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Big Breweries Move Into Small Beer Town — And Business Is Hopping

With 18 craft breweries, Asheville, N.C., has become a sort of Napa Valley of beer. Now the city is getting an infusion of new suds and cash as large, out-of-state breweries build facilities nearby.
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American Teens Are Becoming Even Wimpier Than Before

Children tend to become less physically active as they move into their teenage years. But less than half of those ages 12 to 15 are meeting even minimal standards for aerobic fitness, the CDC reports.
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#YesAllWomen Puts Spotlight On Misogyny

As details emerge about a Santa Barbara college student who killed six people, Americans are raising questions on social media about misogyny, sex and entitlement. The Beauty Shop ladies weigh in.
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What Fueled UCSB Shooter's Rage Against Women?

Wall Street Journal columnist Jeff Yang talks about the manifesto of Santa Barbara shooter Elliot Rodger, and what it suggests about American life today.
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Obama Emphasizes Importance Of Alliances In Foreign Policy Address

Speaking at West Point, Obama suggested the nation's "long season of war" was drawing to a close. Although the U.S. will continue to lead, it will seek partners when not under direct military threat.
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Book News: Amazon Defends Tough Negotiating Tactics

The retailer has been in a spat with the publisher Hachette. Also: Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn is writing an adaptation of Hamlet; Hillary Clinton released the "author's note" to her memoir.
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Could Diet Soda Really Be Better Than Water For Weight Loss?

A new study funded by the beverage industry suggests that diet drinks might be more effective than water alone in helping dieters shed pounds. Researchers speculate that soda made people less hungry.
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Son Of Late Snake-Handling Pastor Is Bitten By Rattlesnake

Months after taking over for his father as the leader of a Pentecostal church, Cody Coots was bitten this week. His father, Jamie, died of a poisonous snake bite in February.
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In NBC Interview, Snowden Says He Was 'Trained As A Spy'

Targeting what he calls "misleading" statements about his work for the U.S., former NSA contractor Edward Snowden tells NBC's Brian Williams he "was trained as a spy" and lived under a false name.
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Google's New Car Lacks A Steering Wheel (And Brakes)

The tech company built three prototypes from scratch, creating compact cars that look like they're on an extreme no-options diet. For now, their top speed is 25 mph.

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