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Nations Salvage Deal To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Sun, 2014-12-14 04:16

The deal is the first-ever to require all nations to reduce emissions, but it doesn't include a mechanism to monitor compliance.

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Thousands March Across U.S. Demanding Police Reforms

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Tens of thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday to draw attention to several high profile deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.

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Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

The Senate voted late Saturday to pass a bill that will fund the government through the end of the fiscal year. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Mara Liasson about the rare Saturday session.

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Tenant Blacklist Can Haunt New York Renters For Years

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Disputes between tenants and landlords often end up in the courts. And in New York City, win or lose, tenants may end up with a bad rap that can make it hard to rent again.

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Uber's Traffic Jammed In Netherlands, India And Spain

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Uber says it has worked in 52 countries since its 2010 launch, but our number cruncher Mona Chalabi tells NPR's Rachel Martin the tally is changing as some countries try to ban the ride-sharing service.

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Police Violence Protesters Divided By Generation

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Thousands gathered in Washington, D.C., to protest the police killings of unarmed black men. NPR's Gene Demby was there and noticed a sometimes-contentious generational divide among the protesters.

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Two Views Of The CIA's 'Enhanced' Interrogations

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report Tuesday on the interrogation techniques used by the CIA after 9/11. The report has elicited a number of sharply differing perspectives.

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Gritty Ganta: The Liberian Town That Can't Catch A Break

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Bedraggled Ganta sprawls over red-dirt hills. Buildings destroyed in the civil war have not been rebuilt. And now the border town is suffering again in the battle against Ebola.

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How Can You Tell If Your Goat Is Happy? Now We Know!

Sun, 2014-12-14 01:39

Farmers raise millions of goats. But little has been known about how to tell if a goat is doing OK — until now. A new study reveals the signs of a happy ruminant.

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How Can You Tell If Your Goat Is Happy? Now We Know!

Sun, 2014-12-14 01:39

Farmers raise millions of goats. But little has been known about how to tell if a goat is doing OK — until now. A new study reveals the signs of a happy ruminant.

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Climate Negotiators Reach A Compromise In Lima

Sun, 2014-12-14 01:10

The deal sets the stage for a global pact in Paris next year, but rejected a rigorous review of the greenhouse gas emissions limits the plan.

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Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota Wins Heisman Trophy

Sat, 2014-12-13 17:20

Mariota won by a landslide, bringing home the first Heisman for the University of Oregon Ducks.

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Mali: 4 Al-Qaida Linked Militants Swapped For French Hostage

Sat, 2014-12-13 12:38

Mali's justice minister says Serge Lazarevic, released earlier this week, was freed as part of the deal. But Paris has refused to confirm any such agreement.

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Black Fraternities And Sororities Split On Protest Policy

Sat, 2014-12-13 12:18

Members of African-American fraternities and sororities are among the thousands of people who have joined recent demonstrations. But some of those groups discourage displaying official gear.

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A Reason To Respect The Miss World Pageant

Sat, 2014-12-13 11:43

They parade in swimsuits. They swan in evening gowns. And they bring global health issues into the spotlight.

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Senate Struggles To Pass Trillion-Dollar Spending Bill

Sat, 2014-12-13 09:46

Senators meet in a rare Saturday session in hopes of resolving last-minute differences over the "cromnibus" measure before a midnight deadline.

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Dispatches From D.C.'s 'March For Justice'

Sat, 2014-12-13 08:06

Demonstrators gather in the nation's capital to protest the deaths of African Americans at the hands of white police officers. Here's a look at reports from social media.

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Protesters Rally In 'Justice For All' March Through D.C.

Sat, 2014-12-13 06:39

Thousands are expected to attend the march sparked by anger over the fatal police shootings of Michael Brown and Tamir Rice and the choking death of Eric Garner.

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Government Funding Bill Rolls Back Trucker Rest Requirements

Sat, 2014-12-13 06:37

One of the many policy riders tucked inside the trillion-dollar spending bill reverses a rule that long-haul truckers take two nights off for every 70 hours they drive. Safety groups are angry.

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Thailand's Crown Prince Divorces Amid Reports Of Palace Intrigue

Sat, 2014-12-13 05:33

Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, son of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and his now ex-wife, Princess Srirasmi, have ended their 13-year marriage, the palace says.

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