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Richard Branson Thinks Employees Should Have Unlimited Vacation

September 25, 2014 - 10:12am

The British billionaire and Virgin Group founder has long been a business revolutionary, but his latest venture is raising a few eyebrows.

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Grand Jury Won't Indict Officers In Ohio Wal-Mart Shooting

September 25, 2014 - 9:50am

The Department of Justice says it will begin a review of police department procedures in Beavercreek, Ohio, where officers fatally shot a 22-year-old black man at a Wal-Mart store.

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Radical Muslim Cleric Reportedly Among 9 Arrested In Britain

September 25, 2014 - 8:10am

Anjem Choudary, the former head of al-Muhajiroun, is said to be among those arrested on suspicion of encouraging terrorism or supporting a banned organization.

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Q&A: The Mis-Education Of African-American Girls

September 25, 2014 - 8:03am

A new report digs through the research and finds a daunting list of challenges facing black girls in the classroom.

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Airstrikes Hit ISIS-Controlled Oil Refineries

September 25, 2014 - 7:16am

The facilities, captured by Islamic State militants earlier this year, are said to produce $2 million worth of refined oil each day to help fund the extremist organization.

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Liberian Expatriates In Atlanta Join Together To Fight Ebola

September 25, 2014 - 6:03am

A community of about 20,000 Liberians lives around Atlanta. "We all know family, friends, neighbors that are falling victim" to the epidemic back home, one man says. He's collecting supplies to help.

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For Police, A Debate Over Force, Cop Culture And Confrontation

September 25, 2014 - 5:05am

When it comes to police using force, what is acceptable and when? And are police too aggressive? Cops say they're trying to survive, but reformers say aggressive cop culture is making things worse.

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Prominent Muslim Sheik Issues Fatwa Against ISIS Violence

September 25, 2014 - 5:05am

Sheik Abdullah bin Bayyah is considered one of the most influential Muslims in the world. As a respected scholar, he has issued edicts to explain why groups such as the Islamic State have it wrong.

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Sayonara To 'Super-Size Me'? Food Companies Cut Calories, So Do We

September 25, 2014 - 3:24am

Major food companies have cut trillions of calories, and studies show Americans are consuming fewer calories because of it. But some advocates think companies should do more to improve our diets.

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To Prevent Repeat Hospitalizations, Talk To Patients

September 25, 2014 - 3:23am

Part of each hospital's income now hinges on keeping patients with chronic conditions healthier outside the hospital. One medical center has hired nurses and social workers to act as health coaches.

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Tsarnaev Trial Will Stay In Boston, Start In January

September 24, 2014 - 10:34pm

The marathon bombing defendant's lawyers had hoped to move the trial to Washington, D.C., arguing media coverage in Boston had biased the jury pool. They'd also hoped to delay the trial 10 months.

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Prominent Muslim Sheikh Issues Fatwa Against ISIS Violence

September 24, 2014 - 7:54pm

Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah is considered one of the most influential Muslims in the world. As a respected scholar, he's issued edicts to explain why groups such as the Islamic State have it wrong.

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Grand Jury Won't Indict NASCAR's Stewart In Driver's Death

September 24, 2014 - 6:43pm

The jury heard testimony from about two dozen witnesses and reviewed photos and videos in coming to its decision. The family of the driver who was killed says, "This matter is not at rest."

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To Stop Picky Eaters From Tossing The Broccoli, Give Them Choices

September 24, 2014 - 6:34pm

When healthier school lunch standards went into effect, many worried kids would toss their mandated veggies. But researchers say letting kids pick what they put on their tray can cut down on waste.

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Shifting Stance, Some GOP Candidates Back State Minimum Wage Hikes

September 24, 2014 - 5:01pm

As free-market conservatives, Republicans are philosophically opposed to raising the minimum wage. But a handful in tight races are having second thoughts.

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Dems Probably Won't Take The House, So Why Are They Raising So Much?

September 24, 2014 - 4:26pm

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is millions of dollars ahead of the Republicans in fundraising, especially among the small-donor faithful.

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#Gamergate Controversy Fuels Debate On Women And Video Games

September 24, 2014 - 4:26pm

A debate has flared surrounding ethics in video game journalism and the role and treatment of women in the video game industry. Attacks online have turned heated, vicious and ugly.

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Remembering Christopher Hogwood, An Evangelist For Early Music

September 24, 2014 - 4:07pm

The English conductor, keyboard player and musicologist died Wednesday at age 73. He used modern scholarship and keen musicianship to bring new life to works by Handel and Bach, Mozart and Haydn.

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U.N. Security Council Unanimously Passes Anti-Terrorism Resolution

September 24, 2014 - 3:45pm

The measure targets travel of militants abroad as well as recruiting and funding for extremist groups. It was adopted at a meeting chaired by President Obama.

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Grieving But Grateful, Ebola Survivors In Liberia Give Back

September 24, 2014 - 3:44pm

After living through their own nightmares, Ebola survivors are still mourning the loss of their loved ones. But they're giving back by working at the treatment centers and caring for children.

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