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White House Tries To Ease Hispanic Caucus Frustrations

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:39

Many were disappointed when President Obama announced he would delay immigration reform until after mid-term elections. NPR's Wade Goodwyn talks to White House domestic policy chief Cecilia Munoz.

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International Students Save N.Carolina Academy From Shutdown

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:39

Oak Ridge Military Academy looked as if it was going to close a few years ago because of low enrollment. The academy turned things around by appealing to international students, from Asia to Africa.

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Israeli, Palestinian Parents Share Their Painful Stories Of Loss

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:39

The Parents Circle is a group of Israeli and Palestinian mothers and fathers who have lost children in the conflict. Two of them visited NPR and said this summer's war has only made conditions worse.

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Judge: Government Can't Arbitrate The Truth In Politics

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:39

A federal judge has struck down an Ohio law that banned lies in political ads. He ruled that it is up to voters to decide what the truth is.

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VIDEO: Life in a Donetsk bomb shelter

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:28
Fighting in Ukraine has abated but it has not stopped completely and people are still living in fear for their lives.

2 Troopers Shot At Pennsylvania State Police Barracks

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:28

The attack killed one trooper and left another wounded, police say. The troopers were shot during a shift change at a barracks in Pike County in northeast Pennsylvania.

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Northern Lights over Northern Ireland

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:14
Skywatchers capture Aurora Borealis over Northern Ireland

'Law change needed for legal highs'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:04
A change in UK law is needed to stop "legal highs" being sold in shops, councils say.

What The U.S. Has Given To Fight Ebola (And Why It's Not Enough)

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:03

U.S. aid is beginning to flow into the countries fighting the deadly virus. But while protective equipment and food supplies are vital, what's really needed now are health workers.

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Reality Check For Young Farmers: It's An Expensive 'Habit'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:03

More young people are trying their hand at farming, hoping to make a living out of it. But, as it turns out, passion and grit are just a few of the prerequisites for success.

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Bale urges more Brits to play abroad

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 02:34
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale urges more British footballers to leave the Premier League and play abroad.

Two men die after car hits wall

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 02:29
Two men die after their car hits a wall and the matter is referred to a police watchdog, as officers had been searching for the vehicle after reports of suspicious activity.

Third man charged with raping woman

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 02:25
A third man appears in court charged with raping a woman last month in Portadown, County Armagh.

Allen shocks Selby to reach final

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 02:25
Mark Allen comes from 5-2 down to beat world number one Mark Selby 6-5 and reach the Shanghai Masters final.

VIDEO: Firefighters tackle California blaze

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 01:53
In California, 300 firefighters are tackling a wildfire in the Cleveland National Forest near San Diego.

Nightmares And Darkness Follow Marine Home From Iraq War

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-13 01:48

Jeff Lucey deployed to Iraq with the Marines in 2003. He returned home later that year, and initially, all seemed well. But it slowly became apparent that Lucey was struggling with invisible wounds.

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Why Michael Che's New Role Could Change More Than 'SNL'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-13 01:40

The Daily Show correspondent will become the first black co-anchor of Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update." NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says his hire could help diversify comedy well beyond NBC.

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Tech Week: The Internet 'Slowdown' And Apple's New Crop

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-13 01:37

In our weekly roundup, the battle against big cable showed up on many of our favorite websites. And Apple's new mobile payment system and watch announcement made it a big week for tech news.

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Jones wants to be taekwondo 'legend'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 01:32
Jade Jones says she wants to add to her Olympic gold medal as she aims for success in the World Taekwondo Grand Prix.

Gang in baseball bat attack on man

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 01:16
A masked gang force their way into a house in Londonderry and beat a man with baseball bats.
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