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Will A Surgical Mask Keep You Safe In A Viral Outbreak?

Mon, 2015-06-22 11:47

When the Middle East respiratory syndrome erupted in South Korea, people started wearing masks everywhere, even at weddings. So how good are these masks at stopping MERS or even the flu?

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Supreme Court Weighs In On Raisins, Spider-Man And Hotel Registries

Mon, 2015-06-22 11:38

Rulings in the term's biggest cases, Obamacare and same-sex marriage, are still outstanding.

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Graham And Haley Set To Join Those Calling For Flag's Removal In S.C.

Mon, 2015-06-22 11:37

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is expected to call for the Confederate battle flag to be removed from a prominent place on the Statehouse grounds.

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Russia And The West Play Tug of War; Serbia Feels Caught In The Middle

Mon, 2015-06-22 11:36

Serbia has long had close ties to Russia. But as with other Slavic countries, it's also looking to develop ties with Western Europe. It's a tough balance to strike these days.

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Released From Prison, Nuclear Protest Nun Now Likely To Stay Free

Mon, 2015-06-22 10:34

The Justice Department said it will not seek a rehearing after Sister Megan Rice's sabotage conviction was thrown out last month.

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Martha Stewart Living To Be Bought By Sequential For $353 Million

Mon, 2015-06-22 09:51

Stewart's company has been in need of financial for a while.

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'We Are Not Cured': Obama Discusses Racism In America With Marc Maron

Mon, 2015-06-22 09:41

In the wake of last week's killing of nine black church members in Charleston, President Obama talks about the status of race relations in a conversation on the WTF with March Maron podcast.

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California's Medicaid Program Fails To Ensure Access To Doctors

Mon, 2015-06-22 09:25

The state is isn't monitoring its Medicaid managed care plans to make sure they have enough doctors to meet patients' needs, an audit finds. And thousands of calls to an ombudsman were never returned.

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U.S. Women Face Colombia Tonight In Round Of 16

Mon, 2015-06-22 08:32

Colombian star Lady Andrade told USA Today that her team would win: "We're going to beat them since they like to talk so much."

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U.N. Report Finds Israel, Hamas May Have Committed War Crimes

Mon, 2015-06-22 06:45

The Independent Commission of Inquiry found there was a huge increase in firepower during the 2014 Israeli invasion of Gaza.

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Body Of Former White House Chef Found In New Mexico

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:12

Walter Scheib, who served as executive chef for Presidents Clinton and Bush, was found near a trail in the mountains near Taos. The 61-year-old was missing for a week.

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Taliban Attack Afghan Parliament In Kabul

Mon, 2015-06-22 02:36

Authorities were eventually able to repel the attack killing all of the Taliban militants. More than a dozen civilians were also hurt in the attack.

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U.S. Troops Tested By Race In Secret World War II Chemical Experiments

Mon, 2015-06-22 00:59

While the Pentagon acknowledged years ago that it used American servicemen in World War II mustard gas experiments, NPR found new details about tests that grouped subjects by the color of their skin.

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To Ease Pain, Reach For Your Playlist Instead Of Popping A Pill

Mon, 2015-06-22 00:44

Music can energize, soothe or relax us. And it can also help reduce pain. Researchers found that listening to a favorite song or story helped children manage pain after major surgery.

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After Waterway Closure, Minneapolis Sees An End To River Shipping

Mon, 2015-06-22 00:43

For the first time ever, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed part of a navigable waterway to stem the migration of an invasive species.

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After Prison Break At Dannemora, Viral Video Raises Questions

Mon, 2015-06-22 00:42

A video shows a man approach the prison with a bag, which is hoisted up the prison wall and disappears out of view. Does this security lapse have anything to do with the escaped cons?

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Summit To Concentrate On Greece's Impending Deadline To Repay IMF Loan

Mon, 2015-06-22 00:35

Eurozone leaders are to meet in Brussels on Monday in a hastily called summit aimed at resolving the Greek debt crisis. Greece has until the end of the month to make a huge debt payment to the IMF.

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Jordan Spieth Wins U.S. Open For 2nd Leg Of Grand Slam

Sun, 2015-06-21 18:57

Spieth is only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year. Dustin Johnson came close to pushing a Monday playoff — but then he three-putted the final hole.

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Gunther Schuller, Who Bridged Classical Music And Jazz, Dies At 89

Sun, 2015-06-21 18:08

The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, conductor and educator ranged widely in his musicianship. With colleagues from Miles Davis to Frank Zappa, he linked classical music and jazz.

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Will Monday's Greek Debt Talks Result In A Deal?

Sun, 2015-06-21 13:09

Greece needs help to make a loan payment at the end of the month, but its government refuses to enact the economic reforms its creditors are demanding. The threat of a run on Greece's banks is complicating current negotiations, which will continue Monday at a summit meeting of Greek and eurozone leaders.

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