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Baltimore Community Engagement Efforts Slowed By Crime Spike

Fri, 2015-06-05 14:00

Accusations against police of a slowdown has heightened longstanding mistrust of police. While steps are being taken to rebuild that trust, that's hard to do when police are out combating violence.

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Irish Soccer Details $7 Million FIFA Payment Over Handball

Fri, 2015-06-05 13:29

While earlier news has alleged hefty bribes over the awarding of the tournament, this case centers on a pivotal play in a World Cup playoff game that played in a key role in Ireland staying home.

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Why Are Only Three Observant Sikh Men Serving In The U.S. Military?

Fri, 2015-06-05 13:06

The Pentagon's ban on facial hair and religious headgear has long been an obstacle for Sikh men, who wear turbans and don't cut their hair. Sikhs are hoping a court ruling might lead to a rule change.

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Who Are America's Suspected ISIS Followers?

Fri, 2015-06-05 12:52

More than 60 U.S. citizens have been accused of joining or supporting the Islamic State in the past two years. NPR has documented their individual cases.

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Politics Rewind: Everyone Into The 2016 Pool!

Fri, 2015-06-05 12:31

At this point, the better question might be who in the Republican field isn't going to run for president.

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More Preventive Health Services Approved For No-Cost Coverage

Fri, 2015-06-05 12:02

The newest recommended services are hepatitis B screening for adolescents and adults at high risk for infection and low-dose aspirin for pregnant women who are at high risk for preeclampsia.

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Prosecutor Charges Minnesota Archdiocese With Turning 'Blind Eye' To Abuse

Fri, 2015-06-05 11:46

The six gross misdemeanor charges and a related civil complaint stem from abuse by former St. Paul priest Curtis Wehmeyer.

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Man Changes Name To 'Adam West' To Avoid Paying $336 Airline Fee

Fri, 2015-06-05 11:35

On Facebook, Adam Armstrong playfully used the name Adam West, the actor who played Batman in the 1960s. But then his girlfriend's stepfather bought him a plane ticket in that name.

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Apple's Cook Takes Rivals To Task Over Data Privacy

Fri, 2015-06-05 11:35

Tim Cook didn't mention Google, Facebook or Twitter by name, but it's pretty clear those were the companies he meant. But is Apple faultless on privacy issues? It collects lots of data too.

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Teens Hoping For More Jobs, Higher Wages This Summer

Fri, 2015-06-05 10:30

Younger workers are likely to find more job opportunities and better wages. But still, it's tough out there. The May unemployment rate for teens was 17.9 percent, about triple the national average.

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2 Dead, More Than 100 Trapped By Avalanche On Mountain In Borneo

Fri, 2015-06-05 10:25

Many of the climbers, including an unknown number of foreign tourists, are said to have been descending Mt. Kinabalu after reaching the peak before sunrise.

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#NPRReads: Two Views Of Kids And Parents, And Clinton's 'Mook Mafia'

Fri, 2015-06-05 10:16

Our list of the best reads highlights a gripping story of parents' grief, a take on Stephen Curry's bringing his daughter to a news conference, and more.

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Giving 'Long-Shots' — Sanders and Others — A Fair Shot

Fri, 2015-06-05 10:03

Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders worry that the media is writing off their candidate too soon.

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Why Wal-Mart's Labor Issues Run Deeper Than Too Much Justin Bieber

Fri, 2015-06-05 09:41

Wal-Mart has said it will turn up the heat and turn down the Justin Bieber music at stores to appease employees. But it's not addressing the most glaring problems in its supply chain, activists say.

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Boston Bomber's Second Friend Sentenced To 42 Months In Prison

Fri, 2015-06-05 09:27

Azamat Tazhayakov was convicted conspiracy and obstruction after he and another friend got rid of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's backpack.

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Behind The Story: What Made NPR Look Into Red Cross Efforts In Haiti?

Fri, 2015-06-05 09:14

The agency ran into problems in its response to Superstorm Sandy. Then came the Haiti earthquake. The Red Cross spent nearly half a billion. Our reporter wanted to find out: What did it accomplish?

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Why Political Campaigns Are Raising Money Faster Than Tech Startups

Fri, 2015-06-05 08:39

Snapchat and Facebook's early fundraising efforts have nothing on presidential campaigns, a new report finds.

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Tariq Aziz, Saddam's Foreign Minister, Dies At 79

Fri, 2015-06-05 08:31

During the first Gulf War until U.S. troops toppled the Iraqi strongman in 2003, Aziz was the public face and defender of an often brutal regime.

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California Women Can Soon Go Right To The Pharmacist For Birth Control

Fri, 2015-06-05 08:23

Under a new law being implemented in California, women will be able to walk into a pharmacy, get a prescription for contraceptive pills, the ring, or the patch, and get it filled — all in one visit.

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Sister Of Alleged Sex Abuse Victim Says Hastert Indictment Is Vindication

Fri, 2015-06-05 07:40

Jolene Burdge told ABC News that former House Speaker Dennis Hastert sexually abused her brother, Steve Reinboldt, when Hastert was a high school wrestling coach.

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