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TV Ads Financed With Secret Money Attack Paul On Day 1 Of Presidential Bid

Wed, 2015-04-08 00:58

As Sen. Rand Paul declares for the GOP presidential nomination, a secret money group called the Foundation for a Secure and Prosperous America attacks him as a weak protector in foreign policy.

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Aspiring Craft Brewers Hit The Books To Get Science Chops

Wed, 2015-04-08 00:35

As the craft beer industry grows, so are options for learning to brew. More colleges are now introducing degree programs to teach the art and science of beer-making.

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States Review Laws Revoking Licenses For Student Loan Defaults

Tue, 2015-04-07 23:48

Montana could soon dial back laws that allowed defaulters to have their professional and driver's licenses revoked after failing to pay back debt.

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For The Modern Man, The Sweatpant Moves Out Of The Gym

Tue, 2015-04-07 23:46

High-end sweatpants are becoming a staple in an increasing number of men's wardrobes. It's part of a global fashion trend called "athleisure," where gym clothes find their way out of the workout room.

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Doctors Test Tumor Paint In People

Tue, 2015-04-07 23:45

A modified venom from scorpions that carries a dye into the brain and makes tumors glow has cleared its latest hurdle. But will this attempt to improve brain surgery work in humans as well as animals?

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Black Representation On Ferguson City Council Increases From 1 To 3

Tue, 2015-04-07 22:38

Two African-Americans won seats on the six-seat panel on Tuesday. The St. Louis suburb has been in the national spotlight since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black man.

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Chicago Mayor Keeps His Job In Tough Runoff Election

Tue, 2015-04-07 18:41

Rahm Emanuel has won a second term, fending off Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.

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Connecticut Wins 3rd Straight Women's Basketball Title, 5th In 7 Years

Tue, 2015-04-07 18:29

With the 63-53 victory over Notre Dame, coach Geno Auriemma collects his tenth championship ring since 1995 — a streak of dominance few teams or coaches in any sport can compete with.

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Stan Freberg, A Genius Of American Advertising, Dies

Tue, 2015-04-07 16:32

Freberg was one of the first to inject satire into commercials. In the 1950s and '60s, he created countless memorable ads using pointed humor.

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Tea Tuesdays: How Tea + Sugar Reshaped The British Empire

Tue, 2015-04-07 14:45

When tea met sugar, they formed a power couple that altered the course of history. It was a marriage shaped by fashion, health fads and global economics. And it doomed millions of Africans to slavery.

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South Carolina Police Officer Charged With Murder After Shooting Man In Back

Tue, 2015-04-07 14:29

Officer Michael Slager previously said he had followed procedure, but a video showed him shooting a man who was running away from him after a traffic stop.

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An Edward Snowden Statue Was Replaced By A Hovering Snowden Image Last Night

Tue, 2015-04-07 13:48

After a bust of Snowden was installed in a Brooklyn park and then removed by authorities, some artists projected a photo of his face there last night, using ashes and light.

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The Risky Boom In Carefree Social Payment Apps

Tue, 2015-04-07 13:21

Lots of young adults are using apps like Venmo to settle all kinds of debts. As the apps get more popular, they've become targets for scammers and hackers. But that hasn't seemed to scare away users.

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