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Is English Soccer's Tweet Patriotic or Patronizing?

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 7:06pm
The Women's World Cup sparked inspiring scenes of celebration around the world — and highlighted the uneven playing field women still play on.









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'Pac-Man' Spacecraft to Devour Space Junk

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 6:12pm
A research project plans to send a spacecraft into orbit to "eat" a satellite, as part of a campaign to clean up the increasing clutter in space.









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Obama Lays Out Next Steps Against ISIS

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 5:56pm
President Obama said Monday that the fight against ISIS require not just weapons, but a sustained campaign to counter its "twisted thinking."









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Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Apologizes: 'We Screwed Up'

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 5:19pm
Reddit Interim CEO Ellen Pao apologized for a "long history of mistakes."









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Twitter Wars: Trump Deletes Retweet Slamming Bush's Wife

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 4:17pm
Donald Trump retweeted — and then deleted — a tweet indicating that Bush "has to like the Mexican Illegals" because his wife is Mexican.









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Dozens Shot as Chicago's Violent Season Heats Up

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 4:16pm
How families in Chicago cope with the daily threat of violence.









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Count Your Beans: Starbucks is Hiking Coffee Prices

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 4:13pm
Starbucks Corp. said it would raise prices for some of its coffee beverages by 5 to 20 cents in the United States starting Tuesday.









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World Cup Winning Women Won't Earn Pay of Losing Men in U.S.

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 3:48pm
Despite World Cup success, U.S. women soccer players will struggle to gain the salary and endorsement windfalls enjoyed by their male counterparts.









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Pope Draws Half Million to Outdoor Mass in Ecuador

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 3:46pm
Pope Francis said Mass for more than half a million Ecuadoreans on Monday and hinted he wanted a major Vatican gathering for Catholics who feel excluded by the Church.









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Smart Harness Teaches Old Dog New Tricks

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 3:30pm
North Carolina State University researchers have developed new technology designed to improve communication between dogs and humans.









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The Women's World Cup Scored Huge TV Ratings

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 3:13pm
The USA's triumph in the Women's World Cup Sunday night drew a bigger U.S. television audience than any soccer game — men's or women's.









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S.C. Lawmakers Begin Debate Over Confederate Flag

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 2:08pm
The General Assembly returns Monday to discuss Gov. Nikki Haley's budget vetoes and what to do with the rebel flag.









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Mammograms Find Tiny Tumors But Are They Deadly?

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 2:06pm
A new study adds to the confusing questions about mammograms and how many lives they save.









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Greeks in U.S. Fear Their Businesses Could Take a Hit

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 1:53pm
American businesses that sell goods from Greece are preparing for the worst after voters there rejected a bailout deal.









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Doc in Bogus Cancer Horror to Face Ex-Patients

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 1:29pm
Dr. Farid Fata pleaded guilty to fraud for giving unnecessary treatments to hundreds of patients, some of whom weren't even sick.









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Secrets of 15-Million-Year-Old Monkey Skull Revealed

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 1:03pm
Scientists uncovered a few surprises in a 15-million-year-old monkey skull thanks to 3-D computer imaging.









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The Last Time the U.S. Won the Women's World Cup...

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 12:53pm
Remember 1999?









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Can Your Haircut Help With Oil Spill Cleanup?

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 12:50pm
At Sensa Salon, hair that would usually get thrown out is being re-purposed to be used in "hair booms," which absorb oil after spills.









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