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The Two-Way
2:10 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

Report Details A Heated Battle Between Miami Police, State Troopers

A screenshot of a dash-cam video.
Florida Highway Patrol

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Middle East
2:00 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

Saudi Decree Bans Men From Selling Lingerie

Melissa Block interviews Reem Asaad, a Saudi writer and women's rights advocate, who launched a campaign in 2008 to boycott lingerie shops that only employ men. A new royal decree in Saudi Arabia now bans men from selling lingerie.

Politics
2:00 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

Cordray Discusses His New Position

Robert Siegel speaks with newly appointed director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray.

Shots - Health Blog
1:53 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

Feds: Standardizing Electronic Health Payments Could Save $4.5 Billion

Originally published on Thu January 5, 2012 2:03 pm

Here's a twist. You know how you keep hearing that the Affordable Care Act is doing little more than raising health care costs?

Well, the Obama administration says a new rule it's issuing under the law could result in a savings of as much as $4.5 billion over the next decade.

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The Salt
1:27 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

What The Camembert Rind Does For The Cheese Inside

The downy white rind protects and keeps the inside of the cheese clean.
Lukas Gerber

For lovers of Camembert, the downy white rind is the tart bite that balances out the fat-laden, oozing, pungent layer inside.

For a group of Swiss bioengineers, that moldy rind is one of nature's greatest living surfaces, doing double duty as a shield and a cleaner. The rind allows the cheese's deep flavor and aroma to mature, but also defends it against microorganisms that could spoil it. The cheese repays the fungi on the rind by supplying it with nutrients.

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