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Europe May Be On Sale, But The Ticket To Get There Isn't

Tue, 2015-04-28 13:43

The euro has dropped in value against the U.S. dollar by more than 20 percent since last summer. But even as Americans find bargains in Europe, flights to get there remain pricey for a few reasons.

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Virtual Readings For Freddie Gray

Tue, 2015-04-28 12:38

Here are some words from novelists, poets, and rappers that folks are sharing on social media to make sense of what's going on in Baltimore.

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Why Russian-American Jews Are Ballroom Dance Leaders

Tue, 2015-04-28 12:27

As ABC's Dancing with the Stars celebrates its 10th anniversary, we explain why Russian Jewish immigrants and their descendants have stepped to the front of this country's ballroom dance scene.

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Wounded Nepalis Stream Into Kathmandu, Overwhelming Hospitals

Tue, 2015-04-28 12:27

Tens of thousands of victims have descended on Nepal's capital from remote, hard-hit mountainside villages that have seen little assistance. Already-strained hospitals are stretched even thinner.

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Tea Tuesdays: Tea-Drinking Tips For A Longer Life

Tue, 2015-04-28 12:12

Researchers studying the Blue Zones, five regions around the world with lots of centenarians, have come up with this rule: "Drink coffee for breakfast, tea in the afternoon, wine at 5 p.m."

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NFL To End Its Tax-Exempt Status 'To Eliminate ... Distraction'

Tue, 2015-04-28 11:10

The move applies only to the league office. The National Football League's 32 teams already pay taxes on their profits, salaries and merchandise sales.

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A Rural Police Chief Asks Citizens To Help Pick Up Used Syringes

Tue, 2015-04-28 10:59

The rise in heroin use in the town of Turners Falls, Mass., has led to another problem: a proliferation of discarded hypodermic needles. Police can't keep up, so they've asked residents to help.

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'Go Home. Please': 'Wire' Creator David Simon Urges Calm In Baltimore

Tue, 2015-04-28 10:20

In a blog post, Simon added that while there is much to be "argued, debated, addressed ... this moment ... can still, in the end, "prove transformational, if not redemptive for our city."

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'Criminals' Taking Advantage Of Situation In Baltimore, Obama Says

Tue, 2015-04-28 09:56

The president said "there's no excuse for the kind of violence" that has erupted after peaceful protests following the death of a black man who suffered a serious spine injury while in police custody.

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Supreme Court Hears Challenge To 4 States' Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:57

Justice Scalia asked whether ministers would be able to refuse to marry two gay men. Justice Alito asked, why not marry four gay men together?

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Measuring Earthquakes With More Than Just The Richter Scale

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:49

Earthquakes seem to be at their cruelest when striking developing nations like Nepal. A research center has tried to calculate how vulnerable nations are based on their resources and coping skills.

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Tensions Running High In Baltimore After Night Of Rioting

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:24

National Guard troops fanned out across parts of Baltimore following violence in which about a dozen buildings were burned. Nearly 200 people were arrested.

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"Ain't no way you can sit here and be silent"

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:14

Peaceful demonstrations on Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray were overshadowed by violence in the streets of Baltimore.

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How Newbie Gardeners Can Safely Grow Food On Urban Land

Tue, 2015-04-28 07:54

More and more city dwellers are trying their hand at urban gardening. Most know to be wary of lead in their soil, but fewer are aware of how to avoid other types of contaminants.

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Nazi Summer Camps In 1930s America?

Tue, 2015-04-28 07:43

In the 1930s, the Nazi movement was on the rise in Europe — and at summer camps for kids in the United States.

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A 10-Year-Old's View Of The Nepal Earthquake

Tue, 2015-04-28 07:41

"It would be so much more convenient if the earthquake would send us an email in advance with all the details of its arrival," a fearful Lucas told his mother the journalist.

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Panned When It First Came Out, The Clinton Logo Is Saying Something Now

Tue, 2015-04-28 07:29

The Democratic presidential candidate's campaign logo was snickered at. But it's shown versatility, morphing to include backgrounds of Iowa, New Hampshire and, on Tuesday, to support gay marriage.

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Activists Urge States To Protect The Civil Rights Of LGBT People

Tue, 2015-04-28 07:26

The Supreme Court debates same-sex marriage Tuesday. But in many states, a person can marry someone of the same gender and still be fired for being gay.

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Google Announces Partnership With Newspapers In Europe

Tue, 2015-04-28 06:11

Last December, Google shut down its Google News page in Spain, after the country threatened steep fines for aggregator sites that don't pay newspapers.

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How Getting Married Affects Health Insurance Tax Credits

Tue, 2015-04-28 05:54

If marriage is on the horizon, it might be wise to set aside some money for the taxman. An increase in family income after the vows can trigger repayment of a health insurance credit.

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