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Without A Marijuana Breathalyzer, How To Curb Stoned Driving?

Tue, 2014-05-20 23:21

Legal pot sales are growing in Colorado, and the state has a marijuana DUI blood standard for drivers. But without a pot breathalyzer, it's hard to measure how high someone is.

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For N.J. Mayor, The Time To Adapt To Rising Sea Levels Is Now

Tue, 2014-05-20 23:20

Hoboken, N.J., has experienced several major floods since Hurricane Sandy. Mayor Dawn Zimmer says her city isn't waiting to prepare for the effects of climate change.

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Why Those Tiny Microbeads In Soap May Pose Problem For Great Lakes

Tue, 2014-05-20 23:20

The plastic beads in some face soaps look a lot like fish food when they end up in the water. Two states are close to banning the beads, which researchers say can spread toxins through the food chain.

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Double Trouble For Coffee: Drought And Disease Send Prices Up

Tue, 2014-05-20 23:18

Coffee prices have spiked this year because of drought in Brazil and a disease that's crippling coffee production in parts of Central America. Coffee traders says prices could rise to $3 a pound.

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Don't Judge Exceptional Players By The Company They Keep

Tue, 2014-05-20 23:17

Many of sports history's greatest athletes never led their teams to a championship victory. So why should it be a requirement for basketball stars today?

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Relatives Of Kidnapped Girls: Bring Them Back — But Alive

Tue, 2014-05-20 23:16

Now that the Nigerian military seems to be serious about rescuing girls kidnapped by Islamist extremists, relatives worry that firepower alone won't save them. They want the government to negotiate.

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McConnell Wins Big Over Tea Party Challenger In Kentucky

Tue, 2014-05-20 16:57

Sen. Mitch McConnell's large victory in Kentucky suggested that he could have a fairly unified party behind him come November.

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White House To Release Secret Memo On Drone Strikes

Tue, 2014-05-20 16:36

The document written by David Barron lays out the legal justification for the overseas targeting of American-born terrorist suspects. Its release could clear Barron's nomination to the federal bench.

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Federal Court Stays Execution Of Missouri Inmate

Tue, 2014-05-20 15:43

The appeals court granted a stay hours before Russell Bucklew was scheduled for lethal injection.

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Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania's Gay-Marriage Ban

Tue, 2014-05-20 15:25

The ruling is the latest in a growing cascade of federal and state court decisions declaring a right to marry for gay couples.

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Balkan Floods Expose Deadly Mines From 1990s Civil War

Tue, 2014-05-20 14:58

The Bosnia and Herzegovina Mine Action Center says a decade of work to reduce the danger from land mines has been washed away by the rising waters.

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Obamacare Buried By Avalanche Of Negative Ads, Study Finds

Tue, 2014-05-20 13:57

According to an analysis of Affordable Care Act advertising, an unprecedented amount of money was spent on negative ads attacking the law. And very little was spent defending it.

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Royal Caribbean Offers 5-Week-Long U.S.-To-China Cruise

Tue, 2014-05-20 13:28

The one-time voyage is meant to inaugurate the company's new Quantum of the Seas, a 1,142-foot vessel that will hail from Shanghai.

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Despite Drama, Oregon GOP Choice Comes Down To Purity, Practicality

Tue, 2014-05-20 13:16

Two Republicans with compelling personal stories, Monica Wehby and Jason Conger, are vying for the chance to unseat Oregon's incumbent Democratic senator, Jeff Merkley.

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Lawmakers Seek Delay On Healthy Lunch Rules For Schools

Tue, 2014-05-20 12:57

Some in Congress want to give schools more time to comply with a new law to limit calories and fat and add more veggies to meals. But nutrition advocates say it would roll back healthy gains for kids.

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Ukraine's Richest Man Pushes Back Against Pro-Moscow Separatists

Tue, 2014-05-20 12:55

There are increasing signs of friction between pro-Moscow separatists and local residents in eastern Ukraine, as some local people demand an end to the violence and lawlessness in the region.

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Twin Car Bombs Kill More Than 100 In Nigeria

Tue, 2014-05-20 12:52

The explosions came about a half-hour apart at a bus terminal and market in the city of Jos. Officials suspect the same militant Islamist group that kidnapped hundreds of schoolgirls last month.

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Big Bang's Ripples: Two Scientists Recall Their Big Discovery

Tue, 2014-05-20 12:42

Fifty years ago today, two astronomers in New Jersey accidentally discovered the Big Bang's afterglow. The roaring space static their hilltop antenna detected came from the birth of the universe.

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In A Bid To End Political Impasse, Thai Army Imposes Martial Law

Tue, 2014-05-20 12:27

Thailand's army imposed martial law overnight, as the country's political crisis continues to deepen. Journalist Michael Sullivan reports on the crisis from Bangkok.

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Brash On The Campaign Trail, Modi Steps Into Parliament Humble

Tue, 2014-05-20 12:27

Narendra Modi made his maiden visit to the halls of India's parliament Tuesday, shortly after being unanimously voted his party's leader. Then, he was off to the presidential palace to receive the invitation to form a government.

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