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U.S. Is Not Inolved In Russian Presidential Election

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Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is the front-runner in this year's Russian presidential election. But he has faced the largest anti-government demonstrations seen in that country since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Against that backdrop, Russia expert Michael McFaul has just taken up his post as the U.S. ambassador to the country. But the architect of President Obama's reset policy with Russia has been greeted by accusations of supporting anti-Putin forces.
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Under The Streets Of Naples, A Way Out For Local Kids

A priest in Naples' tough Sanità neighborhood has put local kids — some from mob families — to work restoring underground catacombs full of early Christian art. The result? 40,000 tourists a year.
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Tasting With Our Eyes: Why Bright Blue Chicken Looks So Strange

The color of food can affect how we perceive its taste, and food companies aren't afraid to use that to their advantage. An artist tests perceptions by dousing familiar foods with unorthodox colors.
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Holy Bible Could Become Louisiana's Official Book

Lawmakers have proposed a bill that would make the Bible the state's official book, but critics say it is unconstitutional and would open Louisiana up to legal challenges.
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When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices

Parents often complain that smartphones keep their kids distracted from conversation. What happens when it's the other way around, when kids can't get their smartphone-glued parents' attention?

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