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VIDEO: A World Cup honeymoon

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:24
When Luke Prior proposed to Katy Franks he quickly suggested Brazil as an exotic honeymoon destination - then he mentioned it would coincide with the World Cup.

Congressman Rangel Battles For Political Survival

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:07

The New York representative runs a real risk of losing to Dominican-American rival Adriano Espaillat in Tuesday's Democratic primary. Rangel is one of the longest-serving members of Congress.

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As Heart Attacks Rise In China, So Does Attention To Quality Of Care

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:03

There's been a quadrupling of hospitalizations for heart attacks in China since 2001. An in-depth look finds improvements in some heart attack care and significant quality gaps for others.

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Erin Brockovich says Essure unsafe

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:01
Erin Brockovich is back, fighting for a new cause

Business travel in hi-tech facelift

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:01
The technologies making business travel less of a drag

Today at the World Cup: Day 13 at a glance

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:01
Who is playing? How can you watch? Who does our expert think will win? Everything you need on day 13 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

How many schools are ready for digital testing?

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:44
<a href="http://marketplaceapm.polldaddy.com/s/broadband">View Survey</a>

VIDEO: Close-up look at Harley's electric bike

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:26
Iconic motorbike manufacturer Harley-Davidson has revealed its first electric motorcycle.

World Cup: Cameroon 1-4 Brazil

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:23
Two goals from Neymar help hosts Brazil reach the last 16 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup, where they will meet Chile.

VIDEO: Highlights: Croatia 1-3 Mexico

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:23
Mexico beat Croatia 3-1 to finish above their opponents in Group A and confirm their place in the last 16.

Enjoying the big day, and meeting a huge star

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:19
The Wimbledon champion enjoys returning to Centre Court, and meets NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal.

Pro-Russian Separatists To Join Ukrainian Cease-Fire

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:16

Days after Kiev announced a unilateral weeklong halt in the fighting, forces belonging to the self-declared "Donetsk People's Republic" say they will honor it.

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VIDEO: Jihadist in Isis video from Aberdeen

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:11
A third British man in a recruitment video for the Islamic militant group, Isis, is from Aberdeen, the BBC has learned.

Netherlands 2-0 Chile

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:11
Leroy Fer and Memphis Depay give Netherlands victory over Chile and earn them a last-16 Fifa World Cup meeting with Mexico.

VIDEO: Highlights: Cameroon 1-4 Brazil

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:05
Neymar scores twice to put Brazil top of Group A and into the last-16 setting up a all South American tie against Chile.

The New American Man Doesn't Look Like His Father

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-23 13:55

Over the summer, All Things Considered will explore exactly what it means to be a man in America these days. Today's men have to reconcile old ideas about masculinity with new economic realities.

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VIDEO: Neymar scores 100th goal of Brazil 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 13:54
Brazil's Neymar scores the 100th goal of the 2014 World Cup in a 3-1 victory over Cameroon.

VIDEO: On the frontline with Shia militia

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 13:50
BBC News spends a day with the Badr Army on the outskirts of Baquba in Iraq.

You say potato, I say po-tah-toe... in the tech world

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-06-23 13:28

Bloggers at eBay did a poll asking people how they pronounce tech-related words, and the results are fascinating. 

For instance, 55 percent of people pronounce data as 'day-tuh', and 42 percent say 'datt-uh.' Also, 91 percent pronounce wi-fi as 'why-fi' and 8 percent use 'wiffy.' 

And finally, 65 percent of people call a remote control a 'remote' and only 5 percent say clicker.

Doing The Math: How The U.S. Can Advance In The World Cup

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-23 13:24

Despite a deflating tie with Portugal, the U.S. is in a good spot: A tie or win against Germany moves them to the round of 16. A loss would unleash a complex scenario.

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