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CDC: Fewer unmarried women having children

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

WebMD: Births outside of marriage accounted for 40.6% of all births in the United States in 2013, 7% lower than the peak in 2008.

 

White House recruits Google engineer to fix websites

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

NYT: Google's Mikey Dickerson will lead a new government team to identify and fix the government's failing computer systems and websites, like Healthcare.gov.

 

Robin Williams, beloved actor and comedian, dead at 63

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

LA Times: Robin Williams was found unresponsive at his home in Tiburon. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appeared to have committed suicide.

 

Kinder Morgan to consolidate empire

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Bloomberg: Billionaire Richard Kinder plans to consolidate his pipeline empire to strengthen it for growth as the U.S. shale drilling boom opens up.

 

Walmart to deliver primary care

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Forbes: The retail giant quietly launched a half-dozen primary clinics across South Carolina and Texas; it plans to open six more by January.

 

U.S. launches first strike again ISIS in Iraq

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Friday, August 08, 2014

CBSnews: The U.S. military unleashed one 500-pound laser-guided bomb dropped from American F/A-18 fighter jets on Friday.

 

IBM reveals chip simulating brain

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Friday, August 08, 2014

Popular Mechanics: The chip simulates the human brain in its processes, thus making it far better at certain tasks than traditional microchip designs.

 

Russia bans food imports from West

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Thursday, August 07, 2014

BBC: The move is a response to sanctions over the Ukraine.

 

Ebola 'clear and present' danger

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Thursday, August 07, 2014

CNN: The CDC raised the activation level of its Emergency Operations Center to Level 1, the highest state of alert.

 

Murdoch pulls Time Warner deal

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Forbes.com: The industry titan said Fox was pulling its offer because its target refused to come to the bargaining table.

 

Russian hackers steal 1.2 billion passwords

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014

CNN: This  could be the largest collection of stolen digital credentials in history.

 

Samsung slashes order from facility using child labor

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Tuesday, August 05, 2014

CNET: Samsung will significantly reduce orders to one of its mobile parts suppliers after uncovering the use of child labor at a Chinese facility.

 

Hollywood movies lack diversity

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Tuesday, August 05, 2014

BBC: Hollywood movies are under-representing non-white ethnic groups in the US, a new study says.

 
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