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Fear Of Tunnels, Not Rockets, Rattles Israeli Community

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 13:12

Residents of a town near the Gaza border say they know how to respond to rocket fire. They're less certain about how to protect themselves from potential attacks by militants using secret tunnels.

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Ukraine Rebels Reportedly Make Cease-Fire Offer

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 10:02

The self-styled prime minister of the Independent Donetsk republic says his forces are willing to stop the fighting to avert a humanitarian crisis.

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'Are You, Like, African-AMERICAN Or AFRICAN-American?'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 09:24

Black people who are more recent immigrants to the United States are often seen very differently than are blacks who are native-born — as reactions to a recent speech from President Obama remind us.

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Obama: Iraq Must Have Legitimate Government To Combat Insurgency

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 07:25

Speaking at the White House, the president says the humanitarian and military problems in the country are "a long-term project."

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Exasperating Detour Drives One Brit To Build His Own Road

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:08

When construction made his trip to town take 10 times longer, a businessman made a deal with a local farmer over a pint at the pub and built a private toll road.

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Perry And Cruz Do The Presidential Candidacy Dance

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 05:36

At RedState's convention Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tried to capture the attention of GOP voters, but they two-stepped around the question of whether they will run in 2016.

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WATCH: NASA Tests New Mars Braking System

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 05:21

The saucer-like Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator went up 190,000 feet to simulate the conditions of an orbital entry at the red planet.

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Israel Intensifies Airstrikes In Wake Of Gaza Cease-Fire

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:36

Dozens of targets have been hit since the 3-day truce ended on Friday, while Hamas has launched 70 rockets into Israel.

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You Asked Questions About Ebola — And We Have Answers

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:03

Where did it start? Why are some patients able to survive? Shouldn't we be more concerned about malaria? Dr. Darin Portnoy of Doctors Without Borders answers your queries.

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U.S. Continues Aid Drops, Airstrikes In Iraq

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:58

In the latest humanitarian drop, U.S. cargo planes supplied Yazidis trapped by the fighting with tons of food and water.

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Undocumented Drivers Wary Of License Program

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Eleven states and Washington, D.C., have passed laws to grant driver's licenses to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. But applicants face hurdles, like language barriers and fear of deportation.

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Hagel The Salesman Makes A Trip To India

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is in India. The visit is part of a broader U.S. strategy to strengthen alliances in Asia and the Pacific.

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Hate Crimes Against Jews On The Rise In Europe

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Some Europeans say anti-Semitism has increased in the wake of the Israel-Hamas conflict. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with correspondents Eleanor Beardsley and Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.

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Privacy Is Serious Business At Black Hat Security Conference

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Hackers and cybersleuths abound at two tech conferences in Las Vegas. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks to correspondent Aarti Shahani about what new technological threats are lurking.

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For Second Day, U.S. Strikes Targets In Northern Iraq

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Kurdish peshmerga forces are fighting Islamic militants threatening the region. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks to Qubad Talabani of the Kurdistan regional government about U.S. aid.

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Without A Truce, Strikes Resume In Gaza

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Their hopes for peace dashed, Palestinians in Gaza are returning to UN shelters — despite the discomfort and uncertain safety — as fighting between Hamas and Israel resumes.

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Tech Week: Hackers Meet, FCC's 1.1 Million Comments, Gmail Scans

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:23

The FCC made more than 1 million net neutrality comments available, hackers gathered to talk about home appliances that might be spies, and Google scans your "Gmails" for child pornography.

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Should Kids Get A Trophy For Showing Up?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 00:55

NPR Ed takes on the question that has long divided parents and experts alike.

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Advice For Dating With Asperger's: Don't Call 100 Times A Week

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 00:54

Jesse Saperstein says he made lots of mistakes while dating as a young man with Asperger's. He hopes his hard-won experience will help others tell the difference between enthusiasm and stalking.

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New Mexico's Northern Landscape Gets A New Burst Of Color

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 00:53

An unusually wet monsoon season has painted the desert, normally dusty brown, a lush green. It has been a welcome respite from the years of devastating drought that have plagued the state.

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