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Immigrants Wait To See How Obama Will Act On Immigration

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:11am

President Obama is poised to approve some changes to the immigration enforcement system using an executive order. The specifics of that order are still being hashed out, but many immigrants rights group have a wish list for changes they'd like to see.

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Chefs Meet In Brazil To Discuss Food Biodiversity

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:11am

Some of the world's top chefs are joining forces to incorporate biodiversity into meals. It's no coincidence the meeting is in Brazil — Latin America is one of the world's most bio-diverse places.

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Researchers Suggest Ways To Make Pill Swallowing Easier

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:11am

Almost one-third of people have trouble swallowing pills, according to German researchers. They say some people have so much trouble, they avoid taking the recommended dosage.

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Apparent Mass Murder Of 43 Students Hurts Mexico's Tourism

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:11am

The economy in the Mexican state of Guerrero, where 43 students were kidnapped and found dead, is hurting. Tourists have stopped coming to that state and others.

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With Kassig's Death, ISIS Executes 5th Western Captive

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:11am

President Obama has confirmed the death of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, an ex-Army Ranger. He was captured by militants of the Islamic State while delivering medical supplies in Syria.

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Bill Cosby Remains Silent On Sexual Assault Allegations

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:11am

Cosby is weathering allegations by a former Cosby Show actress who says he drugged and raped her in 1985. Cosby, a guest on Weekend Edition Saturday, refused to answer questions about the allegations.

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Ebola Surges In Sierra Leone

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:11am

Port Loko is one of the new hot spots in the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation of Sierra Leone. A trip to a clinic in Port Loko helps explain why this epidemic remains out of control.

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In A Dutch Town, A Glowing Bike Path Inspired By Van Gogh

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:50am

A modern artist has installed a high-tech bick path that glows in the starry night, a homage to one of Van Gogh's most famous paintings.

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Top Spenders On Capitol Hill Pay Billions, Receive Trillions

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:48am

A new analysis by the Sunlight Foundation examines corporations that expend the most money in Washington on campaign contributions and lobbying. Defense contractors and finance giants lead the pack.

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To End Food Waste, Change Needs To Begin At Home

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:47am

The U.S. throws out 35 million tons of food each year. While many restaurants, supermarkets and food firms are taking responsibility, many consumers are not. A pilot EPA program aims to change that.

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Six Words: 'With Kids, I'm Dad. Alone, Thug'

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:44am

With his brown skin and long dreadlocks, Marc Quarles stands out in his predominantly white neighborhood. He's particularly aware of that, he says, when his biracial children aren't with him.

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11th Earl Of Sandwich Weighs In On British Labor Issue

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:03am

The question is whether a sandwich-making company should hire migrant laborers from Hungary. Media outlets can report: The earl of Sandwich says Hungary workers make good sandwiches.

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Any Easy Password Can Help Hackers And The Feds

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:55am

Jeremy Hammond is currently serving 10 years in Manchester Federal Prison for his cyber attacks. He thinks the feds tracked him down because he used his cat's name in his password.

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China Agrees To Pollution Limits, But Will It Make A Difference?

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

China has for the first time announced a ceiling to its future carbon emissions. Critics say the commitment is primarily symbolic, and unlikely to have a significant impact in the near future.

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To Lure Investors, China Links Its Two Giant Stock Markets

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

Chinese investors will now be allowed to directly buy stock in Hong Kong and foreign investors will be able to do the same in Shanghai. Its a small move with big implications.

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Ferguson Braces For Grand Jury's Decision On Michael Brown Shooting

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

A grand jury is expected to announce soon whether Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, will be indicted. The city is on edge as police, government officials, residents and protesters prepare for the decision and its aftermath.

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Report Released On White House Fence Jumper

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

Details have emerged about the incident in September that led to the Secret Service director to resign. The Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the Secret Service, launched a review.

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'Godfather' Mansion On The Market For Nearly $3 Million

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

In New York, the five-bedroom Staten Island home which became famous in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather is up for sale.

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In Myanmar, Obama Holds News Conference With Opposition Leader

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

Usually when the president visits another country, he holds a joint media opportunity with his counterpart. But in Myanmar, also known as Burma, he met reporters together with Aung San Suu Kyi.

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John Stewart's 'Rosewater': The Serious Side Of Comedy

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:06am

Written and directed by John Stewart of The Daily Show, the film tells the true story of an American journalist covering Iran's 2009 election, who was detained and tortured by Iranian authorities.

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