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Around the Nation
4:37 am
Mon December 22, 2014

After 20 Years, Lost Luggage Is Returned To Tuscon Woman

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I once lost my luggage while traveling over the holidays and it turned up two weeks later. That's nothing compared to what a Tucson woman went through - for her it was 20 years.

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Around the Nation
4:37 am
Mon December 22, 2014

JFK Assured 8-Year-Old Girl That Santa Was Safe

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Latin America
2:05 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Cuba's Jews, Catholics Have Very Different Takes On The U.S. Thaw

A member of the activist group Women in White is arrested during a demonstration to commemorate Human Rights Day in downtown Havana, on Dec. 10. Members of the opposition movement say they feel betrayed by the U.S. decision to restore ties with Cuba's communist regime.
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Originally published on Mon December 22, 2014 10:33 am

In Havana, two religious communities are celebrating the holiday season but have taken very different approaches to the news that relations between the U.S. and Cuba are warming.

For Jews who belong to Temple Beth Shalom in Havana, their numbers may be small, but size doesn't matter.

On Sunday night, a couple hundred people filled the temple's sanctuary to light six Hanukkah candles, watch teens put on a play, and clap to a group of toddlers dancing to the holiday classic "Eight Little Candles," sung in Ladino, a Judeo-Spanish language.

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NPR Story
2:05 am
Mon December 22, 2014

School Hearing Clears Florida State's Jameis Winston Of Sex Allegations

Originally published on Mon December 22, 2014 4:37 am

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Politics
2:05 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Treasury Nomination Sparks Fight Among Democrats

Originally published on Mon December 22, 2014 4:37 am

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NPR Story
2:05 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Obama Faces Tough Road With GOP-Controlled Congress

Originally published on Mon December 22, 2014 4:37 am

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Europe
5:22 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Great-Great Grandmother's Gift List Keeps Growing

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Sports
3:22 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Michael Jordan Sneakers Sell For More Than $33,000 At Auction

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 5:22 am

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Your Money
2:03 am
Fri December 19, 2014

When Nonprofit Hospitals Sue Their Poorest Patients

Keith Herie is swamped in debt from medical issues he and his wife encountered starting about a decade ago. Heartland hospital is seizing 10 percent of his paycheck and 25 percent of his wife's wages, and has placed a lien on their home.
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Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 7:32 am

On the eastern edge of St. Joseph, Mo., lies the small city's only hospital, a landmark of modern brick and glass buildings. Everyone in town knows Heartland Regional Medical Center — many residents gave birth to their children here. Many rush here when they get hurt or sick.

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NPR Story
2:02 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Exchange Of Spies Was Critical To U.S.-Cuba Deal

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 4:18 pm

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Around the Nation
2:02 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Transparency Vs. Privacy: What To Do With Police Camera Videos?

Originally published on Mon December 22, 2014 11:42 am

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NPR Story
2:02 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Cuban-American Congressional Leaders Vow To Fight Obama's Proposals

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 5:22 am

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World
4:24 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Correct Name Gets Canadian Woman A Free European Trip

Originally published on Thu December 18, 2014 9:31 am

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Around the Nation
4:24 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Santa Pays An Early Visit To Cape Cod Eateries

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NPR Story
2:11 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Rep. Sires Pushes Back Against Obama's Cuba Plans

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2:11 am
Thu December 18, 2014

S.C. Judge Rules 1944 Execution Of 14-Year-Old Boy Was Wrong

Originally published on Thu December 18, 2014 9:31 am

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2:11 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Rapprochement With Cuba: What It Includes And Excludes

Originally published on Thu December 18, 2014 9:31 am

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OK, that report came to us from NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, and she's on the line with us still this morning. Hi, Lourdes.

LOURDES GARCIA-NAVARRO, BYLINE: Hi.

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NPR Story
2:11 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Richard Hottelet, Last Of 'Murrow Boys', Dies At 97

Originally published on Thu December 18, 2014 9:31 am

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Afghanistan
2:11 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Fight Against Corruption In Afghanistan Press On

Originally published on Thu December 18, 2014 9:31 am

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U.S.
8:29 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Cuba, U.S. Agree To Prisoner Release Including American Alan Gross

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