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Volunteer Rangers Work To Rein In Antler Poachers

Sat, 2015-06-20 04:15

The popularity of antlers as rustic décor is threatening deer and elk in the Pacific Northwest. The animals can naturally shed antlers, but some people harass or kill animals to get at prized racks.

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Barcelona's Mom-And-Pop Tapas Bars Take On The Big Tourist Chains

Sat, 2015-06-20 04:09

Off the beaten tourist paths, neighborhood tapas bars are part of Spain's charm, but many are being forced out by rising rents. A tour group hopes to save them by helping travelers find them.

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Store Helps Students Find The Right Instrumental Fit

Sat, 2015-06-20 03:34

Putting up with the squawks and squeaks of elementary school band takes patience. A Michigan music store is helping kids stick it out by making sure they choose the right instrument.

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'Hate Won't Win': Shock and Mourning In Charleston

Sat, 2015-06-20 03:34

After an emotional day in Charleston, the city remembers victims of a mass shooting with an evening prayer vigil. It comes after a dramatic hearing where the suspect made a first court appearance.

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Citing Abuse, Haitian Immigrants Flee Dominican Republic

Sat, 2015-06-20 03:34

The deadline has passed for illegal immigrants in the Dominican Republic to begin the process to get regularized or to get out of the country. Authorities say most illegal immigrants will be deported.

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Criminal Justice Professor Considers Shooting Suspect Dylann Roof

Sat, 2015-06-20 03:34

More details are emerging about Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old suspect in the shooting deaths of nine people in Charleston. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Northeastern University professor James Fox.

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How The Kurds Are Succeeding In Iraq

Sat, 2015-06-20 03:34

Kurdish fighters have recaptured a strategic Syrian city from the so-called Islamic State. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Joshua Landis at the University of Oklahoma about the Kurds' strategy.

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Hopes Fade As Yemen Peace Talks Falter

Sat, 2015-06-20 03:34

Hisham Al-Omeisy, a Yemeni activist and analyst, talks with NPR's Scott Simon about the failed peace talks in Geneva, and what life is like in Yemen's capital.

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Sen. Tim Scott: Charleston Shooting Was 'A Crime Of Hate'

Sat, 2015-06-20 03:34

Sen. Tim Scott, Republican of South Carolina, shares his thoughts on the shooting at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston.

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The Ultimate Do-It-Yourself Challenge: Life After An Earthquake

Sat, 2015-06-20 03:03

Aid workers have not been able to reach some of the remote parts of Nepal. So it's up to the villagers to rebuild their homes and their lives. And the clock is ticking. Monsoon season looms.

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For Ted Cruz, The Hard Part Comes Next

Sat, 2015-06-20 03:03

Despite rousing speeches to faith gatherings, the Texas senator hasn't shown yet that he can marry that energy with the hand-to-hand campaigning needed to win voters in Iowa and South Carolina.

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It's Hard For These Dads To Talk About Love ... But They Do

Sat, 2015-06-20 03:03

Three fathers in India talk about the struggle to express affection for their kids and how they feel about having daughters vs. sons.

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North Korea Announces Cure For MERS (As If)

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:44

The drug can also allegedly wipe out AIDS and TB and just about every other disease. The state-run media announced the news, so exaggeration is to be expected.

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North Korea Announces Cure For MERS (As If)

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:44

The drug can also allegedly wipe out AIDS and TB and just about every other disease. The state-run media announced the news, so exaggeration is to be expected.

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Tobacco Is Smokin' Again In Zimbabwe

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:39

Tobacco production took a nosedive after the economy collapsed and the government seized white-owned farms. A decade later, the industry is booming once more.

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Tobacco Is Smokin' Again In Zimbabwe

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:39

Tobacco production took a nosedive after the economy collapsed and the government seized white-owned farms. A decade later, the industry is booming once more.

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Courted By Candidates, Faith Voters Say They Want To Hear More

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:03

Attendees of the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority conference say they want to hear the candidates talk about higher education, defense and gun rights.

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Leaving Brooklyn, Bernie Sanders Found Home In Vermont

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:03

Sanders grew up a city kid, dreaming of a life in the Green Mountain State. Now, a friend says, "I think he needs his fix of Vermont."

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Cat Wins 'Hero Dog' Award

Fri, 2015-06-19 16:57

Tara body-slammed the neighbors' dog to save her then-4-year-old owner. When a Los Angeles shelter prepared to present its annual trophy, no dog's heroics could match the cat's.

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Obamacare Repeal Would Add Billions to Deficit

Fri, 2015-06-19 14:29

A new report adds to the debate over the economic impact of the Affordable Care Act in advance of a much-awaited Supreme Court ruling.

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