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Belgium Arrests Man Suspected Of Selling Weapons To Paris Gunman

Thu, 2015-01-15 02:54

The man is now charged with arms trafficking. Local reports say the man sold one of the Paris suspects ammunition for his weapon.

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In A Paris Suburb, Jews And Muslims Live In A Fragile Harmony

Thu, 2015-01-15 01:12

Jewish and Muslim communities have lived together for decades in Sarcelles, about 10 miles from Paris. But locals say last week's attacks in Paris have heightened awareness of religious differences.

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Tweaks To Cadbury Creme Eggs Not Going Over Easy In The U.K.

Wed, 2015-01-14 23:22

Now is the time when Cadbury's colorfully wrapped chocolate eggs hit stores in Great Britain. But the company has changed the chocolate used in the treats, and that's left many Britons "shellshocked."

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Businesses Try To Stave Off Brain Drain As Boomers Retire

Wed, 2015-01-14 23:21

Employers are trying to hang onto older talent by offering flexible work hours, more attractive health care benefits or having retirees return to mentor younger workers.

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In Remote Washington, Veterans Services Are Ferry Ride Away

Wed, 2015-01-14 23:20

Sometimes veterans don't claim their benefits because they live in remote areas that lack resources. In one Washington state county, Veterans Affairs services are at least an hour ferry ride away.

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A New Study Reveals Much About How Parents Really Choose Schools

Wed, 2015-01-14 20:08

Will choice and competition really improve academic quality? A new study out of New Orleans complicates the picture.

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After Foie Gras Ban Lifted In California, Some Chefs Face Threats

Wed, 2015-01-14 16:34

A ban on foie gras that went into effect in 2012 was overturned last week. Now some chefs offering the dish have received enough threats to get law enforcement involved.

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New Solitary Confinement Plan At Rikers: Humane Or Putting Officers At Risk?

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:35

After years of pressure, New York is changing its policy on solitary confinement. Activists say it's a historic step forward. Officers say it will bring more bloodshed.

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We Lie About What We Eat, And It's Messing Up Science

Wed, 2015-01-14 14:34

Humans are notoriously bad at remembering exactly how much we eat and exercise, yet researchers often ask. A new paper says self-reported data have skewed hundreds of studies and must be discontinued.

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Dollar's Rise Is Good News For The U.S., For Now

Wed, 2015-01-14 14:31

The dollar's value keeps climbing. That's a sign of a healthy economy, especially compared to some of America's biggest trading partners — but it also has the potential to slow U.S. economic growth.

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Control, Eliminate, Eradicate A Disease: What's The Difference?

Wed, 2015-01-14 13:43

We've eradicated smallpox. But we can only hope to control malaria. A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History explains how disease fighters set and pursue their goals.

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Ohio Man Is Arrested For Allegedly Plotting Attack On U.S. Capitol

Wed, 2015-01-14 13:40

The FBI says Christopher Lee Cornell of Cincinnati bought weapons to carry out an attack. Agents also say he used Twitter to express support for the violent extremist group Islamic State.

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Homeland Security Secretary Defends Executive Actions On Immigration

Wed, 2015-01-14 13:26

Audie Cornish talks to Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

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Some French Muslims See Conspiracies In Paris Shootings

Wed, 2015-01-14 13:17

In Muslim communities around France, some don't believe the official version of events. In schools, some Muslim students refused to join in a moment of silence for the victims of the attacks.

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Falling Oil Prices Have North Dakota Migrants Rethinking The Boom

Wed, 2015-01-14 12:59

Falling oil prices are leading to a slow down in drilling. And that means workers are rethinking the long commutes they've been making for once-steady, good-paying jobs.

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French Ambassador To U.S. Outlines 'Predicament' Of Immigration

Wed, 2015-01-14 12:51

While France's leaders had feared an attack, Ambassador Gerard Araud says, "what happened was in a sense maybe worse than what we were expecting, because it was done in a very professional way."

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Finding, Selling Flaws In Apple's Code Can Be Lucrative Work

Wed, 2015-01-14 12:51

Every time there is a big new release of some Apple software or operating system, hackers get to work — finding a flaw in Apple's computer code can be very lucrative.

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Al-Qaida Group Claims Responsibility In 'Charlie Hebdo' Attack

Wed, 2015-01-14 12:46

Audie Cornish speaks with Bruce Hoffman, director of Georgetown University's Center for Security Studies, about al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.

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In Wake Of Lapses, Top Secret Service Officials Are Told To Leave

Wed, 2015-01-14 12:43

The Washington Post is reporting the departures would gut much of the agency's upper management following security lapses that led to harsh criticism of the presidential protection service.

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From The Mouths Of Apes, Babble Hints At Origins of Human Speech

Wed, 2015-01-14 12:33

You say banana; this orangutan says ... well, it's hard to tell what she's saying. But the rhythmic, speech-like sounds of the zoo-dwelling ape have started scientists talking.

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