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Ancient And Vulnerable: 25 Percent Of Sharks And Rays Risk Extinction

Wed, 2014-01-22 00:45

"People know about the global trade in shark fins, but few know that some of the most valuable fins ... used in shark fin soup come from the sharklike rays — species like sawfishes and wedgefishes and guitarfishes," says Sonja Fordham, who contributed to a new analysis of the fisheries.

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Gentrification May Actually Be Boon To Longtime Residents

Wed, 2014-01-22 00:44

While high costs can drive out some people in gentrifying neighborhoods, new studies show that many renters stay — especially if new parks, safer streets and better schools are paired with a job opportunity right down the block.

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Zen And The Art Of Snowboarding: Jamie Anderson Goes To Sochi

Wed, 2014-01-22 00:42

The 23-year-old is considered one of the world's best female snowboarders, and possibly America's best shot at gold in slopestyle. Like Anderson, the sport is making its Olympic debut.

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AP Exclusive: LAX Gunfire Came While Officers Away

Wed, 2014-01-22 00:03

Minutes before a gunman opened fire in a Los Angeles International Airport terminal last fall, the two armed officers assigned to the area left for breaks without informing a dispatcher as required. A security screener was killed and three other people were wounded in the shooting.

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Leadership Changes At Pimco, Dow Jones

Tue, 2014-01-21 23:42

In an unexpected shakeup, News Corp said Tuesday that it is replacing Lex Fenwick, CEO of its Dow Jones subsidiary. And, CEO Mohamed El-Erian is leaving Pimco as part of a series of leadership changes at the giant money manager.

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Buying A Detroit House For $500, And Then Explaining Why

Tue, 2014-01-21 17:23

Drew Philip made waves this month by explaining to the Internet why he bought a house in struggling Detroit for $500. In his much-discussed story for Buzzfeed, Philip said that he is part of "another Detroit," one where people are working to help each other and save their city.

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Big Bike-Sharing Supplier's Bankruptcy Doesn't Doom U.S. Programs

Tue, 2014-01-21 15:50

The Public Bike System Company is the main supplier for bike-sharing systems around the country, from San Francisco to New York City, and it declared bankruptcy Monday. But experts say this isn't a big bump in the road — and in fact, bike-sharing is here to stay.

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Big Bike-Sharing Supplier's Bankruptcy Doesn't Doom U.S. Programs

Tue, 2014-01-21 15:50

The Public Bike System Company is the main supplier for bike-sharing systems around the country, from San Francisco to New York City, and it declared bankruptcy Monday. But experts say this isn't a big bump in the road — and in fact, bike-sharing is here to stay.

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Critics Seize On Blurry Details In Wendy Davis Story

Tue, 2014-01-21 14:48

Inconsistencies in the Texas Democrat's teenage mother-to-Harvard Law School graduate narrative have put Davis and her high-profile campaign for governor on the defensive.

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Aerial Skiing Is A Game Of Skill — And Strategy

Tue, 2014-01-21 14:35

The Olympic sport is like gymnastics in the air, but in the final few rounds, aerialists can't use the same trick twice. Come go time, they have to figure out which trick to do, based on what their competitors have just done.

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Finding Common Interests, Obama And The Pope Set A Date

Tue, 2014-01-21 14:27

The meeting in March will be the two men's first face-to-face encounter. The president and the pontiff have a shared interest in fighting income inequality, but the Roman Catholic Church still has serious differences with the president on issues such as abortion.

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One Killed, Suspect In Custody In Purdue University Shooting

Tue, 2014-01-21 14:10

The shooting suspect and his alleged victim were reportedly teaching assistants in electrical and computer engineering, under the same professor. The shooting sparked a partial evacuation order Tuesday afternoon.

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Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell, Wife Charged With Corruption

Tue, 2014-01-21 13:18

At issue are gifts Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, received from a political donor. The 14-count indictment includes conspiracy, wire fraud and other charges.

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Obama's Marijuana Remarks Light Up Legalization Debate

Tue, 2014-01-21 13:14

Even those who support decriminalizing marijuana were careful not to claim that Obama's remarks had altered the overall political dynamics of the debate.

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High Court Considers Legality Of 'Fair Share' Union Fees

Tue, 2014-01-21 13:00

The justices heard arguments Tuesday in a case that could decimate public employee unions. At issue is whether nonunion workers can be forced to pay fees that help cover the cost of negotiating a union contract from which they benefit.

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Storm And Stress Visit The East Coast

Tue, 2014-01-21 13:00

An arctic air mass is blanketing the eastern half of the nation today, bringing with it high winds and heavy snow accumulations in some areas. Thousands of flights have been cancelled, schools are closed and federal government offices are closed. Those who don't have to drive or be somewhere also have an opinion on the weather.

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Documents Reveal Decades Of Child Abuse Among Some Chicago Priests

Tue, 2014-01-21 13:00

Papers documenting allegation of sexual abuse by priests in the Chicago Archdiocese were released to the public today by victims' attorneys. The documents cover only 30 of at least 65 priests for whom the Chicago church says it has substantiated claims of child abuse. The papers, put online, were made available through settlements between Church and victims' lawyers. Church officials said most of the abuse occurred before 1988, none after 1996, and that all were ultimately reported to authorities.

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Former Va. Gov. And Wife Face 14-Count Indictment

Tue, 2014-01-21 13:00

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have been charged with illegally accepting gifts and loans from a political donor. The indictment, filed by the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, marks a substantial escalation of a scandal that has marred the end of McDonnell's term in office.

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Report Claims 'Systematic Torture And Killing' By Syrian Regime

Tue, 2014-01-21 13:00

A new report released Monday claims to show direct evidence of torture by the Syrian government, presenting documents and photographs of scarred, emaciated corpses. For more about the findings, Melissa Block talks to Professor David Crane, the first chief prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and one of the authors of the report.

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After Hibernation, Rosetta Seeks Its Stone

Tue, 2014-01-21 13:00

The Rosetta spacecraft has awakened. It was put in hibernation for 31 months while its orbit took it nearly half a billion miles from the sun, too far for its solar arrays to keep the spacecraft operational. But now it's close enough, and European Space Agency mission managers will start preparing for Rosetta's rendezvous with a comet later this year.

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