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Six Years After Financial Crisis, Litigation Carries On With AIG Suit

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:08pm

Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, AIG's former CEO, is suing the U.S. government over the terms of the company's $85 billion bailout. He says it amounts to an unconstitutional seizure of private property.

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Federal Judges Sends Wyo. Wolves Back To Endangered Species List

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:08pm

Just two years after the Obama administration removed federal protections for wolves in the state of Wyoming, a federal judge has reinstated them, saying that the state's plan for managing the species was inadequate and largely unenforceable.

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How One Taxi Driver Took Down A Corrupt Brazilian Politician

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:08pm

Cab driver Antonio Cavalcanti had a candidate for governor successfully barred after proving he had embezzled millions of dollars while he was a state legislator.

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White House Tries To Keep Fence Jumpers At Bay With ... Another Fence

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:08pm

Amid criticism over multiple security breaches at the White House, the Secret Service has erected a second fence around the North Lawn. Critics call it an eyesore.

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Secret Service Director Admits Mistakes In White House Breaches

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:08pm

Congress called an unusual recess hearing to grill the Secret Service about the White House fence jumper.

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Book Review: 'Once In The West'

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:08pm

Tess Taylor reviews Christian Wiman's new collection of poems, "Once in the West."

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'How To Cook Everything Fast'? Bittman Says Skip The Prep

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:08pm

Rachel Martin talks to food writer Mark Bittman about his new cookbook, "How to Cook Everything Fast," which thumbs its nose at the French tradition of having ingredients prepped before you cook.

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Justice Department Investigates Use Of Force Among Albuquerque Police

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:08pm

The Justice Department is investigating 26 police departments across the country. Among them is Albuquerque, N.M., where police have shot dozens of people in the past few years, 25 of them fatally.

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Hong Kong Students Make Personal, Professional Sacrifices To Protest

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:08pm

The students have appeared as the vanguard of the ongoing pro-democracy protests. On Tuesday, student groups announced they will boycott classes until the government addresses their demands.

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Ebola Researchers Have A Radical Idea: Rush A Vaccine Into The Field

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:08pm

Traditional methods for containing the Ebola outbreak aren't working fast enough. So some scientists want to bypass the typical trial phases and bring new vaccines directly to people at risk.

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Instead Of Staring At Screens, These Kids Stared At Faces

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:43pm

A recent study from researchers at UCLA found that kids who spent a week at outdoor camp — away from all electronic devices — got a lot better at picking up emotion in other people's faces.

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'All The Truth Is Out' Examines How Political Journalism Went Tabloid

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:21pm

Matt Bai says that while voters have always cared about candidates' characters, some news used to be off limits. His new book looks at Gary Hart's 1987 affair that destroyed his political ambitions.

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WATCH: Container Ships Collide In Suez Canal

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:08pm

The two vessels, one flagged in Germany and the other in Singapore, come together after one appears to lose rudder control.

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Herb Alpert On World Cafe

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:02pm

The decorated jazz veteran, now 79, sounds younger than ever on his new album, In The Mood.

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Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:00pm

Going into Julia Pierson's hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday, President Obama has expressed confidence in her and the agency she leads. Will that change?

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Aral Sea's Eastern Basin Has Dried Out, NASA Photos Show

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:57am

"For the first time in modern history, the eastern basin of the South Aral Sea has completely dried," NASA says, citing satellite photos from 2000 and 2014.

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Medieval Mystery Novel Out In Paperback

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:50am

English professor Bruce Holsinger's medieval mystery novel is out in paperback, and features Geoffrey Chaucer.

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Dog Gummit, The World Can Wipe Out Rabies

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:45am

Rabies kills tens of thousands of people each year. Now scientists are hoping to mount a final siege against the virus globally. The trick? Getting all our four-legged friends to come for a shot.

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Scientists Change Memories With Hope Of Treating Brain Disorders

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:40am

Scientists are now able to manipulate memory in profound ways that may lead to new treatments for a range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.

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Inside America's Newest Utopia: Tony Hsieh's Las Vegas

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:35am

Re/code's Nellie Bowles has been reporting from Las Vegas, where Zappos founder Tony Hsieh is attempting to build what Bowles describes as a utopia.

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