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Unlikely Partnerships Spring From California Water Crisis

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:04

Farmers in the parched Central Valley are joining forces with farmworkers and a broad cross section of politicians to pressure the federal government to offer relief.

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Obama: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Hits 8 Million

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:59

At a White House briefing, the president referred to the Affordable Care Act, saying "this thing is working," and urged Republicans to stop trying to repeal the law.

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Hillary Clinton's Presidential Chess Board

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:49

Much of what will happen in the 2016 presidential race — in both political parties — hinges on whether Clinton decides to run. She has said she'll announce by the end of the year.

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Got A Hobby? Might Be A Smart Professional Move

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:46

Workers who have a creative outlet outside the office are more likely to be creative problem solvers on the job, a study suggests. Oh, and they have more fun.

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BP Exec Who Led Cleanup Settles On Charges Of Insider Trading

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:14

Keith A. Seilhan, who was the incident commander directing the company's cleanup effort, allegedly sold $1 million in BP stock based on non-public information about the extent of the spill.

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Scientists Spot A Planet That Looks Like 'Earth's Cousin'

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:01

Kepler-186f is almost the same size as Earth, and it orbits in its star's "Goldilocks zone"-- where temperatures may be just right for life. But much is unknown because it's also 500 light-years away.

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Chili Say What? Linguistics Help Pinpoint Pepper's Origins

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:52

It turns out the first chili peppers were grown by humans in eastern Mexico. And it's not the same region where beans and corn were first grown, according to new ways of evaluating evidence.

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First Embryonic Stem Cells Cloned From A Man's Skin

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:14

Scientists based their technique on the one used to create the sheep Dolly years ago. These cells might one day be useful in treating all sorts of diseases.

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'Why Am I Dead?' He Never Asked. Here's The Answer He Never Heard

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:39

Man goes in for a routine hip operation. In the corner of the operating room, there's a young med student watching. When things go wrong, she tries to make sense of what she sees.

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15 Injured After Firetrucks Collide, Smash Into LA Restaurant

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:04

Two vehicles from different departments were rushing to the same fire in a suburb of Los Angeles when they collided. One of them careened into the restaurant.

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Why Did Vanity Fair Give 'Belfies' A Stamp Of Approval?

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:47

"Selfie" may have been the 2013 word of the year. But "belfies," or "butt selfies" are now in the spotlight. We learn more about why they earned a fitness model a spread in Vanity Fair magazine.

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'Miserable' Doctors Prescribe A Different Career

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:46

A lot of children grow up wanting to be doctors, but now some physicians are discouraging others from joining the profession. What has changed over the years?

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You've Served Your Country, Now Get To Class

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:45

Government benefits enable military veterans to attend college, but accessing them is complicated. So how can veterans pay for higher education?

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Ohio's Law Against Political Lying Heads To Supreme Court

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:41

Can a state law prevent political campaigns from doling out misinformation? Guest host Celeste Headlee learns more from The Plain Dealer's Sabrina Eaton.

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Do America's Deportation Policies Work?

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:39

Guest Host Celeste Headlee learns more about the United States' deportation policies from Muzaffar Chishti of the Migration Policy Institute.

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Deported For An Old Crime, Jamaican Loses His American Dream

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:38

Howard Dean Bailey made a good life for himself in the U.S. But then, a decades-old run-in with the law led to his deportation. Does his story show the system failing or working?

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One Man's Pee Pushes Portland To Flush 38 Million Gallons Of Water

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:24

The trespasser relieved himself into one of the city's reservoirs of treated water. Officials say there's not much of a danger to public health, but they're being cautious.

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Police In Canada Make Arrest Related To 'Heartbleed' Bug

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:10

A 19-year-old computer science student was taken into custody for allegedly exploiting the bug to steal sensitive information from government servers.

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Fate Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria Now Uncertain

Thu, 2014-04-17 05:45

About 100 girls were grabbed Monday. Officials have blamed a radical Islamist group. Late Wednesday, Nigeria's military said almost all the girls had been accounted for. That claim is in dispute.

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Ukraine Crisis: Russia Endorses Call For Protesters To Disarm

Thu, 2014-04-17 05:11

Before foreign ministers gathered in Geneva, the prospect for progress on reducing tensions appeared to be be slim. But afterward, Secretary of State John Kerry said differences had been narrowed.

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