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Women's Brains Appear More Vulnerable To Alzheimer's Than Men's

Tue, 2015-07-21 12:21

Researchers at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference say there's growing evidence that women are more likely than men of the same age to develop Alzheimer's disease.

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U.S.-Cuba Ties Are Restored, But Most American Tourists Will Have To Wait

Tue, 2015-07-21 12:21

Now that Cuba and the United States have restored full diplomatic ties, what will it take to lift sanctions impeding business and travel?

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Trying To Get The World Unhooked From Hookworm

Tue, 2015-07-21 12:19

The worm infects 740 million people and causes anemia and loss of protein. A vaccine is in the works. And some brave souls are testing it out by ... getting infected with hookworm.

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Female Genital Mutilation Is A U.S. Problem, Too

Tue, 2015-07-21 12:06

A new report says an estimated half a million American girls are at risk. The U.S. and other developed countries can learn from efforts in Africa to eliminate the practice.

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Actor Theodore Bikel Dies At Age 91

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:50

Some of Bikel's most notable work took place on stage — from A Streetcar Named Desire to Fiddler on the Roof.

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Two Gene Studies Suggest First Migrants To Americas A Complex Mix

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:45

Scientists assume a wave of people from what's now Siberia crossed into North America via Alaska, maybe 23,000 years ago. Genetics support that, but may also suggest another wave from Australasia.

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The Best Insults Of Donald Trump's Latest Campaign Speech

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:03

Trump's kickoff speech in South Carolina was chock full of vitriol, with the added bonus of giving out the phone number of a sitting U.S. senator.

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Documents Show Red Cross May Not Know How It Spent Millions In Haiti

Tue, 2015-07-21 10:54

Reports obtained by NPR and ProPublica show the Red Cross did not monitor many of the earthquake relief projects it funded. So the agency may not have answers to this week's questions from Congress.

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Family Describes Chattanooga Shooter As Being On A Downward Spiral

Tue, 2015-07-21 10:45

Based on conversations with the family, a representative offered a narrative of a young man struggling with mental illness and substance abuse who reached a breaking point days before the shootings.

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With Pap Tests Less Common, Women May Miss Out On STD Tests

Tue, 2015-07-21 10:14

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease. Now that Pap tests for cervical cancer are needed less often, young women may not be getting the recommended annual test for chlamydia.

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The Ghost In The Car May Be A Hacker

Tue, 2015-07-21 09:49

As cars become increasingly computerized and connected, researchers are finding vulnerabilities that may allow autos to be controlled remotely. U.S. lawmakers want standards to make cars more secure.

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Hearing Postponed For Freelance Photographer Jailed In Egypt

Tue, 2015-07-21 09:09

Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid has been behind bars for 705 days without charge. He was arrested in 2013 while taking photos at a protest in Cairo.

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Winner Of French Scrabble Title Does Not Speak French

Tue, 2015-07-21 09:00

It took about two months for Nigel Richards to memorize a French Scrabble dictionary. The New Zealand native has won many English-language Scrabble tournaments.

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A 3-D Food Lab And Restaurant Wants To Turn Yuck Into Yum

Tue, 2015-07-21 08:39

A group of top chefs, food scientists and tech geeks have set up a lab in Belgium to master 3-D food printing. Their goal: to create nutritionally enhanced foods that appeal to the pickiest palates.

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Irate French Farmers Block Tourist Sites To Protest Low Meat And Dairy Prices

Tue, 2015-07-21 07:59

President Francois Hollande said he would present an emergency package of measures that would give farmers tax breaks and financial aid to save them from bankruptcy, the Telegraph reports.

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Rumors Of The Donald's Demise May Be Greatly Exaggerated (Or At Least Premature)

Tue, 2015-07-21 07:42

Donald Trump surely broke the rules this past weekend. But he never agreed to play by any other than his own. And this has already proven appealing, even compelling, to millions of Americans.

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IRS: 7.5 Million Americans Paid Penalty For Lack Of Health Coverage

Tue, 2015-07-21 07:19

Americans paid an average penalty of $200 for not having health insurance in 2014, the first year most Americans were required to have coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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12 Lost American Slangisms From The 1800s

Tue, 2015-07-21 07:13

Today's lingo seems creative, but slang in 19th century America was every bit as colorful.

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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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