Today's Takeaways: Ukraine's New President, Sound, and Recess

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Ukrainian troops drive in Armoured Personnel Carriers through a small village bordering the Kharkiv and Donetsk regions, some 40 kilometers south of Izyum, on May 25, 2014. (GENYA SAVILOV / Stringer/Getty)

An Inside Look at the Battle for Ukraine | Are Kids Getting Enough Playtime? | Democrats Push Forward on Immigration Reform | Nigerian Government Located Kidnapped Girls | Apple Takes on The Internet of Home | The Evolution of Sound

The Battle for Ukraine Rages on Under the 'Chocolate King'

Bloody clashes erupted just moments after the election of new president Petro Poroshenko. The billionaire confectioner now must manage Ukrainian nationalists and pro-Russian separatists in the East.

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Are Kids Getting Enough Playtime?

The average American school kid gets 27 minutes for recess — and that number is falling. Other countries put a much higher premium on unregulated play. Are they onto something?

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Have We Found the Line Between Sound and Noise?

Sorting noise from music, street soundtrack from din is an old argument. 'Noise' can be cancelled with fancy new headphones. But is the canceling of noise also the erasing of culture?

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Today's Highlights | May 27, 2014

Highlights From Today's Show: Democrats push for immigration reform ahead of mid-term elections ... Nigerian government says it has located kidnapped girls ... Apple launches new technology to integrate your home and your phone.

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