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Mother Of Ottawa Gunman: 'I Am Mad At Our Son'

Thu, 2014-10-23 03:56

A man identified as 32-year-old Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was killed by police in a Parliament building in Ottawa. He's being described as a recent convert to Islam.

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No Mere Merry-Go-Round: Ohio Carousel Maker Carves From Scratch

Thu, 2014-10-23 00:47

Wooden carousels, with hand-carved and painted horses, seem like a relic of the past. But Carousel Works in Mansfield, Ohio, is one of a few companies still making them to order.

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Tweets In Hong Kong Put Kenny G In Jam With Communist Party

Thu, 2014-10-23 00:47

The saxophone superstar, hugely popular in mainland China, walked into a minefield in Hong Kong. Selfies with demonstrators sparked a response from the government — and Kenny G took down the tweets.

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Ebola Is Keeping Kids From Getting Vaccinated In Liberia

Thu, 2014-10-23 00:47

The rate for routine vaccinations of babies used to be 97 percent. Now the figure is 27 percent. Blame it on the rippling effects of the oubreak.

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Israel's Defense Minister: Mideast Borders 'Absolutely' Will Change

Thu, 2014-10-23 00:47

The blunt-talking Moshe Ya'alon says that Syria, Iraq and Libya have all been shattered by fighting in recent years and that the future map of the Middle East will look very different.

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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 demanding justice.

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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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