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Advisers To FDA Consider Controversial Drug To Boost Female Libido

Thu, 2015-06-04 07:01

Proponents claim the Food and Drug Administration is applying a double standard to its review of a drug some call the female Viagra. Critics say flibanserin hasn't been proved safe or effective.

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Your Moment Of Baby Goat Bliss

Thu, 2015-06-04 06:06

The world has a lot of sad stories. But as a blog called "Goats and Soda," we feel it is our duty to bring you a minute (and three seconds) of relief with the latest viral goat video.

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Apartments Lure Students With Free Access To Tanning Beds

Thu, 2015-06-04 05:48

Indoor tanning boosts the risk of skin cancer, yet half of apartments close to the University of Texas, Austin, offer free use of tanning beds. Many let minors use the machines, which is illegal.

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Announce 2nd White House Bid Today

Thu, 2015-06-04 05:48

In a new video, the Republican, whose 2012 run for president imploded after an "oops" moment during a televised debate, touts his 14 years as Texas governor.

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Man Fatally Shot In Boston Was Planning Attack On Police, Officials Say

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:48

Usaama Rahim, 26, who was shot and killed on Tuesday after he lunged at authorities with a large, military-style knife, had been plotting to attack "boys in blue," according to an affidavit.

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Climate Change-Ready Rice Keeps Farmers' Fields Green

Thu, 2015-06-04 04:47

Climate change has made some soil in Bangladesh more salty. Many farmers have to leave fields fallow. But what if there were rice varieties that could naturally tolerate the salty conditions?

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Pluto's Moons Are 'Tumbling In Absolute Chaos,' NASA Says

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:46

In the NFL, something that behaves like Pluto's football-shaped moons might be called a wobbly duck. NASA calls them astonishing.

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Give That Teacher A Key To The City!

Thu, 2015-06-04 03:03

Algebra teacher Sarah Hagan, of Drumright, Okla., was one of our 50 Great Teachers. And now she has a key to the city.

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Chinese Cruise Ship Death Toll Rises To 75

Thu, 2015-06-04 02:56

Rescue teams have now cut holes through parts of the overturned ship's hull, but they've found no more survivors from the ship that carried more than 450 people.

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Trial Of Aurora Theater Shooting Suspect Could Be A 'Battle Of The Experts'

Thu, 2015-06-04 01:07

The trial could come down to whether James Holmes was sane during the shooting. A court-appointed psychologist who examined him told jurors he was. But experts hired by the defense say the opposite.

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Growing Pains For State Obamacare Exchanges

Thu, 2015-06-04 01:07

Minnesota, Colorado and Connecticut are figuring out how to continue running their health insurance marketplaces as federal start-up funding runs out.

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Phone Carriers Tight-Lipped On How They Will Comply With New Surveillance Law

Thu, 2015-06-04 01:07

Under the USA Freedom Act, the NSA can no longer collect phone call metadata without a court order. Metadata remain with private phone carriers but can be subpoenaed by the government.

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5 Things You Should Know About Rick Perry

Thu, 2015-06-04 01:03

Rick Perry is giving it another try for the GOP presidential nomination. Did you know he was once an Al Gore Democrat, he and George W. Bush have a checkered past and he used to be a cheerleader?

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NFL To Stream A Game This Fall

Wed, 2015-06-03 15:01

The league is teaming up with Yahoo to offer the first national Internet-only game.

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Introducing The First Non-Medical Intern's Union In The U.S.

Wed, 2015-06-03 14:18

At the American Teachers Federation, the union's interns are putting their foot down. After about a year of negotiating, they have voted to form their own union.

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Her Name's Fortunate And Unfortunately She Lives In Cash-Poor Zimbabwe

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:58

The country's in crisis. But Fortunate Nyakupinda manages to earn a living by selling secondhand clothes. Although she'll be the first to tell you: A $10 profit disappears in a flash.

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Lincoln Chafee's Improbable Quest For The White House

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:51

The former Republican and independent faces long odds as he seeks the Democratic nomination for president.

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Drought May Cost California's Farmers Almost $3 Billion In 2015

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:46

The state's farmers could be out $2.7 billion dollars and more than 18,000 jobs, with 564,000 acres fallowed by the end of 2015, researchers at UC Davis write in a new report.

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Detroit Hopes To Drive Tech Startups Away From Silicon Valley

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:45

It doesn't have a lot of high-tech companies, but the city is interested in attracting young tech entrepreneurs. Detroit's rents are far more affordable, but then there are the brutally cold winters.

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Gen. Martin Dempsey On Iraq: A Fight That Will Take 'Multiple Years'

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:27

The Joint Chiefs chairman has been deeply involved in Iraq for more than a decade. In an NPR interview, he says he's not surprised by the slow going against ISIS, calling it a "long campaign."

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