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GOP Unseats Landrieu In Louisiana

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:37

Republicans have reason to party in New Orleans this weekend. The GOP picked up a ninth Senate seat in Louisiana's runoff election Saturday — and by a wide margin.

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Lame Duck Congress Waddles Up Against A Deadline

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:37

As Congress wraps up for the year, it still must pass a federal budget, address immigration and release a torture report. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Mara Liasson about Congress's agenda.

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In Liberia, 'Looking Good Is A Business'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:37

Liberians have been through a lot. A long devastating civil war left the nation in a shambles, and now Ebola. But even when things are bad, Liberians like to look good.

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'Toughest days' since Hughes death

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:18
Shane Watson is ready for first Test against India at Adelaide on Tuesday after the "most challenging" time of his career.

UK Egypt embassy suspends services

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:11
The British embassy in Cairo suspends public services for security reasons, a Foreign Office spokeswoman confirms.

Chip-tooth tiger has gnashers filled

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:08
A Harley Street dental surgeon stares danger in the mouth to operate on a tiger's chipped teeth.

Immigration judge faces racism probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:03
An immigration and asylum tribunal judge faces a racism investigation over a remark he made about an Asian witness in a harassment case.

In The Philippines, More Than 1 Million Flee Typhoon Hagupit

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 02:31

The storm toppled trees and flooded neighborhoods across a swath of the island nation, but so far appears to have spared the region the deadly destruction of last year's Typhoon Haiyan.

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Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 02:30
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

US frees six Guantanamo detainees

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 02:15
The US says it has released six men held at Guantanamo Bay on suspicion of ties to al-Qaeda and has sent them to Uruguay for resettlement.

Social media a problem - Reds chief

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 02:08
Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre says that the use of social media by players is a problem for clubs.

Clegg: Osborne's plans don't add up

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:48
The Conservatives must "come clean" about future spending plans, Deputy PM Nick Clegg tells the BBC - as Chancellor George Osborne accuses him of planning "hefty income tax rises".

Atkinson makes swimming history

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:41
Alia Atkinson wins Jamaica's first-ever gold in the 100m breaststroke at the World Short Course Championships in Doha.

Merkel condemns Russia 'interfering'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:32
German Chancellor Angela Merkel accuses Russia of interfering in countries seeking closer EU ties, in a newspaper interview.

The Decreasing Loneliness Of The Indian Long-Distance Runner

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:21

Our India correspondent used to say she'd only run if a tiger were chasing her. Now she's a jogger in New Delhi — and finds that many former non-runners are joining her in parks and in races.

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The Decreasing Loneliness Of The Indian Long-Distance Runner

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:21

Our India correspondent used to say she'd only run if a tiger were chasing her. Now she's a jogger in New Delhi — and finds that many former non-runners are joining her in parks and in races.

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If Slow Is Good For Food, Why Not Medicine?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:20

Industrialized medical care drives up costs and leaves doctors and patients frazzled. Now some doctors are trying a more deliberate and mindful approach to the practice of medicine.

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If Slow Is Good For Food, Why Not Medicine?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:20

Industrialized medical care drives up costs and leaves doctors and patients frazzled. Now some doctors are trying a more deliberate and mindful approach to the practice of medicine.

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A Pop-Up Cafe Caters To Hikers Along The Pacific Crest Trail

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:19

The 2,650-mile trail is grueling. But for a few weekends each season, hikers on the stretch near California's Sonora Pass encounter a hiker's dream: fresh fruit, cakes and other goodies for the weary.

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A Pop-Up Cafe Caters To Hikers Along The Pacific Crest Trail

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:19

The 2,650-mile trail is grueling. But for a few weekends each season, hikers on the stretch near California's Sonora Pass encounter a hiker's dream: fresh fruit, cakes and other goodies for the weary.

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