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Sandwich Monday: Taco Bell's Quesarito

Mon, 2014-06-09 11:05

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the brand new creation from Taco Bell labs, the Quesarito. It's a quesadilla combined with a burrito.

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Obama Signs Order Easing Student Loan Payments

Mon, 2014-06-09 09:25

The executive action will expand the number of students whose student loan payments will be capped at 10 percent of their monthly incomes.

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Fruit Juice Vs. Soda? Both Beverages Pack In Sugar, Health Risks

Mon, 2014-06-09 09:23

Juice seems more natural and healthful than soda because it comes from fruit. But a study found that fruit juices have almost as much fructose as soda, which may make them just as unhealthful for you.

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In Oregon, End Of Life Orders Help People Avoid The ICU

Mon, 2014-06-09 09:19

Most people don't want to die in the hospital hooked up to machines, but it can be hard to make those wishes known. A doctor's order with more force than an advance directive can help, a study finds.

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When A Killer Comes From Your Family

Mon, 2014-06-09 09:09

Mass killings carried out by disturbed young people are frightening for the public. Along with the grief of victims' families, we explore how families of the killers deal with the trauma.

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An 'Integrity Problem' at Veterans Affairs?

Mon, 2014-06-09 08:58

How can the Department of Veterans Affairs recover after its scandal? The Cato Institute's Michael Cannon and Ed Dorn, former Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, offer suggestions.

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Audit Finds 13 Percent Of VA Schedulers Told To Falsify Data

Mon, 2014-06-09 08:54

The agency's audit also found that more than 57,000 patients are still waiting for initial medical appointments at Veterans Affairs facilities more than 90 days after requesting them.

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'Digital Deadly Sins': The Morality Of Our Digital Obsessions

Mon, 2014-06-09 08:11

Envy, pride, lust and the rest ... a new interactive explores the shifting morality of our always-connected lives.

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Fashion For The Germophobe

Mon, 2014-06-09 07:13

In these pre-apocalyptic times, fashion seems to be tilting toward safety and protection. Can frou-frou flak jackets be far behind?

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Ladies And Gentlemen, Silence Please, For Sir Mix-A-Lot

Mon, 2014-06-09 07:04

A version of the hit "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot and the Seattle Symphony drew a large crowd of dancers to the stage this weekend.

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Supreme Court Rules Some Kids Must Restart Immigration Process At Age 21

Mon, 2014-06-09 06:53

If children turn 21 while their parents' immigration application is still pending, that means some have to go to the back of the line and start all over.

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Police Investigating Las Vegas Shooters' Supremacist Ties

Mon, 2014-06-09 05:25

Two officers were killed after an ambush at a pizza restaurant in Las Vegas. The shooters then went into a Wal-Mart where they reportedly committed suicide after killing another person.

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2014 Tony Awards: Audra McDonald Nets A Record Sixth Win

Mon, 2014-06-09 05:02

Audra McDonald walked off the stage Sunday night as the most decorated actress in the event's history. Other winners included Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston.

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Tough Week For The Common Core

Mon, 2014-06-09 04:53

Two more states opt out. Politics are heating up. What's next?

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Escaping South Sudan's Violence Often Means Going Hungry

Mon, 2014-06-09 03:39

The conflict in South Sudan pitting forces loyal to the president against those loyal to his erstwhile vice president is exacerbating what aid groups say is a potential hunger catastrophe.

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Karachi's Airport Reopens, One Day After Terrorist Attack

Mon, 2014-06-09 03:35

The Pakistani Taliban say they ordered the attack in which gunmen mounted a five-hour-long firefight at the country's largest international airport. At least 23 people died.

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How A Lack Of Toilets Puts India's Women At Risk Of Assault

Sun, 2014-06-08 23:59

The rape and lynching of two girls has caused an uproar and focused attention on sexual assaults. A lack of toilets forces women and girls to go outside at night, where they are vulnerable to attack.

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Hospitals Put Pharmacists In The ER To Cut Medication Errors

Sun, 2014-06-08 23:35

Hospitals across the country are hiring pharmacists to work in their emergency departments. The goal is to try to prevent common errors that can cause injury and death.

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More And More, Young Women Are Being Diagnosed With ADHD

Sun, 2014-06-08 23:32

Boys are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than girls, though both sexes are equally affected. Women are increasingly seeking treatment as young adults.

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FBI Director Comey Looks Ahead To His Next Nine Years

Sun, 2014-06-08 23:29

FBI Director Jim Comey serves for a decade, longer than a president or any other national official. That tenure's designed to insulate the FBI from political influence.

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