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For Many Black Voters, Trump's 'What Do You Have To Lose?' Plea Isn't Enough - Donald Trump promises to help bring jobs and security to black neighborhoods. But his poll numbers with African-Americans are in the low single digits, and many say his message is insulting.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:08:00 -0400

WATCH: Squishy 'Octobot' Moves Autonomously - The robot designed by a team from Harvard University moves without the help of any rigid parts. Researchers say it is the first proof-of-concept design for an entirely soft, autonomous machine.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:03:00 -0400

Study Of Breast Cancer Treatment Reveals Paradox Of Precision Medicine - A genetic test of breast cancer tumors helped identify women whose survival odds would not be greatly improved by chemotherapy. But that test isn't as precise as women and doctors might like.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:01:00 -0400

Latest Target In The Drug Price Wars? The Ubiquitous EpiPen - Lawmakers are demanding answers as to why the price of this aging drug, which stops a life-threatening allergic reaction, keeps going up.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:51:00 -0400

Syrian Conjoined Twins Die While Waiting For Life-Saving Surgery - The newborns were evacuated from a rebel stronghold to the capital Damascus after lengthy negotiations earlier this month. Today, they died of heart failure as they awaited surgery.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:47:01 -0400

He Used To Live On The Streets Of Mumbai. Now, His Cafe Welcomes Everyone - Amin Sheikh's new cafe is a rarity in class-stratified India: It's open to people from all walks of life. Sheikh is a former street child, and so are many of his employees.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:46:00 -0400

Canada's Mounties Say Female Officers Can Wear Hijabs - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police confirmed Wednesday that it had recently changed its policy to allow the Muslim headscarf.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:01:00 -0400

Climate Change Complicates Predictions Of Damage From Big Surf - Earth's changing climate has made the quest to understand wave behavior more important than ever, scientists say. Rising seas, storm surge and dune and reef erosion all shape Florida's Gulf Coast.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:17:00 -0400

In Maine, Land From Burt's Bees Co-Founder Is Declared A National Monument - Roxanne Quimby donated nearly 88,000 acres of land — once used to harvest timber for paper mills — to the federal government. Now it's the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:09:00 -0400

This Planet Just Outside Our Solar System Is 'Potentially Habitable' - It's not exactly close — 25 trillion miles from Earth, say the scientists who spotted it. But that might be near enough for further exploration. It's about Earth's size, with mild temperatures.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:01:00 -0400

Bread Grains: The Last Frontier In The Locavore Movement - Modern bakeries rely on industrial mills for their flour. But a small and growing number of bakers, chefs and pasta makers are making their own flour with the age-old method of stone milling.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:19:22 -0400

American University Of Afghanistan Attacked In Kabul - Gunmen attacked the heavily fortified campus in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday evening, and hospital officials say at least one student was killed and 14 injured.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:17:00 -0400

Filipino Fisherman Reveals 75-Pound Pearl He Kept Hidden For A Decade - The fisherman's family says he found the pearl inside a giant clam near the island of Palawan and kept it under his bed. If confirmed, it would be far and away the largest natural pearl ever found.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:50:00 -0400

Earthquake Rattles Myanmar And Neighboring Countries - People as far away as Thailand, India and Bangladesh felt the magnitude 6.8 quake. Historic pagodas in the city of Bagan appeared to be damaged, and at least three people reportedly died.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:29:00 -0400

Turkey Launches Airstrikes, Artillery Fire In Cross-Border Incursion Into Syria - Turkey's offensive is the largest military mission of its kind in the Syria conflict to date. It was intended to clear ISIS militants from territory along the border.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:03:00 -0400

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