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Report: Recent Guantanamo Releases Less Likely To Reengage In Terrorism

Fri, 2015-03-06 17:22

The data show former detainees a bit more likely to join insurgents than they were six months earlier. But the most recently-released are less likely to do so.

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Clinton, White House Play Delicate Dance As Emails Await Release

Fri, 2015-03-06 14:20

Questions about Hillary Clinton's reliance on a private email account when she was Secretary of State will dog the likely presidential hopeful — and the administration she worked for — for months.

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Part-Time Workers Struggle With Full-Time Juggling Act

Fri, 2015-03-06 13:49

By the numbers, February was a good month for job creation. But while there is plenty of hiring, there are still many part-timers who want more work and struggle to balance the jobs they do have.

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Snowden: Asylum In Switzerland A 'Great Political Option'

Fri, 2015-03-06 13:28

The NSA leaker, living in exile in Russia, made the remark while speaking via video link to an audience in Geneva.

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Voluptuous Veg: Can Food Porn Seed Lust For Healthy Eating?

Fri, 2015-03-06 12:55

Tempting-looking spoonfuls of chocolate are plentiful online. Beautiful Brussels sprouts? Not so much. A campaign aims to boost the number of these images and whet our appetites for healthy foods.

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Should Labels Say Meat Was Made In USA? Ranchers, Meatpackers Disagree

Fri, 2015-03-06 12:14

U.S. ranchers want consumers to know their meat came from cattle "raised in America." Meatpackers argue such labels add cost without much benefit. A trade dispute could soon make the labels disappear.

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North Korean Diplomat Stopped In Bangladesh With $1.4 Million In Gold

Fri, 2015-03-06 11:33

The first secretary of the North Korean Embassy in Dhaka tried to claim diplomatic immunity when customs officials asked to scan his bags, officials said.

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Source: Justice Dept. Prepares To Charge N.J. Sen. Menendez With Corruption

Fri, 2015-03-06 10:49

It is alleged that the Democrat did political favors for a friend and donor. It is not clear how long it will take for actual criminal charges to emerge, NPR's Carrie Johnson reports.

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#NPRreads: On America's First Suicide Bombing And Its Influential Pizza Lobby

Fri, 2015-03-06 10:43

From the people on our money to the effects of calling someone black, this week, we bring you four reads that illuminate a bit of history or pieces of regulation you may not have known about.

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DOJ Indicts 3 Men Accused Of 'Largest Data Breach In History'

Fri, 2015-03-06 10:08

Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian are charged in connection with hacking eight U.S. email service providers and using stolen addresses for spam marketing.

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Documentary Filmmaker Albert Maysles Dies At 88

Fri, 2015-03-06 09:51

He is perhaps best known for the films Grey Gardens and Gimme Shelter. The Oscar-nominated director died Thursday in New York.

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Former NBC Executive Returns To Oversee Troubled News Division

Fri, 2015-03-06 09:33

Andrew Lack held top roles at NBC from 1993 to 2001. He is returning as chairman of NBC News in the wake of Brian Williams' suspension as chief anchor.

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Obama Returns To Selma For 50th Anniversary Of Historic March

Fri, 2015-03-06 09:32

President Obama will speak in Selma, Ala., Saturday, a half century after civil rights marchers led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., were attacked by state troopers.

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3 Ferguson Officials Linked To Racist Emails No Longer With Department, Mayor Says

Fri, 2015-03-06 09:08

Mayor James Knowles also told The Associated Press that city leaders would meet with Justice Department officials in about two weeks to provide ways to improve the Ferguson, Mo., police department.

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FDA Approves First Of New Type Of Generic Drugs

Fri, 2015-03-06 08:57

So-called "biosimilar" drugs closely mimic existing drugs but are made from living cells, blood components and tissue. In some cases, they could substantially reduce the cost of drugs.

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Google Thinks We're Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To Help

Fri, 2015-03-06 08:49

The world has been Googling up a storm on how to make cocktails like the Moscow Mule, Mojito and Whiskey Sour, according to the tech giant. So it's created a new feature to bring you that info faster.

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Federal Rule To Extend Medical Leave To Same-Sex Spouses In All States

Fri, 2015-03-06 08:40

The Labor Department rule guarantees legally married same-sex spouses can take unpaid time off to care for one another or sick relative, even in states thatdon't recognize the marriage.

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For India's Widows, A Riot Of Color, An Act Of Liberation

Fri, 2015-03-06 08:14

In India, many widows largely vanish from mainstream society as dictated by tradition. But when it comes to Holi, the spring festival of colors, some widows come out to join the celebration.

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Germans Open Their Homes To Refugee Roommates

Fri, 2015-03-06 08:09

A flood of refugees in Germany has strained resources, particularly housing. A website has signed up hundreds of Germans willing to have the newcomers come and live with them.

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Volunteer Recap: Connecting Moms To Midwives In Timor-Leste

Fri, 2015-03-06 08:05

A global health student from Seattle went to the tiny country to study maternal health. But she also learned how to be more friendly to her neighbors.

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