a comeback in the U.S. thanks to the farm-to-table movement. Dozens of distilleries are now crafting dry, fragrant spirits from fruits that might have been wasted.

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Blackwater Security Guards Handed Lengthy Sentences For Iraqi Killings

Mon, 2015-04-13 12:40

Three of the Blackwater security guards were found guilty of manslaughter and voluntary manslaughter, while a fourth was convicted of first-degree murder.

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New York Investigates Retailers For Unpredictable Work Schedules

Mon, 2015-04-13 12:33

Retailers rely on systems that require workers to be ready to work a shift — whether or not they end up working. The state attorney general is looking into the way big retailers handle scheduling.

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At 800 And Aging Well, The Magna Carta Is Still A Big Draw

Mon, 2015-04-13 12:25

The Magna Carta is sometimes called England's greatest export. Issued by an embattled King John 1215, the document is now on display at the British Library and is pulling in large crowds.

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SpaceX To Launch A Spacecraft And Attempt To Land Its Rocket on a Floating Barge

Mon, 2015-04-13 12:21

The rocket is carrying supplies to the international space station. SpaceX hopes to land the reusable rocket onto a platform in the Atlantic Ocean.

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