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Before You Take A Bite Of That Mushroom, Consider This

1 hour 40 min ago

Guess what scientists found lurking inside a common-looking packet of supermarket porcini? Three entirely new species of fungi. That's what happens when you DNA sequence your dinner.

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Al-Qaida's Khorasan Group Led By Hard-Core Fighters

2 hours 42 min ago

The group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes in Syria last night, has been on the U.S. radar for a while. Intelligence officials say they have tracked its individual members for years.

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Meet The Global Groups That Alicia Keys Got Naked For

2 hours 46 min ago

The Grammy-winning singer posed in the nude (in a G-rated way) to draw attention to a dozen charities. Here's a look at the goals of the global players — and what they'd do if money were no object.

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Insurers Cautious As Proton Beam Cancer Therapy Gains Popularity

3 hours 18 min ago

Supporters of the controversial, high-priced treatment say routine coverage would help propel research that would support its use. Skeptics say that approach is backward.

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Obama Emphasizes Coalition In Comments On Syrian Strikes

4 hours 11 min ago

President Obama spoke about airstrikes in Syria on Tuesday morning, moments before he left for New York for the United Nations General Assembly meeting.

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Obama Calls For More Ambitious Approach To Climate Change In U.N. Speech

4 hours 24 min ago

"There is such a thing as being too late," President Obama says in his address to the U.N. Climate Summit. The White House is touting tools to boost "global resilience" in the face of climate change.

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Rosh Hashana's Sacred Bread Offers Meaning In Many Shapes And Sizes

4 hours 32 min ago

Making challah for the Jewish New Year lets the baker take a moment to reflect on life's blessings. The bread can be shaped into the traditional round, or a lion or bird to echo Bible verses.

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To Make Interval Training Less Painful, Add Tunes

4 hours 48 min ago

Alternating rest periods with bouts of really intense exercise may make you fitter, but it's not a breeze. Researchers say music can make intervals less wretched and also make you work harder.

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Stoutaccino? Starbucks Tests Coffee With Beer Flavors

4 hours 59 min ago

Reports that Starbucks is testing a new coffee drink for autumn that incorporates "toasty stout flavors" has set off a debate over how such a concoction might taste, and whether it's a good idea.

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More Americans Favor Mixing Religion And Politics, Survey Says

5 hours 50 min ago

The poll by Pew's Religion & Public Life Project also shows that three-quarters of survey participants believe religion's influence on American life is waning.

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More Americans Favor Mixing Religion And Politics, Survey Says

5 hours 51 min ago

The poll by Pew's Religion & Public Life Project also shows that three-quarters of survey participants believe religion's influence on American life is waning.

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Your Guide To Dining From The Dump

6 hours 37 min ago

Maximus Thaler really puts his money (or at least, his morals) where his mouth is when it comes to food waste. He's a dumpster diver. And he's happy to share tips for foraging from trash bins safely.

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Your Guide To Dining From The Dump

6 hours 37 min ago

Maximus Thaler really puts his money (or at least, his morals) where his mouth is when it comes to food waste. He's a dumpster diver. And he's happy to share tips for foraging from trash bins safely.

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Obama: Coalition Against ISIS Shows 'This Is Not America's Fight Alone'

6 hours 44 min ago

The president praised the five Arab nations that joined in airstrikes against extremists in Syria and said it should be clear that there are "no safe havens" for those who threaten America.

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Obama: Coalition Against ISIS Shows 'This Is Not America's Fight Alone'

6 hours 44 min ago

The president praised the five Arab nations that joined in airstrikes against extremists in Syria and said it should be clear that there are "no safe havens" for those who threaten America.

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Israel Kills Palestinians Suspected In June Kidnappings

7 hours 27 min ago

Acting on recently received information, soldiers from Israel's special forces raided a building in the West Bank where the two men had been hiding early this morning.

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Why Does The U.S. Like Iraq's Kurds But Not Syria's?

7 hours 53 min ago

The U.S. urgently needs allies on the ground in Syria. Yet it has given no sign that it's willing to work with Kurdish militias who are already fighting the Islamic State group in Syria.

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ISIS Purportedly Releases New Video Of British Hostage

8 hours 46 min ago

In the second of a promised "lecture series," freelance photographer John Cantlie warns that Western governments "are hastily marching toward all-out war in Iraq and Syria."

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How Not To Handle A New Voice In TV

9 hours 11 min ago

The firestorm kicked off by a New York Times analysis of TV's most successful black female showrunner mostly highlights how some struggle to handle new voices taking over the cultural conversation.

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Airstrikes Move To Syria, Target More Than Just ISIS

9 hours 39 min ago

The strikes, supported by five Arab nations, are a major escalation in the campaign and hit other extremist groups, including one that the Pentagon says is planning to attack U.S. interests.

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