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Short On Sleep? You Could Be A Disaster Waiting To Happen

Tue, 2015-05-12 09:04

Megadisasters like Chernobyl and the Exxon Valdez oil spill were set off by people who were sleep-deprived. Researchers say they're able to pinpoint how lack of sleep derails decision-making.

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2015 Rankings List Most 'Bicycle Friendly' U.S. States

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:45

The League of American Bicyclists' rankings also show that no American state scored higher than 67 points out of 100.

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2015 Rankings List Most 'Bicycle Friendly' U.S. States

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:45

The League of American Bicyclists' rankings also show that no American state scored higher than 67 points out of 100.

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The Future Of Education: Truths, Lies And Wishful Thinking

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:33

Video games will not save education and other misconceptions about where schools are headed.

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The Future Of Education: Truths, Lies And Wishful Thinking

Tue, 2015-05-12 08:33

Video games will not save education and other misconceptions about where schools are headed.

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Christians In U.S. On Decline As Number Of 'Nones' Grows, Survey Finds

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:38

The Pew Research Center survey found the number of Americans who describe themselves as Christian dropped almost 8 percentage points over a seven-year period.

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Christians In U.S. On Decline As Number Of 'Nones' Grows, Survey Finds

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:38

The Pew Research Center survey found the number of Americans who describe themselves as Christian dropped almost 8 percentage points over a seven-year period.

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A Report Card On Global Cooperation: Decent On Iran, Lousy In Syria

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:13

The international pressure on Iran's nuclear program was one of the rare examples of global cooperation in the past year. On most issues, like the war in Syria, the global community came up short.

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A Report Card On Global Cooperation: Decent On Iran, Lousy In Syria

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:13

The international pressure on Iran's nuclear program was one of the rare examples of global cooperation in the past year. On most issues, like the war in Syria, the global community came up short.

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Free Contraceptives Must Be Free, Obama Administration Tells Insurers

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:06

The notice to insurers comes after reports found many health plans weren't providing no-cost birth control for all prescription methods, a requirement under the Affordable Care Act.

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Free Contraceptives Must Be Free, Obama Administration Tells Insurers

Tue, 2015-05-12 07:06

The notice to insurers comes after reports found many health plans weren't providing no-cost birth control for all prescription methods, a requirement under the Affordable Care Act.

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Blogger Is Hacked To Death In Bangladesh After Promoting Secular Thought

Tue, 2015-05-12 06:33

The writer Ananta Bijoy Das was killed by men wielding machetes. He wrote for the same blog founded by Avijit Roy, a Bangladeshi-American who died in a similar attack in February.

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Blogger Is Hacked To Death In Bangladesh After Promoting Secular Thought

Tue, 2015-05-12 06:33

The writer Ananta Bijoy Das was killed by men wielding machetes. He wrote for the same blog founded by Avijit Roy, a Bangladeshi-American who died in a similar attack in February.

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Verizon Acquires AOL For $4.4 Billion

Tue, 2015-05-12 05:33

Verizon Communications says it will buy the online pioneer AOL for about $4.4 billion. The transaction will be completed this summer, and AOL will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon.

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Vienna Introduces New, Same-Sex Themed Crosswalk Signals

Tue, 2015-05-12 05:27

The same-sex icons went up at 49 intersections across the city. The mayor said they were a "sign of openness." The signs also include opposite sex couples.

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Verizon Inks $4.4 Billion Agreement To Buy AOL

Tue, 2015-05-12 03:25

Verizon said the acquisition will help build its digital and video platforms. Verizon had previously announced plans to launch a video service that focused on mobile devices.

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Obama's Presidential Library Will Be In Chicago, Foundation Announces

Tue, 2015-05-12 03:19

Hawaii and New York also had strong bids, but Chicago is where President Obama grew up politically.

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Another Powerful Earthquake Strikes Nepal Killing At Least 4

Tue, 2015-05-12 02:30

The region was already devastated by a magnitude 7.8 tremor that killed more than 8,000 people. The new quake destroyed buildings and triggered landslides.

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Sen. Warren On The 'Tilted Process' Of Asia Trade Bill

Tue, 2015-05-12 01:00

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has become the president's signature trade initiative, but it is also very unpopular with Democrats, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

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NYC Mayor Seeks National Spotlight, New 'Contract With America'

Tue, 2015-05-12 01:00

Just two years into his job as mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio is unveiling a progressive "Contract with America" in Washington. But critics back home say it's all too much, too soon.

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