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You're Still Not Eating Enough Vegetables

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 4:00pm
Americans are not getting even close to eating enough fruits and vegetables daily, a new government report finds.









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Sisters Found After Vanishing in Wyoming Wilderness

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 3:19pm
The sisters, originally from Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, left for their extended camping trip in Grand Teton National Park on June 28.









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FBI Chief: Several ISIS-Inspired July 4 Attacks Foiled

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 3:11pm
James Comey said that would-be terrorists inspired by ISIS still present several challenges to the FBI, including that they can be "unreliable"









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The Confederate Flag Is Coming Down, But...

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 2:57pm
Black people in South Carolina still face real, systemic discrimination.









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Bumblebees Being Bumped Off by Climate Change

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 2:19pm
Scientists say wild bumblebee species are being squeezed into extinction by climate change — so much so that some will need help to find safe havens.









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George W. Bush Was Paid $100K to Speak at Vets Event

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 1:15pm
But the Helping a Hero charity says Bush was a big draw: The nonprofit netted almost $2.5 million that year — the next year was less than half that.









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NYSE Says Software Problem Led to Trading Outage

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 1:04pm
The NYSE that the halt on the exchange was due to a technical problem that stemmed from new software that was rolled out the previous evening.









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NASA Picks Four Astronauts for Commercial Spaceflights

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 12:24pm
NASA has selected a quartet of space shuttle veterans who could ride Boeing's CST-100 capsule or SpaceX's Dragon capsule into orbit as early as 2017.









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Country Legend Willie Nelson Scores Big Music Prize

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 11:39am
Nelson was named on Thursday as the 2015 recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song









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Israeli Singer Jailed for Hacking Madonna's Computer

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 11:18am










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Restaurants Have an Extra Year to Put Calories on Menus

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 11:13am
Restaurants will get an extra year, until 2016, to add calorie counts to their menus









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House GOP Scraps Vote on Confederate Flag Imagery

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 11:07am
House Republicans pulled an amendment to allow Confederate flag imagery to remain displayed on graves and cemeteries on some federal land.









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3 Sisters Vanish During Hike in Wyoming Wilderness

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:50am
About 60 people are expected to help scour the winding trails, deep canyons and dense vegetation of the forest.









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Meet the Lawmaker Who Gave Stirring Speech on Flag

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:49am
In Wednesday night's debate over the Confederate flag, the passionate Republican lawmaker whose ancestry comes from Confederacy couldn't hold back.









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First Read: Donald Trump Has Nowhere to Go but Down

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:36am
Here's a fairly safe prediction: Trump's poll position in the GOP race is going to go down.









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Facebook's New News Feed: See Best Friends' Updates First

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:19am
Facebook's news feed update lets users choose which friends' updates they want to see first.









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Same-Sex Couples to Receive Federal Marriage Benefits

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:09am
Same sex couples can now participate in federal marriage benefits, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Thursday.









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FIFA bans Blazer for life for bribery, corruption

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:47am
Chuck Blazer has been banned for life by FIFA.









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Hamas Is Holding Israeli 'Against His Will': Officials

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:27am
Hamas has been holding Israeli citizen Avraham Mengistu captive for nearly a year, Israeli officials confirmed.









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Flying High: Pope Samples Tea Made From Cocaine Plant

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:17am
Pope Francis enjoyed a tea made with from coca leaves - illegal in the United States - to prevent altitude sickness during a visit to La Paz.









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