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Europe
3:24 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Hot Dog Suit Costs Irish Movie Theater $25,000

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 6:53 am

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3:03 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Fears Of A U.S. Ebola Outbreak Prompt Travel Ban Proposals

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 6:53 am

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3:03 am
Fri October 17, 2014

White House Sharpens Focus On ISIS Moves In Anbar Province

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 6:46 pm

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We'll focus now on one of the battlefields in the war against ISIS.

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Sports
3:03 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Wild Card Teams, Giants And Royals, To Meet In World Series

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 6:53 am

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Education
10:03 am
Thu October 16, 2014

LA Schools Superintendent To Step Down Amid iPad Controversy

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 11:09 am

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Shots - Health News
8:37 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Despite Legal Reprieve On Abortion, Some Texas Clinics Remain Closed

A man walks past the former site of a clinic that offered abortions in El Paso, Texas.
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Originally published on Mon October 20, 2014 6:24 am

Texans on both sides of the abortion issue are taking stock after the U.S. Supreme Court intervened in a lawsuit over a state law that would require clinics that provide abortion services to conform to standards for ambulatory surgery centers.

The court issued an order late Tuesday saying 13 Texas clinics that had to close can reopen their doors for now.

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Around the Nation
5:22 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Builder Constructs Home On Wrong Lot

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 10:32 am

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Around the Nation
5:22 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Restaurant Dedicated To Mac And Cheese Opens In Los Angeles

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 10:32 am

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4:28 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Kansas City Moves On To World Series After Sweeping Baltimore

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 10:32 am

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And now this - the Kansas City Royals still have not lost a playoff baseball game since 1985. Of course, for 28 consecutive seasons since that World Series victory in '85, they did not have any post-season games at all.

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3:34 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Justice Department's Civil Rights Division To Get Interim Leader

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 10:32 am

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President Obama has filled a politically sensitive job at the Justice Department.

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When the department examines voter ID laws the job falls to its civil rights division.

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3:34 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Ebola Virus Takes Center Stage In Washington

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 10:32 am

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This almost never happens; President Obama has canceled travel plans. He famously holds to his schedule while managing urgent news, but he will stay in Washington, we're told, to oversee the response to Ebola.

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Race
3:34 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Black Students Gather At Harvard To Watch 'Dear White People'

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 12:22 pm

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Book News & Features
6:59 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Get To Know The Finalists For The 2014 National Book Award

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Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 12:18 pm

The National Book Awards shortlists — for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature — were announced Wednesday on Morning Edition by Mitchell Kaplan, co-founder of Miami Book Fair International and former president of the American Booksellers Association. Read more about each of the finalists below.

Media
5:17 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Software Error Causes Nielsen Rating Mistake

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 12:18 pm

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Around the Nation
5:01 am
Wed October 15, 2014

113-Year-Old Woman Lies About Her Age So She Can Join Facebook

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 12:18 pm

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Book News & Features
3:01 am
Wed October 15, 2014

National Book Award Finalists To Be Announced

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3:01 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Football Players In Sayreville, N.J., Charged In Sexual Assault

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 4:45 pm

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Europe
3:01 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Ahead Of Iran Nuclear Talks, Kerry Meets With Russia's Lavrov

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 12:18 pm

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Politics
3:01 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Fractures Within Alliance May Hamper U.S. Campaign Against ISIS

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 12:18 pm

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Around the Nation
5:21 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Astros' Turnaround Costs Furniture Mogul

Originally published on Tue October 14, 2014 6:00 am

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Animals
5:07 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Missing Parrot Returns But Doesn't Speak English Anymore

Originally published on Tue October 14, 2014 6:00 am

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3:09 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Police In Hong Kong Clear More Barricades From Protest Areas

Originally published on Tue October 14, 2014 6:00 am

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3:09 am
Tue October 14, 2014

School Facilities Strained By Boom In Petroleum Engineering

Originally published on Tue October 14, 2014 6:00 am

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3:09 am
Tue October 14, 2014

How Presidential Speeches Have Changed Over Time

Originally published on Tue October 14, 2014 7:29 am

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Economy
7:42 am
Mon October 13, 2014

French Economist Wins Nobel For Market Power And Regulation Research

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Around the Nation
5:26 am
Mon October 13, 2014

How Much Damage Can A 6-Year-Old Boy Do Over 10 Years?

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

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Around the Nation
4:53 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Principal Makes Good On Bet With Students

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

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Middle East
3:11 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Meeting In Cairo, Nations Pledge $5.4 Billion To Rebuild Gaza

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

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Around the Nation
3:07 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Protesters Converge On St. Louis To Remember Brown's Death

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

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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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