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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

Thu, 2015-07-30 13:16

A group of Uganda chimps have found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.

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U.S. Authorities Can't Find Hunter Who Killed 'Cecil The Lion'

Thu, 2015-07-30 13:04

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is investigating Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer, but the agency says it has failed so far to track him down.

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Help Wanted: The Philippines Needs More Exorcists

Thu, 2015-07-30 12:31

The Office of Exorcism reports an sharp increase in cases over the past decade — more than its five-man team can handle. Warning: It's a high-stress job. The priests believe the demons strike back.

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Meet The California Family That Has Made Health Policy Its Business

Thu, 2015-07-30 11:37

On Medicare's 50th birthday, two brothers who helped get it off the ground tell their stories. A younger member of the Lee family is at the helm of Covered California, the state insurance exchange.

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Experts: MH370 Debris Could Have Reached Western Indian Ocean

Thu, 2015-07-30 11:05

An scientist who studies ocean circulation patterns tells NPR that it's "highly likely" that floating wreckage from the airliner could have reached the island of Reunion near Madagascar.

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#TBT: 40 Years After Jimmy Hoffa's Disappearance, His Legend Lives On

Thu, 2015-07-30 11:02

Forty years ago today, Hoffa pulled into a restaurant parking lot and was never heard from again. His story is one of union devotion, fraud and fierce political battles.

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Md. Governor Orders Closure Of 'Deplorable' Baltimore City Jail

Thu, 2015-07-30 10:59

A 2013 investigation resulted in the indictment of "25 people — including 13 women working as corrections officers" on racketeering and drug charges. Nearly 20 more faced other charges.

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Coffee Art: When A Spill Turns Into A Masterpiece

Thu, 2015-07-30 10:39

Ever splashed yourself with coffee? Then you know its staining powers. But where some see a ruined shirt, others have found a canvas.

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Scientists Urge Ban On Salamander Imports To U.S. To Keep Fungus At Bay

Thu, 2015-07-30 10:03

The chytrid fungus has wiped out populations of amphibians around the world. A type of the fungus infects only salamanders, and researchers have identified vulnerable areas in North America.

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For Young Voters, Crushing Student Debt Is Front And Center

Thu, 2015-07-30 09:58

Megan Brabec, 24, works three part time jobs with no benefits. "It does really frustrate me when I hear candidates talk about, 'Oh, well, you should have majored in something else," she said.

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Obama Orders Development Of Supercomputer To Rival China's 'Milky Way'

Thu, 2015-07-30 08:18

It is hoped that the new supercomputer, expected to go online by 2025, would be the first to "exascale" machine — some 20 times faster than today's fastest machine.

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Justice Dept. Hires Compliance Expert In Fight Against Corporate Crime

Thu, 2015-07-30 08:16

The department says the new expert will play a big role in determining whether businesses targeted for prosecution have engaged in systemic misconduct or whether the criminal activity is limited.

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3 U.Va. Graduates Sue 'Rolling Stone,' Reporter Over Rape Article

Thu, 2015-07-30 08:03

News of the lawsuit by former Phi Kappa Psi members comes along with word that Rolling Stone's managing editor, Will Dana, has resigned.

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How A Beauty Queen With Diabetes Found Her 'Sugar Linings'

Thu, 2015-07-30 08:02

She didn't know that sporting an insulin pump on her bikini at a beauty pageant would make her an Internet sensation. Sierra Sandison is trying to use that to help others with Type 1 diabetes.

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How To Convince Teen Girls To Stay Away From Sugar Daddies

Thu, 2015-07-30 07:09

In Botswana, girls often think an older guy is a great boyfriend. They believe he's less likely to have HIV than a teenager. Plus, he's flush with cash. 'Sugar-daddy classes' are changing their minds.

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Taliban Acknowledge Death Of Leader, Select Successor

Thu, 2015-07-30 06:30

Sources within the extremist organization confirmed the death of Mullah Omar, who reportedly died in 2013. A gathering of the group's leaders has chosen Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as his successor.

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University Of Cincinnati Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Charge

Thu, 2015-07-30 06:17

A judge said because Ray Tensing faces a potential life-in-prison sentence, she was setting his bail at $1 million.

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'Top Gear' Team Signs Deal With Amazon; New Car Show Set For 2016

Thu, 2015-07-30 06:02

The trio left the BBC under a cloud, after Jeremy Clarkson's contract was not renewed because of a physical and verbal attack on a show producer.

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Testing By AP Finds Water At 2016 Olympic Sites 'Rife With Human Sewage'

Thu, 2015-07-30 03:43

The AP commissioned tests over a five month period. Experts who reviewed the results found that not a single venue is fit for swimming or even boating.

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You Say Striped Bass, I Say Rockfish. What's In A Fish Name?

Thu, 2015-07-30 03:03

Legally, a single fish species can go by many names from sea to plate, and different fish can go by the same name. An environmental group says that hampers efforts to combat illegal fishing and fraud.

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