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After Isolation, Bergdahl Likely Faces A Long Recovery

Sat, 2014-06-14 04:03

The medical team helping Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl reintegrate into the Army says he is learning to make all the daily decisions he was denied during his imprisonment by the Taliban.

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After Sending A Man To Prison, Judge Admits He Was Biased

Sat, 2014-06-14 04:03

Retired New York Judge Frank Barbaro says he wrongly convicted a white man for a 1999 murder of a black man. He explains to NPR's Scott Simon why he now wants the conviction thrown out.

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Ukraine Promises 'Adequate Response' After Rebels Shoot Down Plane

Sat, 2014-06-14 03:55

Separatists shot down a military transport plane, killing 49 people. This marks the deadliest day in the conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels.

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The Anatomy Of A Dress Code

Sat, 2014-06-14 03:29

There are as many opinions on what's "appropriate" as there are threads hanging from those forbidden cutoffs.

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A San Francisco 'Painted Lady' Sells For $900K Under Asking Price

Sat, 2014-06-14 01:48

The largest and oldest house on San Francisco's oft-photographed "Postcard Row" had languished on the market since March.

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Unstealing Treasures: A Reverse Burglary

Sat, 2014-06-14 01:48

The American desert was once filled with hidden treasures — Native American baskets, pots — but no longer. They've been looted. Now, a reverse burglary. Time to return the loot.

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Tech Week: Snooping On Steve, Uber Battles, 3-D Nutella Printing

Sat, 2014-06-14 01:46

In this week's roundup, a federal court says warrantless cellphone tracking is unconstitutional and we look back on a weeklong series exploring just how much of our digital data is exposed.

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Despite Death Penalty Repeal, Conn. Hands Down A Death Sentence

Sat, 2014-06-14 01:45

Connecticut abolished capital punishment in 2012. But in May, a Connecticut judge sentenced Richard Roszkowski to death for three murders. The answer to the apparent contradiction is in the dates.

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Voting Underway In Afghan Runoff Election

Sat, 2014-06-14 01:24

Afghans are choosing between two former government ministers in a presidential election that will be the first transfer of power by ballot in Afghanistan's history.

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At World Cup, Patriotism Is More Than Jersey Deep

Fri, 2014-06-13 14:56

In a sea of national colors, one American soccer fan dons the red and white of the U.S. team. Even the youngest locals seem unimpressed.

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Cancer When You're Young Isn't Always 'The Fault In Our Stars'

Fri, 2014-06-13 14:25

We asked teenagers and young adults if the movie gets close to the reality of living through cancer. They said the loneliness, yes. The Hollywood hair, not so much.

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Tea Party Firebrand To Challenge McCarthy For Majority Leader

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:57

Rep. Raul Labrador, who was swept into Congress on the 2010 anti-establishment wave, is throwing his hat in the ring to replace Eric Cantor.

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Eric Cantor And A Defeat Of Biblical Proportions

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:27

As part of our series "This Week's Must-Read," poet David Lehman recommends a book for those still surprised by Eric Cantor's political upset.

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Ethereal Jazz Singer Jimmy Scott Dies

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:11

The beloved musician had a slight frame, an almost feminine voice and a late revival after a promising start and years of neglect.

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4 Takeaways From Hillary Clinton's 'Fresh Air' Interview

Fri, 2014-06-13 12:58

Rare is the politician who has publicly admitted to holding or changing a position out of political expedience. In that respect, Clinton was no different in her interview with Terry Gross.

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Cliffhanger: Authorities Set Fire To House Teetering On The Brink

Fri, 2014-06-13 12:55

The ground under a $700,000 home overlooking Lake Whitney, Texas, began giving way last year. Officials decided the best thing to do was burn it down.

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Chicago 'Heroin Highway' Bust Shows A 'New Face Of Organized Crime'

Fri, 2014-06-13 12:22

Chicago has seen spikes in shootings as gangs have splintered and rival factions battle. But authorities say they've also seen a recent trend of gangs aligning to form new drug-dealing factions.

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Cantor's Defeat Brings An End To Prickly Relationship With Obama

Fri, 2014-06-13 12:11

As the dust settles on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat, some have begun to reflect on his relationship with President Obama. From the very start, it was a prickly one, with divisions only deepening throughout Obama's time in office.

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Even Amid Onslaught, Hints That Violence In Iraq Could Escalate

Fri, 2014-06-13 12:11

NPR's Alice Fordham speaks to Melissa Block about the extremist militant onslaught in Iraq, as well as the possibility of escalating violence there.

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As Bergdahl Touches Down In Texas, Reintegration Begins

Fri, 2014-06-13 12:11

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in the U.S. The former Taliban prisoner is now undergoing treatment at an Army hospital in San Antonio, Texas.

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