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Tea Tuesdays: Tea-Drinking Tips For A Longer Life

Researchers studying the Blue Zones, five regions around the world with lots of centenarians, have come up with this rule: "Drink coffee for breakfast, tea in the afternoon, wine at 5 p.m."
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Measuring Earthquakes With More Than Just One Scale

Earthquakes seem to be at their cruelest when striking developing nations like Nepal. A research center has tried to calculate how vulnerable nations are based on their resources and coping skills.
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A 10-Year-Old's View Of The Nepal Earthquake

"It would be so much more convenient if the earthquake would send us an email in advance with all the details of its arrival," a fearful Lucas told his mother, a journalist.
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Google Announces Partnership With Newspapers In Europe

Last December, Google shut down its Google News page in Spain, after the country threatened steep fines for aggregator sites that don't pay newspapers.
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At-Risk Salvadoran Youth Make Their Orchestral Debut At Kennedy Center

A youth symphonic orchestra and choir from a high-crime community in El Salvador made their American debut Monday with a performance at The Kennedy Center.
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'Bali 9' Pair Reportedly Killed By Firing Squad, After Last Appeals Denied

Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were the ringleaders of a group that sought to smuggle heroin out of Bali in 2005.
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To Stem Flow Of Unaccompanied Children, Hopes Turn To $1 Billion Aid Package

Central American leaders including Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez were in town this week to make their case for why an aid package may help halt the tide of unaccompanied minors across American borders at its source.

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Nepal Earthquake Victims Are Desperate For Help

International aid groups have yet to reach the remote mountain villages where the expectation is that many may have been wiped off the map. In Kathmandu, there's anger that aid is too slow in coming.
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Quake's Effects Compounded By Poor Infrastructure, Political Issues

Subhash Ghimire, editor of the Nepalese newspaper Republica, says earthquake victims are growing frustrated by the slow response to help them. He says part of the problems are logistics and politics.
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Report: To Aid Combat, Russia Wages Cyberwar Against Ukraine

Cyberwarfare is a hidden world with few documented examples. In a new report, security researchers detail digital attacks against Ukraine's military and charge the Russian military as the hacker.

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