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The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years Extinct

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-01 10:15

Passenger pigeons were once the world's most abundant bird, but they were also the cheapest protein available. The last passenger pigeon, Martha, died exactly a century ago at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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VIDEO: 'Bacon butty' for British Ebola nurse

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 10:00
The parents of the first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa say he is recovering well.

To Model Manhood, Immigrant Dads Draw From Two Worlds

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-01 09:55

Many immigrant men in the U.S. work hard to hold onto definitions of masculinity from their native countries — while also rejecting more rigid gender roles that may be the norm in their homelands.

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VIDEO: Can new powers stop UK jihadists?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 09:54
David Cameron says tougher measures are needed to prevent people from travelling abroad to fight for extremist groups like Islamic State.

Cutting Back On Carbs, Not Fat, May Lead To More Weight Loss

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-01 09:51

A new diet study concludes that a low-carbohydrate diet leads to almost three times more weight loss than a traditional low-fat diet where carbs made up 40 to 45 percent of calories.

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VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 09:49
Speaker Bercow announces a "pause" in the recruitment of a new Commons clerk, amid a row.

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