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PAC Wants Transparency In Senate Fundraising

A new political action committee wants the candidates in Georgia's US Senate race to reject donations from anonymous donors. CounterPAC ran a full page ad in the Atlanta Journal Constitution last week, asking Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue to reject so-called "dark money."

California Experiments With Fast-Tracking Medical School

Medical school is now one year shorter for aspiring doctors. An initiative at the University of California, Davis aims to produce more primary care doctors with less med school debt.

Hurricane Iselle: Hawaii Forecast To Take First Direct Hit In 22 Years

Iselle was expected to weaken, but that hasn't happened. Officials say the island is ready. Behind Iselle, another hurricane could hit Hawaii this weekend.

If A Monkey Takes A Photo, Who Owns The Copyright?

In 2011, a macaque took over wildlife photographer David Slater's camera and took a striking image. Now Slater is clashing with Wikimedia over who owns it.

Embattled Montana Senator Withdraws From Race

In the wake of plagiarism accusations, appointed Democratic Sen. John Walsh announced Thursday he would not seek a full term in November.

Iraq's Widening War Imperils A Religious Minority

The Yazidis are an ancient religious sect concentrated in a remote corner of Iraq. They've been thrust into the spotlight of Iraq's nasty conflict, with thousands taking refuge in barren mountains.

Transformer Paper Turns Itself Into A Robot. Cool!

Start with paper; add Shrinky Dinks, a microprocessor, heat, and voila! It's not quite that easy. But this engineering project might one day lead to a printable, flat spacecraft that folds itself.

Interval Training While Walking Helps Control Blood Sugar

Sure, you know that walking is a simple, low-impact way to get exercise. But did you know that adding faster intervals to the walk could help control blood sugar levels?

Your Favorite Songs, Abridged

A Top 40 radio station in Calgary, Alberta, is promising listeners "twice the music" by cutting the length of its songs in half.

Georgia National Guard Unveils Memorial Wall

They gave their lives for our country and now their sacrifice has been memorialized at Clay National Guard Center in Marietta. 42 members of the Georgia National Guard have been killed since the Global War on Terror began in 2003.

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