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Attacking 'Attacks' In The Climate Change Community

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 12:10pm

Did a science story give false equivalence in the climate change debate?

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Apple In Talks To Begin Providing Cable Service

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:50am

Apple's new proposed cable service offers 25 channels, but it may complicate things for consumers -- many of whom get their Internet through their cable provider.

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How One Murder Changed Florida's Juvenile Sentencing Laws

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:40am

The state's reaction to a tourist murder in 1993 has had a long lasting effect on how the state sentences juvenile offenders.

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Secret Service Head Clancy Tells Panel: 'This Is My First Test'

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:40am

Answering pointed questions about new claims of misconduct by his agents, Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy says he had a "good stern talk" with his staff about why he wasn't told about it sooner.

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Meet Chef Chane, Ethiopia's Version Of The Infamous 'Soup Nazi'

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:35am

Like the famously curt broth ladler on Seinfeld, Addis Ababa's Chef Chane is known for serving up both delectable cuisine and insults. He says he learned his vaunted culinary skills in royal kitchens.

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Starbucks And USA Today Try To Spark Discussion On Race

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:33am

Starbucks is partnering with USA Today for a campaign to promote racial awareness and discussion among their customers.

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Libya Is In Chaos Four Years After Revolution

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:20am

Peace talks are scheduled this week in Morocco, but there are very low expectations those talks will result in any agreement that ends the bloodshed.

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Seeing The Boat From The Watertown Shootout

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:10am

Yesterday in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the jury went to see the boat in which he was found hiding.

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San Francisco 49ers Linebacker Retires At Age Of 24

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:06am

Citing the fear of traumatic brain injuries, Chris Borland announced his retirement after one season with the NFL.

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Live Tweets: Under Pressure — Service Director Testifies

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:40am

Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy takes to Capitol Hill and faces tough questions about the agency's latest scandal.

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7 Creative Wedding Ideas From History

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:33am

Couples nowadays are tying the knot in original ways — like some pioneering newlyweds in America's past.

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'Community': No Longer A Broadcast Show, But Still A Lovable Weirdo

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:21am

As a frequently embattled comedy moves from broadcast television to an online outlet, it remains its goofy self with a somewhat smaller cast.

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Bhutan, World's Lowest-Ranked Soccer Team, Advances In World Cup Qualifying

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 9:57am

It had been ranked 209th out of 209 national teams — but Bhutan will now progress to the second round of World Cup Qualifying, after beating Sri Lanka in consecutive matches.

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Buffy Sainte-Marie, 'It's My Way'

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 9:48am

At 74, the folk icon has a new album, Power In The Blood, which features the title track from her classic 1964 debut album.

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