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Women Who Eat Fish Twice Weekly Cut Their Risk Of Hearing Loss

Wed, 2014-09-10 11:48

Something as simple as eating fish can help lower the risk of hearing loss, researchers say. All types of fish helped. And since many people don't eat fish at all, there's an opportunity here.

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'Ask The White Guy' About The Hawks

Wed, 2014-09-10 10:46

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson's email about the diversity of the team's fans could end his run in the NBA. But were his comments really out of bounds?

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The Comeback Of The Endangered Colorado Orange, An Apple

Wed, 2014-09-10 10:00

The Colorado Orange is no orange; it is an apple, with a unique texture and citrus taste. There's a new effort to bring it and other endangered Colorado apples back from the brink of extinction.

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Putin: Russia To Upgrade Nuclear Forces In Response To West

Wed, 2014-09-10 09:41

The Russian president also accused the West of staging the crisis in Ukraine in order to "resuscitate" the NATO alliance.

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Rhode Island Sets November Match Up For Governor

Tue, 2014-09-09 20:35

State Treasurer Gina Raimondo, who won the Democratic nomination, will face Cranston GOP Mayor Allan Fung in a heavily Democratic state with a history of electing GOP governors.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Fends Off Democratic Primary Challenge

Tue, 2014-09-09 19:40

The Democratic incumbent won his party's nod for a second term, but not without getting bruised by Zephyr Teachout, a little-known foe running to his left.

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Scott Brown Captures N.H. Republican Senate Nomination

Tue, 2014-09-09 19:06

The former Republican senator from Massachusetts will face Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen in November. If Brown wins, he would become only the third U.S. senator to represent more than one state.

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NFL Commissioner: 'We Have Been Very Open And Honest'

Tue, 2014-09-09 16:51

In an interview with CBS, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he would not rule out the possibility of Ray Rice playing again.

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Obama Tells Lawmakers He Has Authority He Needs For Islamic State Fight

Tue, 2014-09-09 14:27

The implication is that President Obama will not seek Congressional approval for any military action against the militant Sunni group.

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Tax Breaks May Turn San Francisco's Vacant Lots Into Urban Farms

Tue, 2014-09-09 14:00

San Francisco is one of many U.S. cities rolling out incentives to grow food on unused land. But some San Franciscans argue that land should be used to address the acute affordable housing shortage.

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Love And Sex In The Time Of Viagra — 16 Years On

Tue, 2014-09-09 14:00

Longer lives means more decades of intimacy. Drugs that help male physiology match desire have affected more than just the body, men who take these pills say.

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One Month Later: Michael Brown's Family Calls For Arrest

Tue, 2014-09-09 13:02

The family held a news conference in Ferguson, Mo., where Officer Darren Wilson had a fatal confrontation with the unarmed Brown, 18, one month ago today.

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In An Era Of Gridlock, Does Controlling The Senate Really Matter?

Tue, 2014-09-09 12:58

As the midterm elections near, Republicans are increasingly confident they will control both houses of Congress. But even if they do, the clashes will likely continue.

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The Video, The Tabloid Site And The NFL's Unwanted Reckoning

Tue, 2014-09-09 12:38

The assault by former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice on his then-fiancee was public knowledge. But new video released by TMZ on Monday defined the story, says NPR's David Folkenflik.

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U.S. Gets Middling Marks On 2014 'State Of Birds' Report Card

Tue, 2014-09-09 12:27

Domestic cats, high-rises and vanishing habitat are taking a toll on more than 33 species of American birds, a comprehensive update reports. Still, wetland and coastal birds are faring better.

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When Scientists Give Up

Tue, 2014-09-09 12:27

They were talented, idealistic risk takers, on the road to what they thought would be important medical discoveries. But when the funding for risk takers dried up, these two academics called it quits.

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In Liberia's Hard-Hit Lofa County, Ebola Continues To Take A Toll

Tue, 2014-09-09 11:59

The farming town of Barkedu accounts for a fifth of Liberia's Ebola deaths. Residents have revved up anti-Ebola efforts. But the virus has swept away entire families, and there's no end in sight.

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The Apple Watch Is Here And Another Tech Hype Cycle Commences

Tue, 2014-09-09 11:42

Apple unveiled its first new product line since 2010, a wearable computing device called the Apple Watch. But is it a game changer? You can't trust all the hype.

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Get The Measles, Get Ready To Be Out For Two Weeks

Tue, 2014-09-09 10:52

Many people think of measles as a mild childhood illness. But people who got the measles during outbreaks in the United Kingdom say they were so sick they missed two weeks of school or work.

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Marin Cilic Wins U.S. Open, Sealing An Improbable Journey

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:11

The Croatian defeated Roger Federer to get to the final. He denied Kei Nishikori, himself a huge underdog, the title in three sets on Monday.

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