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Israel Shoots Down Drone As Clash With Hamas Continues

1 hour 14 min ago

One week after violence broke out between Israel and militants in Gaza, the Palestinian death toll is being reported at 172; no Israelis have reportedly died in the fighting.

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Teaching Four-Year-Olds To Feel Better

1 hour 15 min ago

The first big national study to show the impact of teaching social and emotional skills in preschool.

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Citigroup Agrees To Pay $7B To Resolve Mortgage Investigation

1 hour 52 min ago

The deal frees Citi from potential liability for collateralized debt obligations as well as mortgage-backed securities issued, structured or underwritten by the company between 2003 and 2008.

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Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Floats Again, After Two Years

2 hours 26 min ago

Salvage workers plan to move the Costa Condordia from the spot of its deadly wreck off the Italian coast this week. The ship will eventually be used for scrap.

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To Make Children Healthier, A Doctor Prescribes A Trip To The Park

5 hours 4 min ago

To get his young patients moving, Dr. Robert Zarr whips out his pad and prescribes a park. And not just any park. One chosen for the child from a 380-park database.

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Israel Downs Drone As Gaza Conflict Enters 7th Day

5 hours 14 min ago

Israel's military said it downed a drone along its southern coastline on Monday, the first time it encountered such a weapon since its campaign against the Gaza Strip militants began last week.

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Switzerland's Lindt To Buy Russell Stover Candies

5 hours 37 min ago

Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli says it is buying U.S. manufacturer Russell Stover Candies, Inc., for an undisclosed sum. Lindt says it will become the No. 3 chocolate maker in North America.

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Saskawhat? A Novel Berry From Canada Takes Root On Michigan Farms

5 hours 58 min ago

Some rookie farmers in northern Michigan are growing saskatoon, an imported shrub from Canada that looks like blueberry. They're also experimenting with it in the kitchen — in jams and pies.

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How Banning One Question Could Help Ex-Offenders Land A Job

6 hours 4 min ago

Some say the box on job applications that asks, "Have you ever been convicted of a crime?" prevents ex-offenders from getting a fair shot. New laws prohibit firms from asking about a criminal record.

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Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress

6 hours 5 min ago

We tend to soothe ourselves with sugar-laden foods when we're feeling strained. But they may make us feel even worse. Protein and omega-3s, on the other hand, can help reduce stress, researchers say.

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China Indicts GlaxoSmithKline Team On Misuse Of Private Info

6 hours 39 min ago

Chinese authorities have indicted British and American investigators hired by GlaxoSmithKline on charges of illegally obtaining and selling private information, state media reported Monday.

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Princess Of 'Fresh Prince' Brings History To Children

July 13, 2014 - 5:03pm

Karyn Parsons, best known for her role as Hilary Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, now runs an organization that makes animated short films about influential African-Americans throughout history.

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Pope Reportedly Says That 1 In 50 Clergy Are Pedophiles

July 13, 2014 - 3:54pm

In an interview with an Italian newspaper, Francis is quoted as calling pedophilia a "leprosy in our house." The Vatican has disputed parts of the article.

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Germany Wins World Cup Over Argentina With Late-Game Goal

July 13, 2014 - 2:43pm

In a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play, Germany was finally victorious over Argentina to take home the 2014 World Cup title on Sunday with a 1-0 win.

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WATCH: Russian Beachgoers Caught In Surprise Hailstorm

July 13, 2014 - 2:01pm

A video captures a rapid 35 degree temperature drop followed by the onslaught of golf-ball sized hail at a beach in Novosibirsk.

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Conductor Lorin Maazel, Who Brought America To The Podium, Dies

July 13, 2014 - 1:41pm

A second-generation American, he was one of the most prominent conductors of the post-World War II era, leading orchestras and opera companies on both sides of the Atlantic. He died Sunday at 84.

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Antares Blasts Off On ISS Supply Mission

July 13, 2014 - 12:28pm

The rocket, built by commercial firm Orbital Sciences, carries an unmanned Cygnus capsule. It lifted off from a pad at Wallops Island, Va.

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Desmond Tutu Backs Britain's 'Assisted Dying' Bill

July 13, 2014 - 9:55am

The retired Anglican bishop said the end of former South African President Nelson Mandela's life robbed him of his dignity.

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Palestinians Seek Shelter At Supply-Strapped U.N. Schools

July 13, 2014 - 9:51am

Thousands of residents of Northern Gaza are heeding Israeli warnings and leaving their homes in anticipation of a new assault. U.N.-run schools expect to shelter tens of thousands of evacuees.

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'Without Tommy, There's No Ramones'

July 13, 2014 - 9:51am

Drummer Tommy Ramone died at the age of 65 on Friday. He was the last original member of the punk band that gave him his name. Their music was influential, but ahead of its time.

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