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Words Of Wisdom: Commencement Speeches Are Back

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-16 03:13

Grad speeches are underway. Kanye West, Mary Karr and Michelle Obama offer advice on expressing opinions, fear and being black in America.

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What If Americans Ate Like South Africans And Vice Versa?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-16 03:03

In a two-week diet swap, they got burgers and fries. We got kale salad and corn porridge. Guess whose bowels fared better?

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Egyptian Court Sentences Ousted President Morsi To Death

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-16 02:09

Morsi was sentenced to death over his part in a mass prison break that took place during the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

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All 8 Bodies Recovered From U.S. Helicopter Crash In Nepal

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-15 23:12

The bodies of six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers were recovered near the crash site in remote mountains northeast of Kathmandu where it was delivering earthquake relief aid.

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