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UK's Cameron Protects Soccer Fans' World Cup Pints

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:24am

UK's Cameron protects soccer fans' World Cup pints

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Obama Planning Trip To Saudi Arabia Next Month

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:21am

Obama planning trip to Saudi Arabia next month

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Mistakes, Miscalculations Doom Denver's Chances

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:19am

Mistakes, miscalculations doom Denver's chances

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Flooded British Villages Ignite Climate Debate

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:17am

Flooded British villages ignite climate debate

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Yellen Sworn In As Fed Chair In Brief Ceremony

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:17am

Yellen sworn in as Fed chair in brief ceremony

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Syracuse Is New No. 1 In AP Poll

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:15am

Syracuse is new No. 1 in AP poll

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Saudi King Orders Punishing Jihadi Fighters

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:06am

Saudi king orders punishing jihadi fighters

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Al-Qaida Breaks With Syria Group In Mounting Feud

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:05am

Al-Qaida breaks with Syria group in mounting feud

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Search Ends At Quebec Seniors' Home; At Least 27 Died In Fire

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:03am

Flames tore through the facility last month. It took 10 days for searchers to look through the building, which was encased by ice after firefighters poured water on the blaze. While 27 bodies have been recovered, it's believed that five other people died there. Bone fragments will be tested.

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First Listen: 'Hardcore Traxx: Dance Mania Records 1986-1997'

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:03am

It's fitting that this house-music collection comes out so soon after Daft Punk cleaned up at the Grammy Awards; it's a bedrock part of that band's roots.

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Syrian Airstrikes Kill At Least 18 In Aleppo

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:02am

Syrian airstrikes kill at least 18 in Aleppo

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Europe On The Hunt For 'Zombie Banks'

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:59am

Europe on the hunt for 'zombie banks'

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This Could Have Been Shorter

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:27am

Communicating science inevitably involves a trade off between brevity and nuance. Commentator Tania Lombrozo confronts the dilemma with a 140-character challenge.

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Yellen Becomes Fed Chair, And Bernanke Heads To Think Tank

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:11am

Ben Bernanke, who saw the country through a recovery from the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, will join Brookings' Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy.

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6 Odd College Courses In America

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:11am

On the surface, certain academic pursuits may seem trivial, but sometimes odd courses can be instructive and illuminating.

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Funeral And Casket Outlets Are Heading To The Mall

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:10am

Funeral and casket outlets are heading to the mall

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10 Places Where Health Insurance Costs The Most

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 9:56am

Some of the priciest markets for insurance include rural counties in Georgia and the areas around ski resorts in Colorado. While many people in these places will receive government subsidies to help pay for premiums, the portion that they pay will still be higher than they would have to foot elsewhere.

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Joe Namath's Fur Coat; Nothing New, But It's A Talker

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 9:53am

The legendary quarterback showed up for the coin toss at Sunday's Super Bowl in one of his trademark coats. Social media went nuts. Older fans, though, knew that it would have been bigger news if Broadway Joe didn't come wrapped in a fur.

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Langston Hughes Poetry Reimagined On Singer Leyla McCalla's New Album

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 9:53am

Fans of the Americana group Carolina Chocolate Drops know the power of singer Leyla McCalla. She honed her musical talents growing up in New York City to Haitian-born parents. Host Michel Martin speaks with McCalla about her first solo album, Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes.

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Hollywood, Bollywood, Make Way For Nollywood

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 9:53am

As part of Black History Month, Tell Me More is featuring exciting voices from Africa and the Diaspora. Host Michel Martin speaks to Nollywood director Jeta Amata about being part of a film industry that is now bigger than Hollywood.

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