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Health Experts Don't Always Sanitize Their Hands, Data Show

Monday, March 02, 2015

A massive analysis of hospital data finds doctors and nurses are not following guidelines on washing their hands before and after they come into contact with patients.
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Netanyahu In D.C., DHS Funding Still Not Settled

Monday, March 02, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Congress on Tuesday. Funding for the Department of Homeland Security is being negotiated by the House and Senate, they disagree over what to do.
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Russians March In Memory Of Murdered Opposition Leader Nemtsov

Monday, March 02, 2015

Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Putin, was shot and killed in Moscow on Friday. David Greene talks to NPR's Corey Flintoff and independent political analyst Masha Lipman.
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Netanyahu To Preview Speech To Congress Before AIPAC Conference

Monday, March 02, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington, D.C, where he is expected to give a contentious speech before Congress on Tuesday. He appears before a powerful pro-Israeli lobby on Monday.
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Orlando Considers Hiring Private Airport Screeners

Monday, March 02, 2015

About two dozen airports have stopped using screeners from the Transportation Security Administration. Airport executives say the screening will be better, cheaper and faster.
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Euthanasia Is Illegal In Chile; Young Patient Wants Right To Die

Monday, March 02, 2015

In Chile, a 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis has posted an online video asking the country's president to allow her to die. The case prompted a raging discussion on assisted suicide.
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People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health

Monday, March 02, 2015

People with household incomes of less than $25,000 a year say in a new poll that the lack of cash really hurts their health. Low-quality food and dangerous housing are two reasons why.
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Liberia's President: Ebola Re-Energized Her Downtrodden Country

Monday, March 02, 2015

In an exclusive interview, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf remembers how Liberia was "the poster child of everything that could go wrong." But people lived up to the local proverb: "Go fix it."
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Supreme Court To Weigh Power Of Redistricting Commissions

Monday, March 02, 2015

Although the court has viewed gerrymandering of legislative districts as a practice that deprives citizens of fair representation, it's also thrown up its hands when it comes to policing the practice.
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A Nearly Recession-Proof City Is Not Slowing Down

Monday, March 02, 2015

The unemployment rate in Lincoln, Neb., is one of lowest in the U.S., thanks to a well-educated workforce. The focus now is on finding workers and keeping young people from leaving.
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Science Says The Dress Is Blue

Friday, February 27, 2015

A debate about the color of a dress on Wired.com has been consuming people. Some say the dress is blue and black, while others say it is white and gold. Each side emphatically believes it is right.
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Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

Friday, February 27, 2015

Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"
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ISIS Video Shows Extremists Destroying Artifacts

Friday, February 27, 2015

A video has surfaced that appears to show members of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, smashing priceless antiques at a museum in Mosul, Iraq.
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ISIS Extremist Who Beheaded Prisoners Is Identified

Friday, February 27, 2015

The masked man who appeared to behead hostages in videos for the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has been revealed. Known in the media as "Jihadi John," his real name is Mohammed Emwazi.
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Using A Can Of Coke To Explain A Currency Lesson

Friday, February 27, 2015

The U.S. economy has been doing well. That's pushed the value of the U.S. dollar up — relative to other currencies. A strong dollar sounds like good news, but there are winners and losers.
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CPAC Attendees Hear From GOP Presidential Hopefuls

Friday, February 27, 2015

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference is a draw for some 10,000 activists. Would-be GOP presidential candidates are differentiating themselves from others who may run.
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Task Force Proposes Fracking Rules To Colorado Governor

Friday, February 27, 2015

The group has been meeting for months to find compromise on whether local governments should be given more say when drilling is proposed near residential and urban areas.
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Britain Tries To Counter Extremists' Appeal

Friday, February 27, 2015

The British government has long been concerned about extremism emerging within its borders. Linda Wertheimer talks to Shashank Joshi of the Royal United Services Institute about extremism.
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Belfast Thriller '71' Combines Action And Emotional Authenticity

Friday, February 27, 2015

The film depicts Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1971. It was a year when the Troubles, the bitter conflict between the Catholic IRA and the Protestant Loyalists, turned violent.
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House Not Quite Ready To 'Suck It Up' Over Homeland Security Funding

Friday, February 27, 2015

For a few days now, most Senate Republicans have come to terms with how this story would end. But the House has a new plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security for just three weeks.
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