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Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Reached

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 12:06pm

The historic trade agreement, reached after eight years of negotiations, would bring together 40 percent of the world's economy.

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Song Premiere: The Coathangers, 'Watch Your Back'

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 12:06pm

A lesson in acceleration, the Atlanta punk trio's breathless, unstoppable single is intent on racing itself and raising its own stakes.

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A Closer Look At Gun Ownership In The U.S.

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:52am

The U.S. has the highest rate of private gun ownership in the world. We look at some of the research on firearms in America.

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U.S. General Says Afghan Forces Called For Kunduz Airstrike

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:50am

John Campbell, the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, said he was correcting initial reports that it was U.S. forces under fire from Taliban fighters. The weekend airstrike killed 22 civilians.

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Overtesting Of Employees Can Be A Side Effect Of Workplace Wellness

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:45am

Cholesterol screening is probably the most contentious test. Medical groups differ on the age at which testing should start and how often cholesterol should be measured.

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Should Russia's Entry Into Syria Change U.S. Strategy?

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:40am

Military analyst Andrew Bacevich discusses the Russian decision to escalate its role in the conflict, and what the U.S. should do now.

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DraftKings And FanDuel Battle To Dominate Fantasy Sports

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:33am

The companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars in marketing to try to dominate the fast-growing fantasy sports industry.

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The Bloggess Is Determined To Be 'Furiously Happy'

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:20am

Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness in "Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things."

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3 Scientists Win Nobel Prize For Parasite Treatments

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:12am

William Campbell, Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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Coast Guard: Missing U.S. Cargo Ship Did Sink

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:12am

El Faro went missing off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin. Now, the Coast Guard says it has spotted one body amid the debris.

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What's Next For The Trans-Pacific Trade Deal?

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:56am

The U.S. and Pacific Rim countries reached agreement Monday on an ambitious pact that cuts trade barriers, sets new labor and environmental standards and protects intellectual property rights.

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Recommended Dose: September's Best Dance Tracks

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:30am

New music from Cooly G, one of London's leading funky scientists, Ge-Ology, a Brooklynite practicing Detroit house magic plus more dance tracks for early Fall.

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South Carolina Copes With Deadly Flooding: 'Something We've Never Seen Before'

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:21am

A curfew was in effect in Columbia last night, and on Monday, officials are again urging people to stay off the roads. Parts of the city got more than a foot of rain Sunday.

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Watch: Grace Potter, Live At The World Cafe

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 9:50am

Watch the powerful singer perform in a live webcast on Monday, Oct. 5, at 1:15 p.m. ET.

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Death And The Iron Maiden

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 9:50am

A year after his diagnosis with cancer, the lead singer of Iron Maiden talks about recovery, mortality and the band's 16th album, The Book of Souls.

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Record Rains Leave Parts Of South Carolina's Capital Under Water

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 8:42am

Steve Benjamin, mayor of Columbia, S.C., talks with Renee Montagne about the flooding that has crippled his city. On Sunday, almost 7 inches of rain fell, the most ever recorded in the city's history.

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Top Stories: TPP Accord Reached; Nobel Prize In Medicine

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 8:40am

Also: The Supreme Court opens its new term today; the search continues off the Bahamas for a ship damaged in a hurricane; and smog from Indonesia closes schools in Malaysia.

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U.S., Other Nations Reach Agreement On Trans-Pacific Partnership

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 7:25am

A long process to ease trading between the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations is closer to being finalized, as negotiators cleared hurdles on how to handle everything from cars to dairy products.

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U.S. Resolves Claims Against BP Over Deepwater Horizon Spill

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 6:59am

The resolution includes civil claims and "the restoration of natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico," the Justice Department says.

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Like Fares On A Plane, College Tuition Bills Vary Widely

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 6:03am

Some colleges give big discounts based on family income. Some don't.

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