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Homicide Ruling In Brady Death Called Unprecedented

Sun, 2014-08-10 03:39

The death Monday of former presidential press secretary James Brady has been ruled a homicide. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with Paul Rothstein about the many legal questions raised by the finding.

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Mitchell: A 2-State Solution Still Mideast's Best Hope

Sun, 2014-08-10 03:39

NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with George Mitchell, former U.S. special envoy for Middle East peace, about what it's like to try to negotiate a peace deal in the troubled region.

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She Rode To Success On Her Family's Backs — Literally

Sun, 2014-08-10 03:03

Muluh Hilda Bih developed muscular dystrophy as a girl in Cameroon. Some parents there hide a disabled child. Hers did their best to bring her into the world. Today she's a journalist and activist.

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Police: NASCAR's Tony Stewart Hits, Kills Fellow Driver

Sun, 2014-08-10 02:56

Video of the crash shows Kevin Ward walking toward Stewart's car before being hit at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York on Saturday. Police say Stewart is cooperating in the probe.

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Police: NASCAR's Tony Stewart Hits, Kills Fellow Driver

Sun, 2014-08-10 02:56

In a tragic collision, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hit and killed a fellow driver who was walking on a race track in upstate New York Saturday night, authorities said.

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Virtual Reality's Next Hurdle: Overcoming 'Sim Sickness'

Sun, 2014-08-10 01:26

Researchers as well as virtual reality hardware and software makers are concerned, and working to better understand motion sickness caused by some VR technologies.

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Virtual Reality's Next Hurdle: Overcoming 'Sim Sickness'

Sun, 2014-08-10 01:26

Researchers as well as virtual reality hardware and software makers are working to better understand motion sickness caused by some VR technologies.

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Afghan Brides Dress To Impress, Fueling An Unlikely Business Boom

Sun, 2014-08-10 01:14

In one of the world's poorest countries, where many women still wear head-to-toe burqas, lavish spending and competition among brides is fueling a boom in shops selling pricey and glamorous dresses.

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Small Passenger Plane Crashes In Iran

Sun, 2014-08-10 01:07

An Iranian regional passenger plane crashed Sunday while taking off from the capital, Tehran, killing 48 people onboard, state media reported.

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Fear Of Tunnels, Not Rockets, Rattles Israeli Community

Sat, 2014-08-09 13:12

Residents of a town near the Gaza border say they know how to respond to rocket fire. They're less certain about how to protect themselves from potential attacks by militants using secret tunnels.

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Ukraine Rebels Reportedly Make Cease-Fire Offer

Sat, 2014-08-09 10:02

The self-styled prime minister of the Independent Donetsk republic says his forces are willing to stop the fighting to avert a humanitarian crisis.

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'Are You, Like, African-AMERICAN Or AFRICAN-American?'

Sat, 2014-08-09 09:24

Black people who are more recent immigrants to the United States are often seen very differently than are blacks who are native-born — as reactions to a recent speech from President Obama remind us.

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Obama: Iraq Must Have Legitimate Government To Combat Insurgency

Sat, 2014-08-09 07:25

Speaking at the White House, the president says the humanitarian and military problems in the country are "a long-term project."

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Exasperating Detour Drives One Brit To Build His Own Road

Sat, 2014-08-09 06:08

When construction made his trip to town take 10 times longer, a businessman made a deal with a local farmer over a pint at the pub and built a private toll road.

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Perry And Cruz Do The Presidential Candidacy Dance

Sat, 2014-08-09 05:36

At RedState's convention Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tried to capture the attention of GOP voters, but they two-stepped around the question of whether they will run in 2016.

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WATCH: NASA Tests New Mars Braking System

Sat, 2014-08-09 05:21

The saucer-like Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator went up 190,000 feet to simulate the conditions of an orbital entry at the red planet.

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Israel Intensifies Airstrikes In Wake Of Gaza Cease-Fire

Sat, 2014-08-09 04:36

Dozens of targets have been hit since the 3-day truce ended on Friday, while Hamas has launched 70 rockets into Israel.

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You Asked Questions About Ebola — And We Have Answers

Sat, 2014-08-09 04:03

Where did it start? Why are some patients able to survive? Shouldn't we be more concerned about malaria? Dr. Darin Portnoy of Doctors Without Borders answers your queries.

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U.S. Continues Aid Drops, Airstrikes In Iraq

Sat, 2014-08-09 03:58

In the latest humanitarian drop, U.S. cargo planes supplied Yazidis trapped by the fighting with tons of food and water.

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Undocumented Drivers Wary Of License Program

Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Eleven states and Washington, D.C., have passed laws to grant driver's licenses to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. But applicants face hurdles, like language barriers and fear of deportation.

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