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Kat Maudru will be hosting the program until Sept. 8, 2014, when Donna Apidone is scheduled to return.
 


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Burger King Announces Merger With Tim Hortons, Move To Canada

As part of the $11 billion deal, Burger King will transfer its headquarters to Ontario and cut its tax bill considerably.


Naked Campers Told To Put Clothes On

Heavy rain closed an entrance to Burning Man, the annual counterculture event in Nevada. Some campers went to Pyramid Lake, where unlike Burning Man, it is not OK to be naked.


Town's Marshal Quits. Was It Because Of Aliens?

Nederland, Colo., needs a new town marshal but not because the previous one fled an alien attack. Jim Matheny says he doesn't like the altitude, according to the Boulder Daily Camera.


In India, Hindu Nationalists Feel Their Moment Has Arrived

The rise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has raised the spirits of Hindu nationalists. But it also appears to be increasing tensions between Hindus and the Muslim minority.


Past Winners Do Well At 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

Plenty of statuettes were handed out Monday night at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. ABC's Modern Family won for best comedy series and AMC's Breaking Bad won best drama series.


Egypt, UAE Airstrikes In Libya Blindside U.S. Diplomats

David Greene talks to David Kirkpatrick, a correspondent for The New York Times, which reported that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates collaborated on airstrikes against Islamists in Tripoli.


Cereal Consumption Hurt By Grab-And-Go Foods

Americans are consuming less cereal for breakfast, in part because of competition from restaurants. Americans are also seeking more protein for breakfast.


Beheading Video Stirs Debate On Social Media Censorship

The beheading of James Foley by the Islamic State triggered debate. David Greene talks to Robert Hernandez, assistant professor at USC Annenberg, about censorship with new tech platforms like Twitter.


Michael Brown's Funeral Is Mixed With Tributes, Political Messages

One subject mentioned by protestors and non protesting residents of Ferguson, Mo., was voting. The turn out for registered African American voters in the last municipal elections was 6 percent.


Comic Featuring Superman's Debut Sells For Millions

In 1938, Action Comics No. 1 sold for a dime. Over the weekend, a pristine copy was sold on eBay for more than $3.2 million.



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