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Golden State Warriors Bring Home Their First NBA Title In 40 Years

Tue, 2015-06-16 19:59

As in the previous two games, the thin-benched Cleveland Cavaliers are able to keep things close early before running out of gas, letting Stephen Curry and the Warriors cruise to the title.

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Updated Training Of Birth Control Counselors Boosts Use Of IUDs

Tue, 2015-06-16 17:35

And when the use of intrauterine devices and hormonal implants by young women goes up, the number of unplanned pregnancies sharply drops, researchers find.

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Data Hack Leads To Call For OPM Chief's Resignation

Tue, 2015-06-16 17:33

A lawmaker says the agency ignored recommendations that vulnerable OPM computers be shut down until they could be encrypted. The director notes some of the computers are too old to handle encryption.

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New York Man Accused Of Plotting To Explode Pressure Cooker Bombs

Tue, 2015-06-16 17:14

Munther Omar Saleh, 20, had been under surveillance, along with another man. Both were arrested Saturday and charged with planning to give material support to ISIS.

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People Are Finally Talking About The Thing Nobody Wants To Talk About

Tue, 2015-06-16 13:50

It's menstrual hygiene. The topic makes many folks uncomfortable. Yet in the developing world, it's a problem that keeps girls from going to school and playing in sports. Now things are changing.

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U.S. Women Take The Soccer Pitch Against Surprising Nigerian Team At The World Cup

Tue, 2015-06-16 13:12

The American women are favored to win but are going on to the next round regardless of the outcome. A win would ease their path toward the Cup.

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Nigerian Soccer Fans Really Know How To Have A Ball

Tue, 2015-06-16 12:27

The U.S. team, which plays Nigeria tonight at the Women's World Cup, is a tournament favorite. But Nigeria's funtastic fans deserve a cup of their own.

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Growing Up In Protected Americana, Hillary Clinton Looked Outside The Cocoon

Tue, 2015-06-16 12:22

Clinton never moved back to Park Ridge, Ill., but when she talks about the America she wants to build, you can hear hints of what that suburb was like in the 1950s.

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Amazon's 'Catastrophe' Isn't One — Unlike Some TV Rom-Coms

Tue, 2015-06-16 12:20

Amazon on Friday debuts Catastrophe, a comedy about an American man and Irish woman united by an unexpected pregnancy. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it's a wonderful, fresh vision of romance on TV.

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Of 4 Million Syrian Refugees, The U.S. Has Taken Fewer Than 1,000

Tue, 2015-06-16 12:12

The U.S has sent humanitarian aid to help Syrian civilians, but only a small number of refugees have been allowed into America. Now the U.S. says it will increase the number of those admitted.

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Why Obama Has His Work Cut Out For Him On Getting Trade Votes

Tue, 2015-06-16 11:59

In an extremely polarized Congress, last week's trade vote yielded an unusually haphazard-looking mix of votes. Here's a breakdown of how the House voted and why it matters.

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A Soft Eraser Won't Fix This SAT Mistake

Tue, 2015-06-16 11:53

The College Board won't score two of 10 test sections after a printing error on the instructions for the exam given earlier this month.

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Billionaire Investor Kirk Kerkorian Dies At 98

Tue, 2015-06-16 11:28

Kerkorian founded MGM Resorts International and helped revitalize the Las Vegas Strip.

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How Mexico Quietly Legalized Same-Sex Marriage

Tue, 2015-06-16 11:21

A series of low-profile court rulings culminated with a Supreme Court decision this month that says limiting marriage to a man and a woman was discriminatory and in violation of the constitution.

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FDA To Food Companies: This Time, Zero Means Zero Trans Fats

Tue, 2015-06-16 10:06

The agency is giving food companies a hard deadline to stop using trans fats in processed foods. It has determined that partially hydrogenated oils are not "generally recognized as safe" for food.

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Tropical Storm Bill Makes Landfall In Texas

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:41

The storm made landfall on Matagorda island, south of Houston, according to the National Weather Service. Maximum sustained winds were recorded at 60 mph.

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Defeat By Deductible: Millennials Aren't Hip To Health Insurance Lingo

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:10

Researchers watched a group of young adults as they tried signing up for insurance on HealthCare.gov. Half didn't know what a deductible was. Needless to say, they struggled with enrollment.

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17-Month Prison Sentence For Man Who Jumped White House Fence

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:02

Omar Gonzalez, 43, has been in prison since last September, when he ran onto the grounds of the presidential residence and entered a White House door on a Friday evening.

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Baseball Hacking: FBI Is Looking Into Possible St. Louis Attack On Houston Astros

Tue, 2015-06-16 08:43

The breach is said to have occurred last year and to have centered on proprietary information about players and team operations.

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The Best Moments From Donald Trump's Announcement Speech

Tue, 2015-06-16 07:58

Candidate number 16 entered the race with a passionate speech Tuesday touching on Obamacare, free trade and the U.S.-Mexico border and beating China.

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