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  1. Bye Bye Glasses! Displays that "correct" your visionRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Reuters

    Researchers in the United States are developing technology that will enable screens to adjust to a users vision.

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  2. UPDATE 2-Colombia's Santos reappoints Cardenas as finance ministerRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Reuters

    Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos will retain Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas during his second four-year term in office, which begins next month, a Finance Ministry statement said on Monday.

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  3. Berkeley, California orders free pot for poor patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Reuters

    A California college town known for its liberal activism has voted to make medicinal marijuana dispensaries give away free a small amount of their pot to the poor.

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  4. Gene from extinct human species fortifies high-altitude TibetansRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Reuters

    How do Tibetans thrive in high-altitude, low-oxygen conditions that would make others wither? Well, they may have received some help from an unexpected source.

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  5. Berkeley residents to vote on soda tax in NovemberRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Reuters

    A California college town known for its liberal activism will vote in November on whether to place a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages, touching off the latest obesity-fighting campaign in the United States.

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  6. Secret pinhole cameras to portray Berlin in 100-year exposureRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Reuters

    An American artist is attempting to create a photographic portrait of Berlin that will capture the city over 100 years in a single shot from pinhole cameras in 100 secret locations.

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  7. Grocery Outlet up for sale for more than $1 billion -sourcesRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | Reuters

    Discount supermarket chain Grocery Outlet is exploring a sale that is expected to value the bargain retailer at more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  8. Grocery Outlet up for sale for more than $1 billion: sourcesRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | Reuters

    Discount supermarket chain Grocery Outlet is exploring a sale that is expected to value the bargain retailer at more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  9. Social inequality in San Francisco spurs verbal brawl among VCsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Reuters

    Ongoing tensions over how to handle social inequality in San Francisco sparked an a rare outburst among venture capitalists Monday.

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  10. California residents support soda tax to fight obesity, health study showsRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Reuters

    Fighting obesity by taxing sugary drinks and restricting junk food advertisements aimed at children has support from a wide majority of residents surveyed in a Southern California public health study released on Thursday.

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  11. California plant lovers get chance to see once-in-a-century bloomRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Reuters

    Visitors to a California university garden now have the chance to see a large, exotic plant showing off its once-in-a-century blossoming, garden officials said.

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  12. 'Godfather of ecstasy' Alexander Shulgin dies at 88 in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Reuters

    Alexander Shulgin, who over the course of 40 years of scientific research created some 200 psychedelic compounds, earning the nickname "Godfather of ecstasy" for his pioneering work with the drug, has died at the age of 88. Shulgin died on Monday at his home in Northern California, "surrounded by family and caretakers and Buddhist meditation ... (more)

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  13. Monitise names former Visa executive as co-CEORead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Reuters

    Monitise Plc has hired a former Visa Inc executive to co-run the company as it pursues a sevenfold increase in the number of customers using its mobile banking and payment systems.

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  14. Obama to name Berkeley economist to White House councilRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Reuters

    President Barack Obama will nominate Maurice Obstfeld, an economist at the University of California, Berkeley, to serve on the White House Council of Economic Advisers, the White House said on Tuesday.

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  15. Next up at the ballot box: Undreaming CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Reuters

    Creating the state of California took a revolt that led to the short-lived Bear Republic, a war with Mexico, and various international treaties.

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  16. U.S. health agency to erase sex bias in biomedical studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | Reuters

    The U.S. government's medical research agency is taking steps to erase sex bias in pivotal biomedical studies that pave the way for human clinical trials, saying scientists too often favor male over female laboratory animals and cells.

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  17. U.S. health agency to erase sex bias in biomedical studiesRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Reuters

    The U.S. government's medical research agency is taking steps to erase sex bias in pivotal biomedical studies that pave the way for human clinical trials, saying scientists too often favor male over female laboratory animals and cells.

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  18. Pennsylvania's Haverford College latest to lose commencement speakerRead the original story

    May 13, 2014 | Reuters

    A former chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, has backed out of a commencement speech at Haverford College over student opposition to actions he took in response to the Occupy movement on the California campus.

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  19. Aspiring lawyer gets probation for beheading bird in Las VegasRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Reuters

    An aspiring lawyer from California was sentenced to up to four years of probation on Monday for drunkenly beheading a bird at a Las Vegas hotel in 2012, prosecutors said.

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  20. U.S. lawmakers aim to extend Afghan interpreter visa programRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Reuters

    A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill to allow more time for the thousands of Afghans who worked for the American military and government as interpreters and in other high-risk jobs to immigrate to the United States.

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