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5:22 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Flight Student Takes Plane For A Joyride Over Las Vegas

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Africa
4:43 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Kenya Threatens Again To Close Dadaab, World's Largest Refugee Camp

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Asia
4:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Exam-Stressed Students Enter Sleeping Contest

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3:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

More Republicans To Jump Into GOP Presidential Mix

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3:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

After Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout, Fans Evaluate Boxing

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Shots - Health News
3:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Sepsis, A Wily Killer, Stymies Doctors' Efforts To Tame It

Bob Skierski at the beach in Avalon, N.J., just hours before he fell ill and went to the hospital. He never went home.
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Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 2:37 pm

If you ran down the list of ailments that most commonly kill Americans, chances are you wouldn't think to name sepsis. But this condition, sometimes called blood poisoning, is in fact one of the most common causes of death in the hospital, killing more people than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.

Jennifer Rodgers learned about sepsis the way many people do — through personal experience.

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Around the Nation
10:47 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Baltimore Reacts To State Attorney's Announcement Of Charges

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Law
9:08 am
Fri May 1, 2015

State's Attorney: Freddie Gray's Death Was A Homicide

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Around the Nation
6:00 am
Fri May 1, 2015

South Dakota Election Settled By Dice Roll

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World
5:17 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Mayor Of Turkish Capital Replaces Giant Robot Statue With T-Rex

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3:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Judge Reduces 3 Educators' Sentences In Atlanta Cheating Scandal

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3:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Does Reading Harry Potter Have An Effect On Your Behavior?

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 1:00 pm

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A famous fictional conflict in children's literature has a happier ending. Tomorrow is the day "Harry Potter" fans know as the date of the Battle of Hogwarts. And there is evidence the boy wizard's power might extend beyond the book.

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3:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

'Curvy Brides' Debuts Friday On TLC

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 9:08 am

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Around the Nation
5:22 am
Thu April 30, 2015

New York Takes Migrating Birds Into Consideration

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5:15 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Will Big-Screen Movies Turn Astronauts Into Couch Potatoes?

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3:16 am
Thu April 30, 2015

With Only One Runway, Kathmandu's Airport Hinders Earthquake Relief

Monks and aid workers walk to the arrival terminal at Kathmandu's international airport. The plane was unable to secure an arrival gate when it landed on Wednesday.
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Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 12:04 pm

There's a lot of aid headed toward Nepal, but it's not getting there as fast as people would like.

The reason: There aren't enough runways.

The country's only international airport is Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. It's tiny. It has just one runway. So it can't accommodate all the planes flying in.

The single runway has been closed several times for earthquake repairs. Also, there are limited places for planes to park. On many days, pilots circled for hours waiting for another plane to take off because there's no room to land.

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3:16 am
Thu April 30, 2015

In An Empty Camden Yards, Orioles Beat White Sox 8-2

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 12:17 pm

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3:16 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Bipartisan Measure Would Protect Juveniles In The Justice System

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 12:19 pm

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Latin America
5:37 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Thrown Mango Bonks Venezuela's President In The Head

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Remembrances
5:37 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Jack Ely, Known For 'Louie Louie,' Dies At 71

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 6:51 am

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Around the Nation
3:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Police In Baltimore Clear Defiant Crowds

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 6:51 am

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3:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

4 Americans Were Hiking In Nepal When Quake Hit

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3:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

High Court Hears Challenge To 4 States' Gay-Marriage Ban

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3:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Baltimore Is Not Ferguson. Here's What It Really Is

A man makes a heart shape with his hands during a peaceful protest near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire on Monday in Baltimore.
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Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 12:19 pm

This week's Baltimore riot could not have happened to a nicer city.

Baltimore residents welcome strangers and even call them "hon." They sit on benches painted with the slogan "The Greatest City in America."

Baltimore is also where people looted stores and burned cars Monday night. They did it when a man died a week after being arrested.

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3:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Nepalis In Worst-Hit Areas Suffer Through Devastating Destruction

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 6:51 am

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Business
4:42 am
Tue April 28, 2015

For A Resume, Type Font Matters

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 2:06 pm

Before you even get your foot in the door of your next job, your resume can say a lot about you — starting with typeface.

"Using Times New Roman is the typeface equivalent of wearing sweatpants to an interview," Bloomberg says in an article in which it turns to typography experts to ask which typefaces work and which don't.

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Around the Nation
4:24 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Charred 'Easy Mac' Forces Iowa Capitol To Evacuate

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Law
4:03 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Defense Team Urges Jury To Send Boston Bomber To Prison For Life

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 11:46 am

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In a few words, here is the defense for the Boston Marathon bomber. He was drawn into the deadly plot by his older brother.

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Food
3:59 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Tyson Foods To Stop Giving Chickens Antibiotics Used By Humans

Tyson Foods says it has already reduced its use of human-use antibiotics by 80 percent over the past four years. Here, Tyson frozen chicken on display at Piazza's market in Palo Alto, Calif., in 2010.
Paul Sakuma AP

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 3:07 pm

Tyson Foods, the country's biggest poultry producer, is promising to stop feeding its chickens any antibiotics that are used in human medicine.

It's the most dramatic sign so far of a major shift by the poultry industry. The speed with which chicken producers have turned away from antibiotics, in fact, has surprised some of the industry's longtime critics.

For decades, the farmers who raise chickens, pigs and cattle have used antibiotics as part of a formula for growing more animals, and growing them more cheaply.

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Asia
3:55 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Quake's Effects Compounded By Poor Infrastructure, Political Issues

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 6:09 am

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