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The 13 Questions Hillary Clinton Has Answered From The Press

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 4:01am

It has been more than three weeks since Hillary Clinton has answered a question from the press. That hasn't stopped reporters from trying.

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Was 'Deflategate' About Tom Brady's Legacy Or His Ego?

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 2:23am

"Deflategate" is as much about vanity as it is about victory, says commentator Frank Deford.

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Puerto Rico Wants To Grow Your Next Cup Of Specialty Coffee

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 2:22am

More than a century ago, Puerto Rico used to produce world-class coffee. Now farmers there are trying to rebuild the industry by focusing on growing higher-quality beans, which command higher prices.

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For Artist Elaine De Kooning, Painting Was A Verb, Not A Noun

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 2:21am

One of de Kooning's friends once asked her what it was like to work in the shadow of her husband, Willem de Kooning. She replied: "I don't paint in his shadow, I paint in his light.'"

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Jeb Bush Backtracks On Iraq, Says He 'Interpreted The Question Wrong, I Guess'

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:09pm

Jeb Bush is walking back comments he made on Iraq that he would have authorized the invasion even knowing what we know now. But he later said he actually doesn't know what he would have done.

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Amtrak Train Derails, Cars Roll In Philadelphia; At Least 22 Hurt

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 8:59pm

The train, on its way from Washington to New York, went off the rails late Tuesday. The train is heavily damaged and one local hospital has received at least 10 patients so far.

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China Smartphone Sales Shrink, Market 'Increasingly Saturated,' Report Says

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 6:41pm

Experts say nearly everyone in China who wants a smartphone has one. The challenge for manufacturers now is to convince them to upgrade.

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How Bird Beaks Got Their Start As Dinosaur Snouts

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 6:32pm

Hoping to help trace the history of how velociraptors evolved into birds, researchers at Harvard and Yale may have tracked a key beak transformation to two genes.

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Texas Sen. Doesn't Want Clergy 'Coerced' Into Officiating Same-Sex Marriages

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 6:12pm

In Texas, state legislators are considering a number of bills disapproving of same-sex marriage. They are also learning some lessons from the "religious freedom" controversy in Indiana.

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Obama: We Must 'Guard Against Cynicism' When It Comes To Poverty

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 6:08pm

"There's a lot we can do," President Obama said at a forum in Washington, D.C., Tuesday. Just across town, progressive leaders laid out plans to tackle poverty.

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Songs We Love: Bilal, 'Satellites'

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 5:01pm

The eclectic crooner will release a new album in June called In Another Life. Hear the LP's lead single, produced by Adrian Younge.

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Whitney Museum's New Building Opens Doors (And Walls) To Outside World

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 4:46pm

For decades, the museum was housed in a concrete fortress with few windows. Its new home offers striking views of the Manhattan skyline, but critics say the design draws attention away from the art.

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WHO Announces New Guidelines For Naming Human Diseases

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 4:46pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dr. Keiji Fukuda, assistant director general for health security at the World Health Organization, about how the WHO names human diseases.

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You've Saved Money At The Pump. Why Aren't You Spending It?

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 4:38pm

Falling oil prices haven't boosted economic growth as much as expected. That's partly because consumers have chosen to pay down debt and save some of the windfall rather than spend it all.

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Brain Boost: Mediterranean Diet May Fend Off Memory Loss

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 4:04pm

People in their 60s and 70s who followed the Mediterranean diet for four years held steady on cognitive tests, a study found. But the scores of people following a low-fat diet went down.

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