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5:07 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Dozens Die After Another Major Earthquake Hits Nepal

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Media
5:07 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Facebook Debuts Instant News Articles From News Organizations

Originally published on Wed May 13, 2015 7:58 am

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This item just popped up in our newsfeed - Facebook's latest move to be your prime destination on the Internet.

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NPR Story
5:07 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Subscriptions We No Longer Need: Do You Still Have An AOL Account?

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 1:59 pm

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Business
9:33 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Verizon Acquires AOL For $4.4 Billion

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 10:11 am

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Business
7:12 am
Tue May 12, 2015

IKEA Offers Breakfast In Bed

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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Asia
7:06 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Hong Kong Shoppers Watch A Pig Fly — Or, Rather, Fall From Above

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 10:18 am

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Sold Out Grateful Dead Chicago Concerts Attract High-End Scalpers

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "FRIEND OF THE DEVIL")

GRATEFUL DEAD: (Singing) I set out running, but I'll take my time. A friend of the devil is a friend of mine.

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Venezuela Faces Crime Epidemic

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Report: Inmates With Mental Disabilities Often Subjected To Excessive Force

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 1:24 pm

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Around the Nation
5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

San Francisco's Ugly Yard Contest Promotes Water Conservation

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

What Might Make Young People Practice Safe Sex? Lottery Tickets!

In a study in Lesotho, the prospect of earning a cash prize in a lottery motivated young people to practice safe sex.
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Originally published on Wed May 13, 2015 9:13 am

Let's say you're a young person, around 30 years old. And you're the kind of person who likes to take risks. So maybe you're taking risks in your sexual relationships. You're not practicing safe sex.

What would make you change your behavior?

That's a question that's long been pondered by public health officials. And now new research from a World Bank-funded team in Lesotho, a tiny country in southern Africa, has produced a surprising answer.

Lottery tickets!

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Television
5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Fox Announces 'American Idol' To End After 15 Seasons

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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OK, never mind the national political stage. Americans are pausing to mark the passing of a different national stage.

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Around the Nation
7:31 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Pepper Spray Thwarts Robbery Attempt

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 10:45 am

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Around the Nation
7:25 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Phillies Fan Catches Foul Ball With Son Strapped To His Chest

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 10:45 am

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Asia
5:05 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Human Traffickers Victimize Fleeing Muslims In Myanmar

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 3:06 pm

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Ebola Outbreak Is Over In Liberia, Continues In Sierra Leone, Guinea

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 8:30 pm

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Ladysmith Black Mambazo to South Africans: Stop Attacking Immigrants

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Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 5:58 pm

"United we stand, divided we shall fall."

Ladysmith Black Mambazo's latest song, with Malian singer Salif Keita, is a plea for peace in South Africa, which has been grappling with the fallout from deadly violence against immigrants from other parts of Africa.

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5:05 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Courier Strike In Berlin Keeps ATMs From Being Replenished

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 10:45 am

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Politics
8:00 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Senate OKs Congressional Oversight Of Iran Nuclear Deal

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 9:47 am

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Around the Nation
7:31 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Lesson Learned: Don't Leave Leave Ammo Near A Hungry Dog

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 8:22 am

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