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Wounded Mandalay Bay Security Guard Gives First Media Interview On ‘Ellen’

Wounded Mandalay Bay Security Guard Gives First Media Interview On ‘Ellen’

| October 18, 2017

By Laurel Wamsley After he was shot, Jesus Campos yelled “Take cover!” at a hotel engineer and a guest as the Las Vegas gunman sprayed bullets into the hall. His account added detail to the timeline of events Oct. 1. (Image credit: David Becker/Getty Images) …read more Source: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/10/18/558535788/wounded-mandalay-bay-security-guard-gives-first-media-interview-on-ellen

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In New Cookbook, Acclaimed Indian Restaurant Finally Spills Its Secrets

In New Cookbook, Acclaimed Indian Restaurant Finally Spills Its Secrets

| October 18, 2017

Rasika, a top eatery in Washington, D.C., is famous for its crispy spinach and modern twists on classic dishes. Now the owner and chef are sharing some of their prized — and adventurous — recipes.

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After Equifax Hack, Calls For Big Changes In Credit Reporting Industry

After Equifax Hack, Calls For Big Changes In Credit Reporting Industry

| October 18, 2017

The largest known theft of Social Security numbers in history has lawmakers, law enforcement and identity theft victims angry. They’re calling for better security and other changes in the system.

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Veterans, Survivors’ Groups Try To Shift The Conversation On Condolences

Veterans, Survivors’ Groups Try To Shift The Conversation On Condolences

| October 18, 2017

“There is the feeling that all of this is diminishing our national character,” one support group wrote, as a political debate unfolds over calls to the families of soldiers who died in combat.

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‘Enough’: California’s Women in Politics Call Out Sexual Harassment

‘Enough’: California’s Women in Politics Call Out Sexual Harassment

| October 18, 2017

By Marisa Lagos “It’s a power dynamic that’s difficult even for female lawmakers,” said Samantha Corbin, a lobbyist in Sacramento., “Men often control fundraising, your ability to get bills passed.” (Image credit: Rich Pedroncelli/AP) …read more Source: http://www.npr.org/2017/10/18/558513045/-enough-california-s-women-in-politics-call-out-sexual-harassment

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Computer Learns To Play Go At Superhuman Levels ‘Without Human Knowledge’

Computer Learns To Play Go At Superhuman Levels ‘Without Human Knowledge’

| October 18, 2017

Researchers say they have constructed an AI program that can teach itself to play the ancient strategy game at a level far beyond humans.

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Pentagon Tightens Vetting For Immigrant Service Members

Pentagon Tightens Vetting For Immigrant Service Members

| October 18, 2017

Green card holders must now wait for security vetting to be complete before entering military service. Previously, foreign-born enlistees shipped to basic training while vetting was underway.

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For Clues To China’s Crackdown On Public Expression, Look To Its Economy

For Clues To China’s Crackdown On Public Expression, Look To Its Economy

| October 18, 2017

The Communist Party has become obsessed with maintaining social stability in recent years. Rights advocates say it has to do with the country’s unstable economy.

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