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1:48 am
Mon September 29, 2014

White House And GOP-Controlled House Appear To Agree On ISIS Strategy

Originally published on Mon September 29, 2014 4:17 am

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Europe
4:17 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Underground Beer Pipeline Solves Traffic Issue

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Europe
4:17 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Slot Machine Win Helps Man Avoid Prison

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Television
4:17 am
Fri September 26, 2014

'Saturday Night Live' Begins Season 40 This Weekend

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Tomorrow night, one of television's best-known shows marks a milestone.

(SOUNDBITE OF TV SHOW, "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE")

UNIDENTIFIED MAN #1: Live from New York.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN #2: Live from New York.

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The Two-Way
8:07 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a Sept. 4 news conference at the Justice Department in Washington.
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Originally published on Fri September 26, 2014 5:29 am

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Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first black U.S. attorney general, will resign his post after a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, reforms to the criminal justice system and 5 1/2 years of fights with Republicans in Congress.

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Around the Nation
4:01 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Harpist Finds Zoo's Primates A Captive Audience

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 9:26 am

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Space
4:01 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Robot Spacecraft Strike Up Martian Friendship

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 9:26 am

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Research News
2:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

For Police, A Debate Over Force, Cop Culture And Confrontation

New York City police officers stand guard in Times Square earlier this month after a blog affiliated with the so-called Islamic State militants mentioned the area as a target for bombing.
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Originally published on Mon September 29, 2014 2:00 pm

Protests in Ferguson and New York this summer rekindled an old debate about how American police use force.

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NPR Story
2:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

U.S.-Led Coalition Airstrikes Hit ISIS' Oil Refineries

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 9:26 am

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NPR Story
2:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Ground Forces Needed To Play A Role In Strategy Against ISIS

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 9:26 am

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Here's what the U.S. has used against ISIS - or ISIL - an air offensive with powerful weapons and allies.

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Here's what the U.S. has not built up against ISIS in Syria - any credible ground force.

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Children's Health
2:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Respiratory Disease Affects Hundreds Of U.S. Kids

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 9:26 am

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World
10:31 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Obama Challenges U.N. To Confront World's Conflicts

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Europe
5:01 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Rural English Family Uses Doorbell To Find Lost Dog

Originally published on Wed September 24, 2014 10:31 am

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Around the Nation
5:01 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Uber Criticized For Surge Pricing

Originally published on Wed September 24, 2014 10:31 am

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Religion
2:05 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Vatican Arrests Former Archbishop On Child Abuse Charges

Originally published on Wed September 24, 2014 10:31 am

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NPR Story
2:05 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Obama Requests All Nations Participate In Climate Treaty

Originally published on Wed September 24, 2014 10:31 am

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Heads of state from over 100 countries are in New York City this week discussing ways to slow climate change. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports it's a dry run for a scheduled effort to draft a new treaty.

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NPR Story
2:05 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Can Climate Legislation Pass In Washington's Political Environment?

Originally published on Wed September 24, 2014 10:31 am

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We're going to find out now more about the Obama administration's climate plans from U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. Secretary Moniz, welcome to the program.

U.S. ENERGY SECRETARY ERNEST MONIZ: Thank you very much, Audie.

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U.S.
10:20 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Obama Emphasizes Coalition In Comments On Syrian Strikes

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Food
3:57 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Starbucks Tests Drink That Tastes Like Stout Beer

Originally published on Tue September 23, 2014 10:20 am

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Food
3:48 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Rearchers Find New Species Of Mushrooms

Originally published on Tue September 23, 2014 10:20 am

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