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How Unboiled Eggs Could Help Fight Food Waste

Mon, 2015-02-02 13:40

No yolk: Researchers have discovered how to unboil egg whites. The chemical technique could help the food industry and others utilize more enzymes for cheese or beer with less waste.

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'Adventures Of Beekle' Wins Caldecott; Newbery Goes To 'The Crossover'

Mon, 2015-02-02 13:19

The American Library Association awarded its top medals to Dan Santat's tale of an imaginary friend on a mission and Kwame Alexander's story of basketball-playing twins.

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Super Bowl XLIX Was Most Watched Show In TV History

Mon, 2015-02-02 13:08

According to ratings released by Nielsen, 114.4 million Americans tuned in to watch the Patriots beat the Seahawks. It surpassed the 2014 Super Bowl by 2 million viewers.

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Detroit Man Who Commutes 21 Miles A Day On Foot Will Get A Hand

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:55

James Robertson began walking to and from work a decade ago after his car broke down. His plight has led to an outpouring of help from people across the U.S.

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Lack Of Patients Hampers Ebola Drug And Vaccine Testing

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:45

Scientists launched a large trial Monday to test two vaccines. But testing Ebola drugs in West Africa is proving more difficult than expected because the disease is disappearing rapidly.

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WATCH: Groundhog In Wisconsin Bites Mayor's Ear

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:44

Perhaps because of the bite, the mayor of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, also apparently got the little critter's prognostication all wrong. Winter will end early this year, he said. So, we'll take it.

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Hunting For Big Planets Far Beyond Pluto May Soon Be Easier

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:29

Construction is starting in Chile on a new sort of telescope. One aim is to survey huge swaths of sky for faint signals of a "Planet X" that may be lurking on the farthest edges of our solar system.

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Nationwide Has A Hit And A Miss With Super Bowl Ads

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:28

Audie Cornish talks with Quartz and AdWeek contributor Jason Lynch about this year's best and worst Super Bowl ads — and why many of them felt so morose.

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Gov. Scott Walker Eyes 2016, But Can He Get Past Labor's Loathing?

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:17

Unions don't like any of the 2016 GOP presidential prospects so far. But organized labor's loathing for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker runs especially deep.

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White House May Close Loophole That Sends Billions To For-Profit Schools

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

It helps for-profit schools capture billions from the new GI bill — including the University of Phoenix, a school with no sports program that had bought naming rights to Sunday's Super Bowl stadium.

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Like Groundhog Day, There's A Routine To White House Budget Debut

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

What's the point of a White House budget besides using up a lot of paper and ink? So the administration can lay out its political priorities and draw contrasts with the Republicans.

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Low Draft Picks, No-Names Stand Out At Super Bowl

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

Many of the stand-out players in last night's Super Bowl were relative unknowns going in to the game. That's all changed now.

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Despite Political Resistance, Florida A Leader In ACA Sign-Ups

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

Florida's governor and its Republican-led legislature opposed the Affordable Care Act and have resisted calls to expand Medicaid. But aided by non-profit groups and strong interest among Hispanics, Florida is one of the leaders in signing residents up for Obamacare.

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A Look At What's Inside Obama's Budget Proposal

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

President Obama's budget proposes more government spending and more taxes on the wealthy. How will Republicans respond?

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Cash Is Definitely Not King For Card-Carrying Swedes

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

In a world moving toward cashless economies, Sweden is leading the way. More than 95 percent of transactions are already digital; some churches now pass a card reader instead of a collection plate.

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Detained Reporter Becomes Unlikely Star Of Venezuela Tourism Ad

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

Miami Reporter Jim Wyss tells us why he was surprised to see a Venezuela tourism ad using a photo of himself looking happy. He was happy because at the time the picture was taken in Miami, he'd just been released from 48 hours in detention.

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Critics Say Abe's 'Interventionism' Made Japan A Target For ISIS

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

The beheading of two Japanese nationals by ISIS has created political problems for Japanese President Shinzo Abe back home, from those who blame his rollback of Japanese pacifist policies in place after World War II.

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