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Obama Weighs In: No Peas In Guacamole

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The online debate began after The New York Times published a guacamole recipe that includes fresh peas.
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Despite Short Obit, Doug Led A Full Life

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Douglas Legler of Fargo, N.D., insisted that when he died, he only wanted his obituary to read: Doug Died. And after he died last month, that is exactly how it appeared in the local newspaper.
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NBC News Chief Anchor Lester Holt Wants To Make Each Story Count

Thursday, July 02, 2015

After a scandal knocked out his predecessor Brian Williams, last week Lester Holt become the network's chief news anchor — the first African-American to do so at a broadcast network.
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Designer Donna Karan Steps Down To Focus On Philanthropy

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Linda Wertheimer talks to Robin Givhan, fashion critic for The Washington Post, about Donna Karan's decision to step down from Donna Karan International.
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Not All Online Restaurant Reviews Are Created Equal

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Reviews on TripAdvisor or Yelp by tourists tend to be significantly more lenient than reviews by locals. Reviews written a long time after the reviewer visits the restaurant are similarly lenient.
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Memoir Tells Of Daring Medevac Rescue In Afghanistan's Valley Of Death

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Renee Montagne talks to helicopter pilot Erik Sabiston and medic Julia Bringloe, former medevac crewmembers, about a nerve-racking rescue mission they did in Afghanistan's Valley of Death in 2011.
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Nike's Phil Knight, 77, To Step Down As Chairman

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Nike co-founder Phil Knight helped to transform the company into a global behemoth. Linda Wertheimer talks to Allan Brettman, a reporter with The Oregonian, about Knight's exit as chairman.
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Gerrymandering Exacerbates Partisan Gridlock, Political Scientist Says

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Will the Supreme Court's decision to allow non-partisan commissions to draw districts break legislative gridlock? Linda Wertheimer talks to political scientist Thomas Mann.
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Spain Keeps 1 Eye On Greece's Debt Issues, The Other On Upcoming Elections

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Not long ago, the Spanish economy was failing, and just like in Greece, an anti-austerity party was on the rise in Spain. Now the picture looks rather different.
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Puerto Ricans Fear Troubled Economy Will Inflict Real Pain

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Officials avoided a default, paying hundreds of millions of dollars in debt payments. With a stagnant economy, more than $72 billion in debt and little cash, the U.S. territory is in economic trouble.
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Charleston's Black Leaders Want To See Justice As Much As Forgiveness

Thursday, July 02, 2015

After the South Carolina church killings, victims' families offered the accused shooter forgiveness. While Charleston's leaders have followed suit, some say the compassionate response is premature.
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Justice Department Investigates Airlines For Possible Price Collusion

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The department is investigating whether U.S. airlines worked together to keep ticket prices high. Prosecutors want to know if they held back competition by limiting flights and seating capacity.
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Militants Stage Series Of Deadly Attacks In Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

Thursday, July 02, 2015

A day after militants killed more than 50 Egyptian soldiers in the northern Sinai Peninsula, details on the attack are emerging and the government is launching a massive military response.
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Trump Backlash Shows Latino Consumers' Growing Influence

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Macy's decision to sever ties with Donald Trump after he made derogatory comments about Mexican immigrants is the latest business partnership the real estate mogul has lost in the past several days.
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Georgia Leads A Push To Help Ex-Prisoners Get Jobs

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Federal grant money is flowing to skills training programs for ex-offenders. But aid will be successful only if employers are willing to hire them. That's where state re-entry programs show promise.
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Sunnis Flee The Islamic State, But Still Fall Under Suspicion

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The Islamic State is a Sunni Muslim group. Yet many Sunnis have abandoned their homes and fled areas where ISIS has taken over in Iraq. But that doesn't mean Shiites welcome them with open arms.
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The Key To Kacey Musgraves' Hard-Won Country: Funny Women

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The witty musician sits in a sweet spot where her charm and humor attract traditional country die-hards and pop fans alike. Ann Powers explores other women in country who paved the path.
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Jobs Report Expected To Show 'Stronger Momentum' In Economy

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Economists surveyed by Reuters are predicting that employers added about 230,000 jobs to their payrolls in June. That's less than the month before but still a pretty strong showing.
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Distracted Motorist Drives Over Raised Drawbridge

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

James Montano was crossing a drawbridge in Florida, when he failed to notice the crossing arm was down. Police say he was distracted by his GPS, and the SUV crash-landed on the bridge's other side.
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New Mother, Lost In Calif. Woods, Starts Fire To Get Attention

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

On her way to the hospital, a pregnant Amber Pangborn ran out of gas after getting lost in the woods. She gave birth to a baby girl. Two days later, she started a wildfire fire. Help came.
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