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U.S. Sending Team To Help With Search For Abducted Nigerian Girls

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 1:16pm

The team can help with intelligence and hostage negotiations, the State Department said. Nigeria has been criticized for its inability to find the 276 girls abducted from a school last month.

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'Mad Men' End Near, Slattery Turns To Directing

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 1:13pm

'Mad Men' end near, Slattery turns to directing

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Sam Baker: Finding Grace In The Wake Of Destruction

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:25am

In 1986, a bomb planted by the Peruvian terrorist group Shining Path exploded in the luggage rack above Sam Baker. Somehow, during his long recovery, songs focused on empathy started coming to him.

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Players Championship Symbolic Of A Fickle Season

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:23am

Players Championship symbolic of a fickle season

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House GOP Unveils Bill Slashing Highway Grants

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:23am

House GOP unveils bill slashing highway grants

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Stocks Fall In Midday Trading On Mixed Earnings

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:23am

Stocks fall in midday trading on mixed earnings

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College Graduation: 4 Ways Things Have Changed

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:23am

College graduation: 4 ways things have changed

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Northern Ireland Police Chief Defends Adams Arrest

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:23am

Northern Ireland police chief defends Adams arrest

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New Mix: Tori Amos Song Premiere, A Wes Anderson Tribute, More

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:14am

This month, Tori Amos returns to the world of piano-driven pop with her best album in 20 years. Hear her brand new song "16 Shades of Blue" and more on the latest episode of All Songs Considered.

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Review: 'Here Lies Love' Fun, But Superficial

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:13am

Review: 'Here Lies Love' fun, but superficial

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White House Offers To Show Senators Drone Memo

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:13am

White House offers to show senators drone memo

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Clash At Site Of Afghanistan Landslide Over Aid

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:03am

Clash at site of Afghanistan landslide over aid

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Parachutists: We Spent 4 Hours Atop Trade Center

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 11:03am

Parachutists: We spent 4 hours atop trade center

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Habitable Planets May Not Look Exactly Like The Earth

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 9:25am

When we think of life, we think of the Earth. But the universe may have other ideas. Commentator Adam Frank considers the case for life on planets around M-dwarf stars.

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Medicare Pays For Alzheimer's Screening, But Do You Want To Know?

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 9:24am

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says there's not enough evidence to know if routine testing for cognitive impairment in older people helps or hurts. So patients have to decide on their own.

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AstraZeneca Fends Off Pfizer With New Growth Plan

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 9:23am

AstraZeneca fends off Pfizer with new growth plan

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Reclusive German Art Collector Gurlitt Dies At 81

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 9:23am

Reclusive German art collector Gurlitt dies at 81

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Circus Leaves Rhode Island; 8 Acrobats In Hospital

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 9:23am

Circus leaves Rhode Island; 8 acrobats in hospital

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Federal Report: Warming Disrupts Americans' Lives

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 9:23am

Federal report: Warming disrupts Americans' lives

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Steve Capus Joins CBS Evening Newscast As Top Exec

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 9:13am

Steve Capus joins CBS evening newscast as top exec

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