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Openly-Gay Candidate May Help Mass. GOP End Losing Streak

April 7, 2014 - 5:12am

Massachusetts Republicans have lost the last 92 U.S. House races in a row — the worst GOP losing streak in the country. But Republicans think they've found a candidate who can break the lock.

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5-Year-Old Boy Exposes Bug In Microsoft's Xbox

April 7, 2014 - 5:12am

KGTV in San Diego says Kristoffer Von Hassel was able to log in to his father's Xbox Live account by entering the wrong password, and then hitting the space bar a bunch of times.

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Tyson Foods Recalls Frozen Chicken Nuggets

April 7, 2014 - 5:12am

More than 75,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets have been recalled. Consumers complained they found small pieces of plastic in their food that caused some minor oral injuries.

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Opposition Leader In India Eyes Prime Minister's Office

April 7, 2014 - 5:12am

Voters in India are going to the polls in the first stage of a nearly 6-week national election. The BJP's charismatic and controversial chief is stirring the electorate with the promise of change.

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Obama To Circumvent Congress Over Women's Pay

April 7, 2014 - 5:12am

President Obama on Tuesday is expected to order contractors with the federal government to provide information that could be beneficial to female employees.

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Tech News Site Re/code Creates Buzz In Silicon Valley

April 7, 2014 - 5:12am

Re/code is a new tech site that doesn't charge its readers or expect to make much from ads. Instead, it has a successful conference business. Other media also see potential profits in conferences.

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Kentucky Wildcats To Play UConn Huskies In NCAA Final

April 7, 2014 - 5:12am

The top-two men's college basketball teams play for the championship Monday night in Dallas. Eighth-seeded Kentucky will face seventh-seeded UConn. Neither team was even in the tournament last year.

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Where Does Rwanda Go From Here?

April 7, 2014 - 5:12am

Steve Inskeep talks to journalist Philip Gourevitch about Rwanda 20 years after the genocide. Gouorevitch is the author of We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families.

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Ceremonies Commemorate 20 Years Since Rwanda Genocide

April 7, 2014 - 5:12am

The ethnic slaughter killed nearly a million people. The massacre was born of years of tension between the majority Hutu and minority Tutsi.

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Involuntary Shaking Can Be Caused By Essential Tremors

April 7, 2014 - 3:33am

It's easy to think that a shaking hand could be a sign of Parkinson's disease. But it's more likely essential tremor, an ailment that's not life-threatening but can become debilitating.

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Welcome To Voting Rights Boot Camp

April 7, 2014 - 3:24am

In the aftermath of a Supreme Court ruling last year, advocates worry that jurisdictions are quietly making changes to disenfranchise minorities. A training program is designed to counter that.

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Chemo Can Make Food Taste Like Metal. Here's Help

April 7, 2014 - 3:22am

Patients undergoing chemotherapy need to eat to stay strong. But the drugs can cause nausea and damage taste buds. New flavors and spices can help a lot, a chef says.

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