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Trial Of Aurora Theater Shooting Suspect Could Be A 'Battle Of The Experts'

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 4:07am

The trial could come down to whether James Holmes was sane during the shooting. A court-appointed psychologist who examined him told jurors he was. But experts hired by the defense say the opposite.

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Warmer Weather Triggers More African Migrants To Try To Reach Europe

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 4:07am

Europe is increasing search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean after hundreds of African migrants drowned en route to European shores. We go out on patrol with Spain's maritime rescue service.

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For Swimmers, Facial Hair Can Be A Drag

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 6:19am

Beards can slow a swimmer down but maybe no longer. The company Virgin Trains, which sponsors a race in England, has created a product called the Beard Cap. It's a lycra swim cap for facial hair.

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IHOP's Updated Logo Turns That Frown Upside Down

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 6:05am

The International House of Pancakes' logo had a red curve running under the letters IHOP — upside down and looking a lot like a frowny face. The new logo has rectified that issue.

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Girls Summer Camp In Texas To Open Despite Recent Flooding

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:03am

Clean-up crews are working hard to be ready for 150 campers who arrive on Sunday, despite the damage done by floods to the region.

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Under New Rules, NSA To Again Assess Americans' Phone Records

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:03am

The new rules rely on phone companies to collect the data. The altered approach was approved by the Senate on Tuesday, matching a version the House passed to update the Patriot Act.

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Pigeon From Pakistan Captured In India. Is It A Spy?

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:03am

Indian authorities say they've detained a pigeon they suspect of spying for Pakistan, which has sparked humorous reactions from both nations.

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Hopes Fade For Survivors As Time Passes In China Cruise Ship Disaster

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:03am

A violent storm struck a cruise ship on the Yangtze River with such force that water seeped into the cabins and the ship began listing before ultimately capsizing. That, according to one of the few to survive the disaster. More than 450 people — mostly retirees — were on the ship.

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2 Aggressive NHL Teams Take To The Ice In Game 1 Of Stanley Cup Finals

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:03am

Pro hockey's Stanley Cup Finals kick off Wednesday night. David Greene talks to Greg Wyshynski, editor of Yahoo's Puck Daddy blog, for a preview of the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Experts Debate: Will Computers Edge People Out Of Entire Careers?

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:03am

Machines have been taking jobs forever. Computers and software are doing things people were paid to do. They are booking airplane flights. Filing our taxes. And they are getting better all the time.

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Sons Ask Supreme Court To Resolve Jim Thorpe Burial Case

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:03am

Lawyers for the sons of sports legend Jim Thorpe are asking for their father's remains to be moved from a roadside mausoleum in Pennsylvania back to land in Oklahoma.

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Benjamin Lawsky, The Sheriff Of Wall Street, To Hand In His Badge

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:03am

It's been nearly seven years since the start of the financial crisis. Benjamin Lawsky has been policing the world's biggest financial institutions. Before stepping down, he talks to Renee Montagne.

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House Panel Questions Air Bag Manufacturer About Chemical Explosive It Uses

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:03am

Lawmakers wanted to know more about the recall of some 34 million vehicles that have potentially defective air bags made by the Takata Corporation. Congress wants to know what caused the problem.

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Amid Scandal, FIFA President To Resign Just Days After Being Reelected

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:03am

Head of the world soccer federation Sepp Blatter will step down after a replacement is found. U.S. authorities indicted a group of FIFA officials on corruption charges but Blatter wasn't among them.

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Classes Canceled, 1,300 Quarantined In S. Korea's Scramble To Stop MERS

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:00am

Additional confirmed cases of the Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, have led to more than 200 school closures and a minor public panic in South Korea.

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Why Jeb Bush Can't Bank On Faith Like His Brother Did

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 4:00am

Bush, who is likely running for president, is a firm Catholic. But that might not be enough for evangelical Christians in Iowa who see him as moderate and are looking elsewhere.

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Free Online Test-Prep For The SAT

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 3:58am

The College Board has announced a unique partnership with Khan Academy to make prep materials for the SAT college-entrance exam available.

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Most Commuter Rails Won't Meet Deadline For Mandated Safety Systems

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 2:48am

Most commuter trains are several years away from implementing Positive Train Control system to prevent derailment. With Americans taking 490 million commuter rail trips last year, the stakes are high.

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A Taxi App Aims To Build Trust Where Crime Is High

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 2:47am

In Nairobi, people don't like getting into cabs driven by strangers. They prefer to call drivers they know or who their friends recommend. A new app assigns drivers a trust score based on social ties.

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Stranded Travelers Treated To An Off-Off-Off Broadway Show

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 6:34am

Storms had canceled flights at La Guardia Airport. Among the stranded: the casts of the Broadway shows Aladdin and The Lion King. So the performers had a spontaneous sing-off in the terminal.

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