National News

Hagel Says China's Territorial Claims Are Destabilizing

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-31 08:22

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel issued a blunt warning to China, saying it will not ignore challenges against "fundamental principles of international order."

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Chilean Miners Rally To Beat The Odds Again, At The World Cup

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-31 07:39

You don't need to speak Spanish to be stirred by the breathtaking ad released in Chile ahead of the World Cup.

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In India, Fifth Person Is Arrested In Gang Rape, Murder Case

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-31 06:41

The arrests come amid public outcry over perceived official inaction. The incident is another in a series of rapes against Indian women in recent years that have united the country in anger.

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With Beats, Apple Buys A Quick Start On Smart Headphones

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-31 06:23

Apple purchased Beats By Dre this week, suggesting the company is looking at smart headphone technology — headphones that can sense what the body is doing.

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Abortion Services Return To Town Where George Tiller Was Murdered

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-31 05:35

Five years ago, abortion provider Dr. George Tiller was shot and killed during church services in Wichita, Kan. His clinic closed after his death, but a new one has just opened to a familiar scene.

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Border Patrol Releases New Use-Of-Force Guidelines, Critical Report

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-31 04:49

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske said the release was a push for more transparency. The agency had previously declined to make changes recommended by the panel.

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