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'Sous Chef' Reveals The High-Adrenaline Dance Behind Your Dinner

Tue, 2014-03-25 12:00

In his new memoir, sous chef Michael Gibney spends 24 hours on the line, capturing the rhythm of a New York restaurant kitchen — from quiet morning prep work to dinner hour in full swing.

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At Nuclear Summit, Ukraine Questions Dominate The Day

Tue, 2014-03-25 12:00

President Obama is holding a series of bilateral meetings with world leaders in The Hague. Although the event is focused on nuclear disarmament, international attention is dominated by events in Ukraine.

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Facing Ebola Outbreak, Officials Must Contain Both Virus And Panic

Tue, 2014-03-25 12:00

Health workers in the West African nation of Guinea are working to control an outbreak of the Ebola virus. The disease has sickened 86 people and killed 59, according to the World Health Organization.

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Justices Divide By Gender In Hobby Lobby Contraception Case

Tue, 2014-03-25 12:00

The company, citing religion, argued before the Supreme Court that it shouldn't have to provide contraception coverage in its health plan. The coverage is mandated by the Affordable Care Act.

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After Oil Spill, Ships Start Moving — But Cleanup Has Just Begun

Tue, 2014-03-25 12:00

After a vast oil spill in the waters off Houston, authorities are reopening the shipping channel, hoping to ease the wait on those using it. Dave Fehling of Houston Public Media explains the cleanup.

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For Advocates And Telephone Companies, NSA Changes Are Welcome News

Tue, 2014-03-25 12:00

A House committee and the White House are proposing to move the NSA's phone records program to the hands of phone companies. Privacy advocates and phone companies both support these proposals.

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Out Of White House And Congress, Two Proposals To Change NSA Practices

Tue, 2014-03-25 12:00

House Republicans are proposing a limit on the National Security Agency's phone records program. President Obama also repeated support for having phone companies keep the records, rather than the NSA.

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Tuberculosis Roars Back With A Deadly Edge

Tue, 2014-03-25 11:44

PBS's Frontline travels to the epicenter of a rising epidemic: drug-resistant tuberculosis that's costly and tough to treat. Join us for a live Twitter chat tonight during the film's premiere.

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With Ribbons, Russians Show Support For Takeover In Crimea

Tue, 2014-03-25 11:33

Politicians have adopted the orange and black ribbons in a symbolic move that was first introduced by Catherine the Great in the 18th century.

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Pollution From Home Stoves Kills Millions Of People Worldwide

Tue, 2014-03-25 11:07

Air pollution causes 1 in 8 deaths worldwide, with half of the deaths caused by fumes from home stoves. Fixing the problem isn't as simple as providing more efficient stoves. Habits must change, too.

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Your Smartphone Is A Crucial Police Tool, If They Can Crack It

Tue, 2014-03-25 10:54

Suspects' smartphones contain a wealth of information: calls, photos, GPS data. With so much info, it's often all police need to make a case. But with fast-changing phone technology, it can take work.

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IRS Says It Will Treat Bitcoins As Property, Not Currency

Tue, 2014-03-25 10:47

This means any profits made on the currency will be taxed at the lower, capital-gains rate. The rule, however, also means investors have to keep extensive records.

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Wal-Mart Recalls 'Cuddle Care' Dolls Because They Can Burn

Tue, 2014-03-25 10:45

The dolls get sick on cue and come with a medical kit that can relieve their symptoms. But the electronics inside the dolls can get hot enough to cause blisters or burns.

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Cleanup Continues After Oil Spill Near Houston Ship Channel

Tue, 2014-03-25 10:21

Officials said most of the oil was drifting into the Gulf Of Mexico, perhaps limiting the impact to sensitive bird habitats.

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Joseph Kony Is Back In The News. Do Teenagers Still Care?

Tue, 2014-03-25 08:53

American teenagers turned a 2012 video about the African warlord Joseph Kony into an Internet sensation. Two years on, it shows the possibilities and limitations in social media marketing.

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Food Giants Want 'Sustainable' Beef. But What Does That Mean?

Tue, 2014-03-25 08:43

McDonald's says it will start to buy beef that's "verified sustainable" in 2016. But defining sustainable beef production is tricky because the environmental issues involved are so complex.

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Karl R. Thompson Tapped To Lead Key Justice Department Unit

Tue, 2014-03-25 07:51

Thompson has been named acting head of the Office of Legal Counsel, which approves executive branch legal arguments on armed drones, surveillance and other national security issues.

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Afghanistan's Election Heats Up — And So Do The Attacks

Tue, 2014-03-25 07:35

The Taliban claim responsibility for an attack at the election headquarters in Kabul and have warned Afghans not to vote in the April 5 ballot to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai.

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A Life Story In 6 Songs — Part 2

Tue, 2014-03-25 07:11

We asked people to send us their personal soundtracks — songs that are special to them — and to tell us why. The songs — and the stories — are surprisingly revealing.

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Sailor Fatally Shot Aboard U.S. Navy Destroyer At Va. Base

Tue, 2014-03-25 07:03

A sailor was shot and killed aboard a guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan before Navy security guards killed the suspect.

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