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EU Charges Google With Antitrust Violations, Will Also Look At Android

Wed, 2015-04-15 05:16

Saying that Google abused its dominant position in the search market "by systematically favoring its own comparison shopping product," a European panel releases a list of antitrust charges.

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At Walter Scott's Funeral, An Unexpected Conversation

Wed, 2015-04-15 04:39

When Clemson University professor Chenjerai Kumanyika attended the funeral this weekend, he found himself discussing gentrification — and his own role in the changes in North Charleston, S.C.

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On 'One Boston Day,' City Marks Marathon Bombings' Anniversary

Wed, 2015-04-15 03:31

A moment of silence will be observed at 2:49 ET, the time when the first of two devastating bombs went off in the crowds gathered to watch the marathon in 2013.

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Shelly Sterling Wins Case Seeking Millions In Assets From V. Stiviano

Wed, 2015-04-15 02:43

V. Stiviano, the one-time companion of former L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, must return millions of dollars in gifts, a judge has ruled in a lawsuit that was filed by Sterling's wife, Shelly.

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A Decade After Blowing The Whistle On The FBI, Vindication

Wed, 2015-04-15 00:03

After Robert Kobus alerted his bosses at the FBI to improper payroll practices, he was transferred to an office where he sat alone. He says the agency isolated and retaliated against him.

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The Space Station Gets A Coffee Bar

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:42

Italy is sending a high-tech espresso machine to the International Space Station. And NASA is worried it might be too popular.

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Radio Connects North Dakota Residents Divided On Gay Rights

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:41

Radio is king in North Dakota. Morning Edition talks to a liberal radio host, and a conservative small business owner who listens to him — though he doesn't always like what he hears.

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Bombing Survivors Face A World That Still Feels Out Of Control

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:40

Martha and Alvaro Galvis were wounded in 2013's bombing of the Boston Marathon. One of the hardest things to deal with, they say, is the feeling that something random and scary could happen again.

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Redistribute California's Water? Not Without A Fight

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:35

What's a fair way to divide up California's scarce water? The current system relies heavily on history: Some farmers will get water, others won't, simply based on when their land was first irrigated.

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Historian: John Wilkes Booth Not A Deranged Lone Madman

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:34

On the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's death, historian Terry Alford explores John Wilkes Booth's life and how the assassination affected his family.

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The All-Work, No-Play Culture Of South Korean Education

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:34

A new report finds South Korean students feel greater stress than those in any other developed nation. The country weighs the relentless pressure it places on studying and exams.

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From Horses To High Rises: An Insider 'Unmasks' China's Economic Rise

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:33

Over the past 25 years, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson watched China turn into the world's second largest economy. He explains what could halt the country's massive growth.

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