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For The Modern Man, The Sweatpant Moves Out Of The Gym

High-end sweatpants are becoming a staple in an increasing number of men's wardrobes. It's part of a global fashion trend called "athleisure," where gym clothes find their way out of the workout room.
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Doctors Test Tumor Paint In People

A modified venom from scorpions that carries a dye into the brain and makes tumors glow has cleared its latest hurdle. But will this attempt to improve brain surgery work in humans as well as animals?
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Chicago Mayor Emanuel Keeps His Job In Tough Runoff Election

Pushed to the brink in an unprecedented runoff election against Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, Mayor Rahm Emanuel won nearly 56 percent of the vote.
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An Edward Snowden Statue Was Replaced By A Hovering Snowden Image Last Night

After a bust of Snowden was installed in a Brooklyn park and then removed by authorities, some artists projected a photo of his face there last night, using ashes and light.
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The Risky Boom In Carefree Social Payment Apps

Lots of young adults are using apps like Venmo to settle all kinds of debts. As the apps get more popular, they've become targets for scammers and hackers. But that hasn't seemed to scare away users.
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Rand Paul Hopes To Court Young, Libertarian Vote In Presidential Bid

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Domenico Montanaro about where Rand Paul fits in the Republican field of contenders for president in 2016 and the issues that bolster his appeal to young people.
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Airbnb Anticipates Tourism Boost With Launch In Cuba

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Ted Henken, professor of Latin American studies at Baruch College, CUNY, about Airbnb's entry into Cuba.
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How Congress Can Stop A Nuclear Deal With Iran

As President Obama unveiled a framework of a deal with Iran on its nuclear program, Congress was out of town. Next week, they're back and could prevent sanctions from being lifted.
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California Farmers Gulp Most Of State's Water, But Say They've Cut Back

Farms in California use as much as four times the water consumed by cities and towns. Now farmers are on defense after the governor decided to mostly exempt them from new, sweeping water cutbacks.
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Many Obamacare Policyholders Face Tax Surprises This Year

Depending on the size of the subsidy they got, some will get a bigger refund than expected and others will owe taxes.

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