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Millennials: We Help The Earth But Don't Call Us Environmentalists

Sat, 2014-10-11 05:45

Millennials are the most likely to favor traditionally pro-environment policies and believe climate change is man-made. But they are also the least likely generation to identify as environmentalists.

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Comer Cottrell, Creator Of The People's Jheri Curl, Dies At 82

Sat, 2014-10-11 04:32

Cottrell died last Friday in Plano, Tex. His do-it-yourself product brought more affordable curly hair to the masses.

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Kmart Says Its Store Registers Were Hacked, Exposing Credit Cards

Sat, 2014-10-11 04:30

The Sears-owned company says it removed the malware after it was discovered Thursday. It announced the exposure late Friday, saying no personal data or PIN numbers were lost.

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Author: Supreme Court Usurped Congress On Voting Rights

Sat, 2014-10-11 03:42

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Darryl Pinckney about his essay "Blackballed," a personal and historical reflection on the struggle of black Americans for the right to vote.

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Revelations From Governor's Fiancee Show Flair For Scandal In Oregon

Sat, 2014-10-11 03:42

On Thursday, Oregon's first lady, Cylvia Hayes, admitted to receiving $5,000 to marry a man who wanted a green card. NPR's Scott Simon talks to political editor Charlie Mahtesian about the scandal.

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Some Weapons Bound For Syrian Rebels End Up With ISIS

Sat, 2014-10-11 03:42

Conflict Armament Research tracks the weapons the self-proclaimed Islamic State uses. As Damien Spleeters tells NPR's Scott Simon, the group traced weapons back to more than 20 countries.

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With ISIS At Its Border, Turkey Can't Decide What To Do

Sat, 2014-10-11 03:42

Turkey is divided over how to respond to ISIS on its border and to Kurdish unrest within the country, making Turkey a shaky partner for the U.S.-led coalition.

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Feds Clear 7 On No-Fly List To Travel, Will Tell 6 More Why They Can't

Fri, 2014-10-10 19:06

The government long maintained it could not tell anyone whether they were on the list or provide a reason why. In June a judge struck that down as unconstitutional.

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Gay Marriages To Begin In Idaho, After High Court Lifts Stay

Fri, 2014-10-10 16:33

The order from the Supreme Court signals yet again that the justices are disinclined to review cases throwing out state bans on gay marriage.

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Clinton Documents: 7 Excerpts You Should Read

Fri, 2014-10-10 15:03

The Clinton Presidential Library finished releasing documents that had been withheld previously. They reveal nothing we didn't already know, but give insight into a tumultuous time at the White House.

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For This Baseball Season, Roger Angell Has Just The 'Ticket'

Fri, 2014-10-10 13:40

The American League Championship Series begins tonight. Writer Kate Tuttle says Roger Angell's 1988 collection of essays, Season Ticket, is the perfect accompaniment to the postseason.

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43 Missing Students, 1 Missing Mayor: Of Crime And Collusion In Mexico

Fri, 2014-10-10 13:29

The town at the center of the students' disappearance has a history of political and police corruption. The mayor's own mother-in-law said he was on a drug gang's payroll, earning $155,000 a month.

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