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Renee Montagne

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Warren Beatty's Homage To Howard Hughes Opens In Theaters On Wednesday

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

"Don't expect a biopic," Beatty says of his new project, Rules Don't Apply. Instead, it's an interlocking set of stories about two young lovers and a movie mogul trying to keep his empire together.

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Eastern Aleppo's Only Ophthalmologist Sees Ravages Of Syria's War

Friday, October 07, 2016

Dr. Abdulkhalek Dabaa, the only remaining ophthalmologist in the besieged Syrian city, attends to about 85 patients a day — who are seeking care for everything from eye infections to shrapnel wounds.

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3 Chemists Share Nobel Prize For Work On 'Molecular Machines'

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

The 2016 Nobel for chemistry goes to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa. The chemists are French, Scottish and Dutch, respectively.

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Physics Nobel Goes To 3 Scientists For Insights Into Matter's Behavior

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to David Thouless, who gets half the prize, and Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz, who share the other half.

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Clif Bar Started With A Hungry Cyclist And A Mom Who Liked To Bake

Monday, October 03, 2016

Gary Erickson, who was inspired by his mom's baking to create Clif Bar, a top-selling energy snack, is the latest guest on Guy Raz's new podcast HOW I BUILT THIS.

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Leaked Tax Documents Show Trump May Have Legally Avoided Liability. How?

Monday, October 03, 2016

The New York Times published some of Donald Trump's income tax returns from 1995 in which Trump reported over $900 million in loses. That could have legally relieved his tax burden for up to 18 years.

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Mystery Of White Trees Among California's Redwoods May Be Solved

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Albino redwoods are white because of a genetic mutation. A researcher in California thinks he might have figured out what purpose the trees serve in the forest.

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ISIS Says One Of Its Key Leaders Was Killed. Is It True?

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

A founding member of ISIS, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, was reportedly killed. The Pentagon said he was the target of a strike, but didn't confirm his death. What does this mean for the Islamic State?

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Need A Fill Of Drugstore History? Try Tucson's Pharmacy Museum

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The centerpiece of the History of Pharmacy Museum is a penny candy jar filled with old wads of gum allegedly chewed by the infamous gangster John Dillinger and stuck under a pharmacy counter.

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Doctor In Battle-Ravaged Aleppo Reveals How Civilians Endure

Friday, August 19, 2016

A viral video of an injured Syrian boy is a reminder that the war is in its 5th year. Renee Montagne talks to a woman believed to be the last female OB-GYN in eastern Aleppo about conditions there.

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NIH Plans To End Moratorium On Funding Controversial Chimera Research

Thursday, August 04, 2016

The National Institutes of Health is proposing to permit funding for the controversial experiments, which involve scientists using human stem cells to create embryos that are part human, part animal.

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Clinton's And Kaine's Faith Traditions Are Consistent With Political Liberalism

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Hillary Clinton retained her Methodist identity even as she moved left politically; she represents the "social gospel" wing of Methodism. Her VP choice comes from a comparable Catholic tradition.

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Monsanto Sold Soybean Farmers A Weed-Beating Tool They Couldn't Legally Use

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

There's tension brewing among U.S. soybean farmers after Monsanto started selling a new herbicide-resistant seed — without EPA approval.

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Clinton Tries To Win Over Working-Class Voters In Trump Country

Monday, August 01, 2016

Now crowned as their parties' official nominees, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hit the campaign trail. One of the first stops for both candidates: the battleground state of Ohio.

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Charges Against Remaining Officers Dropped In Freddie Gray Case

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all charges against the three officers who still faced trial in the death of Freddie Gray. Previous trials all ended in acquittals.

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Reagan Shooter John Hinckley Jr. Released From Mental Hospital

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The man who shot Ronald Reagan in 1981 was ordered released from a mental hospital on Wednesday to live with his mother in Williamsburg, Va. He's now 61.

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A 'Messy, Messy Beginning' At Democrats' Breakfast In Philadelphia

Monday, July 25, 2016

Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz, who is stepping down amid an email scandal, was booed Monday. Is that a hint of what's to come as Bernie Sanders speaks tonight?

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At Democratic Convention Kickoff Breakfast, Outgoing Chairwoman Booed

Monday, July 25, 2016

It's not a good opening for the Democratic National Convention: At a breakfast hosted by the delegation from Debbie Wasserman Shultz's home state of Florida, she was booed before she started talking.

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Breaking Down Trump's VP Announcement, On A Difficult Day

Friday, July 15, 2016

Donald Trump ended weeks of speculation Friday by announcing his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. The announcement wasn't simple, though, coming in the wake of the mass killing in Nice, France.

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Donald Trump Announces His Vice Presidential Pick: Mike Pence

Friday, July 15, 2016

Though Trump called off his news conference announcing his running mate, nevertheless he made his announcement right on time — on Twitter. In the tweet, Trump said his choice is the Indiana governor.

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