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In Blogs And Tweets, India's New Leader Bemoans Lack Of 'Honeymoon'

Sun, 2014-06-29 10:23

Narendra Modi became prime minister just a month ago. He had a big agenda, but has yet to launch any major programs. But the tech-savvy leader has racked up 5 million Twitter followers.

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Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Poll Garners More Than 780,000 Votes

Sun, 2014-06-29 09:29

The unofficial referendum was branded as illegal by local and mainland Chinese officials. The referendum called for Hong Kong to be able to democratically elect its leaders.

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In Paris, Training Wheels For The Littlest Riders

Sun, 2014-06-29 08:57

Paris streets are often too dangerous for kids to learn to ride, and most parents have no room to store bikes in their apartments. So the city has started renting bikes for the smallest Parisians.

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Housing Market Fake-Outs Stump Economists

Sun, 2014-06-29 08:31

More than six years after the housing crash, the housing market may be better-than-dismal, but the slog back to normal is still disappointingly long and slow.

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Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

Sun, 2014-06-29 06:03

President Obama will also seek an emergency appropriation of more than $2 billion to deal with the surge of Central American immigrants flooding the southern border.

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Iraqi Military Launches Offensive Against Insurgents In Tikrit

Sun, 2014-06-29 04:20

The city was the hometown of former dictator Saddam Hussein. The government was trying to retake territory from Sunni insurgents.

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Muslim Refugees In Greece Make Do Without A Mosque

Sun, 2014-06-29 03:58

Iraqi and Syrian refugees in Athens find themselves in the only major EU capital without a formal mosque. Muslims are celebrating Ramadan at a time when xenophobia in Greece is on the rise.

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Justices To Rule In Hobby Lobby Contraception Case

Sun, 2014-06-29 03:58

The Supreme Court is expected to decide Monday whether healthcare plans must cover contraceptives, as legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg tells NPR's Don Gonyea.

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In Nigeria, Many Girls Are Married And Divorced Before Adulthood

Sun, 2014-06-29 03:58

Nigeria's rate of child marriage is among the highest in the world. Michelle Faul of the Associated Press tells NPR's Don Gonyea that the rate of girls being divorced and abandoned is rising too.

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Emerging Alliances In Mosul Raise Tensions And Complications

Sun, 2014-06-29 03:58

Sunni militants were originally welcomed when they rolled into the Iraqi city of Mosul, but now there's a power struggle between the local tribes, Sunnis and Saddam Hussein's former Baathist party.

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Nasa Bends The Rules To Get Two Rovers To Mars

Sun, 2014-06-29 03:58

Space is a premium in space. So NASA ended up folding two rovers inside a shipping container, and then unfolding them when they landed. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on June 9.

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Her Baby Is At Risk; Lauren's Story

Sun, 2014-06-29 01:18

They were having a baby. Both she and her husband carry a gene that might cause problems, "might" being a 25 percent chance. Is that high? Low? What to do? Here's the story, nicely drawn, deeply felt.

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'Artisanal' Ramen? Instant Noodles Get A Healthy Dose Of Hacking

Sun, 2014-06-29 01:02

Bake them, grill them, even smother them in chocolate. College students and food writers who count instant ramen noodles as a staple are devising all sorts of ways to make them healthier and tastier.

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'Artisanal' Ramen? Instant Noodles Get A Healthy Dose Of Hacking

Sun, 2014-06-29 01:01

Bake them, grill them, even smother them in chocolate. College students and food writers who count instant ramen noodles as a staple are devising all sorts of ways to make them healthier and tastier.

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8 Signs Obama Is Feeling Trapped In The Presidency

Sat, 2014-06-28 14:10

Lately, President Obama has increasingly shown signs he's feeling claustrophobic in the presidential bubble.

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Modern Video Games Go Beyond 'Jumping On Blocks'

Sat, 2014-06-28 13:20

The creative director for BioShock Infinite, one of 2013's biggest video games, says as technology improves, so does the ability for games to tell complex stories with rich narrative structures.

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Baghdad Sits In Limbo As Government Forces Push Back On ISIS

Sat, 2014-06-28 12:59

Middle East correspondent Alice Fordham has the latest from Iraq, where she says Sunni militants are unlikely to conquer Baghdad outright. She speaks to NPR's Arun Rath from the Iraqi capital.

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Harley Hopes An Electric Hog Will Appeal To Young, Urban Riders

Sat, 2014-06-28 12:59

Harley-Davidson has rolled out a prototype of its first battery-powered motorcycle. It's sporty and speedy, but quieter than your average Harley — and you'll need to charge it about every 50 miles.

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No Reason To Quit: Driver John Force Still Racing Full Throttle

Sat, 2014-06-28 12:59

Force has been drag racing professionally since 1974. The 65-year-old has gone from blowing up his 10,000-horsepower engines to winning championships, and he has all the scars to prove it.

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Facebook Scientists Alter Newsfeeds, Find Emotions Are Affected By It

Sat, 2014-06-28 12:41

A newsfeed filled with negative comments led to users expressing more negativity. The opposite was also true, proving "emotional contagion" can happen even online.

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