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As Hackers Hit Customers, Retailers Keep Quiet About Security

Leading companies are keeping tight-lipped about what they're doing to protect customers from similar attacks that have hit Target, Home Depot and other major retailers.
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'Queen Of Carbon' Among Medal Of Freedom Honorees

Audie Cornish speaks with Mildred Dresselhaus about receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her work in physics. The 84-year-old is a professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering at MIT.
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Marine Training Tests Women's Toughness In Ground Combat

About 100 female Marines are taking part in a year-long experiment to determine whether they have what it takes to serve in ground combat units: infantry, armor and artillery. Some of the volunteers hope to open the door for other women while others are trying to see if they're tough enough.
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Hagel Struggled To Stay On The Same Page As The White House

Chuck Hagel resigned as Defense Secretary on Monday after a tenure in which he wasn't always on the same page as the White House.
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Hagel's Successor May Face A Tough Nomination Process

There are reasons why Chuck Hagel may have wanted out as Defense Secretary, but even more reasons why the White House may have wanted him out. Who might succeed him? And how will a GOP-controlled Senate handle a nominee?
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Resurrected 'E.T.' Atari Games Fetch Thousands On EBay

Atari games that have been uncovered in a New Mexico landfill have sold for more than $37,000 dollars on eBay so far. One of the buyers explains why he paid hundreds of dollars for what is essentially 30-year-old garbage.
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UVA Will Have To Learn To 'Walk Again' After Spotlight On Sexual Assault

Audie Cornish speaks with Emily Renda, who handles sexual misconduct response and prevention at the University of Virginia.
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Ferguson Timeline: Grief, Anger And Tension

A look at the chronology of events leading to a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
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California College Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest Tuition Hikes

The University of California system recently approved a 5 percent tuition hike, annually, for up to five years. Students at UC Berkeley have taken the lead in protesting the measure.
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Ferguson Protesters Anxiously Await Grand Jury Decision

The weekend passed without a grand jury decision in the investigation of the fatal shooting of 18-year old Michael Brown. As the waiting continues, so does the frustration in the community.

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