Chris Benderev

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'Imminent' Dam Failure Threatens Thousands In Puerto Rico

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The National Weather Service warned locals to evacuate, but with most communications down, it remained unclear how many would heed the alerts.

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Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The quake occurred close to the site where the country detonated a hydrogen bomb earlier this month.

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Roald Dahl's Widow Says Charlie From 'The Chocolate Factory' Was Originally Black

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Dahl's widow revealed the surprising scoop on the BBC earlier this week.

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A Mostly Typical Saturday In Washington, D.C.: Political Rallies — Plus Juggalos

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Some worried the convergence in the nation's capital of a rally for fans of a rap group and two dueling Trump-related protests would lead to violence. But the gatherings remained mostly peaceful.

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Lawmakers Vote To Make California A 'Sanctuary State'

Saturday, September 16, 2017

The legislation would prohibit California law enforcement officers from communicating with federal immigration enforcement agencies, with some exceptions.

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The Secret Service No Longer Has A Command Post Inside Trump Tower

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The service's move happened in July because the government couldn't reach agreement on lease terms with the Trump Organization. Agents protecting the president will still operate in the building.

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Western Pa. Ice Rink Must Forgo Honor Of Hosting NHL Preseason Game

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

The league deemed a community's ice rink "not equipped" to handle the game it won in a contest. The rink will still receive $150,000 in prize money for renovations.

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State Department Bans Travel To North Korea On U.S. Passports Starting Sept. 1

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Americans currently in North Korea were told to depart by the end of August. Journalists and aid workers may apply for exemptions from the ban.

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President Vows To 'Eradicate' MS-13 Gang

Friday, July 28, 2017

Trump told a crowd gathered in Long Island that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers were "liberating our towns" from gang violence.

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British Hacker Known As 'Spiderman' Sentenced Over Cyberattack

Friday, July 28, 2017

The 29-year-old man was given a suspended sentence of one year and eight months in an attack that reportedly knocked out Internet for nearly 1 million people in Germany in November.

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Officer Fatally Shot While Trying To Help People In A Crashed Car Near Indianapolis

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Lt. Aaron Allan of Southport, Ind., was killed allegedly by one of the occupants of a flipped-over automobile as he responded to the scene on Thursday.

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Texas Inmate Executed; Supreme Court Rejected Bid For Delay

Thursday, July 27, 2017

A 46-year-old death row inmate argued his previous lawyers were incompetent — one of them had been disbarred. But courts denied his motion to halt the execution.

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China Allows Foreign Experts To Treat Terminally Ill Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Cancer specialists from the United States, Germany and other countries will join the medical team treating a political dissident detained by China since 2008. He has late-stage liver cancer.

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Airlines In Turkey And Dubai Cleared From Laptop Ban

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Turkish Airlines and Emirates announced they are now exempt from the ban on carrying electronics larger than a smartphone into the cabin on flights bound for the U.S.

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18 Believed Dead After Fiery Bus Crash In Germany

Monday, July 03, 2017

A tour bus full of elderly Germans caught fire Monday morning after an accident along a popular highway.

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Tesla's Long-Awaited, Lower-Priced Model 3 To Arrive Friday

Monday, July 03, 2017

The first of Tesla's significantly more affordable Model 3 cars should finish production by next weekend, CEO Elon Musk announced late Sunday.

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A Stabbing, A Possible Ebola Outbreak, And A 'Time Bomb'

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

In Liberia, a team of epidemiologists have to delay a criminal investigation, look the other way on illegal drug use and build trust to stop an outbreak of Ebola.

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Some People Are Great At Recognizing Faces. Others...Not So Much

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

It happens to all of us: Someone recognizes you on the street, calls you by name, and says hello. And you have no idea who that person is. Researchers say this struggle to read other faces is common.

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What Happens When Your Town's Only High School Closes?

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Schools are closing across America. On this episode of Embedded, we explore what that means for a town losing the neighborhood high school that's been around for over a century.

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Can You Teach A Computer To 'Feel' Suspense?

Monday, August 17, 2015

Scientists want to make computers into better storytellers, but to do that they have to teach the machines a tricky element: suspense. Now researchers believe they've taken a big step forward.

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