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Which is Worse: Eating Pizza That's Been Left Out or Dropped on the Floor?

health.usnews.com — That day-old pizza that never made it to the fridge is more dangerous than you might think. Anyone who's ever had too much fun and too little willpower has been there: Tempted by the slice of leftover pizza that was ordered late night and left on the counter, not stored in the refrigerator, where - second to the belly - it belongs.
Oct 21, 2014

Which is worse, eating a pizza after the "10 second rule" or after it's out for 2 hours? @annamedaris has the answer: health.usnews.com/health-news/he…

Oct 21, 2014

Which is worse: Pizza that fell on the floor or has been left out overnight? @AnnaMedaris explores, + other questions:tinyurl.com/l9ql292

Oct 21, 2014

.@USNewsHealth to the rescue on DILEMMAS: What's Worse: Eating Pizza That's Been Left Out or Dropped on the Floor? t.usnews.com/Z3ptng

Oct 21, 2014

RT @laurenboyer: In which @usnews tackles the infamous "5-second rule" for dropping food on the floor health.usnews.com/health-news/he…

Oct 21, 2014

In which @usnews tackles the infamous "5-second rule" for dropping food on the floor health.usnews.com/health-news/he…

Americans Are Really Worried About Ebola

usnews.com — Ebola is a big fear in the U.S. It's not just the economy, stupid. According to a new Gallup poll, Americans now rank Ebola among the top 10 most important issues facing the country.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @usnews: It's not just the economy, stupid. Americans' #Ebola fear is real, reports @rachelcbrody ow.ly/D7JFr

Oct 21, 2014

RT @usnews: It's not just the economy, stupid. Americans' #Ebola fear is real, reports @rachelcbrody ow.ly/D7JFr

The 6 Senate Races That Are Too Close to Call

usnews.com — Independent Senate candidate Greg Orman and Republican incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts participate in a debate Wed. in Wichita, Kan. The Kansas senate race is one of a number with no clear-cut favorite yet. With two weeks until Election Day, a half-dozen U.S. Senate races remain too close to call. 1.
Oct 21, 2014

"I was extremely hesitant to believe it but on the ground I have felt a shift over the past three weeks" goo.gl/GZbq5c #NHSEN

Oct 21, 2014

What do Kansas, Georgia, North Carolina, Iowa, New Hampshire & Colorado have in common? goo.gl/GZbq5c

Oct 21, 2014

RT @KellyyMaee: Can you guess which ones they are?: The 6 #Senate Races That Are Too Close to Call t.usnews.com/Z3qoa6 via @davecatanese @usnews

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Chinese Hackers Defy Apple's New Security

usnews.com — China's hack of the Apple iCloud could be attempt to suppress or obtain data from the Hong Kong protest, onlookers say. By Tom Risen Looking to keep a step ahead of Apple's efforts to avoid government surveillance, and perhaps spy on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, China has staged a cyberattack against its citizens who use iCloud.
Oct 21, 2014

China seems worried new #Apple security could make it harder to spy on #OccupyCentral Hong Kong protesters. usnews.com/news/articles/…

Texas man admits setting 1986 fire, killing 2 boys

usnews.com — Ed Graf, center, looks at Don Youngblood, right, as defense attorney Michelle Tuegel, left, looks on after pleading guilty to the murder of his two sons during his retrial, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Waco, Texas.
Oct 21, 2014

For those interested in wrongful convictions or fire science, the end to the Ed Graf case is worth reading. My story: bit.ly/1w4PGbP

Chris Christie Explains Why Governors' Races Are More Important Than Senate Races

usnews.com — Gubernatorial races this year have implications for 2016, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington. The country's obsessed with the clash for control of the U.S. Senate. But Chris Christie argues it's the nation's gubernatorial races that are the real prize Republicans should keep their eye on in 2014.
Oct 21, 2014

"We need to have a big and broad bench of good experienced governors to select from" goo.gl/IiHsmc #TheRun2016 on @usnews

Oct 21, 2014

RT @usnews: .@GovChristie: You should be watching the governors' races, not the Senate ow.ly/D7QLw

Oct 21, 2014

Christie: "I am convinced the next president of the United States is going to be a governor." goo.gl/IiHsmc #TheRun2016 on @usnews