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Saudi Arabia Reports 2 More Deaths From MERS

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:53am

Saudi Arabia reports 2 more deaths from MERS

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Toyota Recalls About 6.4 Million Vehicles Globally

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:53am

Toyota recalls about 6.4 million vehicles globally

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Series Of Car Bombs In Baghdad Kills 16 People

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:43am

Series of car bombs in Baghdad kills 16 people

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Common Core Literary Standards Require Close Reading

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:08am

The new Common Core State Standards for English have stirred plenty of controversy. In a Vermont classroom full of 8th graders, they are working on a cornerstone of the core: close reading.

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UConn Crushes Notre Dame In NCAA Women's Championship

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

In a historic NCAA women's basketball game, two unbeaten teams vied for the national championship Tuesday night. The University of Connecticut beat Notre Dame 79 to 58. It's a record 9th national title for the Huskies.

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Why Men Outnumber Women Attending Business Schools

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

New research explores gender disparities in business school enrollment by the different ways men and women appear to process ethical compromise. Women are less likely to enroll because they perceive material success to be in conflict with their ethical impulses. Research suggests men are likely to experience the same conflict but they seem more comfortable living with it.

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Senate Panel Considers Obama Nominee To Head Safety Commission

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

Elliot Kaye is President Obama's nominee to head the Consumer Product Safety Commission. He made a name for himself pushing safety changes to youth football — famously warning parents, "There's no such thing as a concussion-proof helmet." He appeared before a congressional panel on Tuesday.

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Calif. Measure Would Ban Killer Whale Shows At SeaWorld

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

In California, SeaWorld won a short-term victory on Tuesday. A committee in the state assembly decided a bill banning SeaWorld from holding killer whales captive and using them in shows needs further study.

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Encryption Flaw Puts Internet Security At Risk

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

If you bank or buy things online, if you use Yahoo or Gmail Mail or sign into work remotely using a virtual private network, your communications may not be safe. A flaw in a widely used encryption program called OpenSSL could expose much of the net's encrypted traffic to eavesdropping.

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The Last Word In Business

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

David Greene has the Last Word in business.

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Kosher Food Producer Manischewitz Sold To Bain Capital

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

Manischewitz, the company known for its matzo and gefilte fish, has been bought by a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital. The price was not disclosed. The new owner wants to help the 126-year-old brand move beyond its niche on the kosher shelves.

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Business News

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

David Greene has business news.

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Civil Rights Act Anniversary May Polish LBJ's Image

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

The 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act offers fans of Lyndon Baines Johnson a chance to reassess the 36th president. When Johnson signed the act, it was a huge legislative achievement. But in terms of LBJ's legacy, this landmark legislation is overshadowed by his escalation of a failed war in Vietnam.

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Rwanda Genocide Separates Generations

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

The difference between age 27 and age 23 is in Rwanda a vast gulf. One witnessed the genocide as a child. The other has no memory of it, and only knows its consequences. This story is about the disconnect between a 27-year-old budding playwright and his 23-year-old lead actress.

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Calif. Medical Center Offers Cure To Indigenous Language Barrier

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

Medical facilities located in California's agricultural centers have found patients coming in who are immigrants from Mexico but don't speak Spanish. Rather they speak indigenous languages. That's creating huge communications problems but a hospital in Salinas has found a solution.

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Divisive Issues For Now Don't Derail Iran Nuclear Talks

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have left Moscow on the outs with Germany, France, Britain and the U.S. Those countries are partnered with Russia in talks with Iran over its nuclear program.

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A Look At The NBA Playoff Picture

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:23am

A look at the NBA playoff picture

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The 5 Biggest Heartaches At The Masters

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:23am

The 5 biggest heartaches at the Masters

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UConn Routs Notre Dame 79-58, Wins 9th Title

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:23am

UConn routs Notre Dame 79-58, wins 9th title

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US Penned Political Satire In Secret Cuban Twitter

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:23am

US penned political satire in secret Cuban Twitter

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