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Photographer Helped Expose Brutality Of Selma's 'Bloody Sunday'

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:39am

Some of the most iconic images of marchers being attacked by Alabama state troopers at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965, were captured by a white photojournalist who stumbled onto the historic events.

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Sharing Patient Records Is Still A Digital Dilemma For Doctors

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:37am

There's good news and bad news about electronic medical records. They're now in most doctors' offices — but most doctors still can't easily share them.

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Could A Quokka Beat A Numbat? Oddsmakers Say Yes

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:36am

In "Mammal March Madness," you win or die. No basketball in this tournament — it's a simulated survival-of-the-fittest game set up by evolutionary biologists. The battle cry? Mammals suck ... milk!

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Billionaire's Research Team Discovers Japanese World War II Battleship

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 9:10am

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says his team found the wreckage of the Mushashi in the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. The vessel was sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

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'Grand Bargain' In Workers' Comp Unravels, Harming Injured Workers Further

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 8:19am

Changes to workers' compensation laws mean families and government bear more of the costs that result from injuries on the job.

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Ohio House Votes To Make 'Hang On Sloopy' State's Rock Song

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 6:15am

The song has been a crowd favorite at Ohio State University games since the school's marching band first performed it in 1965. But hang on, the state Senate still has to pass the measure.

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Canadians Told To Stop Drawing Spock On $5

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 6:05am

They've been sketching bold eyebrows and pointy ears on a former prime minister to honor the late actor Leonard Nimoy. The Bank Of Canada says it seems wrong to alter "a symbol of our country."

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U.S. Government Teams Up With Private Sector To Stave Off Cocoa Crisis

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

Chocolate is both increasingly popular and under assault from diseases that infect cocoa plants. Scientists are working to find varieties that will resist diseases and keep the world's sweet tooth satisfied.

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As Economy Improves, Wages Remain Stagnant

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

Monthly unemployment figures are released on Friday. The economy is rebounding and employers are hiring, but wages aren't going up as fast. David Greene talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, and a contributing correspondent to "The Wall Street Journal."

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Behavioral Therapy Helps More Than Drugs For Dementia Patients

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

Non-drug approaches for treating aggression and other symptoms of dementia work better than antipsychotic drugs, a study finds, and are less risky. That includes teaching caregivers how to respond.

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Clinton's Private Email Server Has Advantages, Vulnerabilities

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

While many of those messages are tucked away from the prying eyes of the public, it's not clear they are well-protected from hackers.

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Report Finds Ferguson Polarized But Mayor Says Change Is Underway

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

A Justice Department report finds systematic racial bias in how the city treats its African American citizens. Some residents doubt tensions between police and black residents will abate quickly.

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Identitiy Of Homeless Man Shot By LAPD Still Unclear

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

The weekend shooting took place in the city's Skid Row neighborhood and raised questions about use of force. Authorities say the victim had assumed the identity of someone else — a French national.

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For Dementia Patients, Behavioral Therapy May Outweigh Antipsychotic Drugs

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

A new study in the British Medical Journal finds that non-drug approaches to treating symptoms of dementia work better than using drugs, particularly antipsychotics.

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Money Drove Criminal Justice System In Ferguson, DOJ Report Says

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

The Justice Department says police and courts in Ferguson, Mo., violated black residents' civil rights because officials saw them as a source of revenue. They were given excessive fines and fees.

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John Ridley Explores Family, Race And Justice In TV's 'American Crime'

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06am

The writer-director's new show, premiering Thursday on ABC, opens with the home invasion murder of a war veteran. We learn about the crime through characters diverse viewpoints.

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Boko Harem Ramps Up Attacks Despite Effort To Repel Them

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:35am

In Nigeria, the Islamist extremists are using more girls and young women in suicide bombings. It's unclear whether the children are taken from among the hundreds the militants have kidnapped.

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Federal Regulators Link Workers' Comp Failures To Income Inequality

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:03am

Changes to workers' compensation laws mean families and government bear more of the costs that result from injuries on the job.

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In Berlin, Grassroots Efforts Work To Integrate Inner-City Schools

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:57am

In parts of the city, racial segregation in schools is often a reality. But small parent-led initiatives — one immigrant-led, one native-led — have been working to change perceptions and enrollment.

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Jaw Fossil In Ethiopia Likely Oldest Ever Found In Human Line

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:45am

The 2.8 million-year-old bone may mark the first human branch in the primate family tree. It wasn't just a bigger brain that marked the shift, scientists say. It was also big changes in the mouth.

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