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Is Clinton Distancing Herself From Obama? Maybe Not

Wed, 2014-06-04 14:53

Some observers suspect Hillary Clinton of preparing for a White House run by putting daylight between herself and the president. But there have always been differences between them on foreign policy.

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Most Americans See Bible As Word Of God, Gallup Says

Wed, 2014-06-04 14:52

The survey finds that nearly a third believe the Bible is the literal word of God, while nearly half said a supreme being inspired the text.

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The Camel Did It: Scientists Nail Down Source Of Middle East Virus

Wed, 2014-06-04 14:25

Since the deadly MERS virus was detected two years ago, scientists have struggled to figure out how people catch it. A new study confirms that camels are a key source.

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Latest Sexual Assault In India Underscores U.N. Chief's Call For Action

Wed, 2014-06-04 13:21

As Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demands a global end to violence against women, a 35-year-old is molested and shot in front of her husband and five children in India's northeast.

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Doctors Hesitate To Ask Heart Patients About End-Of-Life Plans

Wed, 2014-06-04 13:05

Most people diagnosed with heart failure die within five years, yet doctors often don't ask them about how they want to prepare for death, a study finds. They cited lack of confidence as one reason.

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Despite Video Of Bergdahl's Release, Questions Dog His Capture

Wed, 2014-06-04 12:55

Questions surround Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's initial disappearance. Bergdahl has said he was captured by the Taliban while lagging behind on a patrol, but many wonder whether he planned to desert.

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Ex-Ambassador To Syria: Civil War Could Drag On For Years

Wed, 2014-06-04 12:51

Robert Ford resigned as U.S. ambassador to Syria earlier this year. He tells NPR's Robert Siegel that it became impossible for him to defend the Obama administration's policies in the country.

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NFL Says When It Comes To Super Bowl 50, 'L' Is For Losers

Wed, 2014-06-04 12:47

The football league says the 2016 championship will depart from tradition by not using the Roman numeral L (50) because it doesn't work well on the logo.

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Privacy Law Frustrates Parents Of Mentally Ill Adult Children

Wed, 2014-06-04 12:41

Even if parents are providing health insurance, they often can't find out what's happening when their adult children suffer from severe mental illness.

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Women 'Complain A Lot, Interrupt,' Developer Says At Conference

Wed, 2014-06-04 12:18

At a tech conference in Berlin, a developer compared a software plug-in framework to his girlfriend, saying she "complains, interrupts" and "doesn't play well with others."

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In Mississippi, A Heated Senate Primary Spills Into Runoff

Wed, 2014-06-04 12:08

In one of the country's most competitive primaries, incumbent Republican Sen. Thad Cochran and Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel appear headed for a runoff.

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Chinese Authorities Ensure Tiananmen Anniversary Passes Quietly

Wed, 2014-06-04 12:08

Twenty-five years ago, Chinese soldiers backed by tanks cracked down on protesters, shooting hundreds and possibly thousands of unarmed civilians in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The Chinese mourned victims in private Wednesday, as Tiananmen Square evinced a heavy security presence.

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After State Lawmaker Comes Out, Campaign Becomes Battle Of Write-ins

Wed, 2014-06-04 12:08

Mike Fleck, who was re-elected three times before he came out as gay in 2012, lost the Republican state house primary to a write-in candidate. So he won as a write-in on the Democratic ballot instead.

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New Pollution Rules Leave Utilities Frustrated, As Details Remain Up In Air

Wed, 2014-06-04 12:08

The Obama administration has proposed rules for limiting greenhouse gases, but many of the details must still be set by states, leaving utilities unsure about specifics they'll be expected to achieve.

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In Keynote Speech, Obama Marks A Quarter-Century Of Polish Democracy

Wed, 2014-06-04 12:08

President Obama is delivering the keynote address of his current trip to Europe in Poland. Earlier in the day, Obama is meeting with the president-elect of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko.

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Prisoner Swap Ignites Political Firestorm On The Hill

Wed, 2014-06-04 12:08

Everything the Obama administration touches seems to set off a political firestorm. The latest involves Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and the prisoner exchange that led to his release by the Taliban.

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VA Health Care's Chronic Ailments: Long Waits And Red Tape

Wed, 2014-06-04 11:34

Problems at the VA are not new; the system has struggled for years to deliver health care in a timely manner. Most of those enduring long waits are older vets from Vietnam, Korea and World War II.

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1 Baby, 3 Parents: Scientists Say Due Date Is In Two Years

Wed, 2014-06-04 11:27

A medical procedure uses material from three people to target problems in mitochondria, the energy-producing organelles that have their own DNA.

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Last Of The Navajo 'Code Talkers' Dies At 93

Wed, 2014-06-04 10:54

Chester Nez, one of 29 Navajo men who used their native language to secure U.S. military communications during World War II, died of kidney failure on Wednesday.

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Hydroponic Tomatoes May One Day Be Tastier Than Ones Grown Outside

Wed, 2014-06-04 08:39

Advances in greenhouse technology have made growing flavorful tomatoes year-round easier. And scientists say climate change may soon make it harder to grow delicious tomatoes outdoors in fields.

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