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ISIS Issues 'Wanted' List Of 100 U.S. Military Personnel

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 06:14

U.S. defense and intelligence officials tell NPR that the list appears to have been derived from publicly available sources and not a breach of a government server.

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Qatar Digital Library Preserves The Music Of A Vanishing Past

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 05:50

The tiny, super-rich state of Qatar takes pride in its modernity, with its gleaming skyscrapers and lucrative gas fields. But it is also investing in a huge history project.

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Shiite Rebels In Yemen Reportedly Seize Parts Of Southern City

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 05:08

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have seized the airport at Taiz, one of the country's largest cities, days after rival al-Qaida fighters consolidated their hold on al-Houtha.

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Gen. Allen: Iran's Involvement Complicates Anti-ISIS Effort

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 03:59

Host Rachel Martin speaks with reporter Teri Schultz about her exclusive interview with Gen. John Allen, the man charged with U.S. efforts to counter the self-described Islamic State.

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William Electric Black Tackles Gun Violence In 5 Ambitious Plays

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 03:59

William Electric Black, the first African American writer for Sesame Street and winner of several Emmys, has a new project: a five-play cycle on gun violence.

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Putin Critics Said To Be On Russian 'Kill List'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 03:59

After the killing in Moscow of an opponent of President Vladimir Putin, other opposition figures in Russia are said to be on a hit list. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Corey Flintoff in Moscow.

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Ted Cruz Reportedly Set To Announce Presidential Bid

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 03:59

The firebrand Texas senator is expected to bypass an exploratory committee and launch directly into the campaign for the Republican party nomination.

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'How Unromantic It Is To Die Of Tuberculosis In The 21st Century'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 03:03

That's what a patient in Russia said a few years ago. In fact, 1.5 million people do die of the airborne infection each year. Here's what the world needs to do to fight this generally curable scourge.

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Officials Say Shiite Rebels Seize Yemen's 3rd Largest City

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 02:31

Rebels backed by supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh seized Taiz and its airport on Sunday, security and military officials said, as thousands took to the streets in protest.

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Foraging In The Office Fridge: Petty Theft Or Public Service?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 02:18

A splash of milk for your coffee might pass, but helping yourself to a whole sandwich? Like any controversial office issue, the ethical lines that cut through the fridge aren't so clear.

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Foraging In The Office Fridge: Petty Theft Or Public Service?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 02:18

A splash of milk for your coffee might pass, but helping yourself to a whole sandwich? Like any controversial office issue, the ethical lines that cut through the fridge aren't so clear.

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After Students Went To Wage Jihad, Teacher Highlights Youth Radicalization

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-21 13:51

A German-Syrian religious studies teacher was shocked when she heard that five of her former students had left Germany to join jihadist groups in Syria. "It felt like a personal defeat," she says.

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Judge Rules For The Release Of Photos Showing Prisoner Abuse

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-21 08:59

The ACLU's years-long lawsuit claims the public release of photos that document abuse in prisons in Iraq and Afghanistan is crucial to holding the government responsible.

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Pope Accepts Resignation Of Cardinal Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-21 08:58

Keith O'Brien, who stepped down as Archbishop of St. Andrews in Scotland two years ago, will be stripped of his privileges but not his title, the Vatican says.

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2 Men Convicted In Canada In 2013 Train Derailment Plot

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-21 07:18

Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier were found guilty on terrorism-related charges for a plan to derail a passenger train traveling from New York to Toronto.

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Police In India Arrest Hundreds In 10th Grade Cheating Scandal

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-21 06:38

The crackdown follows the airing of video taken in the northeast that showed parents, relatives and friends of students scaling school walls to pass cheat sheets through windows.

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A New 3-D Printing Method Is Rising Out Of The Ooze

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-21 05:58

Remember how the T-1000 in Terminator 2 re-formed out of molten metal? The folks at Carbon3D figured out how to do that in real life, and what they created may be the next iteration of 3-D printing.

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As Americans Eat Healthier, Processed Foods Starting To Spoil

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-21 05:34

Kraft Foods recently announced a massive recall of its macaroni and cheese. The company — and the processed food industry in general — are hitting some stressful times.

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Fire In Brooklyn Home Kills 7 Children

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-21 05:13

The fatal blaze that started shortly after midnight is being described as New York City's worst in seven years.

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Kerry Cites Progress In Iran Talks, Saying Deal Is Possible

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-21 03:58

The secretary of state says all sides appear to be getting closer to an agreement, although he acknowledges remaining differences.

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