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Billionaire's Research Team Discovers Japanese World War II Battleship

13 hours 29 min ago

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says his team found the wreckage of the Mushashi in the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. The vessel was sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

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'Grand Bargain' In Workers' Comp Unravels, Harming Injured Workers Further

14 hours 21 min ago

Changes to workers' compensation laws mean families and government bear more of the costs that result from injuries on the job.

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Ohio House Votes To Make 'Hang On Sloopy' State's Rock Song

16 hours 25 min ago

The song has been a crowd favorite at Ohio State University games since the school's marching band first performed it in 1965. But hang on, the state Senate still has to pass the measure.

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Canadians Told To Stop Drawing Spock On $5

16 hours 35 min ago

They've been sketching bold eyebrows and pointy ears on a former prime minister to honor the late actor Leonard Nimoy. The Bank Of Canada says it seems wrong to alter "a symbol of our country."

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Behavioral Therapy Helps More Than Drugs For Dementia Patients

18 hours 34 min ago

Non-drug approaches for treating aggression and other symptoms of dementia work better than antipsychotic drugs, a study finds, and are less risky. That includes teaching caregivers how to respond.

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Boko Haram Ramps Up Attacks Despite Effort To Repel Them

18 hours 34 min ago

In Nigeria, the Islamist extremists are using more girls and young women in suicide bombings. It's unclear whether the children are taken from among the hundreds the militants have kidnapped.

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U.S. Government Teams Up With Private Sector To Stave Off Cocoa Crisis

18 hours 34 min ago

Chocolate is increasingly popular and under assault from diseases that infect cocoa plants. Scientists are working to find varieties that will resist diseases and keep the world's sweet tooth happy.

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As Economy Improves, Wages Remain Stagnant

18 hours 34 min ago

Monthly jobless data is released Friday. David Greene talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, and a contributing correspondent to The Wall Street Journal.

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Clinton's Private Email Server Has Advantages, Vulnerabilities

18 hours 34 min ago

While many of those messages are tucked away from the prying eyes of the public, it's not clear they are well-protected from hackers.

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Report Finds Ferguson Polarized But Mayor Says Change Is Underway

18 hours 34 min ago

A Justice Department report finds systematic racial bias in how the city treats its African American citizens. Some residents doubt tensions between police and black residents will abate quickly.

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Identitiy Of Homeless Man Shot By LAPD Still Unclear

18 hours 34 min ago

The weekend shooting took place in the city's Skid Row neighborhood and raised questions about use of force. Authorities say the victim had assumed the identity of someone else — a French national.

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For Dementia Patients, Behavioral Therapy May Outweigh Antipsychotic Drugs

18 hours 34 min ago

A new study in the British Medical Journal finds that non-drug approaches to treating symptoms of dementia work better than using drugs, particularly antipsychotics.

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Money Drove Criminal Justice System In Ferguson, DOJ Report Says

18 hours 34 min ago

The Justice Department says police and courts in Ferguson, Mo., violated black residents' civil rights because officials saw them as a source of revenue. They were given excessive fines and fees.

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'It Is About Truths': John Ridley On His New TV Show, 'American Crime'

18 hours 34 min ago

The drama, about the aftermath of a racially charged home invasion, challenges its many characters' viewpoints. Ridley says he wanted to explore "what happens when those truths start to fall away."

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Federal Regulators Link Workers' Comp Failures To Income Inequality

19 hours 37 min ago

Changes to workers' compensation laws mean families and government bear more of the costs that result from injuries on the job.

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In Berlin, Grassroots Efforts Work To Integrate Inner-City Schools

19 hours 43 min ago

In parts of the city, racial segregation in schools is often a reality. But small parent-led initiatives — one immigrant-led, one native-led — have been working to change perceptions and enrollment.

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Jaw Fossil In Ethiopia Likely Oldest Ever Found In Human Line

19 hours 55 min ago

The 2.8 million-year-old bone may mark the first human branch in the primate family tree. It wasn't just a bigger brain that marked the shift, scientists say. It was also big changes in the mouth.

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Boris Nemtsov: 'He Directed His Words Against Putin Himself'

19 hours 56 min ago

Russian journalist Yevgenia Albats, who followed Boris Nemtsov's career for 27 years, says he was one of the few Russian political figures willing to directly criticize President Vladimir Putin.

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Toronto Infertility Clinic Offers Controversial Treatment

19 hours 57 min ago

The technique claims to "recharge the batteries" in a woman's eggs using mitochondria from other cells extracted from her ovaries. The clinic's first births are due soon, though other doctors worry.

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Japanese World War II Battleship Musashi Found, Billionaire Paul Allen Says

March 4, 2015 - 10:01am

The Microsoft co-founder says his team found the ship's wreckage in the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. The vessel was sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

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