Would you take a pill to erase your memory?

Monday, April 06, 2009

In a brave new world of neuroscience, a new pill may allow people to remove memories or improve selected memories. Would you take it? Is there a drug you wish existed to tweak your br...
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The Takeaway for Monday, April 6, 2009 (Early Edition)

Monday, April 06, 2009

Headlines; This week's agenda
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2009 Baseball Predictions, and the 'Recession Specials' at Every Ballpark

Monday, April 06, 2009

Take a look ahead at the '09 season, with a list of predictions for the finish of each team, a quick summary of the team's prospects, and a round-up of what they're doing to entice cash-strapped fans to spend at the ballpark.

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The Takeaway for Friday, April 3, 2009 (Final Edition)

Friday, April 03, 2009

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As NATO celebrates 60 years, protestors take to the streets while Obama praises the alliance

Friday, April 03, 2009

French police have clashed with anti-Nato protesters in Strasbourg, firing tear gas and rubber bullets to stop a crowd getting to the city center. Masked protesters smashed bus shelte...
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich indicted

Friday, April 03, 2009

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been indicted on a number of federal corruption charges. His brother and two aides were also indicted late Thursday, April 2. We've been follo...
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The Takeaway for Friday, April 3, 2009 (Early Edition)

Friday, April 03, 2009

Headlines; News on unemployment
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The absurd satisfaction of playing Foursquare

Friday, April 03, 2009

When I try to explain to people that I'm really into four square these days, I get a lot of blank looks. That's the natural reaction, given that most people's first association is o...
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Play The Takeaway's "Where Are You?" game this morning online and on air

Friday, April 03, 2009

We're talking about the online/offline game Foursquare this morning, and we're playing a game on air and online at The Takeaway. It's easy to play. Call us at 1-877-8-MY-TAKE, ema...
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Ask Ford CEO Alan Mulally about future of the U.S. auto industry

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Like a Rock, or a little rocky? Ford Motor Co., the innovator behind the Model T, is seeing its sales slide as GM and Chrysler seek a government bailout. What's Ford's new model for ...
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The Takeaway for Thursday, April 2, 2009 (Final Edition)

Thursday, April 02, 2009

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Saving history: The biologist who protected six million bird-watching notecards

Thursday, April 02, 2009

For nearly 100 years, birds couldn't shake their human paparazzi. As part of the U.S. government's Bird Migration Program, bird enthusiasts from Kansas to the West Indies tracked d...
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The Takeaway for Thursday, April 2, 2009 (Early Edition)

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Headlines; News from the G-20 summit
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It's the age of iPod diplomacy. What goes on the playlist?

Thursday, April 02, 2009

In yet another act of embracing technology, President Obama has invented a new kind of diplomacy: Giving world leaders iPods with custom play lists. The iPod he gave to Queen Elizabet...
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Tax evasion, tax resistance and tax rebellion

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Gandhi broke the law to oppose the salt tax. The early Americans railed against the tax on tea. From the first instance that taxes were levied, people have found ways to not pay, for ...
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John Waters on "The Wire," celebrity envy, meat thieves, making films during a recession

Thursday, April 02, 2009

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Congress reaching across the aisle with morning aerobics

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Congress is of course embarking on a debate for a massive overhaul of the health care system. One big part of the plan is encouraging wellness and preventive medicine. Rep. David Drei...
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The Takeaway for Wednesday, April 1, 2009 (Final Edition)

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

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How would you protest the G-20 summit?

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Protesters from all over the world are descending on London for the G-20 conference. They're bearing signs like, "Capitalists! You are the Crisis!" If you were to join the protest, wh...
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The Takeaway for Wednesday, April 1, 2009 (Early Edition)

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Headlines; News from London
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