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Shake, Rattle And Toll: Berkeley's Bells Play Sounds Of Earth

Mon, 2015-02-09 13:16

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the bells of UC Berkeley's Sather Tower were programmed to play a score composed in real time by the data from seismic shifts happening under the campus.

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Samsung's Privacy Policy Warns Customers Their Smart TVs Are Listening

Mon, 2015-02-09 13:04

Samsung warned its customers that their TVs are sending reports to third parties and that could include sensitive information spoken by the owners. The policy has drawn comparisons to Orwell's 1984.

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Supreme Court Won't Stop Gay Marriages In Alabama

Mon, 2015-02-09 13:01

The move sent the strongest signal to date that the justices are on the verge of legalizing gay marriage nationwide.

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In West Africa, Fewer New Ebola Cases But Epidemic Still Uncontained

Mon, 2015-02-09 12:55

Robert Siegel speaks with Brice de le Vingne, director of operations dealing with the Ebola outbreak for Doctors without Borders.

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Kenji Ekuan's Enduring Legacy Lives On Restaurant Tables

Mon, 2015-02-09 12:47

Ekuan created the red-capped Kikkoman soy sauce bottle in 1961 and also designed the bullet train which connects Tokyo and northern Japan, among other things. He died this weekend at the age of 85.

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Alabama Joins 36 States In Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

Mon, 2015-02-09 12:31

Same-sex couples in the conservative state married for the first time on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block a federal judge's ruling that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.

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Obama, Merkel Downplay Disagreement Over Ukraine Aid

Mon, 2015-02-09 12:26

With the Ukraine crisis spiraling, President Obama and Germany's leader Angela Merkel met in Washington, D.C.

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Gitmo Trial For Sept. 11 Suspects Resumes — Then Abruptly Halted

Mon, 2015-02-09 12:26

The trial of five men accused in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks resumed on Monday at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and then was abruptly halted. Defendants in the case protested that one of the court interpreters at the hearing had been present years before at secret sites where the men had been held and, they claim, tortured. The judge ordered a recess to look into the matter.

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Authorities Probe Alleged Hate Crime Against Native American Kids

Mon, 2015-02-09 12:26

Racial tensions are high in Rapid City, S.D. as police investigate an incident where white men allegedly shouted racial slurs and dumped beer on a group of Native Americans at a recent hockey game.

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Los Angeles Residents Divided Over Proposed $15 Minimum Wage

Mon, 2015-02-09 12:26

Los Angeles is considering raising its minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour in order to help its 800,000 residents in poverty. But no major city has yet raised its wage this dramatically and this fast.

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Q&A: Sen. Ed Markey On Protecting Data Our Cars Are Sharing

Mon, 2015-02-09 12:26

We've entered the age of Internet-connected cars, and the Massachusetts lawmaker says they're vulnerable to all kinds of data breaches.

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HSBC Helped Clients Hide Millions, News Report Says

Mon, 2015-02-09 11:53

The Washington-based International Consortium of International Journalist's story was based on documents leaked in 2008. HSBC says it ended those practices starting that year.

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Son's Rare Cancer Leads Family On Quest For Cure

Mon, 2015-02-09 11:52

When a child falls ill with cancer, many of the drugs that might help are either experimental or unapproved for use in kids.

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Obama Defends Decision Not To Meet With Netanyahu During Upcoming Visit to D.C.

Mon, 2015-02-09 11:04

President Obama says it would break protocol to meet with Netanyahu just two weeks before the Israel elections. Obama adds the two men have "real differences" over Iran.

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With New Rules In Place, Netflix Expands To Cuba

Mon, 2015-02-09 10:42

Starting today, Cubans with an Internet connection and access to international payment methods will have access to a wide array of movies and shows. There are huge hurdles, though.

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Rich School, Poor School

Mon, 2015-02-09 09:08

How the class divide is widened by gaps in counseling kids for college.

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Madoff's Victims Are Repaid Another $355 Million, Trustee Says

Mon, 2015-02-09 08:56

More than half of the accounts with allowable claims against disgraced financier Bernard Madoff have now been fully repaid, according to the trustee handling recovery efforts.

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Graphic Novelist Adrian Tomine Takes On The Notorious Long Duk Dong

Mon, 2015-02-09 07:44

The cartoonist shared how the cartoonish Sixteen Candles character affected him IRL.

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Time's 'Person Of The Year' Is Feeling Kinda Lost

Mon, 2015-02-09 07:00

A newly returned "Ebola fighter" tells why she didn't feel like a hero when she got back. Instead, she felt lost, beset by Ebola dreams and virtually a prisoner in her own home.

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Ukraine Likely To Top Obama-Merkel Talks Agenda

Mon, 2015-02-09 06:25

The German chancellor meets the president today amid an apparent disagreement between the two allies on how best to help Ukraine, which has been in a prolonged battle against pro-Russia separatists.

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