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37 min ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan

This undated photo provided by the Lawndale Christian Health Center in Chicago, shows Dr. .

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, US Navy, Prison

1 hr ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets.

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Related Topix: World News, Afghanistan, Oil & Gas, Baker Hughes, Asia

1 hr ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Miss. probing death of infant whose parents fled

This Worth County Jail booking photograph released by the Worth County Sheriff's Department in Sylvester, Ga.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Baker Hughes, Jackson, MS

1 hr ago | KAUZ

Miss. probing death of infant whose parents fled

This Worth County Jail booking photograph released by the Worth County Sheriff's Department in Sylvester, Ga.

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3 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

'X-Men' director calls sex abuse suit a shakedown

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by considering administrative changes to the... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators accused President Barack Obama on Thursday of displaying "an ... (more)

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, US Navy

3 hrs ago | NBC29

'X-Men' director calls sex abuse suit a shakedown

The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university are essentially employees of the school with full collective... The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies

3 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indianapolis man runs for world record Saturday

The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university are essentially employees of the school with full collective bargaining rights.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Marion County, IN, Fishers, IN

6 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Breastfeeding may protect against inflammation and heart disease in young adulthood

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Evanston, IL, Pregnancy

11 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Career alert: A Master of analytics degree is the ticket -- if you can get into class

The toughest part about earning a Master of Science in Analytics at North Carolina State University may be deciding which job to accept.

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Related Topix: North Carolina State University

15 hrs ago | Chronicle.com

Union Bid at Northwestern U. Prompts Discussion of New Benefits for Athletes

Shabazz Napier, a star basketball player at the U. of Connecticut, speaks with reporters this week.

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16 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Chemist Reveals Renoir Masterpiece's True Colors

Scientists are using powerful analytical and imaging tools to study artworks from all ages, delving deep below the surface to reveal the process and materials used by some of the world's greatest artists.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Arts, Painting

Wed Apr 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Seldoms Present Exit Disclaimer at Northwestern This Weekend

Presented by the School of Communication's dance program and open to the public, the hourlong production will reflect the many ways in which climate change is greeted -- from indifference to urgency.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, Theater, Arts, Life, Earth Day, Holidays, Evanston, IL

CNN

Hollywood movies in Arab countries: A love and hate relationship

Hollywood biblical blockbuster "Noah" has been banned in three Gulf countries. A recent survey in six Middle East and North African countries show two-thirds of citizens support banning movies and other forms of entertainment deemed offensive.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Qatar, Middle East, United Arab Emirates

The Peninsula

Al Hammali bags THIMUN Northweswtern best film award

DOHA: A heart-wrenching portrayal of the lives of carriers in Qatar's souqs, Amal Al Muftah's Al Hammali, was winner of the THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival's award for Best Picture.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News

The Huffington Post

'Happy Chicago Muslims' Dance To Pharrell Following Viral British Video

A viral video from across the pond has been such a hit it's already inspired its own American spinoff.

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University Business

Northwestern University commences next phase of construction

The next phase of construction on the north part of Northwestern University's Evanston campus will begin Monday, April 21 when construction starts on the global hub for the Kellogg School of Management and the new North Campus parking structure opens for parking.

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Examiner.com

Ocean waste turned into skateboards by Lehigh graduates

George Rocha, an innovative SF-based skatepark builder, has a beautiful way of salvaging used and broken skateboards.

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Star Tribune

Do animals have a sense of humor?

Right now, in a high-security research lab at Northwestern University's Falk Center for Molecular Therapeutics, scientists are tickling rats.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, University of Colorado Boulder, Ohio, Bowling Green State University

Patch.com

Day Care Worker Convicted in 'Shaken Baby' Death to Be Released

A former home day care worker convicted of shaking an infant to death will be released from prison after new evidence came to light that could point to her innocence.

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Related Topix: Prison, Logan Correctional Center, State Prisons, Illinois

PhysOrg Weblog

Pain curbs sex drive in female mice, but not in males

"Not tonight, dear, I have a headache." Generally speaking, that line is attributed to the wife in a couple, implying that women's sexual desire is more affected by pain than men's.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Headache, Health, Chronic Pain

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