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Blue Bell Says Its Ice Cream Will Be Back In Some Stores Next Week

Mon, 2015-08-24 14:06

The rollout will happen gradually, reports member station KERA, with Homemade Vanilla being sold in some Texas stores next Monday. Other flavors will soon follow.

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New Ferguson Judge Overhauls Municipal Courts

Mon, 2015-08-24 14:05

Among several reforms, Judge Donald McCullin ordered that all arrest warrants issued in Ferguson before 2015 be withdrawn.

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In Turkey, A Kurdish Conflict Flares — Again

Mon, 2015-08-24 13:02

With the collapse of a 2-year ceasefire, Turkish forces and Kurdish militants are again killing each other in earnest. In one largely Kurdish town, residents are hunkering down for more bloodshed.

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Mount Everest Open To Climbers For The First Time Since Deadly Earthquake

Mon, 2015-08-24 12:50

A Japanese man says he wants to show Nepal is safe after the quake and avalanche killed more than 9,000 people there in April.

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Chef Wants Diners To Remember Her Cooking, Not Her Blindness

Mon, 2015-08-24 12:48

Laura Martinez defied many skeptics when she opened up her Chicago restaurant, La Diosa, this year. It helps that she used to work for the late Charlie Trotter, one of the city's most acclaimed chefs.

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New York Begins To Question Solitary Confinement As Default

Mon, 2015-08-24 12:35

Efforts to reform the practice of isolating inmates faces opposition from many corrections officers, who say solitary confinement has been a trusted tool in American prisons for half a century.

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Don't Panic About Stocks. It's Not 2008 All Over Again, Economist Says

Mon, 2015-08-24 12:35

Unlike 2008, the current turmoil didn't originate in the U.S., economist Austan Goolsbee notes. And this time, the economy is growing, banks aren't in danger and there's no credit crunch, he says.

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Why Phone Fraud Starts With A Silent Call

Mon, 2015-08-24 12:35

When you answer your phone and there's no one on the other end, it could in fact be a computer that's gathering information about you and your bank account. Here's how.

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Ashley Madison Update: $500K Reward For Arrest, And Reports Of 2 Suicides

Mon, 2015-08-24 11:54

Despite the hacking attack that extracted personal information about millions of its users, Ashley Madison seems to have added nearly 2 million more users to its service.

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Obama Could Endorse In Primary Between Clinton, Biden

Mon, 2015-08-24 11:49

A White House spokesman would not rule out the possibility that President Obama could endorse in a Democratic presidential primary even if it's between Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden.

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The Battle For Lebanon's Beaches

Mon, 2015-08-24 11:29

In a country with a stunning coastline, a lack of governance has allowed private developers to gobble up prime seaside real estate and shunt aside ordinary Lebanese who depend on public beaches.

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Dutch Princess Bikes To First Day Of Public School

Mon, 2015-08-24 11:14

The 11-year-old Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, is just an ordinary kid.

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Scourge No More: Chefs Invite Corn Fungus To The Plate

Mon, 2015-08-24 11:01

American and Canadian chefs are learning what Mexicans have long known: a bluish fungus that infects corn kernels is delicious. And now scientists want to figure out how to grow it on corn on purpose.

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Sierra Leone's Last Ebola Patient Released, But Nation Not Yet 'Ebola-Free'

Mon, 2015-08-24 10:13

The country celebrates but the World Health Organization says it must go six weeks without a new case before the nation can be declared virus-free.

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Topless In New York: The Court Case That Makes Going Top Free Legal

Mon, 2015-08-24 09:53

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants the topless women — known as "desnudas" — off of Times Square. But this is a debate that dates back to the '70s and was largely settled by a court decision in 1992.

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Particles From The Edge Of Space Shine A Light On Fukushima

Mon, 2015-08-24 08:47

Researchers have been using muons to take a peek inside the nuclear reactors in Japan that melted down in 2011. The results could aid the continuing cleanup operations.

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Katrina Shut Down Charity Hospital But Led To More Primary Care

Mon, 2015-08-24 08:40

More than 70 percent of New Orleans residents say some progress has been made in the availability of medical services since the storm. Still, most say care for the poor continues to lag.

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The Creation Of An Emmett Till Archive

Mon, 2015-08-24 06:48

A historical collection of civil rights movement material — stemming from the the brutal murder of a teenager in Mississippi in 1955 — finds a home in Florida.

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Led By Big Sell-Off In China, Global Markets Continue Their Slump

Mon, 2015-08-24 04:25

China's benchmark Shanghai composite index closed 8.5 percent lower and in Europe stocks were down 4 percent in the early afternoon.

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Three Americans Who Thwarted Train Attack Receive France's Legion Of Honor

Mon, 2015-08-24 02:50

"We cannot be afraid as long as we have individuals like this in our midst," French President François Hollande said during a ceremony . The honor is France's highest decoration.

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