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Survey: ATM, Checking Account Overdraft Fees Surge

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 23:44

The survey released Monday by Bankrate.com finds the average fee for using an out-of-network ATM climbed 5 percent over the past year to a new high of $4.35 per transaction.

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In N.H. Race, A Rematch Of A Rematch

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 23:30

Voters in New Hampshire's 1st District have swung back and forth in recent congressional elections. This year, Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter meets former GOP Rep. Frank Guinta for the third time.

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In N.H. Race, A Rematch Of A Rematch

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 23:30

Voters in New Hampshire's 1st District have swung back and forth in recent congressional elections. This year, Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter meets former GOP Rep. Frank Guinta for the third time.

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Who's Buried In The 'Magnificent' Tomb From Ancient Greece?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 23:28

The largest archaeological find of its kind in Greece has set off speculation and thrilled Greeks, reminding them they are rich in history.

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Rochester Focuses On A New Picture Of American Manufacturing

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 23:27

Rochester, N.Y., was once the imaging capital of the world, home to Kodak, Xerox and Bausch + Lomb. Now, with a drastically cut manufacturing sector, the city is trying to build something new.

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A Doctor Unlocks Mysteries of the Brain By Talking And Watching

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 23:26

If you have a problem with your heart or liver, the diagnosis will likely be made by a lab test or medical image. But neurologist Allan Ropper says those tests often fail when it comes to the brain.

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HBCUs Move To Address Campus Sexual Assaults, But Is It Enough?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 23:26

One major study found sexual assaults are lower on campuses of historically black colleges and universities. But some question those numbers and whether HBCUs have the resolve to address the issue.

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Calif. Assault Law Requires College Students To Give Consent Before Sex

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 22:46

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.

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Europe Wins The Ryder Cup Behind A Star And A Rookie

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 22:23

Europe added another layer to its Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday by leaving no doubt who had the best team. Behind two early comebacks, Europe clinched the cup with four matches still on the course.

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Derek Jeter Plays Final Game, Nationals Get Their First No-Hitter

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 22:12

Jordan Zimmermann is the first Washington National to pitch a no-hitter. And, Yankees captain Derek Jetter ended his 20-year career in Boston with an RBI-single during his final at-bat.

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Obama: U.S. Underestimated ISIS, Overestimated Iraqi Army

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 15:10

In an interview with 60 Minutes the president, citing the director of national intelligence, acknowledged that U.S. intelligence overestimated the ability of the Iraqi army to fight the group.

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To Counter Gun Violence, Researchers Seek Deeper Data

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 13:06

For the first time in nearly 20 years, federal money is flowing into gun violence research. There's also growing momentum behind creating a reliable national database for firearm injuries and deaths.

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Sober And Sold-Out: Dance Club In Sweden Cuts Booze For A Night

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 12:44

Breathalyzers were placed in the doorway of a nightclub in Stockholm this weekend, with an unusual purpose: to ensure no guests had been drinking any booze.

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People Be Triflin', From 'Bills, Bills, Bills' To The Bible

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 10:47

The word "trifling" (or, as it may be more commonly said, "triflin'"), used to blast folks as lazy, good-for-nothing cheaters, goes back quite a ways.

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Kenya's Kimetto Sets New Marathon World Record In Berlin

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 10:09

For the first time, the world record in the marathon is now under 2 hours and 3 minutes, after Dennis Kimetto of Kenya tore through the course at Sunday's Berlin Marathon.

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The Experts The Ebola Response May Need: Anthropologists

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 08:54

The scientists who study humans and their cultures could help health care professionals treat people who are reasonably, desperately afraid, they argue.

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Popular Indian Politician's Corruption Conviction Spurs Nervousness

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 08:14

A ruling against J. Jayalalithaa in India's highest-profile corruption case has stunned a political class that is widely seen as permeated with graft. She's been sentenced to four years in prison.

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Facebook Requires Real Names. What Does That Mean For Drag Queens?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 06:56

Dozens of queens' profiles were deactivated recently because they used stage names. Facebook says requiring real names curbs abuse, but LGBT groups say it's restricting — for drag queens and others.

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With Savvy And New-Age Speeches, A First Couple Runs Nicaragua

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 06:53

Daniel Ortega is not the bombastic revolutionary of years past. He's toned down the rhetoric and his wife runs day-to-day operations. Critics say it's not unlike the regime he toppled 30 years ago.

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Turkey Signals Willingness To Join Coalition Against ISIS

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 06:46

Saying his country will do "whatever is needed" to help fight the extremist group ISIS, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has reached what media are calling "a point of determination."

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