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Secret Service Chief Grilled Over White House Security Failures

9 hours 51 min ago

Lawmakers on the House oversight committee ask Julia Pierson about the Sept. 19 "fence jumping" incident at the White House, as well as several other security concerns in recent years.

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Hong Kong Leader To Protesters: 'Stop Campaign Immediately'

10 hours 46 min ago

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says Beijing will not accede to demonstrators' demands for democratic reforms. Meanwhile, activists have vowed a new phase of civil disobedience on Wednesday.

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Millennial Jews Do An About-Face, Start Keeping Kosher

11 hours 22 min ago

According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, nearly a fourth of millennial Jews are keeping kosher. That's almost twice the rate of their baby-boomer parents.

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Tests Of New Ebola Drugs Could Take Place As Early As November

12 hours 59 min ago

New drugs and vaccines can take years to develop. But health officials and researchers are accelerating tests of experimental drugs to fight the outbreak in West Africa.

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Kids And Screen Time: Cutting Through The Static

12 hours 59 min ago

One Los Angeles school is working technology into the learning process while avoiding traditional screen-time pitfalls.

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Martha Zarway Of Monrovia: 'I'm A Doctor, So We Can't Run Away'

12 hours 59 min ago

The Liberian physician, who operates a clinic in the capital, perseveres in the wake of a colleague's death, possibly from Ebola. She and her staff continue to treat patients.

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European Activists Say They Don't Want Any U.S. 'Chlorine Chicken'

Mon, 2014-09-29 23:37

Most U.S. poultry is bathed in a little chlorine on the way to your plate. But that treatment is banned in Europe. Now "chlorinated chickens" are a sticking point in a trans-Atlantic trade deal.

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Vaccine Controversies Are As Social As They Are Medical

Mon, 2014-09-29 23:35

In writing her new book On Immunity, Eula Biss found that questions about vaccination touch on attitudes about environmentalism, citizenship and trust in the government.

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U.S. Charges Pakistani Man With Conspiracy Over His Spyware App

Mon, 2014-09-29 15:42

The Justice Department called this the "first-ever criminal case concerning the advertisement and sale of a mobile device spyware app."

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'Washington Post': White House Intruder Made It To Doorway Of Green Room

Mon, 2014-09-29 13:40

The Secret Service had originally said Omar Gonzalez was apprehended shortly after he burst through the front door after jumping a fence.

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Spanish Court Blocks Catalonia's Independence Vote

Mon, 2014-09-29 13:17

Spain's central government in Madrid had appealed to the court to stop the vote, which had been approved with strong support from Catalonia's parliament and local governments.

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At U.N., Iceland Announces Men-Only Conference On Gender Equality

Mon, 2014-09-29 12:33

During a speech in front of the General Assembly Gunnar Bragi said the conference would focus on violence against women and would be "unique" because only men and boys are invited.

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Who Will Win The 2014 World Series?

Mon, 2014-09-29 12:26

If the oddsmakers are right, two Los Angeles teams will be the only ones left standing when the World Series begins in late October. But back east, some fans are pulling for a Beltway Series.

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A Doctor Turned Mayor Solves A Murder Mystery In Colombia

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:46

When Rodrigo Guerrero took office, he was shocked by the murder rate. It seemed logical to blame the drug cartels. But his epidemiologist's eye led him to a different culprit.

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4 Years Of Lessons Learned About Drugmakers' Payments To Doctors

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:36

American doctors received at least $1.4 billion in payments from drug companies last year. What did the companies get for their money?

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Sandwich Monday: The Pizza Cake

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:05

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Pizza Cake, which is a fancy way of saying "a bunch of pizzas stacked on top of each other."

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After Fire, FAA Orders Review Of Contingency Plans, Security

Mon, 2014-09-29 10:28

On Friday, a contractor intentionally set fire to an FAA air traffic facility that has caused flight delays and cancellations for days.

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More Active Play Equals Better Thinking Skills For Kids

Mon, 2014-09-29 10:12

How long can you sit still in a desk? How about your 7-year-old? Maybe you could both use a break. A study shows that kids who get to run around and play after school are better at paying attention.

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Swedish Scientists Square Off Over Who Can Sneak In Most Dylan Lyrics

Mon, 2014-09-29 09:25

It all started in 1997, when two professors from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm published an article on flatulence titled "Nitric Oxide and inflammation: The answer is blowing in the wind."

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What We Don't Know About Heart Disease Can Kill Us

Mon, 2014-09-29 09:10

People in the United Kingdom failed big time when they took a poll on risk factors for heart disease. Think you're more up to speed? Try our quickie quiz and find out.

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