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Parisians On Hunt For Baguettes As Bakers Get Nod To Take Vacation

Tue, 2015-08-25 10:19

An arcane law required bakers to tell city hall when they wanted to close up shop. Now that it's been scrapped, bakers can close any time, leaving Parisians hungry for good bread amid summer holidays.

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Stephen Hawking: Black Holes 'Are Not The Eternal Prisons' We Once Thought

Tue, 2015-08-25 10:13

The world's most famous physicist unveiled a novel idea that he says solves the mystery of the information paradox. Essentially, he explained, information can escape a black hole.

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Biden's Path: Time Is Not Exactly On His Side

Tue, 2015-08-25 09:54

History hasn't been kind to late presidential entrants. But with the vice president's name ID and position, his campaign could break the mold and challenge and sharpen Hillary Clinton.

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Not Over 'Til It's Over: Runner's Early Celebration Costs Her The Bronze

Tue, 2015-08-25 08:43

American distance runner Molly Huddle is the latest athlete to learn the hard way about premature victory celebrations.

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Why Your Doctor Won't Friend You On Facebook

Tue, 2015-08-25 08:35

Public professional Facebook pages focused on medicine are catching on. But doctors aren't ready to share vacation photos and other more intimate details with their patients.

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Donald Trump's Evolution On Campaign Fundraising

Tue, 2015-08-25 07:54

When billionaire developer Trump entered the presidential race two months ago, he drew a sharp line between other candidates – needy candidates, always trading favors for money – and himself.

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U.S. To Accept Up To 8,000 Syrian Refugees Next Year

Tue, 2015-08-25 06:46

In 2016, The U.S. will take in between 5,000 and 8,000 Syrian refugees. As of June 2015, fewer than 1,000 had been admitted.

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VIDEO: 12-Year-Old Boy Trips, Rips Hole In $1.5 Million Painting

Tue, 2015-08-25 05:25

It is every parent's nightmare. Luckily the 350-year-old Paolo Porpora oil on canvas was insured, and the boy's family will not have to pay for the restoration.

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After Days Of Talks, Tense Standoff, North And South Korea Reach Detente

Tue, 2015-08-25 04:09

South Korea has agreed to stop blaring propaganda from speakers across the border and the North has agreed to lift its semi-war status.

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Two Polls Span Two Poles On Testing

Tue, 2015-08-25 03:03

Does the public support or oppose federal standardized tests? Depends how you ask.

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Chinese Markets Stumble Again, But World Markets Stabilized

Tue, 2015-08-25 02:56

The Shanghai Composite ended 7.6 percent lower and below 3,000 for the first time since December. European markets, however, seemed to shrug off the Chinese rout.

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Pilot Program Aims To Close Trust Gap Between Government, Native Tribes

Tue, 2015-08-25 01:03

Native American tribes can be hampered trying to fight crime on reservations because they don't have access to federal databases. The Justice Department wants to help.

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At A Shelter Of Last Resort, Decency Prevailed Over Depravity

Tue, 2015-08-25 00:58

Ten years ago, 25,000 people huddled inside the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans seeking shelter from Hurricane Katrina. The fiasco there came to epitomize the chaotic, inadequate response.

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For Brazil's 1 Percenters, The Land Stays In The Family Forever

Tue, 2015-08-25 00:49

Under a centuries-old law, a small group of families has rights over swaths of land — including some of the country's most valuable areas — collecting taxes and taking a cut of property sales.

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Keep Calm And Carry The One: Investors Often Miscalculate Amid Volatility

Tue, 2015-08-25 00:43

Selling after a market plunge, we are told, just locks in the loss and prevents investors from participating in the rebound. But human psychology can make that advice excruciating to follow.

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Advocates In Maine Take Steps To Put Gun-Sales Background Checks On Ballot

Mon, 2015-08-24 16:21

In calling for a referendum on gun purchases, Judi and Wayne Richardson are working with a chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, formed after the Sandy Hook school shooting of 2012.

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Sen. Menendez Bribery Case Heats Up With New Justice Filing

Mon, 2015-08-24 15:21

Defense teams had accused the government of such "outrageous misconduct" that they said all charges should be dismissed. Now the government is hitting back.

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A Nasty Place On Wall Street: What Kind Of A Dive Is This?

Mon, 2015-08-24 14:16

Stock prices plunged Monday, prompting Wall Street analysts to talk about a "correction" in stock prices. But many savers worry that this might be the start of a long "bear" market.

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Blue Bell Says Its Ice Cream Will Be Back In Some Stores Next Week

Mon, 2015-08-24 14:06

The rollout will happen gradually, reports member station KERA, with Homemade Vanilla being sold in some Texas stores next Monday. Other flavors will soon follow.

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New Ferguson Judge Overhauls Municipal Courts

Mon, 2015-08-24 14:05

Among several reforms, Judge Donald McCullin ordered that all arrest warrants issued in Ferguson before 2015 be withdrawn.

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