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Sandwich Monday: The White Castle Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

Mon, 2014-05-19 10:52

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the latest bewaffled breakfast item: the White Castle Waffle Breakfast Sandwich.

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Occupy Wall Street Activist Gets 90 Days For Assaulting Officer

Mon, 2014-05-19 10:48

Cecily McMillan was convicted earlier this month of elbowing a police officer during her arrest at an OWS rally in March 2012.

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E. Coli Fears Spark Recall Of 1.8 Million Pounds Of Beef

Mon, 2014-05-19 09:28

Investigators say at least 11 people have been made ill by products that were recalled in Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio.

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Whoa! Watch A Spectacular Supercell Take Form In Wyoming

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:51

A storm chaser caught the formation of an extreme thunderstorm in Wyoming. It looks like it's out of a science-fiction movie.

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California Chrome To Run In Belmont, Nasal Strips And All

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:33

There was concern the winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness would not be allowed to wear nasal strips at the June 7 Belmont Stakes, the third leg of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.

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'Fed Up' Portrays Obese Kids As Victims In A Sugar-Coated World

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:08

A new documentary argues that the food industry and government policies have pushed too much sugar on children and caused the childhood obesity epidemic. But the industry says society is to blame.

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New Sitcom 'Unapologetically Embraces' Asian-American Family Life

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:05

Fresh Off the Boat will be one of the first network sitcoms in decades to feature an Asian-American cast. Critic Jeff Yang, whose son plays the lead, talks with host Michel Martin.

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Flooding In Balkans Kills Dozens, Threatens Power Supply

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:05

Months' worth of rain has fallen in Bosnia, Serbia and parts of Croatia in recent days. A Bosnian official compared the scope of the damage to the Yugoslav war of the 1990s.

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TV Networks Double Down On Diversity This Fall

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:04

Many new shows this fall feature diverse casts or a person of color in a leading role. But will people actually tune in? NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans weighs in.

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Less Sleep For Little Kids Linked To More Belly Fat Later On

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:04

Need another reason to get the kids to bed on time? The more sleep young children miss out on during early childhood, the more likely they are to be obese at age 7.

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In Europe And America, New Internet Rules Up For Debate

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:03

Rey Junco of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society breaks down recent developments on net neutrality and the control of information online.

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'New York Times' Upheaval: Is This A Barack Vs. Hillary Moment?

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:03

The New York Times has fired Jill Abramson, making Dean Baquet the paper's first African-American executive editor. The move has sparked a debate about newsroom diversity and 'editing while female.'

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3 Million Young People Missing From Housing Market? It's Everyone's Problem

Mon, 2014-05-19 08:02

Fewer young adults are buying homes today compared with a decade ago. The National Housing Conference's Lisa Sturtevant and NPR's Marilyn Geewax explain worries that it could harm the housing market.

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Supreme Court Will Hear TSA Whistleblower Case

Mon, 2014-05-19 07:29

The case pits the Department of Homeland Security against a former air marshal who told reporters about policies he didn't agree with, including a plan to not put agents on long flights.

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Fired 'New York Times' Editor: 'Losing A Job You Love Hurts'

Mon, 2014-05-19 06:38

In a commencement speech, Jill Abramson used humor to tackle her controversial dismissal from The New York Times. Like the college students before her, she said, she doesn't know what's next for her.

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Gordon Willis, Cinematographer Who Gave Woody Allen Films Their Look, Dies

Mon, 2014-05-19 05:53

He shot eight films with Woody Allen and was particularly known for his work on dark films of the 1970s, such as the Godfather series. Wills was dubbed the "Prince of Darkness" for his use of shadows.

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U.S. Files Criminal Charges Against Chinese Officials Over Cyberspying

Mon, 2014-05-19 05:42

The Justice Department accuses five Chinese officials of stealing trade secrets by spying using military and intelligence facilities. These are the first charges of their kind to be made by the U.S.

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AT&T, DirecTV And Finding A Prom Date: Reactions To Merger

Mon, 2014-05-19 05:14

"It's kind of like trying to find a date before the prom," one analyst says of consolidation in the media industry. Some experts are criticizing the deal's strategy and potential impact on consumers.

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Russia Says It Has Ordered Its Troops Away From Ukraine Border

Mon, 2014-05-19 04:55

This is the second time Russia says it is moving its troops, but NATO says it has yet to see a significant shift in the position of Russian forces.

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South Korea's President Will Disband Coast Guard

Mon, 2014-05-19 03:24

President Park Geun-hye announced the changes a bit more than one month after the ferry Sewol sank, killing more than 300 people. It also comes as South Korea prepares to hold national elections.

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