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Obama Leaves Election Results Behind, Travels To Asia

November 10, 2014 - 5:01am

President Obama is in Beijing — kicking off a week-long trip that will also take him to Burma and Australia. The overseas trip comes on the heels of last week's domestic drubbing for the Democrats.

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Ebola Today Could Mean Illiteracy Tomorrow In West Africa

November 10, 2014 - 3:06am

Millions of children aren't going to school because of Ebola. The fear is that some kids will never return to class. For others, the time off means putting their career dreams on hold.

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If Literature's Great Characters Could Text, They'd Charm Your Pantalets Off

November 10, 2014 - 3:05am

Texts from Jane Eyre imagines a Mr. Rochester who worries over his "attic wife" and a super flirty Scarlett O'Hara: "did you know that pantalets are out this year[?] that's why I'm not wearing any :)"

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Want To Grow These Apples? You'll Have To Join The Club

November 10, 2014 - 3:04am

New brands are reshaping the apple aisle of supermarkets. Many are "club apples" --varieties that are controlled and managed by select groups of farmers..

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Combining The DNA Of Three People Raises Ethical Questions

November 10, 2014 - 3:03am

Scientists in England are ready to do something that's never been done before — combine the DNA of two women and one man to create embryos that don't carry hereditary mitochondrial disorders.

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