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Gertrude Weaver, World's Oldest Woman, Dies At 116

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:12

She had assumed the title last week. The cause of death was complications from pneumonia. The world's oldest person is now Jeralean Talley, who lives in the Detroit area and was born May 23, 1899.

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Artists In Residence Give High-Tech Projects A Human Touch

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:04

A 3-D printing software company hands artists high-tech tools to craft human-centered projects. But it isn't the first program to pair the imaginative with the practical to inform great innovation.

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Obama: 'Misjudgment' To Make Iran Deal Contingent On Recognizing Israel

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:01

In an interview with NPR, the president dismissed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's demand that Iran recognize Israel as part of a nuclear deal.

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'Visibly Pregnant' Girls Are Banned From School In Sierra Leone

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:00

The theory is that they could influence "innocent girls," says the minister of education. That's a belief that's held around the globe. Researchers have another idea.

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Go Ahead, Little Goat, Eat Some Poison Ivy. It Won't Hurt A Bit

Mon, 2015-04-06 12:08

Amazon's getting into the rent-a-goat business (for weed chomping). After all, goats are great at wiping out unwanted plants — even poison ivy. How do they do it?

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Will A Transplanted Hand Feel Like His Own? Surgery Raises Questions

Mon, 2015-04-06 12:01

A 20-year-old man born without fingers on one hand hopes a transplanted hand will give him more confidence. He knows the risks of such a visible transplant, but says, "It's something I always wanted."

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A Lesser-Known Human Trafficking Problem: Teenage Basketball Players

Mon, 2015-04-06 11:46

There is a lot of money to be made in bringing underage kids to the U.S. and trying to make them the next Kobe. But what happens to the rest of them?

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How Do You Like Los Angeles' New Parking Signs?

Mon, 2015-04-06 11:11

Over the weekend, the city rolled out a parking-sign template as part of a pilot program to try to simplify what can often be a very confusing parking process.

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Sandwich Monday: Pizza-Flavored Energy Paste

Mon, 2015-04-06 11:06

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new food for athletes: liquid pizza. It's Clif Bar's "energy food" made with tomatoes, carrots, quinoa, sunflower seed butter and sugar.

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Tracking Your Own Health Data Too Closely Can Make You Sick

Mon, 2015-04-06 10:05

Why not get bloodwork done a few times a year, as some celebrities advise? Because too much testing can lead to false positives, abnormalities that don't threaten health, and to unnecessary treatment.

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StuckInYemen.com Website Offers To Help Americans Trapped In Yemen

Mon, 2015-04-06 09:43

The site was created after Arab-American advocacy groups began to hear from U.S. citizens stuck in Yemen. The groups are pushing the U.S. government to step in and help those who are unable to leave.

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Flight Or Fight? Air India Grounds Pilots After Reported Cockpit Brawl

Mon, 2015-04-06 09:21

The co-pilot, upset over instructions from the commander, apparently "beat up the captain," The Times of India reported. An airline spokesman said the two men had "an argument ... nothing more."

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Does Your Food Have A Bad Case Of The Blahs? Put An Egg On It!

Mon, 2015-04-06 08:41

If you're wondering what to do with all those eggs left over from Easter, we're here to help. Inspired by Portlandia and Beyonce, we'll show you all the ways you can put an egg on it.

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Opening Day: Baseball Season Starts In Earnest

Mon, 2015-04-06 08:40

In 204 days, two teams will face off in the World Series. Until then, fans can dream about their team winning it all, as Major League Baseball's season gets going.

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'Collective Fault' At 'Rolling Stone' Led To Rape Story, Columbia Says

Mon, 2015-04-06 08:37

The university released a report into the magazine's story about a young woman who said she was gang-raped during a fraternity party at the University of Virginia.

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In New Orleans, The Scramble For The Right Fit

Mon, 2015-04-06 08:19

At the annual Schools Expo in February, families tried to match their needs with the best schools under the city's choice system. This month, they'll find out where they've been assigned.

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A Facebook First: Judge Allows N.Y. Woman To File For Divorce Using Site

Mon, 2015-04-06 06:58

Attempts by Ellanora Biadoo to reach her husband, Victor Sena Blood-Dzraku, were unsuccessful. But he has kept in touch exclusively via phone and Facebook.

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Boston Marathon Bombing: Lawyers Make Closing Arguments

Mon, 2015-04-06 06:20

Accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to be found guilty. But his lawyers have argued he should be spared the death penalty because his older brother masterminded the deadly 2013 attack.

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French Special Forces Free Dutch Hostage Held In Mali Since 2011

Mon, 2015-04-06 05:54

Sjaak Rijke had been seized in Timbuktu along with two other men in November 2011. Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders calls it an "end to a terrible period of uncertainty and grief."

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Report: Jeb Bush Self-Identified As Hispanic On Voter Application In '09

Mon, 2015-04-06 05:41

A spokeswoman for the former Florida governor and presumptive GOP presidential candidate could not explain the characterization to the newspaper.

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