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Don't Write Off Paper Just Yet

Mon, 2015-05-25 23:21

In today's digital age it's easy to forget about paper, but as one paper pusher says, "a paperless society is about as plausible as a paperless bathroom."

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Chicago Bears Release Ray McDonald After Arrest For Domestic Violence

Mon, 2015-05-25 12:58

It is the defensive end's second arrest in the past nine months. Police in Santa Clara, Calif., say McDonald assaulted a woman while she was holding a baby.

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In California, Technology Makes "Droughtshaming" Easier Than Ever

Mon, 2015-05-25 12:30

As California's drought continues, social media and smart phone apps let just about anyone call out water waste, often very publicly.

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'Remember The Maine' — In Indiana!

Mon, 2015-05-25 12:30

How did a monument to the USS Maine, which sank in Havana Harbor in 1898, come to rest in Indiana? The answer tells a lot about the power and influence of veterans, years after war.

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In California, Technology Makes Droughtshaming Easier Than Ever

Mon, 2015-05-25 12:30

As California's drought continues, social media and smart phone apps let just about anyone call out water waste, often very publicly.

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Through Performance, Mississippi Students Honor Long-Forgotten Locals

Mon, 2015-05-25 12:03

Every year, a history teacher in Columbus, Miss., takes high schoolers to the local cemetery. There, they tell the stories of those who are buried, and learn more about their own place in the world.

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Through Performance, Mississippi Students Honor Long-Forgotten Locals

Mon, 2015-05-25 12:03

Every year, a history teacher in Columbus, Miss., takes high schoolers to the local cemetery. There, they tell the stories of those who are buried, and learn more about their own place in the world.

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For Women's World Cup, U.S. Soccer Fans Kick It Up A Notch

Mon, 2015-05-25 11:59

They've been supporting the men for years. But for the first time, the American Outlaws — a growing and influential U.S. soccer fan group — will cheer for the women's national team at a World Cup.

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Reports: Charter Communications To Buy Time Warner Cable For $55B

Mon, 2015-05-25 11:05

The deal would make the combined company a major rival to Comcast Corp. Comcast last month abandoned its own bid for Time Warner following concerns raised by the Justice Department.

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On Memorial Day, Obama Honors Sacrifices Of Service Members

Mon, 2015-05-25 10:09

The president called Arlington National Cemetery "more than a final resting place for fallen heroes." It is, he said, "a reflection of America itself."

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Iraq, Iran Push Back Against Defense Secretary's Comments On Iraqi Forces

Mon, 2015-05-25 07:38

In an interview Sunday with CNN, Ash Carter said Iraqi forces lacked the "will to fight" ISIS in Anbar Province and its capital, Ramadi.

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Police: Malaysia Uncovers 139 Mass Graves Believed To Hold Migrants

Mon, 2015-05-25 05:53

Most of the victims are believed to be Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. They are held until their families pay more money, which few can afford to do.

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Ex-Israeli Leader Ehud Olmert Sentenced To 8 Months In Corruption Trial

Mon, 2015-05-25 05:17

Olmert, who led Israel until 2009, unlawfully accepted money from a U.S. supporter. He is appealing the decision to the Supreme Court.

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More Heavy Rain Predicted For Texas, Oklahoma

Mon, 2015-05-25 04:52

Parts of the two states are reeling from weekend flooding that damaged and destroyed homes and killed at least three people.

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Colleges To Students: Don't Trash Those Dorm Castoffs, Donate!

Mon, 2015-05-25 04:03

As college students leave for the summer, many just throw away what they can't fit in the car for the ride home. But some schools are trying to find a new home for those campus castoffs.

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An Island Wonders: Why Are The Sharks Attacking So Often?

Mon, 2015-05-25 00:29

The Indian Ocean island of Reunion has had 16 shark attacks, seven of them fatal since 2011. It's a sharp rise from previous years and Australia is the only country with more deaths during this span.

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Trying To Organize A Marathon, An Arab-Israeli Woman Runs Into Opposition

Sun, 2015-05-24 23:59

Conservatives in Tira pushed back hard at the idea of women and men running together in a public race. Someone went so far as to shoot at race organizer Haneen Radi's car. For now, the run is off.

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It's Not Rude: These Portraits Of Wounded Vets Are Meant To Be Stared At

Sun, 2015-05-24 23:43

Photographer David Jay says, "I take these pictures so that we can look; we can see what we're not supposed to see. And we need to see them because we created them."

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On Memorial Day, Learning The Story Behind The Markers

Sun, 2015-05-24 23:39

In a Boston neighborhood, WBUR's Steve Brown seeks out the story of a Marine honored by one of the many markers throughout the city that commemorates sacrifice in war.

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Multiple Sclerosis Patients Stressed Out By Soaring Drug Costs

Sun, 2015-05-24 23:37

The cost of medication to treat multiple sclerosis has risen much faster than inflation, even for older drugs. Patients and insurers say manufacturers' subsidy programs have helped, but not enough.

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