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'Looking good' for comet landing bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 08:28
European Space Agency officials say all is well ahead of this week's historic bid to try to land a probe on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Reports: GM Ordered 500,000 Ignition Switches Before Recall Announcement

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-10 08:14

Emails seen by The Wall Street Journal and other news outlets raise questions about the timing of the automaker's recalls for faulty ignition switches. The defect has been tied to at least 32 deaths.

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5 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Obamacare

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-10 08:13

If you buy your own health insurance, it's time to check out the options on the Obamacare exchanges. Enrollment starts Nov. 15.

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VIDEO: Osborne and Balls clash over EU rebate

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 08:05
The Chancellor George Osborne has told MPs during an urgent question in the commons that the government has halved and delayed the bill the UK has to pay to the EU

Iraq's hardest fight: The US battle for Falluja 2004

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 08:03
BBC's Paul Wood on the US battle for Falluja, 10 years on

VIDEO: Tower Bridge walkway above the Thames

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:55
A glass walkway which gives visitors a bird's eye view of traffic is unveiled at London's Tower Bridge.

Israeli woman killed in West Bank

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:53
A 26-year-old Israeli woman is stabbed to death in an attack in the West Bank, hours after another knife attack wounded a soldier in Tel Aviv.

VIDEO: Was IS chief al-Baghdadi wounded?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:50
A coalition airstrike hit a gathering of Islamic State leaders near Mosul recently, and there were reports Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was there.

PODCAST: Natural gas, naturally

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:40

What does it mean when buying stocks in China gets quite a bit easier?  Andrew Batson, China Research Director at Gavekal Dragonomics, joined us from Beijing. Plus: Wholesale natural gas prices spiked last week, and they're back up this morning on news of a new polar vortex. Finally: natural gas production, however, shows no sign of abating - the question now is what to do with all of it.