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Mouthwash And Poor Dental Hygiene May Up The Risk Of Oral Cancer

Tue, 2014-04-08 06:02

Freshening up your mouth with a regular rinse could come with a long-term health hazard. But cancer specialists are far more concerned about tobacco, alcohol and betel nut chewing.

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Russia Issues Warning As Ukraine Forcibly Removes Protesters

Tue, 2014-04-08 05:26

A Ukrainian minister says police arrested around 70 demonstrators who had seized an administration building in Kharkiv, Ukraine's 2nd-largest city. Separatists have also seized a building in Donetsk.

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With NCAA Title, UConn Answers Questions About Kentucky, And Itself

Tue, 2014-04-08 04:11

UConn won it all, 60-54, by staying a step ahead of Kentucky's talented five starting freshmen. The Huskies also made all of their free throws, while the Wildcats struggled at the line.

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How Mouse Studies Lead Medical Research Down Dead Ends

Mon, 2014-04-07 23:44

New drugs are usually tested in animals before they're tested in humans. But many of those studies aren't done carefully enough, analysts say. So time and money is wasted, and treatments are delayed.

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Just How New Is The 'New' GM?

Mon, 2014-04-07 23:42

During her grilling before Congress, CEO Mary Barra insisted the new GM is different and better than the old GM. But are the company and its cars really new and improved? The answer is complicated.

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Why Women Don't Ask For More Money

Mon, 2014-04-07 23:40

A study shows that women can be great negotiators, just not when they're asking for themselves. When women negotiate pay on behalf of a friend, they bargain just as hard as the guys.

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End Of Windows XP Support Spells Trouble For Some

Mon, 2014-04-07 22:06

Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday. The move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.

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La. Congressman Asks For Forgiveness After Compromising Video

Mon, 2014-04-07 21:47

A newspaper in West Monroe, La., published a video of freshman U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister kissing a woman who wasn't his wife.

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Senate OKs Jobless Bill; House Prospects Slimmer

Mon, 2014-04-07 21:38

The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed. Republican supporters appealed to Speaker Boehner to permit election-year action in the House too.

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Study: States Did Better Job Running Elections In 2012

Mon, 2014-04-07 20:03

Most states improved improved their election performance between 2008 and 2012, with overall wait times at polling stations decreasing in many places.

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Seniors Rule: UConn Beats Kentucky For NCAA Title

Mon, 2014-04-07 19:32

Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.

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Argument Over Requested Leave Preceded Fort Hood Shootings

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:27

Army officials say Spc. Iván López opened fire after a dispute over his request for leave. Within eight minutes, López allegedly fired 35 shots.

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Sick 1-Year-Old Rescued From Sailboat 1,000 Miles Off Mexican Coast

Mon, 2014-04-07 14:45

The parents activated a distress beacon from their 36-foot sailboat en route to the Pacific islands after the girl developed a fever and rash that wouldn't respond to medications.

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Group Goes Online To Find Affirmative Action Plaintiffs

Mon, 2014-04-07 14:32

The Project on Fair Representation is looking for college applicants willing to challenge Harvard University, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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With Legislators' OK, Maryland Poised To Decriminalize Pot

Mon, 2014-04-07 14:00

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is expected to sign the bill, said decriminalizing marijuana might lead to a greater focus on more serious threats.

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Rwanda Honors Dead, Celebrates Progress, 20 Years After Genocide

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:46

The brutality that began in Rwanda in April 1994 left 800,000 dead in just over three months. Some collapsed in grief as the country marked the anniversary of those dark days.

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Rwanda Honors Dead, Celebrates Progress, 20 Years After Genocide

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:46

The 100 days of brutality that began in Rwanda in April 1994 left 800,000 dead, and is the fastest genocide in history.

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The Future Of Clean, Green Fish Farming Could Be Indoor Factories

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:45

Aquaculture in the U.S. has lagged because of opposition from environmentalists and people living on the coast. But entrepreneurs say they've found a way to produce fish on land with little pollution.

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Former Senate Rivals Team Up To Combat Campus Sexual Assault

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:27

Sens. Claire McCaskill and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling for increased funding to bulk up the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights.

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Wayne Henderson, Jazz Crusaders Co-Founder, Dies

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:18

The trombonist and three fellow musicians from Houston started one of jazz's most popular groups in the 1960s. As the times changed, so did their music — and their success magnified further.

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