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The Record
9:21 am
Tue February 21, 2012

A Prescription For 'SNL': Fewer Blog Bands, More Cowbell

Sleigh Bells (left) stands with host Maya Rudolph and cast member Fred Armisen on the Saturday Night Live set.
Courtesy of NBC

Originally published on Tue February 21, 2012 9:00 am

Another band on Saturday Night Live, another cascade of derision: "We have a great show for you: Sleigh Bells is here!"

"I'm petitioning @JacksonGuitars to take those guitars back," Anthrax's Scott Ian tweeted.

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The Salt
9:10 am
Tue February 21, 2012

How Using Antibiotics In Animal Feed Creates Superbugs

Many livestock groups say there's no evidence that antibiotics in livestock feed have caused a human health problem, but researchers beg to differ.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

Originally published on Tue February 21, 2012 3:19 pm

Researchers have nailed down something scientists, government officials and agribusiness proponents have argued about for years: whether antibiotics in livestock feed give rise to antibiotic-resistant germs that can threaten humans.

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The Two-Way
9:00 am
Tue February 21, 2012

Supreme Court To Hear Affirmative Action Case That Could Be Campaign Issue

Originally published on Tue February 21, 2012 9:05 am

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear oral arguments in a Texas affirmative action case that has, as NPR.org's Liz Halloran wrote last fall, "the potential to rewrite law on how or whether public colleges and universities may consider race and ethnicity as a factor in admissions."

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Religion
8:58 am
Tue February 21, 2012

The Religious Language In U.S. Foreign Policy

Historian Andrew Preston says George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton were not religious themselves but did see religion as a source of morality.
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Originally published on Tue July 31, 2012 9:10 am

Historian Andrew Preston first became interested in the overlap between religion and America's foreign policy decisions while teaching an undergraduate class on American foreign policy in the days leading up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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Shots - Health Blog
8:26 am
Tue February 21, 2012

Convenient Methods For Birth Control Take More Work For Payment

Insurance coverage may vary.
Tiplyashin Stanislav Gennadevic iStockphoto.com

Originally published on Tue February 21, 2012 3:59 pm

Free contraception has sure been a hot topic lately. But there's still one facet that hasn't received much attention.

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