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Ebola Surges In Sierra Leone

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:11am

Port Loko is one of the new hot spots in the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation of Sierra Leone. A trip to a clinic in Port Loko helps explain why this epidemic remains out of control.

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In A Dutch Town, A Glowing Bike Path Inspired By Van Gogh

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:50am

A modern artist has installed a high-tech bick path that glows in the starry night, a homage to one of Van Gogh's most famous paintings.

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Top Spenders On Capitol Hill Pay Billions, Receive Trillions

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:48am

A new analysis by the Sunlight Foundation examines corporations that expend the most money in Washington on campaign contributions and lobbying. Defense contractors and finance giants lead the pack.

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To End Food Waste, Change Needs To Begin At Home

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:47am

The U.S. throws out 35 million tons of food each year. While many restaurants, supermarkets and food firms are taking responsibility, many consumers are not. A pilot EPA program aims to change that.

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Six Words: 'With Kids, I'm Dad. Alone, Thug'

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:44am

With his brown skin and long dreadlocks, Marc Quarles stands out in his predominantly white neighborhood. He's particularly aware of that, he says, when his biracial children aren't with him.

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11th Earl Of Sandwich Weighs In On British Labor Issue

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:03am

The question is whether a sandwich-making company should hire migrant laborers from Hungary. Media outlets can report: The earl of Sandwich says Hungary workers make good sandwiches.

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Any Easy Password Can Help Hackers And The Feds

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:55am

Jeremy Hammond is currently serving 10 years in Manchester Federal Prison for his cyber attacks. He thinks the feds tracked him down because he used his cat's name in his password.

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China Agrees To Pollution Limits, But Will It Make A Difference?

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

China has for the first time announced a ceiling to its future carbon emissions. Critics say the commitment is primarily symbolic, and unlikely to have a significant impact in the near future.

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To Lure Investors, China Links Its Two Giant Stock Markets

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

Chinese investors will now be allowed to directly buy stock in Hong Kong and foreign investors will be able to do the same in Shanghai. Its a small move with big implications.

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Ferguson Braces For Grand Jury's Decision On Michael Brown Shooting

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

A grand jury is expected to announce soon whether Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, will be indicted. The city is on edge as police, government officials, residents and protesters prepare for the decision and its aftermath.

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Report Released On White House Fence Jumper

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

Details have emerged about the incident in September that led to the Secret Service director to resign. The Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the Secret Service, launched a review.

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'Godfather' Mansion On The Market For Nearly $3 Million

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

In New York, the five-bedroom Staten Island home which became famous in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather is up for sale.

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In Myanmar, Obama Holds News Conference With Opposition Leader

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

Usually when the president visits another country, he holds a joint media opportunity with his counterpart. But in Myanmar, also known as Burma, he met reporters together with Aung San Suu Kyi.

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John Stewart's 'Rosewater': The Serious Side Of Comedy

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

Written and directed by John Stewart of The Daily Show, the film tells the true story of an American journalist covering Iran's 2009 election, who was detained and tortured by Iranian authorities.

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Experts Parse U.S., China Commitments To Flight Climate Change

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

China has for the first time announced a limit to its future carbon emissions. Critics say the commitment is primarily symbolic, and unlikely to have a significant impact in the near future.

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China Stock Market To Open To Foreign Investors

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

On Monday, Chinese will be allowed to directly invest money across the border in the Hong Kong stock market and vice-a-versa. It's a small move with big implications.

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Strategies Help Calif. Ranchers, Farmers Weather Drought

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

California likely produces more than half of all fresh food we eat in the U.S. Three years of severe drought is forcing farmers and ranchers to rethink just about everything about their businesses.

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Mali Already Has An Ebola Cluster: Can The Virus Be Stopped?

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:32am

Hundreds of people in Mali may have been exposed to Ebola. And there's concern that the country doesn't have the resources or experience to stop this outbreak before it gets out of control.

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Big Mayo Vs. Little Mayo: Which Brand Has Egg On Its Face?

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:31am

Unilever is claiming that the label on Hampton Creek's egg-free spread is misleading and is threatening to its Hellmann's brand. But marketing experts say the strategy may have backfired.

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For Veteran, Hospice Care Work Connects Him To Family

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:31am

Ron Riveira, who served in the Navy and Marines, now does hospice care for vets and says it allows him to help people like his grandparents. "Every time I go into a home, I see a piece of my family."

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