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Questions Remain About Whether Doctors Can Curb Children's Drug Use

Tue, 2014-03-11 10:17

In the absence of evidence about what works best to discourage drug use among teens and kids, doctors are left with their own judgment and clinical experience to fall back on.

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Libyan Premier Dismissed Over Oil Port Standoff With Rebels

Tue, 2014-03-11 10:13

Prime Minister Ali Zeidan lost a vote of confidence triggered in part by the showdown over a North Korean-flagged tanker that purchased oil from separatists forces.

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CIA Tampered With Senate Panel's Work, Feinstein Says

Tue, 2014-03-11 09:52

Sen. Dianne Feinstein says some of the CIA's actions could be illegal or unconstitutional, accusing the agency of interfering with the oversight committee she chairs.

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Deborah Hersman Stepping Down As Head Of NTSB

Tue, 2014-03-11 09:49

While leading the National Transportation Safety Board, she's been a familiar face at investigations into plane crashes and other accidents. She's leaving to run the nonprofit National Safety Council.

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For A Faster-Aged Bourbon, You Need The Motion Of The Ocean

Tue, 2014-03-11 09:48

The longer bourbon ages, the richer its flavor and color. Now, an artisan Kentucky distiller is speeding up nature by sending barrels on boat journeys on the high seas. How does it work? Chemistry.

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Tiny In-Nose Filters Aim To Keep Allergies At Bay

Tue, 2014-03-11 09:44

Tiny Nose Filters sounds like a prog-rock band on NPR. But these filters do exist. They're designed to block allergens, and one study says they help. Other allergists aren't yet convinced.

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They're Melting! Great Lakes Come Close, But Miss Ice Record

Tue, 2014-03-11 08:25

The long, cold winter did its best, but the ice cover on the lakes appears to have begun breaking up. So they likely won't touch a recorded record set in 1979.

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Reporter For Swedish Radio Shot Dead In Afghanistan

Tue, 2014-03-11 08:22

The attack on Nils Horner, who had dual British and Swedish citizenship, is reportedly the first in years in which a Western journalist appeared to have been specifically targeted.

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NASA Offers $35,000 For Help In Tracking Asteroids

Tue, 2014-03-11 07:32

Cash prizes await "citizen scientists" who can improve algorithms that help NASA find and identify asteroids in our solar system, the agency says. A contest begins next week.

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Deadline Nears To Buy Or Switch Obamacare Coverage

Tue, 2014-03-11 07:04

People who were stymied by website snafus when trying to sign up for health insurance may be able to get retroactive subsidies or choose a different plan.

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Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod Despite Lack Of Snow, High Winds

Tue, 2014-03-11 06:52

Seavey, 27, was victorious in the iconic dog sled race for a second time, slipping under the famed burled arch in Nome, Alaska, the finish line for the 1,000-mile-long trail.

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Why Is Locating A Lost Airliner So Hard?

Tue, 2014-03-11 06:25

Renee Montagne talks with aviation reporter Stephen Trimble about airplane technology and black boxes.

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'Ringing' Phones Do Not Mean Malaysian Passengers Are OK

Tue, 2014-03-11 06:16

Some friends and family of the 239 people who have been missing since Saturday have called their loved ones' cellphones and heard rings. Sadly, that doesn't mean the phones and their owners are safe.

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Obama Goes Between The Ferns To Talk With Zach Galifianakis

Tue, 2014-03-11 05:30

Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from the comedian.

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Obama Goes Between The Ferns To Talk With Zach Galifianakis

Tue, 2014-03-11 05:30

Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from the comedian.

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Top Stories: Still No Sign Of Missing Plane; Crisis In Ukraine Continues

Tue, 2014-03-11 04:43

Also: The Senate passes Sen. McCaskill's bill about sexual assaults in the military; author Joe McGinniss dies; and in Venezuela, a student leader is killed in anti-government clashes.

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Crimean Parliament Passes 'Declaration Of Independence'

Tue, 2014-03-11 04:25

Tensions continue to build in advance of a regional referendum on Sunday. Crimeans will be asked whether they wish to split from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.

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Florida Election Tests Midterm Messaging

Tue, 2014-03-11 03:36

A closely contested House special election Tuesday is being viewed by the national parties and big-money interests as an early barometer for Obamacare.

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Missing Jet Was Way Off Course, Malaysian Air Force Gen. Says

Tue, 2014-03-11 03:05

The search continues for the plane and the 239 people. Radar shows it turned and flew hundreds of miles in a wrong direction, one defense official says. Another Malaysian official disputes that.

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Trapping And Tracking The Mysterious Snowy Owl

Tue, 2014-03-11 01:30

This winter's unexpected arctic bird invasion has given owl researchers a rare opportunity. They're fitting a few of the errant owls with GPS backpacks to track their return to the Arctic.

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