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Her plan — stuffed with ideas that have been brought up by other presidential candidates, like free tuition and more affordable loan repayment — moves away from the dorms-and-tailgates stereotype.

In an interview with NPR, President Obama said once people see the nuclear deal in action, they will "recognize that whatever parade of horribles was presented in opposition have not come true."

Farming plants in space may prove critical for future deep space travel. On Monday NASA announced it had mastered romaine lettuce. "That's awesome, tastes good," astronaut Kjell Lindgren declared.

The software security company is big in the U.S. and around the globe, but tensions between Russia and the West have raised questions about the Moscow-based company.

The city installed new public toilets that are better ventilated than port-a-potties and include running water. But they turned out pricier than expected, and plans for more are circling the drain.

In an interview with NPR to be broadcast this week, the president spoke strongly of his critics, including some in his own party. He also talked about letting his passions show more in his sixth year.

Before the Great Recession, many Americans piled up too much credit card debt. Now, they seem to be a little wiser about using plastic, says the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Dozens of games and apps claim to improve your memory or make you smarter or reduce stress. But do they really? Developers say the next step is clinically valid poof of cognitive gains.

Overall, residents say areas ranging from jobs creation and access to public transportation have improved greatly. But a new poll also reveals a widening racial divide in perceptions of the recovery.

The death of the highly respected hip-hop figure prompted an outpouring of tribute and personal stories from his community this weekend.




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