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Asia
3:44 pm
Wed June 10, 2015

Pakistani Journalists Divided Over Whether Government Perks Cloud Their Autonomy

Originally published on Wed June 10, 2015 5:46 pm

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Health Care
5:57 pm
Tue June 9, 2015

Obama Defends Health Care Law As Supreme Court Ruling Nears

Originally published on Tue June 9, 2015 7:10 pm

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Shots - Health News
4:43 pm
Tue June 9, 2015

Costs Of Slipshod Research Methods May Be In The Billions

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Originally published on Wed June 10, 2015 2:10 pm

Laboratory research seeking new medical treatments and cures is fraught with pitfalls: Researchers can inadvertently use bad ingredients, design the experiment poorly, or conduct inadequate data analysis. Scientists working on ways to reduce these sorts of problems have put a staggering price tag on research that isn't easy to reproduce: $28 billion a year.

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Law
4:32 pm
Tue June 9, 2015

Dennis Hastert Investigation 'Undoubtedly Began' With The Banks

Originally published on Wed June 10, 2015 1:15 pm

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Music News
4:14 pm
Tue June 9, 2015

The Man Before The Guitar: Remembering Les Paul At 100

Les Paul's career as a guitarist and innovator led him to play jazz, pop and country with other legendary musicians for decades.
Courtesy of the Les Paul Foundation

Originally published on Tue June 9, 2015 5:57 pm

Say the name "Les Paul" to anybody born after 1960, and they'll probably think you're talking about an electric guitar. But the musician and inventor, who was born 100 years ago Tuesday, was also an accomplished jazz guitarist. Paul was never happier than when playing for a live audience.

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Parallels
3:43 pm
Tue June 9, 2015

The Trouble That's Brewing In Burundi

The coffin of Theogene Niyondiko, who was shot dead by police during an opposition demonstration last Friday, is carried in Burundi's capital Bujumbura on Tuesday. Protesters have been demonstrating against President Pierre Nkurunziza, who plans to run for a third term next month.
Gildas Ngingo AP

Originally published on Tue June 9, 2015 11:35 pm

Hundreds of mourners in Burundi spilled out of a funeral service Tuesday at a Catholic church, their hands raised and their palms open in what is now a global meme against police violence.

They were there to mourn an engineering student, Theogene Niyondiko, 28. He was shot last Friday by police during a protest against President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Politics
3:23 pm
Tue June 9, 2015

Jeb Bush Visits Europe Ahead Of Presidential Campaign Announcement

Originally published on Wed June 10, 2015 6:16 am

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Law
3:23 pm
Tue June 9, 2015

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Texas Abortion Restrictions

Originally published on Wed June 10, 2015 6:06 am

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It's All Politics
5:57 pm
Mon June 8, 2015

Court Sides With President Over Congress In 'Jerusalem' Passport Dispute

Ari Zivotofsky (right) with his son, Menachem, outside the Supreme Court in 2011. Menachem, now 12, was born in Jerusalem, but the court ruled Israel cannot be noted as the birthplace on his passport.
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Originally published on Mon June 8, 2015 6:23 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday sided with the president in a long-running struggle with Congress over who controls recognition of foreign countries and what information about nationhood can be put on the passports of American citizens.

In a 6-to-3 decision, the high court struck down a law requiring the State Department to indicate on passports that the city of Jerusalem is part of Israel. The decision was a blow to the pro-Israel lobby and to congressional power over certain parts of foreign policy.

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Afghanistan
4:18 pm
Mon June 8, 2015

Afghan Women Climbers Face Challenges Beyond Scaling Summit

Originally published on Mon June 8, 2015 8:59 pm

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