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  1. Same cancer, worse results and twice the cost in the USRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 | WAAY

    Americans paid twice as much as Canadians for health care, but they didn't get twice the benefit, according to a new study of patients with advanced colorectal cancer who lived, in some cases, mere miles from each other. The patients had similar diagnoses, levels of education, financial situations and other demographics that commonly affect health outcomes and mortality.

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  2. Where 'Asian-American' came fromRead the original story

    May 26, 2018 | WAAY

    Every year since 1978, May has been commemorated as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month -- the official, federally designated period for the nation's 20 million residents of Asian descent. President Jimmy Carter first proclaimed it as such.

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  3. This is why everyday racial profiling is so dangerousRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | WAAY

    The headlines pop up with alarming frequency: People of color going about their daily business -- shopping , golfing , moving in -- only to have the cops called on them. But for every story that makes the news, there are countless others that don't involve police.

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  4. Brain Holograms May One Day Help Blind See, Paralyzed FeelRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | WAAY

    A technology that one day could help the blind see - and the paralyzed feel - by projecting holograms onto their brains sounds like it's straight out of Star Wars. But researchers at the University of California, Berkeley are turning this science fiction into fact.

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  5. New species among rare treasure trove of fossils found in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | WAAY

    Finding fossils can be a fact of life for construction crews excavating in California. That's what happened when crews broke ground to begin the new Bay Area Calaveras Dam in 2013.

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  6. W. Kamau Bell: I know what it's like to get kicked out for being blackRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | WAAY

    As a black man who was kicked out of a coffee shop in 2015, I had some thoughts when I heard about the two black men being kicked out and arrested for loitering in a Starbucks in Philadelphia recently. For the record, I wasn't kicked out of a Starbucks.

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  7. AT&T calls on more expert witnesses to undermine DOJ's antitrust lawsuitRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | WAAY

    AT&T introduced two more expert witnesses on Monday, as lawyers for the defense continued to question the credibility of the government's experts in the lawsuit to stop the telecom company's bid to take over Time Warner. Professor Michael Katz of the University of California, Berkeley, a former Federal Communications Commission and Justice Department official, testified that Time Warner's arbitration offer to distributors will hold down price increases.

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  8. Parkland students show why 16-year-olds should be able to voteRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2018 | WAAY

    The real adults in the room are the youth from Parkland, Florida, who are speaking out about the need for meaningful gun control laws. They are proving that civic engagement among young people can make a difference.

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  9. The Patty Hearst kidnapping? You don't know the half of itRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2018 | WAAY

    The kidnapping of Patty Hearst can seem as distant in time as a yellowed newspaper clipping -- and as current as today's bit-borne headline. Fundamentally, though, the story is timeless, because at its core it's a mystery about why human beings do what they do.

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  10. The spiritual message hidden in 'Star Wars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | WAAY

    In the '70s and '80s, the interstellar saga explored Eastern traditions, mainly Buddhism and Taoism, just as many "spiritual, but not religious" dabblers were doing the same. At the turn of the millennium, "Star Wars" caught the McMindfulness craze.

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  11. Big companies used to pay the best wages. Not anymoreRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | WAAY

    Whether or not tax reform was the cause, Walmart's decision last week to raise its minimum wage and offer bonuses was a big deal. largest private employer has 1.4 million workers, most of whom fall on the bottom of the income scale, so even a dollar-an-hour raise impacts their lives and the economy overall.

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  12. UC Berkeley student released from custodyRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | WAAY

    The University of California Berkeley student detained by immigration officers at a border checkpoint in East San Diego County was released Wednesday. Upon release, he cried and told 10News it was the first time he had seen the sun in 18 days.

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  13. The economy is doing great. Here's what could derail itRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2018 | WAAY

    Although most economists forecast smooth sailing for 2018, many are saying another downturn looms on the horizon. The only question is the cause - and whether it will feel like we've hit some mild headwinds, or we've run full-steam into a glacier.

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  14. What's sending mysterious repeating fast radio bursts in space?Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2018 | WAAY

    These radio flashes usually last a millisecond and have an unknown physical origin. People love to believe that they're from an advanced extraterrestrial civilization, and this hypothesis hasn't been ruled out entirely by researchers at Breakthrough Listen, a scientific research program dedicated to finding evidence of intelligent life in the universe.

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  15. 4.4 magnitude earthquake shakes Bay Area awakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | WAAY

    A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Thursday in Berkeley, California, according to a preliminary report from the US Geological Survey , jolting some residents of the densely populated San Francisco Bay area awake in their beds. The earthquake hit at 2:39 a.m. local time , centered near the Berkeley-Oakland boundary.

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  16. Inside Japan's 'suicide forest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | WAAY

    A controversial video by YouTube star Logan Paul shows what appears to be a body hanging from a tree in Japan's Aokigahara forest, known throughout the country for the suicides that happen there. The video sparked wide backlash for its allegedly tone-deaf treatment of suicide and mental health in a country where suicide rates are higher than most in the developed world.

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