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Mexican Prosecutor Says Mayor, Wife Ordered Attack On Students

Thu, 2014-10-23 00:29

The mayor of Iguala and his wife, accused of being connected to the disappearance of 43 students, are now fugitives. Thousands of protesters marched in Mexico City Wednesday demanding justice.

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5 Giants Pitchers Give Up 5 Runs In 6th As Royals Even World Series

Wed, 2014-10-22 19:55

Butler, Perez and Infante each knock in two runs, and Kansas City's powerful bullpen shut out the Giants in the final four innings of a 7-2 win over San Francisco. The series resumes Friday.

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Health Officials Announce New Monitoring For Travelers From West Africa

Wed, 2014-10-22 16:58

State and local health officials will begin monitoring all passengers entering the U.S. from countries hard hit from Ebola. The monitoring will last for 21 days.

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Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The Lawn

Wed, 2014-10-22 16:22

A month after a man armed with a knife leapt the White House fence and got deep into the first floor of the building, another man made a run across the North Lawn Wednesday night.

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New Autopsy Report Suggests Michael Brown Was Shot At Close Range

Wed, 2014-10-22 15:32

The St. Louis Post-Disptatch has obtained an autopsy report on the shooting of Michael Brown. It leaves a lot of questions about the shooting of the 18-year-old by Officer Darren Wilson.

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Coping In A Drier World: California's Drought Survival Strategy

Wed, 2014-10-22 13:26

The dearth of water in this state is showing no signs of easing. Officials have introduced plans to revamp the water rationing and distribution systems until the rains come. If they ever come.

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Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge

Wed, 2014-10-22 12:38

How is a rare strain of malaria spreading near cities in Southeast Asia? That's the question that's been puzzling a team of scientists. And they're using drones to find the answer.

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The Slide Rule: A Computing Device That Put A Man On The Moon

Wed, 2014-10-22 12:31

Before the smartphone, the laptop and the pocket calculator, there was a powerful mechanical computer. Our new series, Tools of the Trade, begins with a look at the slide rule.

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Cloud Data Security Concerns Raised After Reported Attack In China

Wed, 2014-10-22 12:31

A group says the Chinese government backed an attack against users of Apple's iCloud service. Experts worry attacks that target weaknesses in the transfer of data on the cloud will become more common.

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Surrogacy Storm In Thailand: A Rejected Baby, A Busy Babymaker

Wed, 2014-10-22 12:31

Two controversial cases have put a spotlight on surrogacy in Thailand. Now the government is drafting new laws to stop abuse.

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Bigger Than A T. Rex, With A Duck's Bill, Huge Arms And A Hump

Wed, 2014-10-22 12:31

Scientists first figured the claw-tipped, giant arm bones found in 1965 belonged to an ostrichlike dinosaur. But its recently recovered skull looks more like a dino designed by a committee — of kids.

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NHTSA Adds More Than 3 Million Vehicles To Air Bag Recall

Wed, 2014-10-22 12:28

Almost 8 million vehicles are now being recalled over worries their air bags could malfunction. Vehicle owners in hot and humid climates are under special alert.

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Poll: Broad Support In U.S. For Ebola Travel Ban

Wed, 2014-10-22 11:53

An NPR poll finds a clear majority of Americans are worried about Ebola. Fifty-six percent of people are either "very concerned" or "somewhat concerned" about the spread of the Ebola virus to the U.S.

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Glow-In-The-Dark Treats To Light Up Your Halloween

Wed, 2014-10-22 11:21

Two entrepreneurs have developed new tricks to make food that's literally illuminating, using ingredients that are as natural and unprocessed as possible. It's just basic food chemistry, folks.

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High In The Andes, Bolivia's Gondolas In The Sky Ease Congestion

Wed, 2014-10-22 11:17

One of Latin America's poorest countries is building the world's longest urban cable car system. The aim is to transform the lives of commuters who battle chronic traffic problems.

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A 45,000-Year-Old Leg Bone Reveals The Oldest Human Genome Yet

Wed, 2014-10-22 10:39

The DNA in this ancient Siberian leg bone shows that the man had Neanderthal ancestors — yet more proof that humans and Neanderthals interbred. And he lived much farther north than expected.

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Bad And Good News About The Second Deadliest Infectious Disease

Wed, 2014-10-22 10:07

The number of tuberculosis cases is far higher than previously thought. And Ebola is making some patients stay away from hospitals. Yet the mortality rate is dropping.

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More Cities Are Making It Illegal To Hand Out Food To The Homeless

Wed, 2014-10-22 10:05

Lots of groups and individuals try to help the homeless in their communities by offering them food. But a report finds that cities are increasingly passing measures to restrict these efforts.

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Blackwater Guards Found Guilty In 2007 Shootings In Iraq

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:18

One guard was found guilty of first-degree murder and three others of voluntary manslaughter in a 2007 incident in Baghdad in which 14 civilians were killed.

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Quick Facts About Ebola

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:43

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has led to thousands of deaths and a maelstrom of misinformation. Here's a primer on what you need to know about the virus and the response to it.

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