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Swedish Scientists Sneak Dylan Lyrics Into Published Papers

It began 17 years ago when two of the scientists wrote an article about intestinal gas. They named it: "Nitric Oxide and Inflammation. The answer is "Blowing in the Wind."
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Aleppo Residents Trapped Between Syrian Forces And ISIS Militants

For a view from the ground of the U.S. led airstrikes on Islamic State militants, Audie Cornish talks with Zaina Erhaim, project coordinator for the Syrian Institute for War and Peace Reporting.
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Pro-Democracy Activists Occupy Hong Kong's Business District

Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong are calling for free elections. Many spent Sunday night camped out on the streets after police fired tear gas and used batons to try to disperse them.
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Modi Transforms From Person Non Grata To Celebrated White House Guest

President Barack Obama hosts India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a White House dinner Monday night. On Tuesday, they will hold a summit aimed at re-invigorating U.S.-Indian relations.
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Who's Buried In The 'Magnificent' Tomb From Ancient Greece?

The largest archaeological find of its kind in Greece has set off speculation and thrilled Greeks, reminding them they are rich in history.
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Sober And Sold-Out: Dance Club In Sweden Cuts Booze For A Night

Breathalyzers were placed in the doorway of a nightclub in Stockholm this weekend, with an unusual purpose: to ensure no guests had been drinking any booze.
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Kenya's Kimetto Sets New Marathon World Record In Berlin

For the first time, the world record in the marathon is now under 2 hours and 3 minutes, after Dennis Kimetto of Kenya tore through the course at Sunday's Berlin Marathon.
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The Experts The Ebola Response May Need: Anthropologists

The scientists who study humans and their cultures could help health care professionals treat people who are reasonably, desperately afraid, they argue.
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Popular Indian Politician's Corruption Conviction Spurs Nervousness

A ruling against J. Jayalalithaa in India's highest-profile corruption case has stunned a political class that is widely seen as permeated with graft. She's been sentenced to four years in prison.
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With Savvy And New-Age Speeches, A First Couple Runs Nicaragua

Daniel Ortega is not the bombastic revolutionary of years past. He's toned down the rhetoric and his wife runs day-to-day operations. Critics say it's not unlike the regime he toppled 30 years ago.

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