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Al-Shabab Takes Responsibility For Killing 36 In Kenya

Tue, 2014-12-02 04:11

Witnesses said armed militants opened fire on workers at a quarry in the northeast part of the country. The country's police chief resigned and the interior minister was fired.

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Wife, Son Of Islamic State Leader Are Detained In Lebanon

Tue, 2014-12-02 02:46

Authorities say they detained the wife and son of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi near the border with Syria. The two are being interrogated.

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NASA Prepares To Test New Spacecraft (That You've Likely Never Heard Of)

Tue, 2014-12-02 01:45

The new vehicle, named Orion, is designed to carry humans into deep space. But most Americans aren't aware it exists.

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Obamacare 'Glitch' Puts Subsidies Out Of Reach For Many Families

Mon, 2014-12-01 23:54

The health care law gives subsidies to those whose employers' insurance isn't affordable, but that's based on the cost of worker-only coverage. Adding family to a plan can send prices out of reach.

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Colorado's Pot Industry Looks To Move Past Stereotypes

Mon, 2014-12-01 23:52

In the year since Colorado made recreational marijuana legal, pot has become a billion-dollar business in the state. And some growers are on a serious mission to make it legitimate and mainstream.

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Of Carrots And Kids: Healthy School Lunches That Don't Get Tossed

Mon, 2014-12-01 23:42

The battle over school lunch pits those who want to emphasize nutrition against those who say kids will just throw that food away. We go inside a kitchen where tiny taste testers sway the menu.

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If Everybody Had An Ocean, Could We Surf Our Way To Mental Health?

Mon, 2014-12-01 23:37

The teenager's dad was beating his mom. So the kid fell into a funk. His grades plummeted, he joined a gang, he got into fights. Then he discovered surfing therapy.

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Anthony Marshall, Convicted Of Raiding Mother's Fortune, Dies At 90

Mon, 2014-12-01 22:18

Anthony Marshall, son of socialite Brooke Astor, was convicted in 2009 of defrauding his mother. Marshall was sentenced to prison but appeals delayed him from serving any time until 2013.

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Ferguson Commission's First Session Disrupted By Outburst

Mon, 2014-12-01 17:41

After a quiet start, Monday's session was interrupted by residents who were frustrated by the long wait for them to be heard.

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U.K. Security Experts Worried About Terror Attack Around Christmas

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:43

Counter-terrorism officials in the U.S. and the United Kingdom have discussed an outright ban on hand-carried luggage aboard airplanes in the wake of reports of a possible attack.

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50 Years Of 'A Charlie Brown Christmas': Share Your Sad Tree Photos

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:24

Since 1965, Charlie Brown's scrawny tree has been compared to many real-life Christmas trees. If you have one in your past – or in your den – we want to see it.

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Son Of Ex-Ugandan Dictator Idi Amin Says 'Guardian' Obituary Had Errors

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:01

But the British newspaper's ombudsman says that after a thorough review The Guardian does not plan to revise the 2003 obituary of the Ugandan leader.

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North Korean Government Thought To Be Behind Sony Pictures Hack

Mon, 2014-12-01 13:59

The company's email and corporate networks were disabled, and five Sony films were leaked online. North Korean officials said "wait and see" when asked if they were behind the cyberattack.

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Feeling Like A Holiday Glutton? It May Be Time To Try A Fast

Mon, 2014-12-01 13:31

Restricting your calories for short periods of time may be one way to counter seasonal overeating. A few studies make a cautious but encouraging case for the health benefits of regular "minifasts."

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Bill Cosby Resigns From Temple University's Board

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:59

The move was announced Monday, in a short news release in which Bill Cosby cited "the best interests of the university and its students."

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Legal Pot In The U.S. May Be Undercutting Mexican Marijuana

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:26

As more U.S. states approve marijuana for medical or recreational use, the price for pot growers in Mexico is falling. This could change the business model for narcotraffickers as well.

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Your Odds Of Surviving Cancer Depend Very Much On Where You Live

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:22

The largest study of cancer patients reveals a huge gulf in survival rates around the world. And in some countries, there may only be one cancer doctor for the entire population.

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From Feeling Lost To Army Strong, With The Help Of Poetry

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:22

Daisy Armstrong struggled in school. She was homeless for a time. Then she began performing poetry — and it helped her, a gay woman, find a niche where she never thought she'd belong: the Army.

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Among Dartmouth's Lathes And Saws, Lessons In Creativity

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:22

In a woodshop on the Ivy League campus, Dudley Whitney shapes blocks of wood ... and the lives of his students.

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In China, One Woman's Challenge To The Legal System

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:07

The woman is suing the government after customs officers confiscated books without telling her why they were banned. The case comes as the country is taking steps to revamp its legal system.

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