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Monday, April 21, 2014

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Tensions Remain High in Ukraine Despite Geneva Agreement | Grim Details About South Korean Ferry Emerge | Aereo and the Future of Cable: The Supreme Court Weighs In | Everest Avalanche Calls Attention to the Lives of Sherpas | Seeking Consciousness, Doctors Turn To Brain Scans | Science and God: Can They Co-Exist?

SCOTUS Weighs In on the Future of Cable

Today the Supreme Court hears ABC, Inc. v. Aereo, a case about copyright law, digital technology and the definition of free access. It pits the biggest moguls in television against each other in court.

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How Much Is This Man's Life Worth?

About $408, according to the Nepalese government, which offered this amount as compensation to the families of the 13 Sherpas who died in Friday's massive Everest avalanche. The tragedy is raising questions again about the treatment of Sherpas, who earn as little as $3,000 a year in one of the world's most dangerous professions. 

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Turning to Brain Scans to Find Consciousness

Thanks to improved trauma care, more people are surviving brain injuries. But many patients end up in vegetative or minimally conscious states. A look at the tools and technology that better identifies hidden consciousness.

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Science and God: Can They Co-Exist?

Can science and God co-exist? For centuries, science and religion have been at odds, with some fearing that the more scientists uncover, the more religious theories may unravel.

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Today's Highlights | April 21, 2014

Also on Today's Show: Tensions remained high over the weekend in Ukraine...There are more grim details emerging about the South Korean ferry crash...This week the Retro Report documentary team looks back at the Terri Schiavo case...

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