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Giving 'Long-Shots' — Sanders and Others — A Fair Shot

Fri, 2015-06-05 10:03

Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders worry that the media is writing off their candidate too soon.

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Why Wal-Mart's Labor Issues Run Deeper Than Too Much Justin Bieber

Fri, 2015-06-05 09:41

Wal-Mart has said it will turn up the heat and turn down the Justin Bieber music at stores to appease employees. But it's not addressing the most glaring problems in its supply chain, activists say.

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Boston Bomber's Second Friend Sentenced To 42 Months In Prison

Fri, 2015-06-05 09:27

Azamat Tazhayakov was convicted conspiracy and obstruction after he and another friend got rid of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's backpack.

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Behind The Story: What Made NPR Look Into Red Cross Efforts In Haiti?

Fri, 2015-06-05 09:14

The agency ran into problems in its response to Superstorm Sandy. Then came the Haiti earthquake. The Red Cross spent nearly half a billion. Our reporter wanted to find out: What did it accomplish?

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Why Political Campaigns Are Raising Money Faster Than Tech Startups

Fri, 2015-06-05 08:39

Snapchat and Facebook's early fundraising efforts have nothing on presidential campaigns, a new report finds.

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Tariq Aziz, Saddam's Foreign Minister, Dies At 79

Fri, 2015-06-05 08:31

During the first Gulf War until U.S. troops toppled the Iraqi strongman in 2003, Aziz was the public face and defender of an often brutal regime.

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California Women Can Soon Go Right To The Pharmacist For Birth Control

Fri, 2015-06-05 08:23

Under a new law being implemented in California, women will be able to walk into a pharmacy, get a prescription for contraceptive pills, the ring, or the patch, and get it filled — all in one visit.

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Sister Of Alleged Sex Abuse Victim Says Hastert Indictment Is Vindication

Fri, 2015-06-05 07:40

Jolene Burdge told ABC News that former House Speaker Dennis Hastert sexually abused her brother, Steve Reinboldt, when Hastert was a high school wrestling coach.

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Sister Of Alleged Hastert Sex Abuse Victim Says Arrest Is Vindication

Fri, 2015-06-05 07:40

Jolene Burdge told ABC News that former House Speaker Dennis Hastert sexually abused her brother, Steve Reinboldt, when Hastert was high school wrestling coach.

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Lost And Found: Missing Rembrandt, Dürer Prints Turn Up At Boston Library

Fri, 2015-06-05 06:55

Worth a combined $630,000, they were found misfiled after an exhaustive, eight-week search of the stacks. But not before an FBI probe was launched and the library's president resigned.

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Pakistan Officials: Most Arrested In Malala Yousafzai Attack 'Secretly Acquitted'

Fri, 2015-06-05 05:28

Authorities announced in April that 10 men had been convicted in the attack on the youth activist. Now they say all but two were actually "secretly acquitted" and set free.

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India Orders Nestlé To Stop Selling Some Noodle Soup Products

Fri, 2015-06-05 05:18

India's Food Safety and Standards Authority said that the soups were "unsafe and hazardous for human consumption." Nestlé said the products had not been tested properly.

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Economy Beats Expectations, Adding 280K New Jobs In May

Fri, 2015-06-05 04:38

The Labor Department says the jobless rate increased to 5.5 percent as more Americans who had been sitting on the sidelines begin looking for work.

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Q&A: Ohio Gov. John Kasich. He Does It His Way

Fri, 2015-06-05 04:32

No Republican has won the White House without winning Ohio. That's one reason Ohio Gov. John Kasich is the latest GOP candidate to give serious consideration to a White House bid.

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China Says U.S. Allegations That It Was Behind Cyberattack Are 'Irresponsible'

Fri, 2015-06-05 02:59

On Thursday, the U.S. revealed that the records of 4 million federal employees may have been compromised. China says these attacks are hard to track, so the U.S. should not jump to conclusions.

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The Dangers Of Political 'Foot-In-Mouth' Syndrome

Fri, 2015-06-05 02:03

With this many candidates running for the White House, gaffes are inevitable. This week, Republican presidential contenders Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul have all fallen victim.

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Former Baltimore Mayor: City Must Confront The 'Rot Beneath The Glitter'

Thu, 2015-06-04 23:44

With Baltimore struggling with a surge in violence and the aftermath of Freddie Gray's death, former mayor Kurt Schmoke says that the roots of the city's problems run deep.

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The Pentagon Wants These Robots To Save The Day

Thu, 2015-06-04 23:37

A competition in California is trying to ready robots for disaster response. But the bots have a ways to go.

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South Korea's MERS Crisis Exposes Public Distrust Of Leaders

Thu, 2015-06-04 23:35

In a fast-changing health crisis, South Korea's government is holding back key data amid calls for more openness. That's only adding to growing doubt that leaders can handle the situation.

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Broke And Barred From Bankruptcy, Puerto Rico Seeks Outside Cash

Thu, 2015-06-04 23:32

It's been called the "Greece of the Caribbean." Puerto Rico is more than $72 billion in debt. But because it's not a state, it can't use bankruptcy protection to help it restructure its debt.

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