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Without A Marijuana Breathalyzer, How To Curb Stoned Driving?

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:21am

Legal pot sales are growing in Colorado, and the state has a marijuana DUI blood standard for drivers. But without a pot breathalyzer, it's hard to measure how high someone is.

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For N.J. Mayor, The Time To Adapt To Rising Sea Levels Is Now

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:20am

Hoboken, N.J., has experienced several major floods since Hurricane Sandy. Mayor Dawn Zimmer says her city can't isn't waiting to prepare for the effects of climate change.

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Why Those Tiny Microbeads In Soap May Pose Problem For Great Lakes

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:20am

The plastic beads in some face soaps look a lot like fish food when they end up in the water. Two states are close to banning the beads, which researchers say can spread toxins through the food chain.

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Double Trouble For Coffee: Drought And Disease Send Prices Up

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:18am

Coffee prices have spiked this year because of drought in Brazil and a disease that's crippling coffee production in parts of Central America. Coffee traders says prices could rise to $3 a pound.

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Wave This Scanner Over Your Plate, Get A Nutritional Analysis

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 10:42am

Renee Montagne reports on a tiny hand-held device that you wave over your food and find out the chemical components and calories.

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EU Tries A Rap Battle To Encourage Young People To Vote

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 6:09am

The rap battle featured members of the European Parliament amid dueling emcees such DeKay. At least one young person was convinced — Dekay herself said she'd vote.

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Gluten Researcher Reverses His Earlier Finding

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 6:00am

A 2011 study found gluten can cause gastrointestinal distress even in people who don't suffer from celiac disease. Peter Gibson published that study, and in a new paper he says the opposite is true.

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'Third Plate' Encourages A More Inclusive Eating Pattern

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 5:55am

Renee Montagne talks to chef and author Dan Barber about new book The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food.

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Unpaid Court Fees Land The Poor In 21st Century Debtors' Prisons

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 5:12am

Debtors' prisons were outlawed in the United States back before the Civil War. But an NPR state-by-state survey found that people still get sent to jail for unpaid court fines and fees.

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Europe Steps Up Attacks Against Google

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:59am

European digital companies have brought charges against Google for monopolistic behavior. And a ruling by a European court could force Google to remove certain web links from its search engine.

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Brazil's President Signs To Play Professional Soccer

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:16am

It's a publicity stunt but Evo Morales has played before. In 2010, he made headlines against a team of political rivals when he kneed an opposing player in the groin.

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Bolivia's President Signs To Play Professional Soccer

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:16am

It's a publicity stunt, but Evo Morales has played before. In 2010, he made headlines against a team of political rivals when he kneed an opposing player in the groin.

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Despite A History Of Twisters, Moore, Okla., Keeps Growing

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

One year ago, the third violent tornado in 15 years struck Moore, Okla. But people aren't leaving the town; despite the devastation, more and more new residents are actually moving to Moore.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne has the Last Word in business.

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Military Declares Martial Law In Thailand

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

The declaration by Thailand's army happened less than two weeks after the prime minister was thrown out of office by the country's Constitutional Court. The army says it needs to keep order and peace.

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U.S. Files Charges Against Chinese Officials Over Cyberspying

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

The Justice Department is accusing five Chinese government officials of using military and intelligence facilities to steal trade secrets from U.S. companies. China dismissed the charges as "made up."

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St. Louis Holds Competition To Attract Startups

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

The competition, called the Arch Grants, gives $50,000 to 20 young businesses. In exchange for the money, the winners will have to move their businesses to St. Louis.

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Malicious Software Probe Reveals Vast Criminal Network

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

Authorities have charged developers and users of RAT, a software program that makes spying on an individual's computer easy. Users can capture passwords and spy on people through laptop cameras.

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Keeping Watch On Ukraine As It Prepares To Elect A President

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

Hundreds of western observers are headed to Ukraine to monitor Sunday's presidential election. Russia appears content to let the vote go forward without interference.

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3rd U.S. Case Raises More Questions About MERS Virus

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

Federal health officials reported over the weekend that the virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, had spread from one person to another for the first time in the U.S.

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