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Who Says Food Porn Has To Be Dominated By Junk Food?

Wed, 2014-03-12 08:39

Carrots don't stand much of a chance against cronuts when it comes to tweets and Instagrams about food. The new Food Porn Index aims to change the conversation by tracking our virtual cravings.

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Mix Of Gut Microbes May Play Role In Crohn's Disease

Wed, 2014-03-12 08:05

Research involving more than 1,500 patients suggests people with Crohn's may have too many of the types of gut bacteria that tend to rile the immune system and too few that reduce inflammation.

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Ex-Missile Crew Members Say Cheating Is Part Of The Culture

Wed, 2014-03-12 07:41

The Air Force has acknowledged a problem with cheating on tests by nuclear missile officers. NPR spoke with eight former officers, and seven said they had participated in some kind of cheating.

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How The Vice President of New Afrika Became Mayor Of Jackson

Wed, 2014-03-12 07:14

Just how did the late Chokwe Lumumba — a revolutionary who still threw up the Black Power salute on occasion — get elected the mayor of a mid-sized American city in the Deep South?

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Apartment Building Explodes In Harlem, Killing At Least 2

Wed, 2014-03-12 06:48

The building, located at or near the corner of Park Ave. and 114th Street, reportedly exploded and collapsed around 9:30 a.m. At least two people are dead and many injured.

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VIDEO: San Francisco's Biggest Fire In Years

Wed, 2014-03-12 06:23

A nine-story apartment building that was under construction went up in flames. Firefighters were able to protect nearby buildings.

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Reports: Obama Will Move To Expand Overtime Pay

Wed, 2014-03-12 05:29

The president is expected to tell the Labor Department to change the rules about who is eligible. Critics say that might backfire. Proponents say it would narrow income inequality.

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Ukraine Won't Fight Russia In Crimea, Acting President Says

Wed, 2014-03-12 04:30

"We cannot launch a military operation in Crimea, as we would expose the eastern border and Ukraine would not be protected," Oleksandr Turchynov tells Agence France-Presse.

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Changing Demographics A Factor In Rhode Island's Gubernatorial Race

Wed, 2014-03-12 04:02

In Rhode Island, the Democratic gubernatorial primaries are disputed by an Italian-American state treasurer, Providence's first Latino mayor and the grandson of former U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell.

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Officials Seem To Have No Clue About Fate Of Missing Jet

Wed, 2014-03-12 03:15

The search continues, and continues to expand, for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared Saturday while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. There were 239 people on board.

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A Magnet For African Migrants, Italy Seeks A New Approach

Tue, 2014-03-11 23:42

Italy detains tens of thousands of illegal immigrants from North Africa and locks them up in harsh conditions. Now it is pushing to revamp the system at home with an eye toward a Europe-wide plan.

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You Might Pay A Lot More Than $95 For Skipping Health Insurance

Tue, 2014-03-11 23:41

Sure, you thought, I can avoid buying health insurance because the tax penalty is just $95. But some people may be on the hook for thousands of dollars more.

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After A Downturn, Global Shipping Bets Big On Everything

Tue, 2014-03-11 23:39

New container ships stack their cargo 10 stories high. They're so wide they won't fit through the Panama Canal until it's widened. Companies say this is what they need to survive in the 21st century.

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Detainee Lawyer Calls Force Feeding In Guantanamo 'Water Cure' Torture

Tue, 2014-03-11 16:42

Jon Eisenburg is asking a federal court to slow the pace of the force-feedings. The amount of liquid food given to the detainees causes intense pain, the lawyer says.

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In Closely Watched Election, Republican Jolly Wins In Florida

Tue, 2014-03-11 16:09

Pundits say David Jolly's victory portends a broader Republican victory during the midterms in November.

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Feinstein's CIA Outrage Splits Senate

Tue, 2014-03-11 15:41

The Senate was a chamber divided in reaction to Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein's diatribe against the CIA for allegedly hacking into Senate computers.

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What Would It Take To Destroy A Black Box?

Tue, 2014-03-11 15:11

When a plane crashes, it can take many months or years to find the black box that provides clues to what happened. Just what are these devices, how do they work, and why can they be so hard to find?

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People Overload Website, Hoping To Help Search For Missing Jet

Tue, 2014-03-11 14:29

A satellite company's call for crowdsourcing to help find the missing Malaysia Airlines jet brought a strong response on the Internet, placing an "unprecedented load" on the company's servers.

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Not Spring Yet: Wicked Winter Storm To Pound Midwest, New York

Tue, 2014-03-11 14:22

The 8 to 10 inches of snow predicted for Detroit will bring the city within reach of the record for snowiest winter in recorded history.

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Health Care Enrollments Up, But Still Well Short Of Goal

Tue, 2014-03-11 13:19

The administration says 940,000 people signed up in February for a total enrollment of 4.2 million. The White House is hoping for 6 million by the end of this month.

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