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Tea Sommeliers Are The Hot New Thing In Food Pairing

Tue, 2015-07-21 06:59

Which black tea goes best with blue cheese? It turns out there is an art to unlocking new flavors in your food by pairing it with tea. And a whole new breed of experts has risen up to spread the word.

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How Sporty Is Your Sport?

Tue, 2015-07-21 06:02

How beneficial are some of the sports that we play? We follow the average American woman to see how many calories she burns while breaking a sweat.

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NYT: For Months David Sweat Walked N.Y. Prison Tunnels Planning Escape

Tue, 2015-07-21 04:15

The New York Times reports that the escape, which riveted the nation, was an exercise in "patience, timing, determination and physical strength."

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Death Of Woman Found Hanged In Texas Jail Cell Will Be Investigated As Murder

Tue, 2015-07-21 02:57

Sandra Bland ended up in a Texas jail after a confrontation with police following a traffic stop. Authorities say Bland killed herself in custody. Her family disputes that version of events.

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In Transylvania, Donating Blood Will Get You Concert Tickets

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:44

The Romanian region is the home of Dracula, but less than 2 percent of the people donate blood.

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Los Angeles Angels Blow Dry Their Wet Field With A Helicopter

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:24

After the Angels had their first game rained out in 20 years, they called in the helicopter to dry out the field.

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The Secret Talks That Led To The Negotiations With Iran

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:06

Host Renee Montagne speaks with former diplomat Bill Burns about the secret talks he initiated with the Iran. That paved the way for the negotiations that produced the breakthrough nuclear deal.

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There's Little To See, But Cubans Gather Outside U.S. Embassy

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:06

The official reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana won't happen until Aug. 14. But Cubans were on hand as the U.S. and Cuba resumed full diplomatic relations after a break of more than 50 years.

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A Death In A Texas Jail Stirs Suspicion

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:06

Sandra Bland was found dead in a Texas jail last week. Her jailers say the African American woman committed suicide. But the case has triggered a wave of suspicion on social media.

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From Hollywood To Des Moines, In Search Of Political Action

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:06

Brent Roske is a Hollywood writer-producer-director who's come to Des Moines, Iowa, where he's started a television show that's rapidly become a destination for presidential candidates.

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Ohio Governor John Kasich Gets Ready To Join The Republican Race

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:06

Ohio Gov. John Kasich plans to join the crowded field of Republican presidential candidates with a speech Tuesday morning in Columbus, Ohio.

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The Greek Banks Are Open Again, But The Sales Tax Just Went Up

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:06

The good news for Greeks is that banks are open again. The bad news is a sales tax hike that's made most things more expensive. It's an attempt to raise more tax revenue and balance the budget.

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Facing Tough Competition, A&P Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:06

The grocery store chain A&P has filed for bankruptcy. Stiff competition in the food retail industry is forcing the storied company to sell off or close almost 300 stores around the Northeast.

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The Test That Can Look Into A Child's (Reading) Future

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:06

Researchers say they've come up with a 30-minute test that can predict a child's language skill and diagnose learning disabilities.

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From Crape Myrtles To Long Houses, Charleston Is A 'Big Barbados'

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:06

This South Carolina city has its architectural and economic roots in the Caribbean.

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Expanding, Not Shrinking, Saves A Small Rural Hospital

Tue, 2015-07-21 01:01

As least 55 hospitals across the rural U.S. have closed since 2010. But northern Missouri's Putnam County Memorial finds that adding high-quality specialty services lures patients and revenue.

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Gaza to Canada And Back To Gaza: Why A Family Chose to Return

Mon, 2015-07-20 23:47

After leaving Gaza City in 2008 for Vancouver, the al-Aloul family is back. War is heavy on their minds, but there are some surprising pros, including a lawn and swimming pool.

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Zappos: A Workplace Where No One And Everyone Is The Boss

Mon, 2015-07-20 23:33

Earlier this year, the online retailer eliminated managers and embraced 'holacracy' — a system of self-governance. It's one of a handful of firms that's trying to make middle management obsolete.

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News Reports: Chattanooga Attacker Wrote Of Martyrdom

Mon, 2015-07-20 15:18

Investigators are examining writings believed to be by Mohammod Yousuf Abdulazeez. His attack on two military centers in Chattanooga, Tenn., killed five service members.

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U.S. Will Lose 'All Credibility' If Congress Rejects Nuclear Deal, Kerry Says

Mon, 2015-07-20 14:36

Secretary of State John Kerry tells NPR that Iran would use the deal's failure as an excuse to enrich uranium. He also says efforts to thwart warming diplomatic relations with Cuba would hurt the U.S.

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