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Crime In Latin America

Apr 21, 2014 — Fortune 1000 companies rely on the open source software OpenSSL for their core business. Two-thirds of websites use it. But no one pays for it and it's never had a complete security audit.
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Apr 21, 2014 — More Americans are saving for retirement through their employers' 401(k) programs. That follows a move to automatically sign up workers to participate in the retirement savings plans.
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Apr 21, 2014 — When adults are absorbed in their mobile devices, the consequences for children are not good. Research shows kids act out more if they are competing with a mobile device for their parent's attention.
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Apr 21, 2014 — In ancient times scribes were used to record everything from prayers to legal transactions. Now they're making a comeback in the doctor's office, easing the transition to electronic medical records.
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Apr 21, 2014 — Max Huntsman's job is to monitor the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, one of the nation's most troubled law enforcement agencies. The only problem: He doesn't have any real legal power.
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Apr 20, 2014 — One of the world's best jazz drummers is also a singer-songwriter, session man for Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell and the son of a preacher man. It's all potently distilled for his band of over 15 years.
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Apr 20, 2014 — Sean Lennon has made one of the best recordings of his career, with help from bassist, singer and partner Charlotte Kemp Muhl. The two follow their acoustic debut with a fabulously fuzzy rock album.
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Apr 20, 2014 — The natives of Mexico City offer a stripped-down, intimate recording that's no less thrilling.
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Apr 20, 2014 — The first solo album from the former Distillers singer feels like a time capsule from the '90s — when powerful, not conventionally pretty vocals attained massive mainstream cultural capital.
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Apr 20, 2014 — The band, known for its glorious guitar noise, opts for a synthesizer-driven sound.
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