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Sea Turtles Test Urban Waters In Southern California River 'Jacuzzi'

Mon, 2015-03-23 23:40

Even with the warm outflow from nearby power plants, it's an odd new habitat choice. Volunteers and researchers are working to study and track the population that's popped up in the San Gabriel River.

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How 2 Children With Leukemia Helped Transform Its Treatment

Mon, 2015-03-23 23:38

Cancer treatment for kids has changed dramatically since the 1960s. Back then, doctors experimented with approaches that seemed promising but were also potentially toxic. Some survivors look back.

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Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

Mon, 2015-03-23 23:36

What's behind the curious food fad of mukbang, or live-streamed broadcasts of people eating endless amounts of food? The genre is so popular in South Korea that its stars pull in $10,000 a month.

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Utah Brings Back Firing Squads As Lethal Injection Drugs Remain Scarce

Mon, 2015-03-23 18:51

The Republican governor, who signed the bill Monday, has said Utah needs a backup execution method in case a shortage of drugs persists — though he's called firing squads "a little bit gruesome."

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Mo'ne Davis Says Player Who Sent Offensive Tweet Deserves Second Chance

Mon, 2015-03-23 16:36

Davis, a Little League phenom, said "everyone makes mistakes," and one tweet shouldn't mark the end of Joey Casselberry's baseball career.

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States That Expand Medicaid Detect More Cases Of Diabetes

Mon, 2015-03-23 14:56

Researchers say their study suggests more diabetes is being detected among poor people in some states because, thanks to Medicaid, more poor people are now able to get tested and afford care.

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You're Just A Blob In Layers Of Plastic

Mon, 2015-03-23 14:49

Ever wondered what it feels like to get into one of the moon suits that Ebola workers wear for protection? At a TED Talk, Bill Gates gave audience members a chance to climb in and see.

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'Cheated' Out Of An Education: Book Replays UNC's Student-Athlete Scandal

Mon, 2015-03-23 14:46

Authors Jay Smith and Mary Willingham explain how the school steered athletes to pass-through courses in order to keep players eligible.

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Does This Strong Dollar Make U.S. Look Too Fat For Foreign Investors?

Mon, 2015-03-23 14:10

The economic expansion makes the country look both attractive for making money and expensive for companies getting started here.

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Justices Debate Place Of Offensive Language On License Plates

Mon, 2015-03-23 13:41

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether to allow Texas to refuse a personalized license plate design featuring the Confederate flag.

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Obama chief of staff: Israel's 50-year 'occupation' must end

Mon, 2015-03-23 13:17

The Obama administration is pushing back hard against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's suggestion that a two-state solution is dead and his reluctance to back an Iranian nuclear deal.

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Now Algorithms Are Deciding Whom To Hire, Based On Voice

Mon, 2015-03-23 12:40

If you're trying out for a job, the one judging you may not be a person — it could be a computer. Algorithms are evaluating human voices to determine which ones are engaging, calming and trustworthy.

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Even Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Now Munching On Bug Cuisine

Mon, 2015-03-23 12:27

At an event to honor the modern-day science hero, $15,000 worth of edible insects were on the menu. So Tyson was willing — if not exactly eager — to explore the delicacies on offer. For science.

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In Congress, New Attention To Student-Privacy Fears

Mon, 2015-03-23 12:19

A House bill seeks to restrict what private companies can do with information collected on students.

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Why The War On Cancer Hasn't Been Won

Mon, 2015-03-23 12:00

Medical researchers have made only modest progress treating the most common cancers since the war on cancer was declared in 1971. The disease has proved far more complicated than doctors had hoped.

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Wilson Sporting Goods Acquires Louisville Slugger Brand

Mon, 2015-03-23 11:57

The $70 million dollar deal will join the makers of Major League Baseball's official bat with the company that produces MLB's official glove.

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Stats Split On Progress Against Cancer

Mon, 2015-03-23 11:53

When you dig into the number on cancer, the results are mixed. Overall, deaths are up. But survival five years after diagnosis has improved for many forms of the disease, including breast cancer.

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Supreme Court Declines Challenge To Strict Wisconsin Voter ID Law

Mon, 2015-03-23 11:51

Ahead of the 2016 presidential election, a handful of challenges to state voter ID laws are making their way through the courts, including to strict laws in Texas and North Carolina.

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Sandwich Monday: Burger King's YUMBO

Mon, 2015-03-23 10:55

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the YUMBO. It's a Burger King sandwich with ham and cheese recently pulled out of retirement.

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Israel's Netanyahu Apologizes For Remarks On Arab Voters

Mon, 2015-03-23 10:19

The Israeli leader, in an attempt to get his supporters to vote last week, warned that Arab citizens were voting "in droves" to unseat his government. The comments were widely criticized.

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