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With Drought Emergency Over, Californians Debate Lifting Water Restrictions

With Drought Emergency Over, Californians Debate Lifting Water Restrictions

| March 30, 2017

California is expected to begin easing sweeping water use and drought restrictions after an extraordinary winter of storms. But a fierce debate rages over whether the rules should become permanent.

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Amid Talk Of Tariffs, What Happens To Companies That Straddle The Border?

Amid Talk Of Tariffs, What Happens To Companies That Straddle The Border?

| March 30, 2017

President Trump has called NAFTA a “catastrophe” and threatened to impose a border tax on Mexican imports. How does that impact produce companies with operations on both sides of the border?

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Only In Sweden: Hundreds Of Refugee Children Gave Up On Life

Only In Sweden: Hundreds Of Refugee Children Gave Up On Life

| March 30, 2017

An article in this week’s New Yorker writes about youngsters who fell into a coma-like state in reaction to the news that their family may be deported. We interview the author.

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Why The Newly Proposed Sepsis Treatment Needs More Study

Why The Newly Proposed Sepsis Treatment Needs More Study

| March 30, 2017

The bodywide inflammation known as sepsis kills about 300,000 people in U.S. hospitals each year. Promising treatments have come and gone, warn skeptical doctors, who call for rigorous research.

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With One Large Breath, Dandelion Is Blown Out Of Crayola’s 24 Pack

With One Large Breath, Dandelion Is Blown Out Of Crayola’s 24 Pack

| March 30, 2017

The time has come to say goodbye to Dandelion, one of two yellow crayons in Crayola’s 24-count pack. It will go into retirement and the Crayola Hall of Fame.

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Ousted South Korean Leader Park Geun-hye Arrested On Corruption Charges

Ousted South Korean Leader Park Geun-hye Arrested On Corruption Charges

| March 30, 2017

The court granted prosecutors’ request to hold Park, who was removed from office earlier this month. A Seoul court issued the warrant early Friday local time, hours after she appeared for questioning.

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Despite Historic Mix-Up, PricewaterhouseCoopers Will Keep Its Oscars Job

Despite Historic Mix-Up, PricewaterhouseCoopers Will Keep Its Oscars Job

| March 30, 2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says there’ll be a few new safeguards following the Best Picture flub, including not allowing electronic devices backstage.

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Why Didn’t Zika Cause A Surge In Microcephaly In 2016?

Why Didn’t Zika Cause A Surge In Microcephaly In 2016?

| March 30, 2017

Scientists predicted that more than 1,000 babies would be born with the birth defect in Brazil last year. That never happened. Why?

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