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Baseball Has An Elbow Problem: More Pros Getting Ligament Surgery

Sun, 2014-06-08 13:53

As demand on pitchers (and their elbows) mounts, players are getting "Tommy John surgery" at record pace. Doctors are wondering what — if anything — can be done about the injuries.

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Photos Of A Short Life Comfort Only Some Grieving Parents

Sun, 2014-06-08 13:24

Grief is idiosyncratic. Some parents are turning to professional photographers to immortalize their terminally ill child, but what soothes one parent may disturb the other.

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Karachi Airport Attacked By Gunmen; At Least 23 Reported Dead

Sun, 2014-06-08 12:02

The military was called in but the fighting is now said to be over. Pakistan's largest city has been a frequent site of militant attacks.

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Trump Stamp Has Chicagoans Irked At The Donald

Sun, 2014-06-08 11:28

Against the backdrop of the city's historic architecture, Donald Trump is pasting his name in huge letters on the side of Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower.

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A Doctor Takes A Look In The Medicare Mirror

Sun, 2014-06-08 11:24

Medicare reimbursed the university where I work $45,994 for my services in 2012. What did I do to earn the money, and how do I stack up against other doctors?

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In Quebec, 3 Inmates Escape Prison Using Helicopter

Sun, 2014-06-08 10:44

As impossible as it sounds, this is the second time something like this happens in Canada in the past 15 months.

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Amid Tight Security, Egypt Swears In A New President

Sun, 2014-06-08 09:59

Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, who led a military coup against the democratically-elected President Mohammed Morsi, called his swearing-in the country's first "peaceful handover of power."

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The World Cup Reminds Us That All The World's A Soccer Field

Sun, 2014-06-08 09:24

It doesn't matter if it's Asia or Africa or Central America, kids make a goal out of something, throw out a ball and the game is on.

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If The NSA Can't Keep Call Records, Should Phone Companies Do It?

Sun, 2014-06-08 09:19

The House bill to halt the NSA's collection of call data would force the agency to request records from phone companies. But if companies don't keep those records, the NSA's efforts could be crippled.

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Reports: Bergdahl Tells Medical Officials Taliban Kept Him In A Cage

Sun, 2014-06-08 08:05

The New York Times and The Associated Press cite senior U.S. officials saying the freed POW was tortured and beaten by his Taliban captors.

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James Cameron-Backed School To Terminate Meat And Dairy

Sun, 2014-06-08 06:08

A private school in Malibu Canyon supported by director James Cameron and his wife is set to go vegan. Meanwhile, Congress is debating whether to delay healthy school lunch rules for the rest of us.

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In Chicago, A Violent Start To The Weekend Leaves 22 Victims

Sun, 2014-06-08 05:19

Three were killed during shootings across the city of Chicago on Friday and Saturday. Two officers were also hurt during the violence.

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In Colombia, FARC Rebels Declare Unilateral Cease-Fire

Sun, 2014-06-08 04:09

Meanwhile, during peace talks in Cuba, the government and rebels have agreed to set up a truth commission to investigate the victims of the five-decade long conflict.

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Pope To Host Peres And Abbas For Peace Meeting

Sun, 2014-06-08 03:57

Israeli and Palestinian presidents will meet at the Vatican on Sunday for an "intense prayer session" with Pope Francis. European correspondent Sylvia Poggioli sets the scene with NPR's Rachel Martin.

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On D-Day, The French Remember U.S. Sacrifices

Sun, 2014-06-08 03:57

World leaders gathered in Normandy this week to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day. On Friday, President Obama paid tribute to U.S. servicemen at the American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer.

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What Happens To Guantanamo Detainees After Their Release

Sun, 2014-06-08 03:57

Bowe Bergdahl's release from Taliban custody has raised fresh questions about Guantanamo prisoners. Correspondent Dina Temple-Raston tells NPR's Rachel Martin what happens after their release.

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Syrian Crisis Splits Activists And Religious Groups Over Aid

Sun, 2014-06-08 03:57

The Syrian civil war is now in its fourth year. Many are calling it the worst humanitarian situation in a generation. Faith groups and human rights activists are divided over what to do.

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Gripes About Health Costs Punctuate A Cross-Country Trip

Sun, 2014-06-08 03:57

A health reporter traveled across the country and asked people how they feel about health care and health insurance. At almost every stop people complained about the expense.

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Obama's First-Term Military Moves Give Way To Second-Term Caution

Sun, 2014-06-08 01:49

In his first term, the president launched a troop surge in Afghanistan, stepped up drone strikes and ordered the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. In his second term, he's been reluctant to use force.

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While Broadway Sings Its Praise, The Wigmaker Remains Unsung

Sun, 2014-06-08 01:22

Sunday night's Tony Awards will honor actors and actresses, but not those who create their elaborate coiffures. That's because the best in the business know how to stay out of the spotlight.

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