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Doctors Face Ethical Issues In Benching Kids With Concussions

July 10, 2014 - 4:31pm

There's plenty of evidence that playing with a concussion increases the risk of long-term problems. But athletes, coaches and parents can be reluctant to call a halt. Then how can doctors do no harm?

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No Charges For Police Who Killed Woman After D.C. Chase

July 10, 2014 - 4:18pm

Miriam Carey, 34, was fatally shot by two police officers last fall after she led them on a high-speed pursuit from the White House to the U.S. Capitol.

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A New Device Lets You Track Your Preschooler ... And Listen In

July 10, 2014 - 4:08pm

LG's KizON wristband lets you keep tabs on your child. But some experts say such devices send the wrong message about the world we live in. And the gadgets raise questions about kids' privacy rights.

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Maasai Warriors: Caught Between Spears and Cellphones

July 10, 2014 - 4:02pm

One of Kenya's oldest tribes has held on to a traditional lifestyle but it's not uncommon to see members holding a cellphone in one hand while wearing their cultural robes, or shukas.

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After Losing An Only Child, Chinese Parents Face Old Age Alone

July 10, 2014 - 4:02pm

China's one-child policy, introduced more than three decades ago, has had some unintended consequences. One is that, in the event of a child's death, many older parents lack a source of support.

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Justice Dept. Declines To Step Into Dispute Between CIA And Senators

July 10, 2014 - 4:02pm

The Justice Department has declined to bring criminal charges against anyone at the CIA or the Senate Intelligence Committee, in a dispute over access to sensitive materials on enhanced interrogations. The power struggle relates to a long-running Senate probe over the mistreatment of detainees after Sept. 11.

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Amid Eroding Trust, Germany Expels America's Top Spy In Berlin

July 10, 2014 - 4:02pm

Germany has asked the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country. This comes as two Germans are under investigation for spying for the U.S. in Germany. While tensions between the allies are high, both countries are trying not to strain relations too far.

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Deaths Mount Into The Dozens As Gaza Strip Bombardment Builds

July 10, 2014 - 4:02pm

Israeli air strikes continue to pound the Gaza Strip. NPR's Emily Harris reports from Gaza on the intensifying conflict there.

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In West Africa, Officials Target Ignorance And Fear Over Ebola

July 10, 2014 - 4:02pm

Health officials are trying to convince families to bring the ill to health centers and to change the way their bury their dead to rein in the disease, which has killed hundreds across the region.

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Eileen Ford, Creator Of The Supermodel, Dies At 92

July 10, 2014 - 3:14pm

As co-founder of the Ford Modeling agency, she was instrumental in promoting such superstars as Lauren Hutton and Christine Brinkley.

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Why HIV Spreads Less Easily In Heterosexual Couples

July 10, 2014 - 3:10pm

People in heterosexual relationships are about 20 times less likely to pass HIV to their partners than homosexual men. Now scientists have found a clue to why this disparity exists.

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Why HIV Spreads Less Easily In Heterosexual Couples

July 10, 2014 - 3:10pm

People in heterosexual relationships are about 20 times less likely to pass HIV to their partners than homosexual men. Now scientists have found a clue to why this disparity exists.

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No Criminal Charges In Senate-CIA Spat, Justice Department Says

July 10, 2014 - 2:59pm

The decision brings a muted end to a power struggle that had undermined relations between the intelligence community and the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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Philadelphia Judge Denies Former Nazi Guard Bail

July 10, 2014 - 2:31pm

Johann "Hans" Breyer, 89, is awaiting extradition to Germany. His defense lawyers argued he is in poor health. A hearing to extradite him to Germany is scheduled for Aug. 21.

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