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Economy
6:31 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

IRS Reports Theft Of More Than 100,000 Taxpayers' Information

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World
5:27 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

'Journey To Jihad' Tells Story Of Belgian Teenager Who Joined Islamic State

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Law
5:27 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

Before Cleveland, About 30 Police Departments Entered DOJ Agreements

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Sports
5:27 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

As The NBA Conference Finals Wind Down, LeBron James Remains Dominant

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Asia
4:37 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

Death Toll Rises To 750 As Heat Wave Sweeps Through India

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NPR Ed
4:30 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

NYU Changes Its Policy On Reviewing Applicants' Criminal Background

New York University announced it will not require the criminal record of prospective students in the first round of the admissions process.
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Originally published on Tue May 26, 2015 8:24 pm

Students applying for college supply all sorts of information — financial records, letters of recommendation, the personal essay — to name just a few.

One big question they face: Do you have a criminal record?

The question appears on the Common Application — the website that prospective students use to apply to more than 500 schools across the U.S. and abroad.

Most students don't even think about it. But for some applicants, it's a reason not to apply.

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All Tech Considered
4:26 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

Higher-Tech Fake Eggs Offer Better Clues To Wild-Bird Behavior

One of these things is not like the other: A 3-D printed model of a beige cowbird egg stands out from its robin's egg nest mates, though their shape and heft are similar.
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Originally published on Tue May 26, 2015 8:39 pm

Since the 1960s, biologists have made fake eggs for some studies of bird behavior. But Mark Hauber of Hunter College in New York says this kind of scientific handicraft is not exactly his forte.

"I'm a terrible craftsperson," he admits.

That's why Hauber is pioneering the use of 3-D printing technology to quickly produce made-to-order fake eggs, taking a bit of old-school science into the 21st century.

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Movies
6:45 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Hollywood Promises Summer Of Blockbusters, And Could Deliver

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U.S.
6:01 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Left Turns Cause A Quarter Of All Pedestrian Crashes In U.S.

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Law
6:01 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Brelo Verdict Shows The Difficulty In Applying Use Of Force Standards

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