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Medicare Concedes, Agrees To Pay For Woman's Home Health Care

Thu, 2014-10-30 11:38

A 78-year-old Vermont woman has won the latest skirmish in her long-running battle with Medicare. The agency agreed to pay for home health care coverage even though she remains disabled.

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The Place Where Rutherford B. Hayes Is A Really Big Deal

Thu, 2014-10-30 11:27

The 19th U.S. president didn't leave much of a legacy at home. But in Paraguay, he's a hero, credited with helping save the nation after a disastrous war with its South American neighbors.

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World Series: Madison Bumgarner Carries Giants To 3rd Title In 5 Years

Wed, 2014-10-29 19:23

Madison Bumgarner won Game 1 of this World Series, throwing seven innings and giving up on run. He won Game 5, with a complete game shutout. On Wednesday night, on two days' rest, he finished the job.

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WATCH: On Sandy Anniversary, Gov. Chris Christie Faces Off With Heckler

Wed, 2014-10-29 16:36

Christie, known for fierce confrontations with detractors, finished this particular exchange by saying, "Sit down and shut up."

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Inventor Of 'Operation' Game Says He Can't Afford His Own Operation

Wed, 2014-10-29 15:32

John Spinello missed out on a lot of money, because he sold his patent for the legendary game for just $500. Over the past few years, things have been rough for Spinello.

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FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers About 'Unlimited' Data Plans

Wed, 2014-10-29 15:05

The Federal Trade Commission says AT&T slowed data speeds for 3.5 million customers, sometimes up to 90 percent.

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Close To 100,000 Hungarian Demonstrators Protest Internet Usage Tax

Wed, 2014-10-29 14:11

Critics of the tax said this is a government attempt to create a "digital iron curtain" around Hungary. The government said it was just extending taxes it places on phones.

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As Infrastructure Crumbles, Trillions Of Gallons Of Water Lost

Wed, 2014-10-29 14:06

The nation's aging pipes and water mains are springing expensive leaks, wasting more than 2 trillion gallons of drinking water nationally and 22 billion gallons in the Chicago area alone.

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After The Waves, Staten Island Homeowner Takes Sandy Buyout

Wed, 2014-10-29 14:03

Staten Islander Stephen Drimalas barely survived Hurricane Sandy. Now he and several Staten Islanders will sell their oceanfront homes to the state, which hopes to get people out of flood-prone areas.

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Decoding The Food And Drink On A Day Of The Dead Altar

Wed, 2014-10-29 14:00

The Mexican tradition celebrates the dead and welcomes their return to the land of the living once a year. Enticing them to make the trip is where the food, drink and musical offerings come in.

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To Tackle Sexual Assault Cases, Colleges Enlist Investigators-For-Hire

Wed, 2014-10-29 13:41

Colleges are under pressure to revamp how they handle sexual assault cases. Some schools, rather than trying to train administrators to act like prosecutors, are outsourcing the job to real ones.

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No Ebola, S'il Vous Plait, We're French: The Ivory Coast Mindset

Wed, 2014-10-29 13:23

The country borders Liberia and Guinea, but so far Ebola hasn't arrived. Maybe it's because of the French heritage. When the authorities tell people what to do to keep the virus out, they listen.

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Monsanto Hired This Guy To Help It Win Over Millennials

Wed, 2014-10-29 12:39

Vance Crowe, 32, has a tough assignment: reach out to millennials, many of whom are skeptical of GMOs. Crowe says the company can do a better job of listening to their concerns.

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Campuses Play Host To Tanning Beds, Despite Skin Cancer Risk

Wed, 2014-10-29 12:06

The links between tanning beds and skin cancer are well known, but a survey of the top colleges and universities in the U.S. shows that many allow tanning beds on campus.

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Scientists Implicate More Than 100 Genes In Causing Autism

Wed, 2014-10-29 11:35

Spontaneous gene mutations, not ones inherited from parents, increase a child's risk of autism, scientists say. By comparing genes within families they've identified more than 100 suspects.

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Russian Engines Could Be Focus Of Antares Launch Failure Probe

Wed, 2014-10-29 10:32

NK-33 engines, originally destined for a Soviet-era moon shot that never got off the ground and later used in the Antares, are suspect, some scientists say.

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Federal Reserve Stays The Course, Ends Most Recent Stimulus Program

Wed, 2014-10-29 10:01

The Fed has been buying up bonds by the trillions since the financial crisis started in 2008. Today, it affirmed that it was going ahead with plans to end its third round of stimulus.

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Royals Force Game 7, Rest Bullpen In Dominant 10-0 Win

Tue, 2014-10-28 19:30

Kansas City piled up seven runs in the second inning and forced San Francisco starter Jake Peavy out of the game. The big lead left both teams resting their go-to bullpen arms.

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Marvel Studios To Diversify Its Movies

Tue, 2014-10-28 16:43

The comic juggernaut announced Tuesday that one of its upcoming films will have a female lead, and another will be headlined by a black man.

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WATCH: Unmanned Antares Rocket Explodes Shortly After Takeoff

Tue, 2014-10-28 14:34

Orbital's Cygnus cargo spacecraft was carrying 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station.

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