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His Drum Talked And Everyone Listened: Remembering A 'Human Treasure'

Thu, 2015-08-27 11:27

Senegalese percussionist Doudou N'Diaye Rose has died at age 85. He mastered his local drum language and brought it to the world, creating rhythms for the likes of Miles Davis and the Rolling Stones.

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A Man Shed Live Polio Virus In His Stool For 28 Years

Thu, 2015-08-27 10:58

That's the longest span for one individual to excrete the live virus in history. It's not the norm, that's for certain. But how much of a concern is it in the war to wipe out polio?

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Swept Up In The Storm: Hurricane Katrina's Key Players, Then And Now

Thu, 2015-08-27 10:46

The natural disaster of Katrina and the man-made tragedy that followed catapulted local figures and obscure federal officials into the spotlight.

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FDA Warns Tobacco Companies Advertising 'Natural' Cigarettes

Thu, 2015-08-27 10:20

Unless a cigarette is safer than others it can't be labeled "natural" or "additive-free", the Food and Drug Administration told three manufacturers.

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Hispanic Or Latino? A Guide For The U.S. Presidential Campaign

Thu, 2015-08-27 10:18

Donald Trump has put immigration front and center in his campaign. This has placed renewed focus on the confusing question of how to refer to people from Latin America, including those now in the U.S.

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Help Wanted: Last Pediatrician On Mendocino Coast Retires

Thu, 2015-08-27 09:23

For 35 years, Dr. Bill Mahon has tended newborns and broken bones, given kids checkups and spinal taps. But luring new doctors with big debt and urban dreams to the redwoods is harder than it sounds.

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Usain Bolt Is Knocked Over By Segway-Riding Cameraman After Winning Gold

Thu, 2015-08-27 09:22

The incident happened at the World Athletics Championships, where a highly anticipated match-up had pitted the Jamaican against America's Justin Gatlin.

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Planned Parenthood Fights Back

Thu, 2015-08-27 09:08

In a new report sent to Congress, the organization says controversial videos alleging the sale of fetal tissue are "heavily edited" to "significantly distort" actual events and conversations.

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Kentucky Clerk's Office Continues To Refuse Marriage Licenses

Thu, 2015-08-27 08:40

A same-sex couple was denied a license Thursday morning, even after a federal appeals court denied Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' bid to refuse to issue marriage licenses for religious reasons.

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Ancient Tomb In Spain Destroyed And Replaced With A Picnic Table

Thu, 2015-08-27 08:03

In a case of mistaken identity, builders in the Galicia region confused a Neolithic tomb for a broken stone table and replaced it with a new concrete one.

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Report: In A Decade (Or Sooner), Pakistan Could Be No. 3 Nuclear Power

Thu, 2015-08-27 06:40

Two think tanks estimate that Islamabad could have 350 warheads in the next several year, pushing past rival India and several other nations.

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#TBT: For Trump And Romney, What Happened In Vegas, Stayed In Vegas

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:03

Way back in 2012, Donald Trump and Mitt Romney were pals. Romney had Trump's endorsement. But now, to Trump, Romney "choked." And Trump is vowing not to "fail" like he did.

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One-Third Of Schools Are Using This App You've Never Heard Of

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:03

Clever, a three-year-old startup, is used by 20 million students and teachers to manage all their other apps.

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At Least 20 Dead Migrants Found Crammed In Truck In Austria

Thu, 2015-08-27 04:28

Police said it was unclear how many people were in the vehicle, which was found along Austria's A4 autobahn near the border with Hungary and Slovakia.

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Virginia Television Station Holds Moment Of Silence To Honor Slain Journalists

Thu, 2015-08-27 04:25

The station paused at 6:45 a.m. to remember reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, who were killed during a live broadcast.

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Abortion Foes Scour Clinics' Trash For Discarded Records

Thu, 2015-08-27 04:03

Garbage has become an unlikely battleground in the abortion debate, as anti-abortion groups seek evidence of privacy violations in clinics' dumpsters.

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Exactly What Kind Of Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?

Thu, 2015-08-27 03:03

Socialists are a very rare breed of political animal in this country. There's just one in Congress — Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

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Chinese Authorities Arrest A Dozen People Over Explosions In Tianjin

Thu, 2015-08-27 02:55

The explosion killed at least 139 people. The people detained worked for the company where the explosions happened and center around potential corruption.

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Despite The Drought, California Farms See Record Sales

Thu, 2015-08-27 01:08

While the drought has put a strain on California agriculture, its farms actually set an all-time record for total sales — $54 billion — in 2014. How? By pumping more water from their wells.

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Farmworkers See Jobs, Earnings Shrivel In California Drought

Thu, 2015-08-27 01:07

More than 21,000 are out of work this year from California's drought, a study says. The majority are farmworkers, and those lucky enough to have a job are often working longer hours for less money.

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