Carrie Fuller

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Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show

There was no one moment when Jon Stewart knew it was time for him to leave what he describes as “the most perfect job in the world”; no epiphany, no flashpoint. “Life,” he says, in the lightly self-mocking tone he uses when talking about himself, “doesn’t really work that way, with a finger …

Comedy

Prosecutor: Double murder suspect lived in 'world of greed'

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A notorious career criminal brutally beat and strangled a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend as part of a plot to …

Crime

Teenager says he escaped North Korea and made it to Sweden, claims asylum | Reuters

STOCKHOLM/SEOUL (Reuters) - A 17-year-old who says he is a street child from North Korea is seeking refugee status in Sweden, maintaining he walked across a frozen river into China and traversed two continents in cars, the trans-Siberian railway and the back of a truck.<p>But he offers no evidence to …

North Korea

Chasm Over ‘No Child Left Behind’

Senate Panel Hearing Shows Divide Over Testing, Government Role in Classrooms<p>Key legislators revealed the continuing divide over testing and the federal government’s place in classrooms in a hearing Wednesday, setting up a potential showdown over the future of the No Child Left Behind education law.<p>…

Education

Taking contraceptive pill for five year doubles risk of brain tumour, warn scientists

Female sex hormones used in the contraceptive pill may increase the risk of some cancer types, scientists think<p>Taking the pill for at least five years more than doubles the risk of developing a brain tumour, a study has shown.<p>Scientists say that hormonal contraception, particularly progestogen-only …

Women's Health

Parents May Be Able to Lower Kids' Autism Risk

Autism experts still disagree over a lot of things about the developmental disorder, but there is one idea that unites most of them — that the …

House GOP abruptly drops plans to debate abortion bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an embarrassing setback, House Republicans abruptly decided Wednesday to drop planned debate of a bill criminalizing virtually …

Republicans

For Cuban Americans, A Historic Day Is Personal

For many Cuban Americans, it's personal.<p>The historic steps taken Wednesday as American officials landed on Cuban soil for the first high-level talks in almost 40 years were interpreted from very varied perspectives.<p>"I view it as a sign of progress in the relationship between us and Cuba," said …

Cuba

Food: How spicy flavours trick your tongue

Why does a hot curry burn your mouth? Veronique Greenwood explores why your tongue sometimes tingles in unexpected ways.<p>When you consider the tongue, what leaps to mind are the five canonical tastes – sweet, salt, bitter, sour, and umami. These sensations arise when receptors on the surface of …

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