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LA's Unclaimed Dead Receive Prayers, And A Final Resting Place

Sun, 2014-12-14 13:29

Every year since 1896, Los Angeles County has buried the cremated remains of people who die in the region, but whose bodies are never claimed. This year, the county buried the remains of 1,489 people.

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He Just Flew In From South Africa To Join 'The Daily Show'

Sun, 2014-12-14 13:03

And boy, are his arms tired. Because he's been holding them up so the U.S. police don't attack him. That joke launched Trevor Noah's "Daily Show" gig. He got raves — but a few barbs from fans at home.

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Cheney On Enhanced Interrogation: 'I'd Do It Again In A Minute'

Sun, 2014-12-14 11:11

The former vice president doubled down on his defense of the Bush administration's use of such techniques, calling the Senate's recent report "seriously flawed."

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Turkey Launches Crackdown On Government Critics

Sun, 2014-12-14 10:11

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government has rounded up two dozen journalists, television producers and police with close ties to an exiled cleric who is fiercely critical of the government.

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Prince George's Christmas Snapshots

Sun, 2014-12-14 08:59

The newest member of the British royal family is seen in 3 new photos released by his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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A For-Profit College Tries The Charter School Market

Sun, 2014-12-14 08:03

ITT Technical Institute sought to open high schools around the country, but it's meeting resistance.

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Haiti's Prime Minister To Step Down

Sun, 2014-12-14 07:55

Laurent Lamothe says he will resign following violent protests in the impoverished Caribbean country. Anti-government demonstrators are angered over a long delay in holding parliamentary elections.

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Geminid Meteor Showers Light Up Both Hemispheres

Sun, 2014-12-14 07:22

Pieces of gravel and dust from a "rock comet" called 3200 Phaethon are still shooting across the sky, dazzling the Earthlings below.

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Prosecutor Releases More Documents Related To Ferguson Shooting

Sun, 2014-12-14 06:36

Among the 23 new documents released is an interview by police of Dorian Johnson, the young man who was with Michael Brown on the day he was killed by officer Darren Wilson.

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Gaza Tech Incubator Finds Success In International Crowdfunding

Sun, 2014-12-14 05:57

Billions have been pledged to help rebuild Gaza, but little of that money has arrived yet. But a startup accelerator is drawing interest and crowdfunding from around the region and the world.

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Japan's Ruling Party Poised For Landslide In Snap Elections

Sun, 2014-12-14 05:07

The victory is seen as a mandate for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic overhaul plan, even as Japan has fallen back into recession in the second half of 2014.

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Nations Salvage Deal To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Sun, 2014-12-14 04:16

The deal is the first-ever to require all nations to reduce emissions, but it doesn't include a mechanism to monitor compliance.

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Thousands March Across U.S. Demanding Police Reforms

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Tens of thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday to draw attention to several high profile deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.

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Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

The Senate voted late Saturday to pass a bill that will fund the government through the end of the fiscal year. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Mara Liasson about the rare Saturday session.

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Tenant Blacklist Can Haunt New York Renters For Years

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Disputes between tenants and landlords often end up in the courts. And in New York City, win or lose, tenants may end up with a bad rap that can make it hard to rent again.

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Uber's Traffic Jammed In Netherlands, India And Spain

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Uber says it has worked in 52 countries since its 2010 launch, but our number cruncher Mona Chalabi tells NPR's Rachel Martin the tally is changing as some countries try to ban the ride-sharing service.

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Police Violence Protesters Divided By Generation

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Thousands gathered in Washington, D.C., to protest the police killings of unarmed black men. NPR's Gene Demby was there and noticed a sometimes-contentious generational divide among the protesters.

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Two Views Of The CIA's 'Enhanced' Interrogations

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report Tuesday on the interrogation techniques used by the CIA after 9/11. The report has elicited a number of sharply differing perspectives.

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Gritty Ganta: The Liberian Town That Can't Catch A Break

Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Bedraggled Ganta sprawls over red-dirt hills. Buildings destroyed in the civil war have not been rebuilt. And now the border town is suffering again in the battle against Ebola.

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How Can You Tell If Your Goat Is Happy? Now We Know!

Sun, 2014-12-14 01:39

Farmers raise millions of goats. But little has been known about how to tell if a goat is doing OK — until now. A new study reveals the signs of a happy ruminant.

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