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Contractor With Criminal History And Gun Was Allowed On Elevator With Obama

September 30, 2014 - 4:30pm

The security lapse happened when President Obama visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The incident continues to raise questions about the Secret Service's efficacy.

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Preventing Worker Burnout Can Boost The Bottom Line

September 30, 2014 - 4:12pm

Weary employees could need more than just time off to re-energize. Some employers have ditched the time cards, let workers set their own schedules or allow them to rotate jobs to prevent burnout.

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How One Chauffeur Took Down A Corrupt Brazilian Politician

September 30, 2014 - 4:08pm

Antonio Cavalcante helped get a candidate for governor barred after showing that the politician had embezzled millions of dollars while he was a state legislator.

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Ebola Researchers Have A Radical Idea: Rush A Vaccine Into The Field

September 30, 2014 - 4:08pm

Traditional methods for containing the Ebola outbreak aren't working fast enough. So some scientists want to bypass the typical trial phases and bring new vaccines directly to people at risk.

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'Human Flesh' Burger Is A Treat To Tempt The Walking Dead

September 30, 2014 - 4:04pm

In a stunt to promote the next season of the hit zombie show The Walking Dead, London chefs have concocted a burger inspired by human flesh. They're giving them away Tuesday at a pop-up restaurant.

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U.S. Charges Four Hackers Over Theft Of Games From Microsoft, Army

September 30, 2014 - 3:17pm

The four men were between the ages of 18 and 28 and stole games before they were released. They also stole Apache helicopter simulator software developed by a video game manufacturer.

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Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California

September 30, 2014 - 3:07pm

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed SB 270, the first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags in the U.S. It requires a 10-cent fee for the use of compostable or paper bags.

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WATCH: Container Ships Collide In Suez Canal

September 30, 2014 - 1:08pm

The two vessels, one flagged in Germany and the other in Singapore, come together after one appears to lose rudder control.

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Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

September 30, 2014 - 1:00pm

Going into Julia Pierson's hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday, President Obama has expressed confidence in her and the agency she leads. Will that change?

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Aral Sea's Eastern Basin Has Dried Out, NASA Photos Show

September 30, 2014 - 12:57pm

"For the first time in modern history, the eastern basin of the South Aral Sea has completely dried," NASA says, citing satellite photos from 2000 and 2014.

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Doggone It, The World Can Wipe Out Rabies

September 30, 2014 - 12:45pm

Rabies kills tens of thousands of people each year. Now scientists are hoping to mount a final siege against the virus globally. The trick? Getting all of our four-legged friends in for a shot.

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Putting Caffeine In Your Underwear Won't Make You Slimmer, Alas

September 30, 2014 - 11:43am

Here's a government service: The Federal Trade Commission has told two companies to quit selling caffeinated women's undergarments because they don't actually slim your nether regions as advertised.

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Database Flaws Cloud Sunshine On Industry Payments To Doctors

September 30, 2014 - 10:57am

A federal website set to go live Tuesday will disclose drug and device companies' ties to doctors. The release marks a milestone, but could be misleading for patients checking up on their doctors.

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In NFL Game, A Slide And A Prayer Spur Debate And Clarification

September 30, 2014 - 10:55am

The NFL sides with fans who criticized an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty called on a Muslim player who prostrated himself in the end zone Monday night.

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Afghanistan Signs Deal Allowing 10,000 U.S. Troops To Remain

September 30, 2014 - 9:36am

The Bilateral Security Agreement, approved by newly inaugurated President Ashraf Ghani, will keep some U.S. forces in Afghanistan past the end of the year.

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Ominous Tremors At Mount Ontake Force Rescue Crews Off Volcano

September 30, 2014 - 8:59am

More than 20 bodies remain on a Japanese volcano as new tremors force search teams to abandon their efforts. Officials don't yet know precisely how many climbers remain trapped on the mountain.

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Ominous Tremors At Mt. Ontake Force Rescue Crews Off Volcano

September 30, 2014 - 8:59am

More than 20 bodies remain on a Japanese volcano, after new tremors force search teams to abandon their efforts. Officials don't yet know precisely how many climbers remain trapped on the mountain.

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Secret Service Chief Grilled Over White House Security Failures

September 30, 2014 - 8:11am

Lawmakers on the House oversight committee ask Julia Pierson about the Sept. 19 "fence jumping" incident at the White House, as well as several other security concerns in recent years.

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Secret Service Chief Faces Questions Over Breaches At White House

September 30, 2014 - 8:11am

Lawmakers on the House oversight committee will ask Julia Pierson about the Sept. 19 "fence jumping" incident at the White House, as well as several other security concerns in recent years.

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Hong Kong Leader To Protesters: 'Stop Campaign Immediately'

September 30, 2014 - 7:16am

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says Beijing will not accede to demonstrators' demands for democratic reforms. Meanwhile, activists have vowed a new phase of civil disobedience on Wednesday.

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