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49ers Linebacker Quits After 1 Season, Citing Safety Concerns

Tue, 2015-03-17 04:42

Concerns over possible brain injuries prompt Chris Borland to end his NFL career after one season. Borland, 24, said, "I just honestly want to do what's best for my health."

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Israel's Election: Netanyahu Seeks 4th Term

Tue, 2015-03-17 03:22

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party has slipped in recent voter surveys, with approaches to a potential Palestinian state and the economy emerging as the top issues.

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Q&A: Raising Kids Who Want To Read

Tue, 2015-03-17 03:03

Daniel Willingham's new book is full of advice for parents and teachers hoping to nurture a love of reading in kids.

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Why Federal Budgets Aren't What You Think They Are

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:03

Congressional Republicans' budget is expected to be released Tuesday, but a federal budget is not really a budget at all.

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In Intense Desert Training, A Dozen Women Fight For Place On Front Lines

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:22

The Marines are being tested in California's Mojave Desert to see if they have what it takes to serve in infantry units. Injuries in earlier training kept another dozen women from getting that far.

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A New Community Rises In The West Bank ... And It's Not Israeli

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:21

Much of the new building in the territory involves Jewish settlements. The Palestinians now have a new city, but the project has been slowed because until recently Israel did not allow a water hookup.

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Are Humans Really Headed To Mars Anytime Soon?

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:17

Public passion is all well and good, but it will take more than big talk to get to Mars by 2025, space specialists say. Even several rockets-worth of cash won't easily solve the technical challenges.

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UConn, Notre Dame, South Carolina and Maryland Earn #1 Seeds in NCAA Women's Bracket

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:39

Though Princeton is the only undefeated team in the championship. They enter as eighth seed. The tournament begins March 20th.

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If You're One Of The World's 382 Million Diabetics, Your Wages May Dip

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:03

The caseload could surge to 592 million by 2035, with a huge contribution from the developing world. And across the globe, people with diabetes tend to earn less — or lose their job altogether.

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Obama, 2016 Contenders Deal With Changing Attitudes On Marijuana

Mon, 2015-03-16 14:57

As Americans move toward more favorable views of pot, politicians are, too — in some cases.

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Clues To Autism, Schizophrenia Emerge From Cerebellum Research

Mon, 2015-03-16 14:15

The brain's cerebellum helps shape thinking and emotion, as well as physical coordination, research shows. Could stimulating that part of the brain help ease some aspects of autism and schizophrenia?

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Gunfire, Bombs And An Arrest: Boston Police Detail Tsarnaev's Capture For Court

Mon, 2015-03-16 13:24

Police officers on Monday described a fierce gunbattle that included thrown explosives, at the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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FEMA Plans To Reopen All Sandy Claims, Regain Trust In Overhaul

Mon, 2015-03-16 13:17

It's the latest step in a growing controversy after thousands of homeowners said insurance companies lowballed damage estimates and insurance insiders called the appeals process "rigged."

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California Judges Must Cut Ties With The Boy Scouts

Mon, 2015-03-16 13:17

The state's earlier ban on judges belonging to groups that discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation now applies to youth organizations. Does this take judicial impartiality too far?

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War Criminals Next Door: Immigration Division Brings Violators To Justice

Mon, 2015-03-16 13:08

A little-known division of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has helped track down people who committed atrocities in Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia, and El Salvador.

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I'm Mike Huckabee, And I Approve This ... Infomercial?

Mon, 2015-03-16 13:05

How does the former governor square hawking a diabetes supplement program with a potentially serious run for the White House?

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What Cockroaches With Backpacks Can Do. Ah-mazing.

Mon, 2015-03-16 12:37

Researchers are developing technology to control the movement of cockroaches. Strapped with electrodes and sensors, these insects we often loathe could be used for disaster relief or surveillance.

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Missed Abortion Language Tangles Senate's Trafficking Bill

Mon, 2015-03-16 12:20

A bill cracking down on human trafficking was supposed to be an easy one to pass, but that was before Democrats discovered the bill also contained language restricting abortion rights.

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Robert Durst May Face Local Charges In New Orleans, Attorney Says

Mon, 2015-03-16 12:18

A real estate heir linked to two murders and a disappearance was arrested after an HBO documentary brought renewed attention to a case in which he was involved.

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Why Many Smart, Low-Income Students Don't Apply To Elite Schools

Mon, 2015-03-16 12:16

A surprising number of academically gifted, low-income students are not applying to the Ivy League universities and selective colleges they're sure to get into.

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