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Doctors Once Thought Bananas Cured Celiac Disease. They Saved Kids' Lives – At A Cost

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:43pm

In the early 20th century, kids with the disease faced severe malnutrition, even death. The banana-based diet doctors came up with seemed to cure them — but led kids back to foods that made them sick.

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Why I Think The Manchester Attack Was Aimed At Women And Girls

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:42pm

An attack like this scares women into submission, says ElsaMarie D'Silva, who works to stop street harassment in India.

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Murdered Bowie State Student Honored At Graduation Ceremony

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:40pm

Richard Collins III was stabbed to death at a bus stop on the University of Maryland campus, three days before he was to receive his bachelor's degree.

Moody's Cuts China's Rating For First Time Since 1989

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:33pm

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with CNN's Maggie Lake about the decision, which changed the country's outlook from stable to negative.

Highway To The Sequel Zone: Tom Cruise Says 'Top Gun 2' Is Happening

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:25pm

It's been 31 years since Top Gun. Cruise told an Australian TV show that a sequel will start filming "probably in the next year."

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Why Did Melania Trump Cover At The Vatican But Not In Saudi Arabia?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:20pm

Despite the criticism, First Lady Trump's attire was in keeping with protocol of the countries she visited and the precedence set by other foreign leaders who have visited them.

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'Jails To Jobs' Program In New York City Aims To Curb Recidivism

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:20pm

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to give every inmate leaving city jails a job after they serve a sentence of a year or less.

Total Failure: How George Foreman's Losses Showed Him The Light

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:15pm

In the second part of our series, we talk to the boxer about his 1974 loss to Muhammad Ali and how it changed him forever.

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Does Trump's Budget Reverse Campaign Promises?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:12pm

The Atlantic's Derek Thompson writes that Trump's budget is a "continuation of the con-artistry he’s practiced for decades."

Trump Meets With Pope Francis At The Vatican

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:06pm

Pope Francis welcomed Trump to the Vatican, even while two leaders have clashed on issues like climate change and a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

The Angelus' 'The Other Side Of The Mountain' Addresses The Hope In Darkness

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:00pm

The North Texas trio reaches across humankind with a body-rattling, desert-swept heft. Watch a gorgeous black-and-white video for The Angelus' brooding and beautiful track.

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Texas Joins Other States Looking To 'Baby Boxes' To Fight Infant Mortality Rate

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:52am

The company behind the cardboard boxes has just launched in Texas, and plans to hand out 400,000 boxes there this year.

After Manchester, Social Media Helps And Hurts, Venues Stay Alert And Shows Go On

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00am

In the wake of the bombing on Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert, venues have stepped up security, a promoter laments the imperfect security and social media is useful and harmful — again.

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Trump Casts Shadow Over Tightening Montana Special Election

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:57am

A super-charged political environment and backlash against the GOP health care bill have made Thursday's special congressional election for Montana's lone House seat primed for a possible upset.

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Black Ministry Students At Duke Say They Face Unequal Treatment And Racism

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:23am

The dean says pushing the school to be a more diverse and inclusive environment is a top priority.

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Taiwan's High Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal, In A First For Asia

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:21am

Taiwan's president has asked the Ministry of Justice to come up with a legal framework for complying with the decision.

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Organized Noize Raises A Fist To Fight On 'We The Ones'

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:12am

Big Boi, CeeLo and Big Rube unite for a powerful visual from the new Organized Noize EP.

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Fox News Retracts DNC Staffer Conspiracy Story, But Hannity Keeps It Alive

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:49am

Fox News retracted a story about the death of a Democratic National Committee staffer that was based on a groundless conspiracy theory. But host Sean Hannity, who pushed the theory, stood by it.

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'We Can Use Peace,' President Trump Says After Exchanging Gifts With Pope

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:41am

The president made the remark after the pope presented him with a medallion featuring an olive branch. "I give this to you so that you can be an instrument of peace," the pope told him.

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Chuck Johnson's Restorative, Meadow-Set, Near-Ambient Pedal Steel Guitar

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:30am

Chuck Johnson's best known for his hypnotic, yet lyrical solo guitar work, but for his new record, Balsams, Johnson meditates on the lush ambiance of the pedal steel.

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