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Seattle Cuts Public Transportation Fares For Low-Income Commuters

51 min 46 sec ago

Low-income riders can now qualify for a program that will slash their fares by more than half of peak rates. But the cost will be offset by fare increases for everybody else.

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Obama Says Iran Should Commit To 10-Year Freeze Of Nuclear Program

3 hours 29 min ago

A long-term deal like that, Obama said in an interview with Reuters, would be the best way to assure that Iran does not attain a nuclear weapon.

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Obama Says Iran Should Commit To 10-Year Freeze Of Nuclear Program

3 hours 29 min ago

A long-term deal like that, Obama said in an interview with Reuters, would be the best way to assure that Iran does not attain a nuclear weapon.

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Obama Says Iran Should Commit To 10-Year Freeze Of Nuclear Program

3 hours 29 min ago

A long-term deal like that, Obama said in an interview with Reuters, would be the best way to assure that Iran does not attain a nuclear weapon.

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Before Rosa Parks, A Teenager Defied Segregation On An Alabama Bus

4 hours 45 min ago

Claudette Colvin was a 15-year-old student from Montgomery, Ala., when she refused to yield her bus seat to a white passenger. But she has been largely forgotten in civil rights history.

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Before Rosa Parks, A Teenager Defied Segregation On An Alabama Bus

4 hours 45 min ago

Claudette Colvin was a 15-year-old student from Montgomery, Ala., when she refused to yield her bus seat to a white passenger. But she has been largely forgotten in civil rights history.

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With Much Controversy, Boston Begins Removing Parking Space Savers

5 hours 16 min ago

The near-record winter is testing a longtime Boston tradition of allowing residents to save a parking space they shoveled out 48 hours. The problem is that the snow hasn't stopped falling.

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Sandwich Monday: The Funnel Cake Corn Dog

5 hours 38 min ago

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new twist on a classic. It's a corn dog that uses funnel cake in place of corn meal to encase a hot dog.

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Walk A Little Faster To Get The Most Out of Your Exercise Time

5 hours 54 min ago

People who walked briskly for 40 minutes five days a week saw more health improvements than those who walked for an hour a day but were more leisurely about it. Both groups lost weight.

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Britain's Muslims Still Feel The Need To Explain Themselves

6 hours 24 sec ago

Many young Muslims say they feel part of their communities in Britain but have to deal with a range of misconceptions.

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Free Wi-Fi On Buses Offers A Link To Future Of 'Smart Cities'

6 hours 24 sec ago

A new service in a Portuguese city not only provides commuters with free Internet connections but it also helps collect data that makes the municipality run more efficiently.

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How 'Flower Beds' Give Love And Lentils To Moms And Babies

6 hours 7 min ago

When mothers need day care for their children, the best person to turn to might be another mother. That's the lesson of the new cooperative nurseries in an Indian state.

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Supreme Court Seems Divided Over Independent Redistricting Commissions

6 hours 17 min ago

Arizona voters approved a bipartisan commission to draw lines between congressional districts. Now the Supreme Court has been asked to put the legislators back in charge.

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Supreme Court Seems Divided Over Independent Redistricting Commissions

6 hours 17 min ago

Arizona voters approved a bipartisan commission to draw lines between congressional districts. Now the Supreme Court has been asked to put the legislators back in charge.

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Supreme Court Seems Divided Over Independent Redistricting Commissions

6 hours 17 min ago

Arizona voters approved a bipartisan commission to draw lines between congressional districts. Now the Supreme Court has been asked to put the legislators back in charge.

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GAO Report Urges Fewer Antipyschotic Drugs For Dementia Patients

6 hours 43 min ago

Strong drugs are rarely warranted to control the behavior of dementia patients, specialists say. But antipsychotic medicine is being overprescribed, and not just among residents of nursing homes.

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GAO Report Urges Fewer Antipyschotic Drugs For Dementia Patients

6 hours 43 min ago

Strong drugs are rarely warranted to control the behavior of dementia patients, specialists say. But antipsychotic medicine is being overprescribed, and not just among residents of nursing homes.

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GAO Report Urges Fewer Antipyschotic Drugs For Dementia Patients

6 hours 43 min ago

Strong drugs are rarely warranted to control the behavior of dementia patients, specialists say. But antipsychotic medicine is being overprescribed, and not just among residents of nursing homes.

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Judge Reduces Sentences For Amish Involved In Beard-Cutting Attacks

6 hours 56 min ago

Last summer, a court overturned the hate-crime convictions of 16 men. Today, their leader, Sam Mullet, and the 15 others received reduced sentences ranging from 10 years to three years, seven months.

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Science-Based Artist Gives Celebrity Tortoise A Second Life

6 hours 57 min ago

Lonesome George was the last surviving member of his species and a conservation icon. When the tortoise died, taxidermist George Dante set out to preserve his body, and his legacy.

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