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Donald Sterling Says He Isn't A Racist. Is Anyone?

Mon, 2014-05-12 15:39

The owner of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers, who is in trouble for comments he made about black people, told CNN that he's not a racist. Who, if anyone, might qualify?

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Keith Crisco, Congressional Opponent Of Clay Aiken, Dies

Mon, 2014-05-12 14:19

Crisco, a textile executive and former state official, died in an accident at home less than a week after apparently losing a close North Carolina primary race against the former American Idol singer.

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Tale Of Two Billboards: An Ozark Town's Struggle To Unseat Hate

Mon, 2014-05-12 13:56

In Harrison, Ark., residents troubled by the area's reputation as a hate group hotbed are working hard to make the town more inclusive. White supremacists say the effort amounts to "white genocide."

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Melting Of Antarctic Ice Sheet Might Be Unstoppable

Mon, 2014-05-12 13:19

A new study examined 40 years of data collected by ground, air and satellite stations and found that sea level could rise by more than 10 feet in coming centuries.

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Re-Enactment Of Satanic Mass Planned At Harvard Causes Uproar

Mon, 2014-05-12 13:00

Harvard's president called a school club's plan to hold a black mass "abhorrent." The Catholic Church called it "repugnant." The club said it was "entirely educational."

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Overused Medical Services Cost Medicare Billions Of Dollars

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:57

A treatment that is appropriate for one patient can be unnecessary or even counterproductive for another. But Harvard researchers found a way to estimate truly wasteful Medicare spending.

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Sandwich Monday: Domino's Specialty Chicken

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:10

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new dish from Domino's. It's essentially pizza with crust made out of chicken.

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Nearly 3 Years After Quake, Washington Monument Reopens

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:02

The obelisk has recovered from damage sustained during an earthquake that hit Washington, D.C., in 2011.

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In Two Eastern Ukraine Provinces, Bold Steps Toward Independence

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:02

Two regions of eastern Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk, voted Sunday on referendums for self-rule. Separatists in Donetsk announced overwhelming support for independence.

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Apology, Defense And Defiance: The Sterlings Speak Out

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:02

Banned Los Angeles Clippers owners Donald Sterling and his wife, Shelly, have conducted separate television interviews. Donald told CNN that he's not a racist and that he's sorry if he has offended anyone; Shelly told ABC that she will fight to keep her 50 percent stake in the team.

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'Past The Point Of No Return:' An Antarctic Ice Sheet's Slow Collapse

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:02

NASA held a press conference to discuss the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and its potential contribution to future sea level rise. The researchers announced that the ice sheet's collapse is both underway and unstoppable.

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'Frontline' Doc Explores How Sept. 11 Created Today's NSA

Mon, 2014-05-12 11:58

PBS looks at the origins of the agency's surveillance program and the extraordinary steps top government officials took to give it legal cover and keep it hidden.

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Deadly MERS Virus Detected In Florida

Mon, 2014-05-12 11:46

A case of Middle East respiratory syndrome has been found in the U.S. The virus has killed about a quarter of the people known to have been infected. But the risk to the public remains low.

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Italy Searches For African Migrants After Boat Sinks In Mediterranean

Mon, 2014-05-12 10:58

A migrant boat destined for the Sicilian island of Lampedusa sank Monday — the second such incident in as many days.

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Older Women May Actually Be More At Risk For Cervical Cancer

Mon, 2014-05-12 10:40

Cervical cancer screening often isn't recommended for women after age 65, but that may be when they're most vulnerable, a study finds. African-American women face a particularly high risk.

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A Prom Like Any Other — But With A Few Exceptions

Mon, 2014-05-12 10:32

Oregon's teacher of the year organized the Aloha Prom for students with special needs. Students from other towns drove as much as an hour to attend Friday's event in Portland.

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Veteran Congressman Makes A Career-Threatening Mistake

Mon, 2014-05-12 09:48

Democratic Rep. John Conyers failed to submit enough valid signatures to appear on the August primary ballot, a campaign misstep that has some wondering if he's still up to the job.

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Driving While Pregnant Is Riskier Than You Might Think

Mon, 2014-05-12 09:30

Expectant mothers are more likely to get into serious car crashes, a study finds. The risk is highest in the second trimester, when accident rates are similar to those for people with sleep apnea.

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Reports: FCC Chairman Revising Net Neutrality Rules

Mon, 2014-05-12 09:24

The chairman is weighing whether to allow Internet providers to sell fast lanes to content companies seeking faster delivery to its customers.

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More Cyclists Can Now Call AAA For Help

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:16

AAA sends mechanics and trucks to help cyclists on the road, in new programs from auto clubs in New England and Colorado. The service was announced in time for this week's Bike to Work Day

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