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6:55pm

Fri May 29, 2015
The Two-Way

CBS' Bob Schieffer Retires Sunday As Last Of The Old-School TV Anchors

Bob Schieffer on the set of Face the Nation in September.
Chris Usher CBS

No one can ask a tough question quite like Bob Schieffer.

For example, when he asked then-presidential candidate John Edwards: "It appears that the White House strategy will be to picture you as a pretty boy....A lightweight...Does that bother you?"

Cue nervous laughter from a candidate who became known for paying $400 to get a haircut.

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6:12pm

Fri May 29, 2015
The Two-Way

Anthrax Was Accidentally Sent To 11 States, 2 Countries, Pentagon Now Says

Originally published on Fri May 29, 2015 6:24 pm

The Pentagon says 24 laboratories in 11 states and two foreign countries received samples of live anthrax that were accidentally shipped by the Defense Department.

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5:11pm

Fri May 29, 2015
The Salt

Trickster Journalist Explains Why He Duped The Media On Chocolate Study

Originally published on Fri May 29, 2015 6:15 pm

Why did a deliberately bad study showing the weight-loss benefits of chocolate get picked up by many news outlets? Science journalist John Bohannon — the man behind the study — says reporting on junk nutrition studies happens all the time.
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On Thursday we told you about an elaborate hoax carried out by a science journalist who wanted to teach the media a lesson about being more responsible in reporting on nutrition science.

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5:09pm

Fri May 29, 2015
Law

Hastert Indictment Concerns Ex-Speaker's Time Before Congress, Reports Say

Originally published on Fri May 29, 2015 5:20 pm

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5:09pm

Fri May 29, 2015
All Tech Considered

As Police Body Cameras Increase, What About All That Video?

Originally published on Fri May 29, 2015 6:09 pm

Taser International is now selling police departments the technology to store videos from body cameras.
Patrick T. Fallon Bloomberg via Getty Images

You know what a pain it can be storing and organizing the millions of videos you've shot on your smartphone. Now imagine you're a police officer, and you wear a body camera every day.

Police cams have suddenly become a big business. In the months since Ferguson, share prices for the camera manufacturer Taser International have doubled. But in the long run, the real money is in selling police a way to store all that video.

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