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Md. Governor Orders Closure Of 'Deplorable' Baltimore City Jail

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:59pm

A 2013 investigation resulted in the indictment of "25 people — including 13 women working as corrections officers" on racketeering and drug charges. Nearly 20 more faced other charges.

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Coffee Art: When A Spill Turns Into A Masterpiece

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:39pm

Ever splashed yourself with coffee? Then you know its staining powers. But where some see a ruined shirt, others have found a canvas.

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opbmusic Presents: Blind Pilot

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:09pm

In preparation for Pickathon 2015 this weekend, watch the Portland, Ore., band perform "White Apple" on the Woods Stage at last year's festival.

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Sturgill Simpson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:07pm

From dubstep entrance music straight into outlaw country? Makes sense to Simpson, who performs a high-octane, honky-tonking set here.

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Scientists Urge Ban On Salamander Imports To U.S. To Keep Fungus At Bay

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:03pm

The chytrid fungus has wiped out populations of amphibians around the world. A type of the fungus infects only salamanders, and researchers have identified vulnerable areas in North America.

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For Young Voters, Crushing Student Debt Is Front And Center

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:58pm

Megan Brabec, 24, works three part time jobs with no benefits. "It does really frustrate me when I hear candidates talk about, 'Oh, well, you should have majored in something else," she said.

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An Explosion Of Music From Brasil Summerfest 2015

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:46pm

For those who can't get to New York City, Alt.Latino samples the festival's diverse lineup.

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Oxford Conservationist Talks About 7 Years Of Tracking Cecil

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:40pm

The 13-year-old lion was not only a tourist favorite, but also, a research animal. The beloved lion was being studied by the Oxford University Conservation Unit.

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Ocean Currents, Drifting Debris And Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:06pm

Airplane debris washed up on a beach on Reunion Island off Madagascar yesterday. But how did it get there?

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Medicare, Medicaid Turn 50 Years Old

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:53am

Former President Harry Truman was the first to enroll in Medicare.

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WWII 'Good Luck Flags' Head Back To Japan

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:52am

Seven Pacific Northwest veterans of World War II leave for Tokyo today carrying 70 captured Japanese flags for the 70th anniversary of war's end.

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Sports And Media Pros Bet Big On Fantasy Sports

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:33am

Some investors believe the online games may also help create a larger fan base for professional sports.

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NAACP To Begin 860-Mile 'Journey For Justice' March

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:20am

The march, which will travel from Selma, Ala. to Washington, seeks to highlight vulnerable communities subject to regressive voting rights.

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Obama Orders Development Of Supercomputer To Rival China's 'Milky Way'

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:18am

It is hoped that the new supercomputer, expected to go online by 2025, would be the first to "exascale" machine — some 20 times faster than today's fastest machine.

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Justice Dept. Hires Compliance Expert In Fight Against Corporate Crime

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:16am

The department says the new expert will play a big role in determining whether businesses targeted for prosecution have engaged in systemic misconduct or whether the criminal activity is limited.

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Iran Deal Sparks Potential Arms Race In Region

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:12am

In the wake of the historic deal over Iran's nuclear program, several nations in the region are seeking to boost their missile defense systems.

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Theories About MH370 Disappearance Range From Unlikely To Absurd

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:06am

We've heard many of the theories on Here & Now, including one guess that involved a possible Russian government plot.

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3 U.Va. Graduates Sue 'Rolling Stone,' Reporter Over Rape Article

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:03am

News of the lawsuit by former Phi Kappa Psi members comes along with word that Rolling Stone's managing editor, Will Dana, has resigned.

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Watch Low-Key Country Supergroup Traveller's Charming Video For 'Western Movies'

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:03am

In a single take, standing in front of a red van in a gravel lot, Robert Ellis, Jonny Fritz and Cory Chisel offer up an ode to the solitary pleasure and romance of cowboy flicks.

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How A Beauty Queen With Diabetes Found Her 'Sugar Linings'

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:02am

She didn't know that sporting an insulin pump on her bikini at a beauty pageant would make her an Internet sensation. Sierra Sandison is trying to use that to help others with Type 1 diabetes.

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