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In The City Of Love, There's No Love Lost For Tourists' Love Locks

Tue, 2014-04-29 13:42

Lovebirds write their names on a padlock, attach it to something and toss the key. Sweet, right? Non, say opponents in Paris who want to ban a practice they say is damaging architecture and more.

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In The City Of Love, There's No Love Lost For Tourists' Love Locks

Tue, 2014-04-29 13:42

Lovebirds write their names on a padlock, lock it to something and toss the key. Sweet, right? Non, say opponents in Paris who want to ban a practice they say is damaging architecture and more.

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UPDATED: After One Botched Execution, Oklahoma Stays A Second

Tue, 2014-04-29 13:37

The state was set to use a new combination of drugs, but the execution of Clayton D. Lockett failed. He died after the execution was aborted. The new drugs have been the subject of controversy.

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If You Want Flextime But Are Afraid To Ask, Consider Moving

Tue, 2014-04-29 13:15

In Vermont and San Francisco, the right of employees to ask for flexible work schedules is now enshrined in law. That doesn't mean, however, that employers are compelled to grant them.

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Mom's Diet Right Before Pregnancy Can Alter Baby's Genes

Tue, 2014-04-29 13:14

Vitamin deficiencies near the time of conception change which genes get turned on during early development, scientists find.

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Why Would The NAACP Honor Donald Sterling Anyway?

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:24

The LA Clippers' owner had a track record of discriminatory behavior. Though the NAACP rescinded a planned award for him after his racist rant, it has honored him in the past.

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In This Turkish Town, Liver (And Olive Oil Wrestling) Are King

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:23

Spring in Edirne means the annual Liver Festival, where locals feast on the fried livers of lambs that grazed on nearby plains. It's just the thing to get you through a long day of oil wrestling.

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Reactions To NBA's Ban Of Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:19

Current and former NBA players are praising the league's decision to punish LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling with a lifetime ban over racist remarks he made in an audio recording.

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How Will We Feed?

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:14

[2014-04-29 13:00:00] By the year 2050, it’s projected that the world will have 9 billion mouths to feed. We’ll talk this hour about the challenges the planet will face to produce enough food with Jonathan Foley, whose piece “Feeding 9 Billion” is the cover story for the May issue of National Geographic.

Breaking Down The Home-Rule Charter

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:13

[2014-04-29 12:00:00] The conversation surrounding the Dallas Independent School District is whether or not it should become a home-rule district. We’ll talk this hour about the pros and cons of re-imagining DISD with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and school board member Bernadette Nutall.

Poll: Young Voters Uninterested In November 2014 Elections

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:13

A new survey reports voting interest among 18- to 29-year-olds has declined in recent months. Only a quarter say they'll definitely vote in the midterm elections.

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How Donald Sterling Violated The NBA's Unspoken Social Contract

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:08

The contrast between the racial makeup of the league's ownership class and its players usually goes unmentioned. But the Donald Sterling fracas has pushed that not-quite-subtext to the fore.

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Supreme Court Considers Where Line's Drawn In Cell Phone Searches

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:03

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case testing if police may search cell phones possessed by persons they arrest. It has broad implications for police work and protection of personal data.

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One Day From Elections, Baghdad Is Racked By Violence

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:03

In Baghdad, at least 17 people are dead and dozens wounded after a pair of bombs struck an outdoor market. It's just the latest deadly attack on the eve of Iraq's national parliamentary elections.

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Dozens Dead And Communities Reeling As Storms Roil Deep South

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:03

Severe storms have hit Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee, killing more than 30 people and leveling buildings throughout the South.

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White House Report Lays Out Plans For Combating Campus Sexual Assault

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:03

A White House task force issued a report Tuesday aimed at dealing with sexual assault cases at colleges. The report offers basic guidelines for schools and sets up a national reporting system.

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High Court Ruling Revives Law Against Out-Of-State Pollution

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:03

The Supreme Court is upholding a major EPA air pollution rule. The rule seeks to rein in pollution from power plant smoke stacks which can make the air in downwind states unhealthy. Researchers say the rule finally addresses a disconnect between the science of air pollution and the laws that had tried to clean it up.

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Heated Words, And Mild Relief, In Russia's Response To New Sanctions

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:03

Russia reacted angrily to new EU and U.S. sanctions, which were imposed in response to Russian interference in Ukraine. Russia's deputy foreign minister vowed to deliver a "painful" response.

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In Diplomacy, Obama Aims To 'Hit Singles,' Not Swing For The Fences

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:03

As President Obama returns from his trip to Asia, he is defending the trip's modest diplomatic accomplishments. He says that, while such efforts may not be sexy, they're better than unforced errors.

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Donald Sterling Banned For Life From NBA, Fined $2.5 Million

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:03

NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is banned for life from the league. The decision, coupled with a $2.5 million fine, comes in the wake of Sterling's racist remarks.

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