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Royals Force Game 7, Rest Bullpen In Dominant 10-0 Win

Tue, 2014-10-28 19:30

Kansas City piled up seven runs in the second inning and forced San Francisco starter Jake Peavy out of the game. The big lead left both teams resting their go-to bullpen arms.

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Marvel Studios To Diversify Its Movies

Tue, 2014-10-28 16:43

The comic juggernaut announced Tuesday that one of its upcoming films will have a female lead, and another will be headlined by a black man.

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WATCH: Unmanned Antares Rocket Explodes Shortly After Takeoff

Tue, 2014-10-28 14:34

Orbital's Cygnus cargo spacecraft was carrying 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station.

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Firm Buys Big Bike-Share Service; Expansion And Higher Rates Seen

Tue, 2014-10-28 14:23

Announcing the deal today, the company said it would expand its service and raise the annual fee to $149 for its New York customers. Alta also operates in other large cities.

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U.S. Beefs Up Security At Some Federal Buildings

Tue, 2014-10-28 14:10

The Federal Protective Service will enhance its presence at some buildings in Washington. Homeland Security said public calls by terrorists to attack the U.S. spurred the new measures.

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Who Should Pay To Fix The World's Salt-Damaged Soils?

Tue, 2014-10-28 13:59

The area of land no longer suitable for farming because of salt degradation is rising quickly. Scientists argue the private sector should help fund efforts to reverse it since it relies on the crops.

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No Hand-Washing, Spotty Temperature-Taking At Liberia's Airport

Tue, 2014-10-28 13:23

The Ebola screening of airline passengers departing from Monrovia was not operating like well-oiled machine Monday.

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FBI Spoofs News Story To Send Spyware To Suspect

Tue, 2014-10-28 13:17

How did the FBI get a suspect to click on a link? It created a fake news story about the suspect. When he clicked, spyware glommed on to his computer.

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With A Soft Approach On Gangs, Nicaragua Eschews Violence

Tue, 2014-10-28 13:07

Despite being in one of the most dangerous regions in the world, Nicaragua remains relatively peaceful. Analysts credit its style of policing, which has rejected the iron fist policies of neighbors.

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Home Health Workers Struggle For Better Pay And Health Insurance

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:38

Home health care aides often toil for low pay and in jobs without benefits, including health insurance. A million more home health care workers will be needed to meet demand over the next decade.

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Constituent Services Give Voters Something To Remember

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:38

If played just right, members of Congress can see a political payoff from simply doing their jobs and helping out voters who elected them. It's one reason incumbents fare well come Election Day.

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Some St. Louis Teachers Address Ferguson With Lessons On Race

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:38

Educators in St. Louis are using events in Ferguson to spark discussions about race and class in a deeply segregated region. Others have found approaching the subject a difficult task.

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A Helping Hand To High Achievers

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:31

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will invest $10 million over two years to help top students from poor families into college.

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Blood Test For Ebola Doesn't Catch Infection Early

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:20

A highly sensitive blood test for Ebola exists, so why isn't it being used to test all returning health workers from West Africa? Because the virus isn't in the blood in the first stages of infection.

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To Make Bread, Watch The Dough, Not The Recipe

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:15

One man's quest for the perfect loaf took him to Paris, Berlin, California and Kansas. What he learned can't easily be captured in words. It's a feeling in your fingers that comes from experience.

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Obama: Ebola Policies Should Support Health Care Workers On Front Lines

Tue, 2014-10-28 11:52

The U.S. policies, said Obama, should be crafted to avoid discouraging workers from going overseas to help curb Ebola outbreaks.

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As Great Barrier Reef Ails, Australia Scrambles To Save It

Tue, 2014-10-28 10:55

One Australian report estimated the reef had lost more than half its coral since 1985. The government is considering a new 35-year plan to rescue the reef, but some say it falls short.

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Why Does Saudi Arabia Seem So Comfortable With Falling Oil Prices?

Tue, 2014-10-28 10:15

Normally, the "central banker of oil" would slow production to push up prices. Not so now. Some say it's a geopolitical tactic aimed at Russia and Iran; others say it's just protecting market share.

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American Volunteers In Liberia Are Anti-Quarantine

Tue, 2014-10-28 10:03

They fear that the threat of isolating a returning health worker for 21 days will cause a drop in the number of volunteers at a time when more medical staff is needed to quash the outbreak.

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Thieves Tunnel Into Indian Bank Vault — From Across The Street

Tue, 2014-10-28 09:47

When a bank in northern India opened for business Monday, the staff was surprised to find the strongroom breached from underground. Local media say the crime resembles a movie plot.

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