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Sunday Puzzle: The Familiarity Of Stressed Syllables

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 7:00am

Bobbie Wilson of La Crosse, Wis., plays the puzzle with Puzzlemaster Will Shortz while celebrating National Cheesecake Day.

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Farm-To-Table May Feel Virtuous, But It's Food Labor That's Ripe For Change

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 6:18am

Even the most wholesome ingredients are produced through cheap labor, often by people who are themselves poor and hungry. It's time the food world talks about that, says an award-winning chef.

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Scientists Still Seek A Reliable DUI Test For Marijuana

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 6:14am

Coloradans can get arrested for driving while stoned. But with no good roadside tools, officers' determinations are more subjective than for alcohol DUIs. Scientists hope to find chemical markers.

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Alabama GOP Senate Candidates Campaign To Be Trump's Ally In Congress

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 6:00am

The top three contenders in the crowded Republican primary include an incumbent nicknamed "Big Luther" Strange, the so-called Ten Commandments judge and a congressman who happily courts controversy.

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How Do Refugee Teens Build Resilience?

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 6:00am

We often think of resilience as something that comes from within. Syrian youngsters have a different perspective.

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A 'Portable' Overview Of A Complex, Compelling History

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 6:00am

The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers, thoughtfully edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Hollis Robbins, is a rewarding read that reminds us the past isn't a single story.

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Thieves Take Neil Armstrong's Solid Gold Lunar Module Replica

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 5:44am

Police in Wapakoneta, Ohio, say the solid gold replica of the 1969 Apollo 11 Lunar Excursion Module was stolen from the Armstrong Air & Space Museum late Friday.




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