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  1. Major League Baseball Poised To Change Intentional Walk Rule

    The proposed rule change would mean forgoing actually throwing four pitches. Instead, the bench would simply signal to the umpire that the manager wants to give the batter a free pass.
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  2. Indonesia Wakes And Up And Smells Its Own Coffee — Then Drinks It

    Indonesia is the world's fourth-largest coffee producer, exporting more than it consumes. But that's changing, as demand from a rising middle class fuels entrepreneurship and connoisseurship.
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  3. When You Love An Old Dog, Managing Care Can Be A Challenge

    Aging dogs often need extra medical care. But there comes a time to be realistic about what can and can't be done, veterinarians say. The pet's comfort is paramount.
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  4. Under New Leader, Gambia Cancels Withdrawal From International Criminal Court

    As Gambia's new president Adama Barrow settles into his new role, he is also taking steps to resuscitate international ties cut off by his predecessor Yahya Jammeh.
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  5. Sierra Snowpack Smacks California's Drought

    Despite one of the wettest winters on record, California Gov. Jerry Brown hasn't declared the five-year drought over yet. But the water shortages may to be over.
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  6. Why Did Crowd Flee Shanghai Subway After Foreigner Fainted?

    A widely watched video shows a foreigner fainting on a subway car and everyone around him fleeing. No one helps. It's rekindled a national debate about trust, fear and the Chinese national character.
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  7. Trump And Transgender Rights: What Just Happened?

    On Wednesday, the Trump administration rescinded Obama-era guidance on transgender students' rights in schools. Here's what that means for the Supreme Court and for students in school right now.
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  8. Míriam Colón, Puerto Rican Actress And Theater Pioneer, Dies At 80

    Since coming to the U.S., Colón acted in over 90 films, imbuing her often secondary roles with soul. Behind the scenes, as a theater producer, she also blazed a path for other Latino actors to follow.
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  9. In France, Some Muslims Seek To 'Adapt' Islam To Secular Culture

    Many French Muslims believe it's time to create a uniquely French brand of Islam that is compatible with the country's secular values and responds better to the needs of modern Muslims.
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  10. Colorado-Made Spacecraft To Explore Asteroids, Famed Freed Slave Clara Brown, Lawyer-Turned-Comedian

    NASA wants to know more about asteroids, which are remnants of an earlier time in the solar system. A Colorado team was just chosen to develop a spacecraft that will spend nearly two decades exploring Trojan asteroids. Then, there's a new documentary about Clara Brown, a slave torn apart from her children. When Brown was freed, she came to Colorado to look for her children and became a successful businesswoman. Plus, Troy Walker got his law degree from the University of Denver and then turned to stand-up comedy. Now, his career is taking off.
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