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5:09 am
Thu June 25, 2015

David Rohde Details Taliban Kidnapping In 'A Rope And A Prayer'

Originally published on Thu June 25, 2015 12:01 pm

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Thu June 25, 2015

The Dutch Ruling On Climate Change That Could Have A Global Impact

Dennis van Berkel, an attorney with the Dutch environmental group Urgenda, stands on an earthen berm on the outskirts of Amsterdam. The water is higher than the land on the other side of the berm. A Dutch court ruled in favor of Urgenda on Wednesday, saying the Dutch government must cut carbon emissions by 25 percent. Environmental groups in other countries were closely watching the case.
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Originally published on Thu June 25, 2015 6:29 pm

In a ruling that could echo far beyond the Netherlands, a Dutch court has sided with an environmental group and said the government must cut carbon emissions by 25 percent in five years in order to protect the country's citizens.

Many other environmental groups and governments have paid close attention to the Dutch case, and there are similar ones in the works in other countries, including Belgium and Norway.

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Thu June 25, 2015

3 Economists Answer This Question: What Keeps You Up At Night?

Originally published on Thu June 25, 2015 12:01 pm

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Around the Nation
7:11 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Cat Scares Black Bear Off Porch In Alaska

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 8:05 am

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Europe
7:11 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Bus Drivers In Russian City Angered By Court-Lowered Fares

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 8:05 am

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Around the Nation
6:11 am
Wed June 24, 2015

S.C. Retailers Caught In The Middle Of Renewed Debate Over Confederate Flag

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 10:06 am

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Confederate Flag Merchandise Is Delicate Topic For Retailers

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 1:51 pm

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5:09 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Clinton Makes A Stop In Missouri; Discusses Race Near Riot-Torn Ferguson

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 6:33 pm

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Wed June 24, 2015

French Students Not 'Coping' Well With English Test Question

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 8:05 am

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Lawmakers Promise To Take Action After NPR's Mustard Gas Exposure Report

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 12:41 pm

This week, NPR has been reporting on World War II veterans who were exposed to mustard gas. The men were used as test subjects in secret experiments conducted by the U.S. military.

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Wed June 24, 2015

'New Yorker' On Secret Civilian Efforts To Save America's ISIS Hostages

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 8:05 am

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Teenaged Female Shortstop Could Be Signed by MLB Team

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 12:31 pm

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Europe
7:12 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Obsessed Fan To Remove Miley Cyrus Tattoos

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 8:10 am

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World
6:50 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Skinny Jeans Land Australian Women In The Hospital

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 8:10 am

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NPR Story
5:02 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Musicians Deny Requests To Allow Their Music To Be Streamed

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 8:10 am

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NPR Story
5:02 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Church Tragedy Inspires Many To Learn More About Charleston's History

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 8:10 am

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NPR Story
5:02 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Authorities Find Items Linked To New York Prison Escapees

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 8:10 am

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Research News
7:33 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Pickled Foods May Ease Anxiety, Research Suggests

Originally published on Mon June 22, 2015 8:07 am

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Around the Nation
7:33 am
Mon June 22, 2015

66 Surfers On A Single Board Break Surfing Record

Originally published on Mon June 22, 2015 8:07 am

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NPR Story
4:59 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Is The Millennial Generation's Racial Tolerance Overstated?

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 9:32 am

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