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1901 Boston Time Capsule Provides A Lesson In Curating History

Audie Cornish talks to Brian LeMay, president of the Bostonian Society, about opening a 113-year-old time capsule that was found inside a wooden lion sculpture atop the historic state house.
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Nurses Want To Know How Safe Is Safe Enough With Ebola

It's not clear how Dallas nurse Nina Pham became infected with Ebola virus while working in the intensive care unit. Nurses at many hospitals say they haven't had enough training to deal with Ebola.
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Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Teeth Whitening Case

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case with potential repercussions for thousands of state licensing boards. The subject: teeth whitening.
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Gay Republican House Candidate Hasn't Won Fans In LGBT Community

San Diego's Carl DeMaio is expected to have a real shot at unseating the Democratic incumbent. But the LGBT community isn't embracing the historic moment.
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What's Holding Up Release Of The CIA 'Torture Report'?

The CIA, whose post-Sept. 11 interrogation techniques are said to be blasted in the report, has blacked out large parts of the unreleased summary.
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For LAPD Cop Working Skid Row, 'There's Always Hope'

Los Angeles police officer Deon Joseph has a reputation on Skid Row as someone who cares. He has pushed for changes in policing and sounded the alarm about the neighborhood's mental health crisis.
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Can Changing How You Sound Help You Find Your Voice?

Women's voices are often criticized, especially at work. We're called "shrill," told we "lack authority." Here's the story of two women who changed their voices in a quest to be heard.
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Identifying The Worst Colleges In America

How better ratings can help students make better decisions.
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Bike Like A Pro Athlete, Eat Like A Pig

When a friend and I rode bicycles 738 miles up the spine of Texas, we were burning up to 5,500 calories a day. So we got to eat the way a calorie-counting cubicle dweller can only dream of.
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Secret U.S. Space Plane To Land After 22 Months In Orbit

There are many theories about what exactly the unmanned X-37B is doing as it circles the Earth on long-duration missions.

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