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Raw: in the Midst of Finals, Harvard Evacuates

December 16, 2013 11:10 am

Four buildings on Harvard University's campus near Boston were evacuated Monday after campus police received an unconfirmed report that explosives may have been placed inside, interrupting final exams. (Dec. 16)

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Legendary Poet On Why She Refused To Teach Virginia Tech Shooter

December 16, 2013 11:05 am

Award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni joined HuffPost Live to talk about her latest book, "Chasing Utopia." She touched on her tenure at Virginia Tech during which she refused teach the Virginia Tech shooter.

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Legendary Poet On Falling In Love With Married People

December 16, 2013 11:04 am

Award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni joins HuffPost and talks about how at her age, everyone she falls in love with is already married.

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Poet Nikki Giovanni LIVE

December 16, 2013 11:04 am

Award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni joins HuffPost Live to talk about her latest book, "Chasing Utopia," and much more!

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11-Year-Old Arrested For Punching Grandmother During Christmas Shopping

December 16, 2013 11:03 am

An 11-year-old was charged with domestic violence after punching his 60-year-old grandmother in the face when she refused to buy him a toy.

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New Battle in War Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria

December 16, 2013 11:03 am

As bacteria continue to develop resistance to existing antibiotics, scientists are working on new strategies to combat bug-borne infections and diseases, Shirley Wang reports.

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FDA Approves First Magnetic Migraine Treatment

December 16, 2013 11:03 am

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of a new magnetic device, known as a Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator.

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HORROR: Gaza Residents Suffer Through Seven Weeks With No Power

December 16, 2013 11:03 am

Gaza’s lone power plant sputtered back to life on Sunday for the first time in seven weeks, bringing relief to the Palestinian coastal enclave where a lack of cheap fuel has contributed to the overflow of raw sewage, 21-hour blackouts and flooding after a ferocious winter storm.

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Twitter Users Reject Change and Valve Pushes Steam OS Beta

December 16, 2013 11:02 am

Welcome to 60 Sec Tech – one minute on what you need to know in technology. A select group of 300 individuals will be able to beta test Steam’s gaming setup, known colloquially as the Steambox.

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What to Eat When You Have a Cold

December 16, 2013 11:02 am

The start of cold and flu season means people are reaching for old wives tales as well as a box of tissues. What foods should you eat when you have a cold? Heidi Mitchell discusses on Lunch Break.

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