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NPR Story
2:56 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Speculation Abounds Over Who Will Win Economics Nobel

Originally published on Mon October 13, 2014 7:42 am

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NPR Story
2:56 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Washington Keeps A Keen Eye On Senate Races

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Animals
5:25 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Did You Hear About The Horse That Walked Into A Police Station?

Originally published on Fri October 10, 2014 6:05 am

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Around the Nation
5:17 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Scientific Memorabilia Up For Auction Later This Month

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NPR Story
2:53 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Gaza Donors Want Assurances Cycle Of War Is Broken

Originally published on Fri October 10, 2014 6:05 am

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NPR Story
2:53 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Visitors Question Dallas Plans After Ebola Patient Dies

Originally published on Fri October 10, 2014 6:27 pm

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Law
2:53 am
Fri October 10, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Court Halts Wis. Voter ID Law; Texas Law Overturned

Originally published on Fri October 10, 2014 6:05 am

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Music Reviews
2:53 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Journalist Gary Webb's Story Told In 'Kill The Messenger'

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 6:26 pm

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Around the Nation
2:53 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Miami Uses Pumps To Battle Flooding From Sea Level Rise

Originally published on Fri October 10, 2014 6:05 am

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A couple times a year, the gravitational pull of the moon and sun produce so-called king tides. Climate change is raising sea levels, which means these big tides are becoming a problem. NPR's Greg Allen reports from Miami Beach.

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NPR Story
2:53 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Millennial Candidates Face Challenges From Young And Older Voters

Originally published on Fri October 10, 2014 9:48 am

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Books
7:13 am
Thu October 9, 2014

French Novelist Patrick Modiano Wins Literature Nobel

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We heard an announcement a short time ago from Peter Englund of the Swedish Academy, which chooses the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Around the Nation
5:22 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Past Misdeed Weighs Heavy On Florida Man

Originally published on Thu October 9, 2014 7:13 am

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Around the Nation
5:16 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Forgotten Time Capsule Finally Opened

Originally published on Thu October 9, 2014 7:13 am

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. In 1914, Wall Street businessmen filled a bronze box, a time capsule - papers describing life in 1914, meant to be opened in 1974.

Two world wars and a stock market crash later, it was it was forgotten. Nobody opened it.

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NPR Story
3:44 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Doctors Without Borders Changed The Way We Heal The World

A health worker for Doctors Without Borders checks patients at a mobile clinic in the village of Zere in the Central African Republic.
Ton Koene Courtesy of MSF

Originally published on Thu October 9, 2014 2:35 pm

All day long, forklifts fill departing cargo trucks at a Doctors Without Borders distribution center not far from the Bordeaux airport. From here, the humanitarian supplies make their way to some of the most miserable spots on the planet.

The 16,744-square-yard warehouse is stocked with everything from tuberculosis kits to tires. It looks like a humanitarian Ikea. Specially marked boxes are being packed with medicines, supplies and contamination suits. These "Ebola kits" are on their way to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

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NPR Story
3:44 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Nobel Literature Judge Disparages Western Writers - Again

Originally published on Thu October 9, 2014 7:13 am

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3:44 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Communities Suffer When Deadly Force Is Used In Pursuit Of Low-Level Crimes

Originally published on Thu October 9, 2014 7:13 am

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U.S.
10:22 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Man Diagnosed With Ebola In Texas Dies In Hospital

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Around the Nation
6:03 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Man With A Gun Robs Man With A Gun

Originally published on Wed October 8, 2014 10:22 am

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And now this. We have the story of a man with a gun.

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And another man with a gun.

MARTIN: William Coleman of Gresham, Oregon, bought a 22-caliber pistol. He was openly carrying the gun, as he's allowed to do in Oregon.

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NPR Story
6:03 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Boxer Refuses To Hand Over Money To Robber

Originally published on Wed October 8, 2014 10:22 am

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Europe
5:24 am
Wed October 8, 2014

British Car Repair Company's Slogan Isn't Necessarily True

Originally published on Wed October 8, 2014 10:22 am

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Around the Nation
4:06 am
Wed October 8, 2014

CDC Sets Up Mock Ebola Ward Set Up In Alabama

Originally published on Wed October 8, 2014 10:22 am

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Asia
4:06 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Refugee Deal Between Australia And Cambodia Sparks Outrage

Originally published on Wed October 8, 2014 10:22 am

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Politics
4:06 am
Wed October 8, 2014

36 States To Elect Governors Next Month

Originally published on Wed October 8, 2014 10:22 am

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Those who do vote in 36 states have a chance to vote for governor this fall. Governors' races tend to be a little less partisan than races for Congress. They're often more about what the guy in the statehouse, or the woman in the statehouse, can get done.

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3:04 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Nobel Committee: 3 Scientists Win Chemistry Prize

Originally published on Wed October 8, 2014 10:22 am

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Race
3:04 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Videos Of Deadly Police Encounters Grab The Media Spotlight, But Why?

The casket of Michael Brown sits inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, awaiting the start of his funeral in August.
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Originally published on Thu October 9, 2014 11:26 am

Editor's Note: In an earlier version of this story, we had two videos of encounters with the police. They contained graphic language and violence, so we've removed them from the story. If you still want to see them, we've included links.

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Europe
3:04 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Kenya's President Faces Landmark Hearing At The Hague

Originally published on Wed October 8, 2014 10:22 am

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Business
5:13 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Italian Company Sells Spreadable Beer

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Latin America
5:13 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Families Want To Know What Happened To Missing Mexican Students

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Around the Nation
4:37 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Miami's W Hotel Offers Pricey Wedding Package

Originally published on Tue October 7, 2014 5:13 am

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Global Health
4:23 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Ebola Protective Suits Are In Short Supply

Originally published on Tue October 7, 2014 5:34 am

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We're hearing a lot in today's program about the people who care for patients with Ebola. There is a shortage of suits to protect them.

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