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To Make Interval Training Less Painful, Add Tunes

Alternating rest periods with bouts of really intense exercise may make you fitter, but it's not a breeze. Researchers say music can make intervals less wretched and also make you work harder.
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Stoutaccino? Starbucks Tests Coffee With Beer Flavors

Reports that Starbucks is testing a new coffee drink for autumn that incorporates "toasty stout flavors" has set off a debate over how such a concoction might taste, and whether it's a good idea.
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More Americans Favor Mixing Religion And Politics, Survey Says

The poll by Pew's Religion & Public Life Project also shows that three-quarters of survey participants believe religion's influence on American life is waning.
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Obama: Coalition Against ISIS Shows 'This Is Not America's Fight Alone'

The president praised the five Arab nations that joined in airstrikes against extremists in Syria and said it should be clear that there are "no safe havens" for those who threaten America.
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Your Guide To Dining From The Dump

Maximus Thaler really puts his money (or at least, his morals) where his mouth is when it comes to food waste. He's a dumpster diver. And he's happy to share tips for foraging from trash bins safely.
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Airstrikes Move To Syria, Target More Than Just ISIS

The strikes, supported by five Arab nations, are a major escalation in the campaign and hit other extremist groups, including one that the Pentagon says is planning to attack U.S. interests.
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As U.N. Leaders Prepare To Meet, Many Issues Vie For Attention

Multiple crises could be difficult for diplomats to make priorities with so many key issues at stake: the Ebola crisis, terrorism in the Middle East and the war in Ukraine — just to name a few.
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House Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On White House Security Issues

New details are emerging about Friday's incident when a man scaled a fence and reached the White House before the Secret Service subdued him. The incident is prompting questions about lax security.
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Baseball's Regular Season Winds Down, Playoffs Days Away

A handful of Major League Baseball teams have clinched their divisions — others are in tight races. This is the final week of baseball's regular season.
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Newark Looks To Street Signs To Cut Down On Crime

The New Jersey city is installing hundreds of street signs with phrases like "Follow Dreams, Not Crowds." Artist Killy Kilford launches the art partnership "Love Up Guns Down" next month.

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