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God Sues Equifax And Wins

12 hours 32 min ago

A New York man named God Gazarov sued Equifax after years of being denied loans because the credit agency doubted his name. Equifax said its computer system wouldn't issue a credit report to "God."

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Bees Were Literally Gao Bingguo's Knees

12 hours 36 min ago

Gao Binggua of China wanted to break the record for wearing the heaviest coat of bees: 240 pounds of bees. To attract the swarm, Bingguo had several queen bees placed on his body.

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New Season Of 'Halt And Catch Fire' Is A Welcomed Upgrade

15 hours 14 min ago

AMC's show "Halt and Catch Fire" chronicles the dawn of the PC-era at a time when companies like Texas Instruments dominated the Silicon Prairie. The second season begins Sunday, and is a welcome upgrade, thanks mostly to a sharper focus on the show's two female characters.

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First Listen: 'Before We Forgot How To Dream' By SOAK

15 hours 14 min ago

The first words Bridie Monds-Watson sings on her debut album double as a tidy thesis statement: "A teenage heart is an unguided dart." The Irish singer-songwriter, who records under the name SOAK, made "Before We Forgot How To Dream" while she was still 18. Some of these songs on the album date back to her early teens - so she knows whereof she speaks.

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Administration Announces Controversial Plan To Protect Sage Grouse

15 hours 14 min ago

The U.S. Department of Interior has announced plans to conserve millions of acres of habitat for the greater sage grouse in 10 western states. It's the largest federal land-plan for an animal species ever. Controversially, the move will limit the areas where petroleum, mineral and agriculture development can take place.

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Democrat O'Malley To Announce Presidential Bid In Baltimore

15 hours 14 min ago

The former Maryland governor — Democrat Martin O'Malley — is expected to formally announce his candidacy on Saturday in Baltimore. For most voters he's a blank slate. Polls show his support and name recognition in the single digits.

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GOP's Presidential Field Has Something For Everyone And It's Growing

15 hours 14 min ago

The GOP field of candidates for president is big — and its getting bigger. This week two more Republicans joined the race — bringing the number of official Republican hopefuls to 8.

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Movie Review: 'San Andreas'

15 hours 14 min ago

"Los Angeles Times" and "Morning Edition" film critic, Kenneth Turan, reviews the latest disaster flick, "San Andreas."

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Texas Loses Billions To Treat The Poor By Not Expanding Medicaid, Advocates Say

15 hours 14 min ago

When the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government could not compel states to expand Medicaid programs, many Southern and Midwestern states opted out. One quarter of the uninsured live in Texas.

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Computer Tablets Take Over Part Of Restaurant Server's Job

15 hours 14 min ago

Service jobs were a refuge for people when robots took factory jobs. But robots are moving in there too. The latest group of workers getting replaced by machines: food servers.

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Texas Loses Billions To Treat The Poor By Not Expanding Medicaid, Advocates Say

15 hours 14 min ago

When the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government could not compel states to expand Medicaid programs, many Southern and Midwestern states opted out. One quarter of the uninsured live in Texas.

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Indictments Bring To Light FIFA's Veil Of Secrecy

15 hours 14 min ago

The corruption arrests of officials on soccer's governing body hardly surprised those who pay attention the sport. Lack of accountability and payouts to soccer federations helped to create the empire.

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Under Cloud Of Scandal, Sepp Blatter Seeks 5th Term As FIFA President

15 hours 14 min ago

The head of soccer's global governing body was not among those indicted on criminal charges. Still, many believe Sepp Blatter shares the blame for a "culture of corruption," and he should step down.

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New Jersey Lassa Fever Death Reveals Holes In Ebola Monitoring System

16 hours 36 min ago

Back from a Liberia trip, the patient developed Ebola-like symptoms. One hospital sent him home. A few days later he ended up in an Ebola isolation ward and died. What went wrong?

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Grandpa The Gardener Helped Nurture Seedling Grandson

16 hours 37 min ago

A man remembers the grandfather who taught him valuable lessons and helped him grow. "He is a part of everything that I am," says Santiago Arredondo.

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'Halt And Catch Fire' Explores What It Was Like For Women In '80s Tech

16 hours 38 min ago

Mackenzie Davis, lead actress in the AMC show, says she's more interested in the story of an underdog woman than of a "damaged, white, middle-class male figuring out his dreams."

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A Year Later, #WeNeedDiverseBooks Has Left Its Mark On BookCon

16 hours 39 min ago

The Twitter campaign was born out of the controversy around the lack of diverse voices in the event's panels. This year, one organizer says, the first panel they booked was with that campaign.

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On The California Shore, Sizing Up Female Marines' Combat Readiness

16 hours 40 min ago

The Marines are conducting a yearlong experiment aimed at settling whether women can handle the punishing world of ground combat. The goal is to create gender-neutral physical standards.

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Pranksters Release 72,000 Ladybugs In Maryland High School

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:49am

The buggy mess reportedly broke one of the school's air conditioning units, and janitors from other schools had to come help clean up. It's fair to say the principal is seeing spots.

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Michigan County Police Blotter: Adult Food Fights

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:44am

A woman ordered ice cream at a store in Michigan, and she had a fit when she wasn't given enough sprinkles. At a nearby hotel, two women fought over whose waffle was in the lobby waffle maker.

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