Thursday , 21 September 2017
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ATMs Turn 50, Embracing New Technology

The ATM, the machine best known for spitting out $20 bills, turns 50 years old this year. While ubiquitous now, they were a revolution in the banking industry and trained people to interact with kiosks in exchange for goods. (Sept. 21)

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Congo Epicenter of UN Sex Abuse Scandal

UN sexual abuse and exploitation was back in the spotlight at the U.N. General Assembly meeting this week with fresh calls for reform. Failed reforms have led to a cycle of abuse _ nowhere more visible than in Congo. (Sept. 21)

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Sky’s The Limit For 13 Year-Old Hoops Phenom

THE NEXT ONE? Emoni Bates wears braces and is already tall enough to play shooting guard in the NBA. He is considered the best 13-year-old basketball player in America, and AP is following his hoops journey. (Sept. 21)

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Today in History for September 21st

Highlights of this day in history: President Bill Clinton’s grand jury testimony in the Monica Lewinsky scandal aired on TV; Authors H.G. Wells and Stephen King born; ‘Monday Night Football’ premieres; Actor-comedian Bill Murray born. (Sept. 21)

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Nevada Quake Lab Tests New Bridge Design

A day after a deadly earthquake struck Mexico City, University of Nevada, Reno, scientists have tried to mimic an earthquake in a lab to test new bridge designs developed to help the structures better withstand violent temblors. (Sept. 20)

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