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The Quantified Student: An App That Predicts GPA 
  Tue, 02 Jun 2015 06:23:16 -0400 
    Researchers found that a phone's activity tracker can automatically predict students' school performance.


Obama To Honor Harlem Hellfighter With Medal Of Honor 
  Tue, 02 Jun 2015 05:08:00 -0400 
    President Obama will award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Henry Johnson, an African-American soldier whose combat bravery occurred during World War I, but whose actions were ignored for decades.


TSA Head Reassigned; Agency To Revise Airport Security Procedures 
  Tue, 02 Jun 2015 04:33:00 -0400 
    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson reassigned the leader of the Transportation Security Administration and directed the agency to retrain officers and retest screening equipment in airports.


Texas Puts Brakes On Telemedicine — And Teladoc Cries Foul 
  Tue, 02 Jun 2015 03:38:00 -0400 
    As consulting a doctor exclusively by phone, text or video becomes more popular, the Texas Medical Board moves to restrict these e-visits. Is the real battle over patient safety, money or turf?


Mush No More: Retirement Home Food Gets Fresh And Local 
  Tue, 02 Jun 2015 03:35:00 -0400 
    Once known for bland, institutional fare, hundreds of senior living centers across the U.S. now tout healthy meals made from scratch. Centers say this approach to food is tastier — and cheaper, too.


Threatened Online? Supreme Court Says Prosecutors Must Prove Intent 
  Mon, 01 Jun 2015 23:44:25 -0400 
    Justices declined to delineate exactly what sort of evidence could prove that an online post — such as "took all the strength I had not to ... slit her throat" — was intended to spark fear.


Justices: Retailer Can't Refuse To Hire Someone Because She Wears Hijab 
  Mon, 01 Jun 2015 22:45:00 -0400 
    Samantha Elauf wore a headscarf to a job interview at an Abercrombie & Fitch store, and was denied a position because of it. On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that that was clearly wrong.


What It's Like To Choose Transgender Sex Reassignment Surgery 
  Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:36:00 -0400 
    There are many different ways to be transgender. For some people that includes sex reassignment surgery. A young filmmaker follows two people who made that choice through their year of transition.


Getting A Tattoo Is An Unlikely Rite Of Passage For This Teen 
  Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:32:30 -0400 
    Commentator Katie Davis helped with an unlikely coming of age ceremony for a young man she mentored and tutored for years. She took him to get his first tattoo.


It's Raining Nitrogen In A Colorado Park. Farmers Can Help Make It Stop 
  Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:26:00 -0400 
    Scientists say too much airborne nitrogen from farms is throwing off the ecological balance of Rocky Mountain National Park. So the federal government is hoping weather alerts for farmers will help.


Tech Startup Harnesses Virtual Reality For Use In Architecture 
  Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:15:34 -0400 
    A startup company called The Third Fate envisions virtual reality as a way for architects and builders to offer tours of their designs before they're even constructed.


High Price Of Cancer Treatment Drugs Is 'Unsustainable,' Doctor Says 
  Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:13:48 -0400 
    NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dr. Leonard Saltz, chief of Gastrointestinal Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, about his concerns regarding the high price of cancer treatment drugs.


Supreme Court Sides With Immigrant Caught With Pills In His Sock 
  Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:53:00 -0400 
    The court ruled Monday that a law requiring the deportation of immigrants who violate any kind of drug regulation did not justify deporting a man who was caught with Adderall in his sock.


Intel Makes Biggest Bet In Its History 
  Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:48:00 -0400 
    The chipmaker is purchasing a smaller chip manufacturer, Altera, for about $16.7 billion in cash.


A 92-Year-Old Ran Her 16th Marathon And Broke A Record 
  Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:39:00 -0400 
    When Harriette Thompson signed up for her first marathon, she planned to walk. But when everyone else started running, she figured she might as well run, too.
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