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5:07 am
Tue February 10, 2015

UAW Criticizes Nissan For Use Of 'Perma-Temps'

Originally published on Tue February 10, 2015 12:47 pm

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NPR Story
5:07 am
Tue February 10, 2015

Southern New Hampshire Takes The Brunt Of Recent Snow Storms

Originally published on Tue February 10, 2015 5:03 pm

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Around the Nation
7:38 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Widow Has Autographed Photo Of Shoeless Joe Jackson Authenticated

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7:14 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Charges Dropped Against Burger-Munching Driver

Originally published on Mon February 9, 2015 7:38 am

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Religion
5:21 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Papal Group Considers Sanctions On Bishops Who Cover Up Abuse

Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley of Boston arrives for a meeting of a Vatican commission on sex abuse at the Vatican on Saturday. O'Malley heads the group.
Gregorio Borgia AP

Originally published on Mon February 9, 2015 9:07 am

A commission advising Pope Francis on how to tackle clerical sex abuse of minors has completed its first full meeting at the Vatican. The commission, which has been criticized for its slow start, says it's now drawing up recommended sanctions against bishops who have covered up cases of abuse.

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston, head of the commission, told reporters it's drafting practical recommendations on making bishops accountable for cover-ups and failure to prevent abuse.

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Europe
4:59 am
Mon February 9, 2015

'Visit My Mosque' Campaign Builds Bridges In Britain

Originally published on Wed February 11, 2015 2:24 pm

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NPR Story
4:59 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Why State Parties Are Losing Out On Political Cash

Delegates at the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's 2014 convention. The party says its budget has dropped sharply since 2002.
Jim Mone AP

Originally published on Mon February 9, 2015 2:48 pm

State parties, once the cornerstone of American politics, don't get much attention anymore. And when they do, it's often negative.

One long-standing example: the classic film Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, with Jimmy Stewart as a young and naive senator battling the evil political boss in his (unnamed) home state. As the climax approaches, Stewart launches a filibuster to expose the boss, "a man who controls a political machine, and controls everything else worth controlling in my state."

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NPR Story
4:59 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Ukraine Is Just 1 Foreign Policy Challenge On Obama's Agenda

Originally published on Mon February 9, 2015 7:38 am

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RON ELVING, BYLINE: Good to be here with you, David.

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NPR Story
4:59 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Eastern Ukraine Top Obama's Meeting With Merkel

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Economy
11:25 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Oil Industry Sees Layoffs, Even As Jobs Numbers Rise Elsewhere

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Africa
7:06 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Zimbabwe President's Red Carpet Stumble Goes Viral

Originally published on Fri February 6, 2015 11:25 am

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Around the Nation
6:57 am
Fri February 6, 2015

College Students Warned Of Missing Snake

Originally published on Fri February 6, 2015 11:25 am

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NPR Story
5:02 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Researchers Probe Horrors Behind Deaths At Florida School For Boys

Originally published on Fri February 6, 2015 11:25 am

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5:02 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Senate Hearing Learns Of No Clear Plan To Close Guantanamo

Originally published on Fri February 6, 2015 11:25 am

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5:02 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Economists Expect Data To Show A Pullback In Job Creation

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NPR Story
5:02 am
Fri February 6, 2015

For An Injured Son, Caring Mom Is 'The Picture Of Unconditional Love'

Jenny and Sean Carter during their visit to StoryCorps.
StoryCorps

Originally published on Fri February 6, 2015 11:25 am

Ten years ago, Sean Carter was a student at Midwestern State University majoring in business administration.

One night, he was riding in a car with a friend who had been drinking. They crashed and Carter was left in a wheelchair with a traumatic brain injury. He's been unable to walk or talk since and his mom, Jenny, has been his caretaker.

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Code Switch
7:35 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Steven Yeun's 'Glenn': Slaying Zombies And Getting The Girl

Glenn Rhee (Steven Yeun) and Maggie Greene (Lauren Cohan) - The Walking Dead - Season 4
Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

Originally published on Sat February 7, 2015 8:48 pm

AMC's The Walking Dead holds the record for the most-watched cable television drama. If you've never seen it, it's about the zombie apocalypse and follows a group survivors trying to stay alive in Atlanta, Ga. If you're a fan — and there are millions upon millions of us out there — you know that no character is safe, and you've got a favorite character that you don't want to die.

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Around the Nation
7:35 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Suburban Atlanta Barber Offers Free Hair Cuts To Kids Who Misbehave

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Around the Nation
7:35 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Audience Members Face A Hungry Zombie In A Locked Room

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6:23 am
Thu February 5, 2015

R.I. State Representative Wants Outdated Laws Scrapped

Originally published on Thu February 5, 2015 7:35 am

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