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It's All Charm and Wolves In 'The Turnip Princess'

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 6:03am

Once upon a time, a historian went hunting for fairy tales. He found hundreds, but his collection was long thought lost. But now they've been found, and several are reprinted in The Turnip Princess.

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5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 6:03am

Lessons from a handful of the most viewed papers from the American Education Research Association last year.

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Police In Sweden Get A Call About ISIS Party

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:48am

Police received word about possible sympathizers to the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Balloons read: IS. The balloons actually read: 21. They were for a 21st birthday party.

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Police In Sweden Get A Call About ISIS Party

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:48am

Police received word about possible sympathizers to the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Balloons read: IS. The balloons actually read: 21. They were for a 21st birthday party.

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ISIS Man Who Beheaded Prisoners Identified As London Man By BBC

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:43am

British security services have been aware of the man's identity, the BBC says, adding that "They chose not to disclose his name earlier for operational reasons."

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South Korea Cafe Lets Patrons Hang Out With Sheep

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:32am

You may have heard of cat cafes — a spot where you can have coffee and play with resident cats. And now in the South Korean capital Seoul, there's a sheep cafe.

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South Korea Cafe Lets Patrons Hang Out With Sheep

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:32am

You may have heard of cat cafes — a spot where you can have coffee and play with resident cats. And now in the South Korean capital Seoul, there's a sheep cafe.

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'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:24am

Endless preliminary motions, official shenanigans and a lack of legal precedent have mired the recently created war court in fitful proceedings. It could be years before the case ever goes to trial.

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'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:24am

Endless preliminary motions, official shenanigans and a lack of legal precedent have mired the recently created war court in fitful proceedings. It could be years before the case ever goes to trial.

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Greek Finance Minister Gets A Chance To Fix Beleaguered Economy

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:24am

Greece has been renegotiating its bailout deal with the European Union. The man guiding the country is new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. A few years ago he was working for a video game company.

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Greek Finance Minister Gets A Chance To Fix Beleaguered Economy

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:24am

Greece has been renegotiating its bailout deal with the European Union. The man guiding the country is new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. A few years ago he was working for a video game company.

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Planned Netanyahu Speech To Congress Continues To Cause Political Uproar

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

At the heart of the dispute is an Obama administration effort to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to derail it.

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U.S. Steps Up Commitment To Fight Malaria

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

The Obama administration on Wednesday announced a six-year extension of a program to combat malaria around the globe.

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Obama Ups Pressure On GOP Over Homeland Security Funding

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

President Obama participated in a town-hall meeting in Miami with MSNBC, and did an interview with the Spanish language network Telemundo to talk about the issue underlying the stalemate: immigration.

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Dori Maynard, Journalism Diversity Advocate, Dies At 56

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Dori Maynard died Tuesday after a battle with lung cancer. Since 2001, she headed the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, which was founded by her father in 1977.

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Fisherman In Missing Fish Case

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

What's a tangible object? That question was at the crux of a case about whether a law aimed at preventing document shredding could be applied to other objects — including fish.

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French Authorities Pursue Drones Spotted Flying Over Paris

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Small drones have been seen flying illegally above high-security landmarks in Paris recently. Officials say they don't pose much risk, but the city is still on edge after the Charlie Hebdo attack.

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Indonesia's New President Runs Into Political Challenges

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Just over three months in office, there are serious questions as to whether Joko Widodo can stand up to the national political elites and their vested interests.

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West Coast Ports Dispute Caused Collateral Damage, Labor Secretary Says

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne talks to Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who worked closely with the dock workers' union and port owners to negotiate a tentative settlement at 29 West Coast ports.

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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:47am

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right-to-work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.

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