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Australia's Jehovah's Witnesses Failed To Report 1,006 Alleged Child Sex Abuses

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 1:07pm

That was the finding presented by a national inquiry on the sexual abuse of children that was launched in 2013. According to the inquiry, church elders also destroyed records about the allegations.

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New Release Features Jazz Flutist Sam Most's 'Breathy, Punchy Sound'

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 1:05pm

From the Attic of My Mind is a batch of reissues drawn from the old Xanadu catalog of Sam Most recordings. Critic Kevin Whitehead says the late flutist makes "every note in a fast phrase pop out."

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'Call Me Lucky': A Documentary Of Friendship, Childhood Abuse And Survival

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 1:05pm

Barry Crimmins mentored Bobcat Goldthwait when they were up-and-coming comics in the '80s. A film directed by Goldthwait details their relationship — and the sexual abuse Crimmins suffered as a child.

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In California Drought, Musicians Find Inspiration

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:52pm

Across the drying state, musicians are writing songs about the lack of water, reports Ezra David Romero of Valley Public Radio.

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Psychiatrist: Walking Stimulates The Brain 'In Many, Many Ways'

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:40pm

“A bout of exercise is like taking a little bit of Prozac and a little bit of Ritalin,” says John Ratey, “because it does the same thing.”

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China Stocks See Biggest Drop Since 2007

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:33pm

The biggest one-day stock market drop in years – shares slid more than 8 percent – comes after huge gains earlier this summer.

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U.S. Wind Power On Course To Grow Big

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:25pm

The Department of Energy says wind power is poised to become one of the country's largest sources of energy.

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The Global Impact Of Low Oil Prices

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:20pm

The stock market in China – the world's biggest energy consumer – dropped 8 percent last night, sending oil prices to a four-month low.

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Mayor Raises New Concern Over Boston's Olympic Bid

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:12pm

Marty Walsh says he will not be rushed into signing a contract without more assurances that taxpayers won’t be be stuck footing the bill.

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Tweets Welcoming #ObamaInEthiopia

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:10pm

One of the many burning questions: "Can we get footage of President Obama eating injera?"

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Boy Scouts Expected To End Ban On Gay Leaders

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:06pm

Church-sponsored troops will still be allowed to "continue to choose adult leaders whose beliefs are consistent with their own," according to a statement.

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Is Raising The Minimum Wage To $15 A Good Idea?

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:40am

As New York is expected to raise its minimum hourly pay, we look at the economics and politics behind the minimum wage.

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Four Players Join Baseball's Ultimate Fraternity

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:33am

Craig Biggio, John Smoltz, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez have been indicted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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'Offensive,' 'Sad': Reaction To Huckabee's Holocaust 'Oven' Reference

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:28am

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said over the weekend that President Obama's Iran deal is so bad it will "take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven."

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Experiment In Coordinated Care For Medicare Failed To Show Savings

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:05am

The test aimed to help high-risk Medicare patients navigate the health care maze. But after three years, expected improvements in quality and savings failed to materialize.

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Drive By-Truckers To Release Massive Live Album

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:41am

The 35-track It's Great To Be Alive!, recorded over three nights last year at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, will be out October 30. Hear the album's version of "Birthday Boy" now.

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New 'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah Tries Out New Jokes On Racism, Ebola

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:39am

The South African comic, who assumes the reins of the Comedy Central series on September 28, did a show in D.C. this weekend. Here's a sample of his comedy stylings.

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The Toughest Job In Education? Maybe Not

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:03am

The assistant principal has a lot on her plate. But that job is where future school leaders come from. Some districts are trying to make sure APs get the training they need.

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Song Premiere: Palehound, 'Cushioned Caging'

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:00am

On Ellen Kempner's latest grungy treat of a single, her moxie can't be stifled by fuzzed-out production.

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15 Questions About Science And Religion, Answered

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 9:57am

More than a dozen cognitive scientists, including Tania Lombrozo, joined a discussion in April aimed to encourage a sophisticated, evidence-based look at the psychology behind science and religion.

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