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Israel Intensifies Airstrikes In Wake Of Gaza Cease-Fire

Sat, 2014-08-09 04:36

Dozens of targets have been hit since the 3-day truce ended on Friday, while Hamas has launched 70 rockets into Israel.

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You Asked Questions About Ebola — And We Have Answers

Sat, 2014-08-09 04:03

Where did it start? Why are some patients able to survive? Shouldn't we be more concerned about malaria? Dr. Darin Portnoy of Doctors Without Borders answers your queries.

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U.S. Continues Aid Drops, Airstrikes In Iraq

Sat, 2014-08-09 03:58

In the latest humanitarian drop, U.S. cargo planes supplied Yazidis trapped by the fighting with tons of food and water.

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Undocumented Drivers Wary Of License Program

Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Eleven states and Washington, D.C., have passed laws to grant driver's licenses to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. But applicants face hurdles, like language barriers and fear of deportation.

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Hagel The Salesman Makes A Trip To India

Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is in India. The visit is part of a broader U.S. strategy to strengthen alliances in Asia and the Pacific.

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Hate Crimes Against Jews On The Rise In Europe

Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Some Europeans say anti-Semitism has increased in the wake of the Israel-Hamas conflict. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with correspondents Eleanor Beardsley and Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.

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Privacy Is Serious Business At Black Hat Security Conference

Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Hackers and cybersleuths abound at two tech conferences in Las Vegas. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks to correspondent Aarti Shahani about what new technological threats are lurking.

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For Second Day, U.S. Strikes Targets In Northern Iraq

Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Kurdish peshmerga forces are fighting Islamic militants threatening the region. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks to Qubad Talabani of the Kurdistan regional government about U.S. aid.

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Without A Truce, Strikes Resume In Gaza

Sat, 2014-08-09 03:49

Their hopes for peace dashed, Palestinians in Gaza are returning to UN shelters — despite the discomfort and uncertain safety — as fighting between Hamas and Israel resumes.

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Tech Week: Hackers Meet, FCC's 1.1 Million Comments, Gmail Scans

Sat, 2014-08-09 03:23

The FCC made more than 1 million net neutrality comments available, hackers gathered to talk about home appliances that might be spies, and Google scans your "Gmails" for child pornography.

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Should Kids Get A Trophy For Showing Up?

Sat, 2014-08-09 00:55

NPR Ed takes on the question that has long divided parents and experts alike.

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Advice For Dating With Asperger's: Don't Call 100 Times A Week

Sat, 2014-08-09 00:54

Jesse Saperstein says he made lots of mistakes while dating as a young man with Asperger's. He hopes his hard-won experience will help others tell the difference between enthusiasm and stalking.

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New Mexico's Northern Landscape Gets A New Burst Of Color

Sat, 2014-08-09 00:53

An unusually wet monsoon season has painted the desert, normally dusty brown, a lush green. It has been a welcome respite from the years of devastating drought that have plagued the state.

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NCAA Loses Court Ruling In Athletes' Antitrust Case

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:38

A federal judge sided with college football and basketball players who say they're being used to help sell video games, TV broadcasts, and other content without being paid.

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Federal Judge Rules Some College Players Are Entitled To Payment

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:02

College athletes scored a victory in court. A federal judge issued a ruling that the NCAA violated antitrust law by prohibiting athletes from payment for the use of their names, images and likenesses.

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A Top Immigration Judge Calls For Shift On 'Fast-Tracking'

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:47

A call to stop fast-tracking deportation hearings of unaccompanied minors comes from an unusual source: a judge who says the current practice could lead to many appeals.

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James Brady's Death Is Ruled A Homicide

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:33

His wounds were inflicted 33 years ago, but James Brady died from John Hinckley Jr.'s attack on President Reagan, according to Washington, D.C., police who cite a Virginia medical examiner's report.

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Lake Erie's Toxic Bloom Has Ohio Farmers On The Defensive

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:36

Ohio farmers say they are not the only ones to blame for Toledo's polluted drinking water. They say they are using only as much fertilizer as they need to grow their crops.

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With No Plan From Congress, Homeland Security Improvises

Fri, 2014-08-08 12:50

More than $400 million is being moved from other programs to keep Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection from running out of money.

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If A Water Main Isn't Broke, Don't Fix It (For 300 Years?)

Fri, 2014-08-08 12:49

Recent water-related problems in Los Angeles and Ohio have put a focus on infrastructure. Many of the pipes in the U.S. are more than 100 years old and may not be replaced for another 100 years.

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