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In Texas, Obama Sets Stage To Answer 'Do-Nothing' Congress

1 hour 47 min ago

President Obama knows he's unlikely to get support from Texas' predominantly Republican congressional delegation, but being rebuffed will make it easier for him to shift blame to the GOP.

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Mississippi Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection

2 hours 25 min ago

Scientists hoped the baby's apparent cure would lead to similar treatments in infants worldwide. But with the child still HIV-positive, some question the ethics of a large study in other children.

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Study: Statehouse Press Corps In Decline

3 hours 25 min ago

A Pew report found that the number of full-time newspaper reporters covering state politics fell dramatically in the past decade, raising questions about their ability to closely monitor politicians.

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Snubs And Successes: 6 Lessons Learned From This Year's Emmy Nominations

4 hours 2 min ago

HBO's Game of Thrones emerged as the most-nominated series with 19 nods for the Primetime Emmy Awards, but new series such as FX's Fargo and HBO's True Detective scored, too.

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Snubs And Successes: 6 Lessons Learned From This Year's Emmy Nominations

4 hours 2 min ago

HBO's Game of Thrones emerged as the most-nominated series with 19 nods for the Primetime Emmy Awards, but new series such as FX's Fargo and HBO's True Detective scored, too.

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'Captain Pizza' Saves The Day, But Doesn't Save Himself A Slice

4 hours 17 min ago

A pilot found himself hungry during a midflight delay. But instead of just buying a pizza for himself, he bought 50 pizzas for the entire Frontier Airlines plane.

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'Captain Pizza' Saves The Day, But Doesn't Save Himself A Slice

4 hours 17 min ago

A pilot found himself hungry during a midflight delay. But instead of just buying a pizza for himself, he bought 50 pizzas for the entire Frontier Airlines plane.

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Clerical Error Puts Church On New York's 'George Carlin Way'

5 hours 1 min ago

The street named after the late comedian, who was known for his blistering attacks on religion, ended up being a block longer than city officials intended.

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This Fine Wine Made At An Italian Penal Colony Is No 2-Buck Chuck

5 hours 8 min ago

Off the coast of Tuscany, prisoners serving the end of their sentences are learning to make wine from a 30th-generation winemaker. It's a unique approach to rehabilitation that seems to be working.

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A Growing Number Of Veterans Struggles To Quit Powerful Painkillers

5 hours 26 min ago

Service members are prescribed narcotic painkillers three times as often as civilians. For some vets, dependence on those pills becomes a bigger problem than their original ailment.

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A Growing Number Of Veterans Struggles To Quit Powerful Painkillers

5 hours 26 min ago

Service members are prescribed narcotic painkillers three times as often as civilians. For some vets, dependence on those pills becomes a bigger problem than their original ailment.

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Obama's Request For Immigration Funds Meets Pushback On The Hill

5 hours 45 min ago

President Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the influx of immigrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Senate Appropriations Committee is holding a hearing about the request.

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Obama's Request For Immigration Funds Meets Pushback On The Hill

5 hours 45 min ago

President Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the influx of immigrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Senate Appropriations Committee is holding a hearing about the request.

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Signs Emerge Of A Compromise On Obama's $3.7B Immmigration Request

6 hours 20 min ago

The president wants the money to deal with the thousands of minors from Central America who have crossed into the U.S. Republicans said they want some policy changes; Democrats aren't opposed.

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Alcohol Test: Does Eating Yeast Keep You From Getting Drunk?

6 hours 32 min ago

When we read about a way to stave off intoxication in Esquire, we were dubious. So we bought a Breathalyzer and a few IPAs and tested out the kooky theory.

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Doctors Face Ethical Issues In Benching Kids With Concussions

6 hours 34 min ago

There's plenty of evidence that playing with a concussion increases the risk of long-term problems. But athletes, coaches and parents can be reluctant to call a halt. Then how can doctors do no harm?

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No Charges For Police Who Killed Woman After D.C. Chase

6 hours 47 min ago

Miriam Carey, 34, was fatally shot by two police officers last fall after she led them on a high-speed pursuit from the White House to the U.S. Capitol.

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A New Device Lets You Track Your Preschooler ... And Listen In

6 hours 57 min ago

LG's KizON wristband lets you keep tabs on your child. But some experts say such devices send the wrong message about the world we live in. And the gadgets raise questions about kids' privacy rights.

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Maasai Warriors: Caught Between Spears and Cellphones

7 hours 2 min ago

One of Kenya's oldest tribes has held on to a traditional lifestyle but it's not uncommon to see members holding a cellphone in one hand while wearing their cultural robes, or shukas.

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After Losing An Only Child, Chinese Parents Face Old Age Alone

7 hours 3 min ago

China's one-child policy, introduced more than three decades ago, has had some unintended consequences. One is that, in the event of a child's death, many older parents lack a source of support.

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