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Ukraine Inaugurates New President As Unrest Continues

Sat, 2014-06-07 04:58

Petro Poroshenko called on separatists to lay down their weapons. The chocolate magnate also offered amnesty to those without "blood on their hands."

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Photos: After A Storm, A Red Sky, Double Rainbow Over Atlanta

Sat, 2014-06-07 04:14

Sunset and a strong storm happened at just the right time for a celestial treat. The resulting rainbows were so stunning, they were documented all over Twitter.

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N.J. Nets, Devils Owner Gave Millions To Local Causes

Sat, 2014-06-07 03:52

We remember Lewis Katz, who once said, "Life is meant to have as much fun as you can conjure up." Katz made a fortune as a sports team owner and gave millions of it away.

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Obama Reassures Allies As He Honors D-Day Sacrifices

Sat, 2014-06-07 03:52

President Obama has had an eventful visit to Europe, which included attending the 70th D-Day commemoration in Normandy.

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Pink The Pelican Released After Pouch Surgery

Sat, 2014-06-07 03:52

In April, a California brown pelican's pouch was brutally slashed. Pink the pelican was released this week after successful surgery. NPR's Scott Simon talks with veterinarian Dr. Rebecca Duerr.

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Like 'Doctor Who,' Syrian Activists Hang In Limbo Post-Election

Sat, 2014-06-07 03:52

President Bashar Assad's election victory is another sign that exiled Syrian activists may never safely go home. One activist compares it to the fate of the time-traveling, British TV cult hero.

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Senate Bill Would Crack Down On Auto Defects

Sat, 2014-06-07 03:52

A GM investigation revealed the company's failure to fix a deadly defect in its cars. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., about a law that would require more transparency.

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The Long-Range Staying Power Of The B-52

Sat, 2014-06-07 03:52

The B-52 bomber has recently undergone an overhaul of its communications systems. The aircraft has remained in continuous service since 1955. We look at what makes it so remarkable and enduring.

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Vets Bring A 'Level Of Selflessness' To Service In Congress

Sat, 2014-06-07 03:52

The number of veterans in Congress is at its lowest since World War II. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Seth Lynn of the Veterans Campaign about how he's trying to get those numbers back up.

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Obama Returns To U.S. To Face Prisoner Release Issue

Sat, 2014-06-07 03:52

This week the veterans health care scandal gave way to a new political storm over the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, as Washington editor Ron Elving tells NPR's Scott Simon.

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No One Judges The Ride At Americade

Sat, 2014-06-07 03:52

This week, bikers in the Northeast are flocking to Lake George, N.Y., for a motorcycle rally called Americade. Some 50,000 visitors take to the streets in tattoos, leather jackets and revving engines.

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Ukraine's New President Vows Not To Give Up Crimea

Sat, 2014-06-07 03:52

Ukraine's new president, Petro Poroshenko, was inaugurated Saturday. Analyst Olexiy Haran tells NPR's Scott Simon that the Chocolate King, as he's known, hopes to mend ties with Russia.

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Actor Tracy Morgan Injured In A Car Accident In New Jersey

Sat, 2014-06-07 03:30

The actor was scheduled for a stand-up gig at a Delaware casino. A tractor trailer is thought to have crashed into a bus limo carrying six passengers, including Morgan.

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Iraq Militants Storm University, Take Dozens Of Students Hostage

Sat, 2014-06-07 02:26

Police and army officials say the attack took place Saturday morning when gunmen stormed Anbar University near the provincial capital Ramadi,

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A Small Device Helps Severely Nearsighted Drivers Hit The Road

Sat, 2014-06-07 01:50

Dustin Jones is visually impaired, but after he got a bioptic telescope he started driving. About 40 states allow severely nearsighted drivers to use this technology on the road.

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A Small Device Helps Severely Nearsighted Drivers Hit The Road

Sat, 2014-06-07 01:50

Dustin Jones is visually impaired, but after he got a bioptic telescope he started driving. About 40 states allow severely nearsighted drivers to use this technology on the road.

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Job Outlook Brightens For Graduates, Though Problems Linger

Sat, 2014-06-07 01:46

The Class of 2014 is coming into a labor market that now offers a record number of jobs. But May's employment report also shows 9.8 million people remain out of work, and the jobless rate is stuck.

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Armed Man Killed In Attack On Atlanta Courthouse

Fri, 2014-06-06 15:26

The man, who was scheduled to plead guilty to drug-related charges later Friday, was armed with an assault rifle, grenades, smoke bombs and tear gas.

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American Detained In Honduras: 'We Came With An Open Heart'

Fri, 2014-06-06 15:18

Six Americans remain in a rural Honduran prison after being arrested last month on suspicion of smuggling weapons into the country.

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GM Recalls 105,000 More Vehicles

Fri, 2014-06-06 14:01

The latest recall comes a day after General Motors admitted that it had failed customers who owned cars with potentially deadly ignition switch problems.

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