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Diagnosing Ear Infections With Your Smartphone

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The CellScope Oto is a clip-on gadget that turns a smartphone into an otoscope — the tool doctors use to check out a patient’s eardrum.

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Movie Theatres Drop Plans To Run 'The Interview'

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Security fears spurred Sony to let theater chains cancel showings of the movie, which is about a CIA plot to kill North Korea's leader.

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Behind The Scenes At The Lab That Fingerprints Microbiomes

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Inside the lab, a lone technician sorts through new samples, snipping off swab heads intentionally fouled with fecal material. One head goes to cold storage and the other is processed for sequencing.

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Jeb Bush To 'Actively Explore' Run For President

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The former Republican Florida governor says he's decided "to actively explore the possibility of running for president" in 2016.

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Police Say 3 Dead in Sydney Hostage Siege, Including Gunman

Monday, December 15, 2014

Sydney police say three people have died, including the gunman, during a hostage crisis that ended when officers stormed a cafe.

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Obama: NFL 'Behind The Curve' On Rice Case

Friday, December 12, 2014

In an interview on ESPN radio, President Obama said new NFL policies will send a message that there is no place for domestic violence.

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CIA Chief: Results Of Harsh Interrogation Unknown

Thursday, December 11, 2014

John Brennan stopped short of the claims of other defenders who said the tough methods saved thousands of American lives.

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NJ Approves Tax Breaks for Subaru, Cooper Health

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has approved $158 million dollars in future tax breaks for Subaru and Cooper Health System.

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Obama Health Adviser Apologizes For 'Glib' Remarks

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Jonathan Gruber said he was "inexcusably arrogant" when he credited "the stupidity of the American voter" with the passage of the health law.

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The Royal Couple Comes to Town

Monday, December 08, 2014

While Britain's Prince William meets with President Obama at the White House, his wife, Kate, will tour a child development center with New York City's first lady, Chirlane McCray.

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U.S. Adds 321,000 Jobs; Jobless Rate Stays 5.8 Percent

Friday, December 05, 2014

Employers hired at the strongest pace in nearly three years, a sign the U.S. is outperforming other major economies.

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Lawyer: No Indictment For Officer In NYC Chokehold Death

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A grand jury has declined to indict a white police officer on criminal charges in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in July.

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Appeals Court Halts Texas Execution

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A federal appeals court granted a reprieve less than eight hours before condemned killer Scott Panetti was set to receive a lethal injection.

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'Birdman' Takes Top Award At Gotham Awards

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The showbiz satire "Birdman" won best film at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, along with best actor for its star, Michael Keaton.

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Voices Of 20th Century Poets Come Alive Once More

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Researchers are using new technology to restore broken records and bring the voices of poets — silent for most of a century — back to life.

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U.K. To Curb Benefits For Legal Immigrants

Friday, November 28, 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron says migrants from Europe will have to leave if they don't get a job within six months.

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America's Black Friday Craziness Has Crossed The Pond

Friday, November 28, 2014

The wild discount shopping that once was only a U.S. phenomenon has caught on in the U.K. and elsewhere, thanks largely to online retail giant Amazon.

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Mystery Writer P.D. James Dies At 94

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The English crime novelist is credited with bringing realistic modern characters to the classical British detective story.

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Ferguson Decision: No Indictment

Monday, November 24, 2014

A grand jury has decided not to indict a Ferguson police officer in the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old.

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Judge: Confession Can Be Used in Etan Patz Trial

Monday, November 24, 2014

A suspect with a low IQ understood his rights when he told investigators two years ago that he choked a 6-year-old boy to death in 1979, a judge ruled Monday.

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