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So Are 2 Drinks A Day Really Too Many?

Wed, 2014-01-08 13:27

Scientists aren't entirely sure if moderate alcohol consumption is good for your heart. But they're very clear on the risks of drinking. And it turns out that moderate alcohol use is a lot stingier than most of us think, public health officials say.

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This GMO Apple Won't Brown. Will That Sour The Fruit's Image?

Wed, 2014-01-08 13:15

A small Canadian company has created a genetically engineered apple that doesn't go brown when you slice it. It's waiting for approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But some apple producers are worried that this new product will taint the apple's wholesome, all-natural image.

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TV Makers Look To Pack More Pixels Into Your Home TV With 4K

Wed, 2014-01-08 13:07

TV makers, studios and streaming companies are all getting behind 4K TVs, which offer higher resolutions than even high-definition TVs. Some say it could worry Hollywood and lead to even less risk-taking in movies, but the technology still has significant hurdles to overcome.

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As Costs Soar, Who Will Pay For The Panama Canal's Expansion?

Wed, 2014-01-08 12:49

The canal is being widened to handle much larger ships. But after five years of building, the project is expected to cost at least $1.6 billion more than planned. The builders and the canal operators both say the other side should pay.

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Sealant Inspired By Beach Worm Could Become Surgical Superglue

Wed, 2014-01-08 11:27

Scientists have engineered a natural adhesive that can patch a hole in a pig's heart. The experimental glue is nontoxic, dissolves in the body and withstands high pressure inside a beating heart. But there's still a long way to go before the superglue could replace sutures in the operating room or on the battlefield.

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Sing Along, Now: Rodman's 'Happy Birthday' For Kim Jong Un

Wed, 2014-01-08 10:36

The former NBA star leads a public rendition of the song for the North Korean leader, whom he describes as his "best friend for life."

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1 Dead, 1 Missing As Navy Helicopter Crashes Off Virginia Coast

Wed, 2014-01-08 09:47

Three crew members were rescued after the giant MH-53E Sea Dragon went down about 18 miles east of Cape Henry, Va.

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Poverty And Not Knowing Your Neighbor Are Connected, Expert Says

Wed, 2014-01-08 09:21

It's been 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson declared war on poverty. Host Michel Martin speaks with Anne Mosle, of the Aspen Institute, about how much has changed since then and if the battle needs a new plan of attack.

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Where The Smokers Are Now: Bulgaria, Greece And Macedonia

Wed, 2014-01-08 09:14

While the proportion of the world's population that smokes has shrunk, the total number of smokers on the earth continues to rise. In 2012, nearly a billion people smoked daily, compared with 721 million in 1980.

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Emails Tie Gov. Christie's Aides To Lane Closings Controversy

Wed, 2014-01-08 08:53

The New Jersey governor has said neither he nor his staff were involved in the closing of some key lanes leading onto the George Washington Bridge into New York. Democrats have said the governor's office may have been trying to punish the mayor of Fort Lee, N.J., for not supporting Christie's re-election bid.

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Can Amazon's Jeff Bezos Save Planet Earth?

Wed, 2014-01-08 08:11

In these uncertain times, America turns to its superheroes — for truth, justice and free shipping for everyone.

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Whales, Dolphins Are Collateral Damage In Our Taste For Seafood

Wed, 2014-01-08 08:05

More than 80 percent of the seafood consumed in the U.S. now comes from abroad. And fishermen in other parts of the world continue to kill not just dolphins but seals and even whales. So conservation groups are calling for tougher import rules to protect sea animals at risk from fishing.

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Maddux, Glavine And Thomas Going To Baseball Hall Of Fame

Wed, 2014-01-08 07:45

The results are in and the honors go to former Atlanta Braves pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine as well as slugger Frank Thomas. He's the first Hall of Famer who mostly served as a designated hitter.

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What Happens When A Language's Last Monolingual Speaker Dies?

Wed, 2014-01-08 07:34

Emily Johnson Dickerson, the last person who spoke only Chickasaw, died last week at age 93. There were thousands of fluent Chickasaw speakers as late as the 1960s. Dickerson was among about 65 remaining.

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NASA Reportedly Gets OK To Keep Space Station Going Until 2024

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:41

The Orlando Sentinel reports that the White House has given approval for the extension, which still must be funded by Congress. However, the decision could lead to a budget crunch down the road.

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Hell Has Frozen Over, Headline Writers Rejoice

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:12

As the tiny town in Michigan has gotten colder, few could seem to resist having some fun with its name. The frigid fame will be short-lived. Hell may be frozen over now, but it's expected to thaw this weekend.

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December Posts Strongest Job Gains Of 2013, Survey Shows

Wed, 2014-01-08 05:43

The payroll processing firm ADP says in its latest report that December saw 238,000 jobs added, the strongest monthly gains of last year.

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Am I Going To Die This Year? A Mathematical Puzzle

Wed, 2014-01-08 05:27

What are the odds that you will die this year? Whatever they are, the mortality tables suggest those odds will double eight years from now. Death, apparently, moves closer at a curiously regular pace. Why this eight-year progression? Is it something biological? Random? What is it about eight that attracts the Grim Reaper? Let's ask.

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Ships Break Free In Antarctica, U.S. Icebreaker Not Needed

Wed, 2014-01-08 04:30

A Russian ship that had been taking scientists and passengers on an expedition got stuck. So did a Chinese icebreaker that tried to help. The U.S. Coast Guard sent its biggest icebreaker on a mission to help. But the ships have been able to get out on their own.

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Death Toll From Deep Freeze Tops 20; Warm-Up Is Coming

Wed, 2014-01-08 03:45

Weather-related traffic accidents have accounted for some of the deaths. Others have collapsed while shoveling snow. Several victims are said to have been homeless people who either didn't want to go to shelters or didn't get to one in time. Thankfully, more moderate weather is about to arrive.

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