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N.Y. Judge Amends 'Habeas Corpus' Order For Chimps

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:20pm

The amended order suggests that the court has made no decision on whether the two research chimps at Stony Brook University can be treated as legal persons.

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Democrats Battle Over Obama's Trade Initiatives

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:06pm

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are among those sparring with the president over his Asia-Pacific trade agreement.

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American Woman Hopes To Summit Everest Without Oxygen Canisters

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:52am

Melissa Arnot, 30, is climbing world's highest mountain without assistance from a Sherpa or supplemental oxygen.

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Bail For Alleged 'Flash Crash' Trader Set At More Than $7M

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:35am

U.S. prosecutors say the U.K. man contributed to the 2010 "flash crash" that wiped about $800 billion from the value of shares. He told a London court that he opposes extradition to the U.S.

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'60 Minutes' Footage Of Sarin Gas Attack Prompts Questions About Graphic Images

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:33am

CBS News anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley said there was no question at the network of whether or not to air the video.

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Uber CPO: Don't Just Talk to Strangers, Split An Uber

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:20am

The car-for-hire company's new uberPOOL feature lets users split rides with strangers. How successful has it been? And how safe?

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Saving Food Scraps From The Trash To Make Better Meals

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:20am

Are you throwing away your broccoli stems and peach pits? Food writer and cookbook author Eugenia Bone says don't.

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Debate: Is It Time To Abolish The Death Penalty?

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:15am

The practice is under renewed scrutiny after a series of botched executions in several states last year. The emotionally charged issue is at the center of the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

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Why Many Doctors Don't Follow 'Best Practices'

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:14am

Doctors, it turns out, often don't follow evidence-based guidelines in their practice of medicine. Scientists who study this contrariness think they know why.

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To Beat Traffic, San Francisco's I-80 Is Getting 'Smarter,' Not Bigger

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:12am

Instead of adding lanes, the project will use a multimillion-dollar "smart network" of electronic meters and signs.

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Geologists Link Oklahoma Earthquakes To Fracking Waste Disposal

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:06am

The "primary suspected source" of the temblors is the injection in disposal wells of wastewater produced as a byproduct of fracking.

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Could It Be? Researchers Find A Hiring Bias That Favors Women

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:03am

A new study shows that universities have a 2:1 preference for hiring women for STEM tenure-track positions.

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'People' Names Sandra Bullock, 50, World's Most Beautiful Woman

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:57am

The actress is the oldest person to head the annual list. But as Clinton and Bush race for the White House, the news seems like deja vu — a vision from 1992.

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NEEDS, 'We Forgot The Records To Our Record Release Show'

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:50am

A chaotic, full-throttle rock song, based on actual events, from this Vancouver band's self-titled debut album.

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D.C. Subway Riders Rescue Man In A Wheelchair Who Fell Onto Tracks

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:37am

A video shows two men jumping down onto the tracks to pull the man to safety. The dangerous electrified "third rail" that supplies power to the train was on.

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The 'Folk Feminism' Roots Of The Latina 'Chola' Look

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:24am

Celebrities like Rihanna, Selena Gomez and Sandra Bullock have appropriated this "tough girl" aesthetic from the cholas of the 90s. But the look actually has some really radical roots.

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Feufollet On World Cafe

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:22am

Hear the Lafayette, Louisiana band play songs from their new album, Two Universes.

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Heading South

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:05am

Explore American music from the Southern mountains and its connection with Celtic sounds.

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Hungary Joins Poland In Condemnation Of FBI Chief's Holocaust Remarks

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:48am

In a speech last week, James Comey had linked the two countries to the killing of Jews during the Holocaust. They have both said the killings occurred when they were occupied by the Nazis.

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Gift Worth $400 Million To Art Institute Of Chicago Includes Works By Warhol

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:43am

The donation was confirmed after the museum agreed to display the 42 paintings, silk-screens and sculptures for the next 50 years.

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