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Victim Of Insider Attack, Gen. Harold Greene Was An Engineer By Training

NPR has confirmed that U.S. Army Major Gen. Harold Greene was killed in Tuesday's "green-on-blue" attack in Afghanistan. It was his first deployment to the country.
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In Some Circles, Slowpoke Flight Attendants Go By 'Salads'

Melissa Block asks former flight attendant Marti Smith about trade lingo distinctive to the airplane. Smith explains the seemingly nonsensical phrase, "salads over St. Louis."
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No More Reservations: Exclusive Restaurants Require Tickets Instead

High-end restaurants featuring rock star chefs are starting to turn to tickets to stem the tide of no-shows. In the future, going out to eat could become a lot like going to a sold-out concert.
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Obama Says U.S. Exports Have Room To Run In Africa

The White House says U.S. exports to Africa have jumped 40 percent in five years. But the administration says growth can be even faster. "I want Africans buying more American products," Obama said.
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Spurs Hire NBA's First Female Full-Time Assistant Coach

"I'm just thrilled for the opportunity to coach these unbelievable athletes," WNBA star Becky Hammon says at a news conference announcing her hire by San Antonio.
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A 30-Foot Cliff Makes This Eatery A Different Kind Of Dive Bar

The Denver restaurant Casa Bonita entertains eaters with cliff divers who plunge down a 30-foot waterfall inside the dining room. Those cliff divers usually come from the local college's diving team.
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Obama Calls On Business To Bridge Divide Between U.S. And Africa

President Obama capped the U.S.-Africa Business Forum in downtown Washington, D.C., with a speech to the collected leaders and business people at the conference.
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Murdoch Withdraws Bid To Buy Time Warner

Instead of buying Time Warner for a reported $80 billion, Twenty-First Century Fox will buy back $6 billion worth of shares of its own stock.
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U.S. Sees A Spike In Number Of Insured, But It Depends On The State

The number of people with insurance in the U.S. is rising, according to a poll by Gallup. The poll shows that states that ran with the Affordable Care Act saw the largest reductions in the uninsured.
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Player In Baseball's Steroid Scandal Surrenders To DEA

Federal prosecutors have formally charged the owner of an anti-aging clinic with distributing illegal steroids. Anthony Bosch surrendered to federal agents, and he has been cooperating with investigations. Last year, Major League Baseball suspended a dozen players, including Alex Rodriguez, with ties to Bosch and his clinic.

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