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Turkey, U.S., Conduct First Joint Airstrikes Against ISIS

Sat, 2015-08-29 12:55

Ankara, long hesitant to commit to the coalition against the self-declared Islamic State, said "[the] fight against the terrorist organization is a priority."

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Donald Trump In 9 Quotes And 200 Seconds

Sat, 2015-08-29 12:45

Trump took his act on the road to Tennessee, where he thrilled a conservative audience with an off-the-cuff routine that bordered on stand-up comedy.

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Protests In Malaysia Target Prime Minister Over Alleged Corruption

Sat, 2015-08-29 12:32

Pressure on Premier Najib Razak has mounted since a revelation last month that $600 million had been improperly transferred from a failing state fund.

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New Orleans Mayor On Katrina Anniversary: 'We Saved Each Other'

Sat, 2015-08-29 09:42

The 10th anniversary of the devastating storm was marked by prayers and church bells to remember the estimated 1,800 who lost their lives in the disaster.

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Ebola Flashback: Nancy Snyderman's Experience Was Different From Mine

Sat, 2015-08-29 08:03

The Today show medical editor gave a new interview about her controversial quarantine. It triggered powerful memories for an NPR journalist who was in Liberia around the same time.

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Thai Police Make Arrest Possibly Linked To Deadly Shrine Bombing

Sat, 2015-08-29 06:46

Authorities say it's too early to say for sure if the unidentified suspect, who they say was found with bomb-making materials, had anything to do with the attack on Bangkok's Erawan shrine.

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Al-Jazeera Journalists Sentenced In Egypt To 3 Years In Prison

Sat, 2015-08-29 05:54

The outcome in the closely watched trial shocked many observers. The Qatar-based network's acting secretary-general said the verdict was politically motivated and "defies logic and common sense."

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Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down At Gas Station

Sat, 2015-08-29 04:41

A man walked up behind Darren Goforth as he was gassing up his patrol car and fired several shots into the deputy. A manhunt has been launched for the killer.

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The Sounds Of A Murder: News Or Not?

Sat, 2015-08-29 03:54

Here's how NPR thought through whether the gunshots that killed two TV journalists should be replayed on the radio and online.

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A Decade After Flood's Devastation, Love Keeps New Orleans Afloat

Sat, 2015-08-29 03:50

New Orleans lost much since Hurricane Katrina, and the failed levees that flooded the city. But Gwen Thompkins says the passions that survived the flood kept her city alive too.

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50 Percent Off A College Education? Not Such A Good Deal After All

Sat, 2015-08-29 03:28

Why so many private colleges are giving out massive discounts.

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No More Standing By The Spigot: Messaging App Alerts Water Availability

Sat, 2015-08-29 03:03

A startup in India — where an aging, ad hoc system limits water availability — is using text messages to let people know when their faucets should work, so they don't waste hours awaiting the deluge.

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For Inca Road Builders, Extreme Terrain Was No Obstacle

Sat, 2015-08-29 02:49

A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian highlights the engineering prowess of the Inca, whose great road once spanned mountains, deserts and forests in 6 South American countries.

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Egyptian Court Sentences 3 Al-Jazeera Journalists To 3 Years In Prison

Sat, 2015-08-29 01:57

Saturday's ruling in Cairo is the latest twist in a long-running trial which was criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists.

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Sam Clovis: I Trust Trump To Go To Washington And Change Things

Sat, 2015-08-29 01:14

Donald Trump's Republican presidential campaign continues to lead in the polls, and this week Trump hired Sam Clovis to be his national campaign co-chairman. A week ago, Clovis worked for Rick Perry.

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High-Profile Russian Trials Bring International Criticism

Sat, 2015-08-29 00:52

The conviction of a Ukrainian filmmaker is one of several cases in Russia that have drawn protests from human-rights groups and Western governments, including the U.S.

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Tropical Storm Erika May Fall Apart Over Hispaniola; Dominica Deaths At 20

Fri, 2015-08-28 20:36

The storm caused devastating flooding and landslides on the tiny island early this week, but may pose less of a threat to Florida, according to National Weather Service forecasts.

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Scientist Who Wrote Protest Song About Canada's PM Is Put On Leave

Fri, 2015-08-28 16:44

Tony Turner wrote and sang "Harperman," leading a (barefooted) choir through lyrics that ask questions such as "Who squashes all dissent?" and "Who muzzles all the scientists?"

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Worsening Wildfire Seasons Are Taxing The Forest Service

Fri, 2015-08-28 14:16

The agency says it's now spending record amounts on fire suppression, and these bills are coming at the expense of its other programs — many of which would help prevent future wildfires.

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NHL Hall-Of-Fame Coach Al Arbour Dies At Age 82

Fri, 2015-08-28 14:07

The long-time coach of the New York Islanders won four Stanley Cup championships with the team — after winning four as a player.

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