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Is Donald Trump Nice Enough?

Fri, 2015-08-28 08:25

The GOP frontrunner is happy to pile on criticisms and jabs at his fellow rivals, but he gets testy if you criticize him.

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Freezing Eggs May Reduce A Woman's Odds Of Success With IVF

Fri, 2015-08-28 08:06

Women who used frozen donor eggs instead of fresh for IVF had lower odds of having a baby, a study finds. But frozen eggs remain a good option for many women, doctors say.

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U.S. Appeals Court Overturns Decision That NSA Metadata Collection Was Illegal

Fri, 2015-08-28 07:37

The three-judge panel threw out a lower court ruling that found the practice unconstitutional. Congress has passed a law that will change the collection process in a few months.

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George W. Bush Returns To New Orleans To Remember Katrina

Fri, 2015-08-28 07:32

A decade after the storm that irreparably damaged his presidency, Bush visits with one of the schools that was nearly wiped out in the tragedy.

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It's A Boy! National Zoo Reveals Surviving Panda Cub's Gender

Fri, 2015-08-28 07:26

Genetic testing also showed that he was sired by Tian Tian, the zoo announced.

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Holding On Tight To Old New York

Fri, 2015-08-28 07:03

Using contemporary technology, the Culture in Transit project documents and shares photos and memorabilia that might otherwise be lost forever.

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CEO Of Cheating Website Ashley Madison, Noel Biderman, Has Stepped Down

Fri, 2015-08-28 06:57

The parent company, Avid Life Media, has been reeling since hackers released information on 33 million of its customers. The company did not immediately appoint a new CEO.

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Usain Bolt Jokes That American Justin Gaitlin Paid Cameraman To Take Him Down

Fri, 2015-08-28 06:32

Bolt was accidentally knocked down by a cameraman on a Segway. Bolt took the accident in stride, saying he suffered a few cuts but nothing serious.

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CHARTS: The (Literal) Shapes of Presidential Candidates' Donations

Fri, 2015-08-28 06:23

From grassrootsy Bernie Sanders to millionaire-fueled Jeb Bush, FEC data can tell you a lot about how a campaign is running.

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How The 2016 Candidates Are Getting Their Money, In 1 Infographic

Fri, 2015-08-28 06:22

Some candidates are more dependent on their superPACs and millionaires, while others are turning most to small donors. See where the candidates line up based on their donations.

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Poll Finds Most Women Believe Mammograms Should Be Done Annually

Fri, 2015-08-28 05:40

Two-thirds of women disagree with the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation for screening mammograms every two years starting at age 50, an NPR-Truven Health Analytics poll finds.

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Defrocked Archbishop Dies Awaiting Trial On Sex Abuse Charges

Fri, 2015-08-28 05:07

Former Polish Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski was accused of paying for sex with children and possessing child pornography while he served as the Holy See's ambassador to Dominican Republic.

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Tropical Storm Erika Heads For Hispaniola, With Florida Still In Its Sight

Fri, 2015-08-28 04:07

Erika unleashed heavy rains in Dominica, leaving at least four people dead. The National Hurricane Center forecasts that Erika could threaten South Florida by Monday morning.

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How Schools Are Handling An 'Overparenting' Crisis

Fri, 2015-08-28 03:18

Two new books, The Gift of Failure and How To Raise An Adult, argue that too many children are being given too much.

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How Brewers Are Churning Out Tangy Sours Without The Hefty Price Tag

Fri, 2015-08-28 03:03

Sour beers are made by deliberately adding microbes to create complex brews with a crisp, acidic taste. But that process takes lots of time and money, resulting in a pricey final product. Until now.

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Number Of Refugees Found Dead In Austrian Truck Rises To 71

Fri, 2015-08-28 02:36

Meanwhile, hundreds of other refugees were feared drowned off the coast of Libya. At least 100 bodies have been brought back to Libya.

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Department Of Justice Sued For Fake News Story

Fri, 2015-08-28 01:14

The Associated Press has filed a lawsuit against the DOJ for a government sting operation in 2007 in which the FBI created a fake news story and impersonated a journalist.

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White House Explores Ways To Do Business With Cuba

Fri, 2015-08-28 01:06

It will take an act of Congress to lift the trade embargo against Cuba. President Obama, however, does have ways to make it easier for Americans to go to Havana or to sell goods there.

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White House Explores Regulatory Ways To Create Opportunities In Cuba

Fri, 2015-08-28 01:06

It will take an act of Congress to lift the trade embargo against Cuba. President Obama, however, does have ways to make it easier for Americans to go to Havana or to sell goods there.

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The Survivors' Street: Ten Years of Life After Katrina

Fri, 2015-08-28 00:15

NPR first visited Schnell Drive in St. Bernard Parish ten years ago, to speak with the Bordelon family as they rebuilt their home after Katrina's destruction. Unlike many, they're still there today.

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