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Young Adults With Autism More Likely To Be Unemployed, Isolated 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:31:15 -0400 
    More than half of young people with autism had neither a job nor educational plans in the first two years after high school, a study finds.

Iowa Farm To Kill 5 Million Chickens In Effort To Contain Avian Flu 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:53:00 -0400 
    This is the worst outbreak since the H5N2 influenza was first detected in December. The disease has been found in seven other states over the past five months.

What A Bleeping Day: Reds Manager Takes Media To Task 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:25:00 -0400 
    More than 80 profanities in under six minutes. That's the statistic baseball writers are talking about Tuesday, after Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price's tirade against the media.

On The High School Diploma: A 'Bilingual' Stamp Of Approval? 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:03:18 -0400 
    Indiana may soon allow high school students to graduate with a 'seal of biliteracy.' Eight other states already do.

Californians Can Now Pay Cash For Health Insurance At 7-Eleven 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:06:00 -0400 
    Many people who are eligible for federal health insurance subsidies don't have bank accounts, which makes it hard to pay premiums. A system in California lets them pay with cash at stores.

N.Y. Judge Grants Legal Rights To 2 Research Chimps 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:41:00 -0400 
    Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe's order Monday grants two research chimps the writ of habeas corpus. The decision, says Science magazine, effectively recognizes chimps as legal persons.

Blue Bell Widens Recall To All Of Its Products Over Listeria Worries 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:20:00 -0400 
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called it "a complex and ongoing multistate outbreak of listeriosis occurring over an extended period of several years."

What Can #NOLASCHOOLS Teach Us? 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:03:15 -0400 
    Michel Martin is hosting a conversation about education in New Orleans, ten years after Hurricane Katrina sparked a transformation of public schools there. Add your voice at #NOLASCHOOLS.

A Timeline Of Hillary Clinton's Evolution On Trade 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:03:00 -0400 
    The presidential hopeful has had trouble being consistent on trade. Labor unions are important in Democratic politics, but her work as secretary of state is putting her in a bind on trade.

ISIS' Peer-To-Peer Recruiting Style Concerns U.S. Authorities 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:07:00 -0400 
    Federal authorities in Minnesota announced that six young Somali-Americans had been arrested for attempting to travel to Syria to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS.

White House Pushes For Fast-Track Trade Authority 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:07:00 -0400 
    On Tuesday, a Senate panel will hear debate on whether to give the president fast-track authority to negotiate a sweeping trade deal. The trade push has scrambled the usual political alignments.

Will New Retirement Rules Protect Americans From Wall Street? 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:07:00 -0400 
    New federal rules are designed to make sure that financial advisers put their clients' interests ahead of their own. But experts worry that loopholes may weaken those consumer protections.

Construction Of Giant Telescope In Hawaii Draws Natives' Ire 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 03:58:00 -0400 
    In Hawaii, a battle is going on over the future of a mountaintop. Native Hawaiians say it's sacred ground, but astronomers say it's the best place in the world to build an 18-story telescope.

Solar Power Makes Electricity More Accessible On Navajo Reservation 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 03:57:00 -0400 
    The panels, funded by government grants, are helping thousands of tribal residents take advantage of the everyday luxuries enjoyed by other Americans — like turning on lights or storing food.

What's At Stake If Supreme Court Eliminates Your Obamacare Subsidy 
  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 03:56:00 -0400 
    Each state has its own stories. In Louisiana, nearly 200,000 people signed up for health insurance through, and about 90 percent now get subsidies. What if that help goes away?
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