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Fighting (Tasty) Invasive Fish With Forks And Knives

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:25

Invasive fish like snakeheads and Asian carp are threatening to wipe out aquatic ecosystems across the U.S. So chefs and environmental agencies are encouraging their communities to eat them up.

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Fighting (Tasty) Invasive Fish With Forks And Knives

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:25

Invasive fish like snakeheads and Asian carp are threatening to wipe out aquatic ecosystems across the U.S. So chefs and environmental agencies are encouraging their communities to eat them up.

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The Machine That Tried To Scan The Brain — In 1882

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:24

The inspiration for modern MRI brain scanners was built before World War I began, the Titanic sank, and humans took flight. Now neuroscientists are trying to give its inventor his due credit.

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Fake Cures For AIDS Have A Long And Dreadful History

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:22

The latest claim was made in Egypt: Electromagnetism can detect the virus and "the Complete Cure Device" can wipe it out. It's not the first false promise — and probably not the last.

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Protesters And Police Clash In Ferguson, Mo.

Sat, 2014-08-16 22:42

One person was shot and seven arrested as police used smoke and tear gas to impose a curfew in a St. Louis suburb where a black teen was fatally shot last week by a white police officer.

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Sen. McCaskill On Ferguson: 'We're Going To Get All The Facts'

Sat, 2014-08-16 13:12

Tess Vigeland speaks with Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill about the week of violence and tension in Ferguson, discussing the way forward for the community.

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In Work Of Ferguson Photographer, Snapshots Of Chaos

Sat, 2014-08-16 13:09

Scott Olson, a photojournalist with Getty Images, has captured some of the striking images of the protests in Ferguson, Mo., following the police shooting of Michael Brown.

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Perry Pushes Back Against Allegations He Overstepped His Authority

Sat, 2014-08-16 13:07

Tess Vigeland talks to Ben Philpott of member station KUT about the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry on charges of abuse of power. The governor spoke for the first time since the charges, saying he acted within his power.

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To Combat Looting In Ferguson, Mo. Governor Institutes Curfew

Sat, 2014-08-16 13:07

A week after the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, the situation in Ferguson, Mo., remains tense. Protesters took to the streets again overnight, and there were reports of looting.

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Mo. Governor Orders State Of Emergency, Curfew In Ferguson

Sat, 2014-08-16 12:24

He said he took the step to curb violence following last week's shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Most protesters went home before the deadline, but a few hundred remain in the street.

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Code Switch Roundup: On Race, Policing And Ferguson

Sat, 2014-08-16 11:26

After the shooting death of an unarmed teen, the town of Ferguson, Mo., has become the focus of national debates about race and the militarization of local police departments.

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Gov. Perry: Indictment 'Amounts To Nothing'

Sat, 2014-08-16 11:15

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the felony abuse-of-power charges are politically motivated, calling it a "farce of a prosecution."

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Who's A Citizen? The Question Dividing The Island Of Hispaniola

Sat, 2014-08-16 10:33

The Dominican Republic issued a ruling last year that would render stateless many residents of Haitian origin. The government has revised its position, but the fate of many Haitians still isn't clear.

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Thousands Of Anti-Government Protesters March In Pakistan

Sat, 2014-08-16 08:42

The demonstrators allege election fraud by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and are demanding he step down. The political instability has prompted fears of a possible army coup.

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War Takes Heavy Toll On Residents Of Eastern Ukraine

Sat, 2014-08-16 07:02

As heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, civilians are trying to flee the fighting, and both Ukraine and Russia claim to be trying to send food, water and other supplies to help them.

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Aid Is On The Way For Eastern Ukraine, If Only It Can Pass The Checkpoints

Sat, 2014-08-16 07:02

Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.

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Germany Eavesdropped On Kerry, Clinton, Magazine Says

Sat, 2014-08-16 06:39

Der Spiegel reports that the current and former U.S. secretary of state were the inadvertent targets of German surveillance.

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What's Behind Those Abuse-Of-Power Charges Against Perry?

Sat, 2014-08-16 05:56

The indictment stems from the Texas governor's veto of funding for a public integrity office after the Democratic head of the office was arrested for drunk driving.

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New York State Couple Charged In Abduction Of Amish Girls

Sat, 2014-08-16 04:54

Authorities say that the oldest of the girls, who turned up 24 hours after they were reportedly kidnapped, provided crucial information that led to the couple's arrest.

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U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq Pound Area Near Mosul Dam

Sat, 2014-08-16 04:19

The airstrikes come as at least 80 men from the religious minority were reportedly executed by militants for refusing to convert to Islam.

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