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Tell Us: How Do People Celebrate Juneteenth In Your Area? #WouldntBeJuneteenthWithout

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 2:51pm

In the South, it's red soda. In Detroit, it's Motown jams. Tell us on Twitter what your regional Juneteenth celebrations are like!

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FDA To Food Companies: This Time, Zero Means Zero Trans Fats

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 1:06pm

The agency is giving food companies a hard deadline to stop using trans fats in processed foods. It has determined that partially hydrogenated oils are not "generally recognized as safe" for food.

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In Colorful Speech, Trump Announces He's Running For President

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:45pm

The real estate magnate and TV celebrity declared he would be "the greatest jobs president that God ever created."

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Tropical Storm Bill Makes Landfall In Texas

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:41pm

The storm made landfall on Matagorda island, south of Houston, according to the National Weather Service. Maximum sustained winds were recorded at 60 mph.

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Virtual Reality A Major Player At Gaming Trade Show

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:33pm

The annual E3 – Electronic Entertainment Expo – is a showcase for new games, consoles and new developments from major franchises.

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What Etgar Keret Learned From His Father About Storytelling And Survival

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:29pm

The Seven Good Years spans the time between the birth of his son and the death of his father. Keret says his father, who was a Holocaust survivor, taught him to "look reality straight in the face."

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Richard Thaler And 'The Making Of Behavioral Economics'

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:20pm

Robin Young moderates a conversation between Richard Thaler and Daniel Gilbert about Thaler's new book "Misbehaving."

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What Stronger Storms Could Mean For The North Carolina Coast

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:12pm

Scientists predict stronger and more frequent storms along the Eastern seaboard. WUNC's Dave DeWitt considers what this would mean.

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Defeat By Deductible: Millennials Aren't Hip To Health Insurance Lingo

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:10pm

Researchers watched a group of young adults as they tried signing up for insurance on Half didn't know what a deductible was. Needless to say, they struggled with enrollment.

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FDA Tells Food Industry To Phase Out Artificial Trans Fats

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:06pm

The artificial fats are used in processed foods and in restaurants, and have been found to raise the risk of heart disease.

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Man Who Jumped White House Fence Sentenced to 17 Months In Prison

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:02pm

Omar Gonzalez, 43, has been in prison since last September, when he ran onto the grounds of the presidential residence and entered a White House door on a Friday evening.

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Why The Pope's Stand On Climate Change Matters

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 11:53am

The public discussion on climate change occupies a weird alternate reality, despite the science; it's not really about the science — which is why Pope Francis's encyclical matters, says Adam Frank.

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Leading Democratic Voice Says Trade Vote Isn't A Done Deal

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 11:52am

Rep. Chris Van Hollen voted against a key measure in the Trans Pacific Partnership, possibly derailing President Obama's deal. Why?

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