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China Trip A Chance For Obama To Distance Himself From Midterm Losses

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:30pm

In Asia, President Obama is trying to exert U.S. influence in the region. But will his message be undermined by his political weakness at home?

» E-Mail This's Tech Improvements Mean You Can Now Window Shop

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:30pm

After a launch that failed last fall, the administration is hoping this year's open enrollment period goes more smoothly, by letting customers browse first.

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These Xs Are The Same Shade, So What's That Say About Color?

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:30pm

Never mind the physics. Color isn't just a particular wavelength of light, it turns out. It's a fascinating mix of context, and what's happening outside and inside your head.

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Thousands Of Kids Sickened By Laundry Pods That Are Hard To Resist

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:30pm

Thousands of kids are being poisoned by ingesting detergent "pods," those increasingly popular alternatives to liquid detergents. Their colorful packaging and design are apparently hard for a lot of kids to resist.

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Roomful Of Teeth: Tiny Desk Concert

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:15pm

Watch the vocal group sing new music with yelps, yodels and fine harmonies tightly spun.

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Kidney Dialysis Company Expands Into The Hospital Business

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:35pm

DaVita HealthCare partners, a provider of dialysis for kidney patients, says its expertise working with very sick patients can help hospitals expand into wellness and prevention.

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Why Divers In Bonaire Are So Eager To Kill The Beautiful Lionfish

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:27pm

Bonaire is a scuba diver's paradise in the Caribbean. But the invasive lionfish is gobbling up smaller fish that protect the reef. To island is now teaching divers how to spear the lionfish.

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How 'Double Bucks' For Food Stamps Conquered Capitol Hill

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:01pm

The federal government is putting $100 million behind a simple idea: doubling the value of federal food benefits when people use them to buy fresh produce. This idea started small but became a hit.

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More Than 800,000 Postal Service Employees Victims Of Data Breach

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 1:56pm

USPS customers were affected as well. The FBI is leading an investigation into the hack, but it's unclear who might be responsible it.

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