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Report: Climate Change Creates Public Health Costs

Melissa Block speaks with Brian Stone, director of the Urban Climate Lab at Georgia Institute of Technology, about the public health effects of climate change.
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Alibaba IPO Could Be The Biggest Ever

Alibaba is the biggest e-commerce player in China. The Internet conglomerate is filing papers in the U.S. for what could be the biggest IPO ever.
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Veteran Horse Trainer Sets Sights On Triple Crown

California Chrome won the 104th Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Melissa Block speaks with Art Sherman, the horse's veteran trainer, about his long career and the three-year-old colt.
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White House Report Says Climate Change Is Here And Now

A new U.S. government report tells an unambiguous story: The planet is warming, climate change is driven primarily by people and it's already affecting Americans, through more frequent or intense heat waves, downpours and, in some regions, floods or droughts.
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'The Heart Of Man Is Like A Mine': A Mendelssohn Mystery

A lost song that German composer Felix Mendelssohn wrote in 1842 has been found, but its sudden emergence is clouded in mystery. Why was it found in the U.S., and why was it never published?
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From Humble Beginnings, A Powerhouse Fundraising Class Emerges

Women are far less likely than men to run for Congress. But when it comes to the hardest, most miserable part of campaigning — fundraising — women do just as well as men.
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Abortion Opponents Find Winning Strategy In Ohio

Outright bans haven't passed legal muster, but new requirements enacted last year have shut down four of the state's 14 abortion clinics.
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As States Vote In Primaries, Voter ID Laws Come Under Scrutiny

Voters in eight states are required to show photo IDs. Some experts say the tide is turning toward striking down ID requirements. Others say not so fast.
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Most Fitness Apps Don't Use Proven Motivational Techniques

I downloaded the app. So why don't I feel motivated to get out there and run? Researchers say the problem's not entirely me. Many fitness apps don't use behavioral change methods that could help.
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No More Bromine: Coke, Pepsi Drop Controversial Ingredient

Chemistry is complicated; that includes ingredients in artificially flavored fizzy drinks. Soda makers bowed to pressure to drop brominated vegetable oil, but its safety hasn't been very well studied.

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