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Alain Locke, Whose Ashes Were Found In University Archives, Is Buried

Mon, 2014-09-15 12:38

The author and philosopher is widely known as the father of the Harlem Renaissance. But it is not widely known that Locke, who died 60 years ago, was never buried.

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Key Brain Connection Slow To Develop In Kids With ADHD

Mon, 2014-09-15 12:36

A network in the brain that helps control daydreaming seem to be slower to develop in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Scotland's Really Big Vote: Can Women Join St. Andrews Golf Club?

Mon, 2014-09-15 12:24

Scotland's independence referendum is set for Thursday. On the same day, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews will announce whether women can join.

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Smartphones Are Used To Stalk, Control Domestic Abuse Victims

Mon, 2014-09-15 12:22

Cyberstalking has transformed domestic abuse in the U.S. Tracking tools called spyware make it cheap and easy for someone to monitor a partner secretly, 24 hours a day.

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Minnesota Vikings Reinstate Peterson, Who Says He's Not A Child Abuser

Mon, 2014-09-15 11:52

Days after he was arrested and benched over charges that he abused his 4-year-old son by punishing him with a wooden switch, NFL star running back Adrian Peterson has been reinstated.

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Cameron And The Queen Speak Out On Scotland's Independence Vote

Mon, 2014-09-15 11:20

Prime Minister David Cameron told Scots not to vote out of frustration, saying, "If you don't like me, I won't be here forever."

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500 Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Sinks In Mediterranean

Mon, 2014-09-15 09:33

The International Organization for Migration says the incident took place last week when people smugglers rammed a vessel carrying hundreds of refugees hoping to reach European waters.

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'Nude' Or Not, Women's Cycling Team Uniform Makes Waves

Mon, 2014-09-15 09:12

Some observers called the outfits — which in photos seem to feature a swatch of flesh-tone-colored fabric in their lower region — "rude," "wrong" and a "disaster."

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Antibiotics Prescribed For Children Twice As Often As Needed

Mon, 2014-09-15 07:40

About 27 percent of respiratory tract infections in children are caused by bacteria, a study finds. But doctors prescribe antibiotics for 57 percent, leading to 11 million unneeded prescriptions.

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European Scientists Choose Site For Rosetta's Comet Touchdown

Mon, 2014-09-15 07:35

After a decade-long journey to reach Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the ESA says it has found the best spot for a planned November landing.

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The Perfect Summer Peach Wasn't Always So Rosy

Mon, 2014-09-15 07:29

The peaches we eat today look very little like the first peaches planted. We can thank the Chinese farmers who first domesticated the fruit for kicking off millennia of breeding for perfection.

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Chinese Teacher Is Busted After Demanding Gifts From Students

Mon, 2014-09-15 06:04

In China's extremely competitive school system, families often buy presents for teachers. But a teacher has been suspended after she was caught on tape demanding gifts and insulting her students.

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Who Determines Whether Someone Has A 'Latino Heart'?

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:46

New Mexico gubernatorial candidate Gary King has lost support among Latino voters in the state after questioning the Latino bona fides of incumbent Gov. Susana Martinez.

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Mexican Resort Town Pummeled By Powerful Hurricane Odile

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:10

The Category 3 cyclone, the strongest on record to hit the region, slammed the tourist destination of Cabo San Lucas and will weaken as it moves up the Baja California peninsula, forecasters say.

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Pistorius Could Still Compete For South Africa In Olympics

Mon, 2014-09-15 04:59

Despite a conviction for culpable homicide and the looming possibility of a jail term, Oscar Pistorius would be free to compete, says the head of South Africa's Olympic committee.

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Renewed Fighting Threatens Truce In Eastern Ukraine

Mon, 2014-09-15 04:16

Pro-Russia separatists who control the city of Donetsk appear to have launched a push to take the city's airport, which is still defended by Kiev's forces.

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Leaders Meet In Paris To Forge Fight Against Islamic State Militants

Mon, 2014-09-15 02:57

Representatives from more than 20 countries have gathered in the French capital to form a coalition to defeat the insurgency.

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Covering Up With The Hijab May Aid Women's Body Image

Mon, 2014-09-15 02:04

A few studies have found that modest clothing is connected with a healthier body image. So a British psychologist looked at whether the hijab protected women against the pressure to be thin.

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Covering Up With The Hijab May Aid Women's Body Image

Mon, 2014-09-15 02:00

A few studies have found that modest clothing is connected with a healthier body image. So a British psychologist looked at whether the hijab protected women against the pressure to be thin.

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The Streets Are Empty As The Shells Keep Falling In Eastern Ukraine

Mon, 2014-09-15 00:52

The precarious cease-fire is in danger of collapse after repeated violations by both sides. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley traveled through Donetsk as the shelling spread through residential neighborhoods.

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