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Vikings Now Say Adrian Peterson Is Banned From Team Activities

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The change in running back Adrian Peterson's status will require him to stay away from the team while he takes care of legal proceedings regarding child abuse charges.
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Chinese City Creates Sidewalk Lane For Smartphone Users

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Authorities there say the lane is supposed to remind people that texting while walking may cause "unnecessary collisions."
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Funeral Home Offers Drive-Thru Lane To View Loved One

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

As you pull up to the window at the Paradise Funeral Chapel in Saginaw, Mich., curtains draw back to reveal the casket, as music plays from overhead.
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NFL Proposes Plan To Stop Domestic Violence By Its Players

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Commissioner Roger Goodell announced on Monday that three anti-domestic abuse advocates will advise the league. But plenty of criticism remains.
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Details Emerge About U.S. Plans To Fight ISIS In Iraq

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The U.S. has secured commitments from some Arab nations and allies to cooperate in the battle against the militant group known as the Islamic State.
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Coca-Cola Revives Surge, A Citrus-Flavored Soda

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Introduced as a competitor to Pepsi's Mountain Dew, Surge was discontinued in 2003 due to poor sales. It maintained an outspoken, cult-like following
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'13 Days In September' Examines 1978 Camp David Accords

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The accords were signed 34 years ago. Audie Cornish talks to author Lawrence Wright about his new book, Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David.
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Hachette Authors Take Their Case To Amazon's Board Of Directors

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The authors want Amazon's board to intercede in the dispute between the publisher and the online retailer over the price of e-books. Amazon continues to impede sales of Hachette books.
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With A Deadline Looming, Iran's Nuclear Talks Reopen In New York

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Negotiations resume this week in New York over Iran's nuclear program, but a summer of multiplying crises has world capitals distracted as the talks hit a crucial stage.
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With Debt Collection, Your Bank Account Could Be At Risk

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A 1968 federal law allows debt collectors not only to garnish wages but to take from a debtor's bank account. Consumer advocates say the outdated law is overly punitive and out of touch with reality.
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Community Keeps Calm Despite Questions About Wal-Mart Shooting

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Peaceful protests have taken place since police shot and killed a black 21-year-old who was holding a toy gun while shopping in Ohio. But new questions are being raised about the handling of the case.
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Will Scotland Vote To Cut The Cord?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

For three centuries, Scotland has been part of the U.K. Until recently, it looked likely to stay that way. But some voters have changed their minds and recent polls show independence ahead by a nose.
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With U.S. Oil Supply Climbing, Some Call For End To Export Ban

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Much of the U.S. oil industry wants to lift a ban that followed the 1970s energy crisis. But those worried about the possibility of higher gas prices and climate change want to keep the ban in place.
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Hiccups Were The Clue That Led Researchers To Ebola

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Journalist Jeffrey Stern traveled to Guinea to find out why it took so long for scientists to figure out that the Ebola virus had struck. He tells a revealing tale in this month's Vanity Fair.
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Minecraft's Business Model: A Video Game That Leaves You Alone

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Microsoft is buying the company that created the video game Minecraft, which has a loyal following in part because of the freedom it allows players — including freedom from pressure to buy add-ons.
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GM Ignition-Switch Defect Now Linked To 19 Deaths

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A special compensation fund for victims of the faulty ignition switch has issued its first report, which makes clear GM will pay claims for more than the 13 deaths it says were linked to the defect.
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Nick Cave: 'The Creative Process Is An Altered State In Itself'

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Cave is the subject of a different kind of rock documentary called 20,000 Days on Earth, which attempts to debunk the creative process for what Cave says it actually is: "just hard labor."
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Too Few University Jobs For America's Young Scientists

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

So, you want to be a science professor? Good luck. Highly educated, relatively low-paid postdoctoral fellows may drive U.S. biomedical research, but they're training for jobs that don't exist.
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Obama To Announce Buildup In U.S. Efforts To Fight Ebola

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.
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Grandparents Accidentally Tag Themselves As Grandmaster Flash

Monday, September 15, 2014

The autofill feature on Facebook substitutes the words grandma and grandpa with the name of hip-hop icon Grandmaster Flash.
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