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Bill Cosby Handed Legal Setback In Sexual Assault Claim From 1974

Wed, 2015-07-22 15:49

The California Supreme Court denied the comedian's petition to review a lawsuit brought by a woman who says he molested her when she was 15. Her attorney says she will depose Cosby within 30 days.

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California, New York And Washington, D.C., Make Moves On Minimum Wage

Wed, 2015-07-22 15:12

The University of California system will increase hourly wages to $15, while New York is one step closer to doing the same for its fast-food workers.

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Leprosy From An Armadillo? That's An Unlikely Pecadillo

Wed, 2015-07-22 14:05

Yes, health officials in Florida have reported nine cases of leprosy so far this year. And yes, armadillos can transmit leprosy. But scientists say we needn't fear the armored mammals.

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New York City, Uber Strike 4-Month Deal On Vehicle Cap

Wed, 2015-07-22 13:57

Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration had sought a 1 percent cap on Uber's growth within New York City, pending a study. Uber had opposed the measure.

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Paul Just The latest Candidate To Assault Paper

Wed, 2015-07-22 13:10

Rand Paul burned and used a wood chipper and chainsaw on a stack of paper representing the federal tax code. But he's hardly the first candidate to attack what he sees as an offensive pile of paper.

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U.K. University Finds Muhammad-Era Quran Among Its Possessions

Wed, 2015-07-22 13:09

The manuscript is one of the earliest versions of Islam's holy book to survive. Radiocarbon analysis dates the parchment on which the text is written to between the years 568 and 645.

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Eggs Go AWOL, And Bakers Scramble For High-Tech Substitutes

Wed, 2015-07-22 12:48

The national egg shortage is hitting bakers hard. Some are replacing eggs with highly engineered ingredients that promise to work just as well.

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In Pakistan Death Row Case, A Rare Glimmer Of Hope

Wed, 2015-07-22 10:47

Asia Bibi, a 50-year-old mother of five sentenced to death in 2010 for insulting Islam, has been granted a reprieve — for now. Pakistan's Supreme Court will hear her appeal, but no date has been set.

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Sting Videos Part Of Longtime Campaign Against Planned Parenthood

Wed, 2015-07-22 09:50

The young anti-abortion activist who planned the recent sting videos on Planned Parenthood staff members has ties to larger group that oppose abortion.

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How An 11-Year-Old Boy Invented The Popsicle

Wed, 2015-07-22 09:23

The beloved ice pops were born of a young boy's tinkering with sugary soda powder and water on a cold night. But the end of this tale for Frank Epperson was not as sweet as his treat.

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Intensive End-Of-Life Care On The Rise For Cancer Patients

Wed, 2015-07-22 09:04

Researchers found that although the use of durable powers of attorney increased, so, too, has the number of people who received all possible care at the end of life.

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FBI Says It's Too Early To Tell If Chattanooga Shooter Was Radicalized

Wed, 2015-07-22 08:56

The bureau says it's treating Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez as a "homegrown violent extremist." Abdulazeez attacked two military facilities last week and killed five service members.

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Charleston Shooting Suspect Roof To Be Indicted On Federal Hate Crime Charges

Wed, 2015-07-22 07:44

In addition to nine counts of murder leveled by state prosecutors, the Justice Department plans to unveil federal charges against Dylann Roof Wednesday.

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Health Effects Of Transitioning In Teen Years Remain Unknown

Wed, 2015-07-22 07:18

Though endocrinologists have been treating trans youths with hormones for about a decade, it's not clear how starting that process in adolescence affects health. A study aims to find out.

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Marijuana Growers Hit A Snag: Toxic Pesticides

Wed, 2015-07-22 05:58

Attempts to regulate chemicals in marijuana production often hit another problem: the plant's wide range of uses sets it apart from many traditional food crops.

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Archie Comics Cartoonist Tom Moore Dies At 86

Wed, 2015-07-22 05:14

A long-time contributor to the Archie franchise has died in his hometown of El Paso.

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For Kids With Tourette's, At-Home Training Could Help

Wed, 2015-07-22 04:26

Psychologists are working on an online training program that draws on principles of in-person behavioral therapy to help patients with Tourette syndrome manage their tics.

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How The Big New Education Law Could Cut Testing Time

Wed, 2015-07-22 04:03

Several Senate amendments aim a weed-whacker at the thicket of standardized tests.

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Loops, Glitches Raise Questions About Texas Dashcam Video

Wed, 2015-07-22 04:02

The dashcam shows police stopping and arresting Sandra Bland, who was later found hanged in her jail cell. The video, however, loops and jumps at some point without explanation.

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After Four Years, Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Gets His Passport Back

Wed, 2015-07-22 03:01

Authorities had seized Ai's passport in apparent retaliation for his social and political work. Ai's work is often fiercely critical of the Chinese government.

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