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San Diego Cops: Family Thanked Us For Beating, Arresting Them In Their Own Home

Thu, 2015-02-12 07:52

Video footage shows glaring inconsistencies in officers' account of a suspected break-in that was really just two brothers walking into their home.

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Couples Who Chose Not To Have Children Are 'Selfish,' Pope Says

Thu, 2015-02-12 07:17

Francis spoke of a "greedy generation" that was opting not to procreate. His remarks come less than two weeks after he said that Catholics do not need to breed "like rabbits."

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John Kerry Takes A Side Trip Into A Snowstorm

Thu, 2015-02-12 07:12

Secretaries of state and other top officials sometimes make personal stops while traveling on official business. It's permitted, though it sometimes raises eyebrows and questions of cost.

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Are Pediatricians Prepared To Help Patients Who Want IUDs?

Thu, 2015-02-12 07:08

Some pediatricians and other doctors worry they aren't properly prepared to make this highly effective form of birth control available, because their training didn't cover insertion of the devices.

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'We're All One,' Chapel Hill Shooting Victim Said In StoryCorps Talk

Thu, 2015-02-12 06:28

"Growing up in America has been such a blessing," Yusor Abu-Salha said in a conversation with her former teacher that was recorded by the StoryCorps oral history project last summer.

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U.N. Calls On EU To Expand Rescue Of Migrants In Mediterranean

Thu, 2015-02-12 06:27

The High Commissioner for Refugees wants the European Union to expand its Operation Triton to intercept and rescue would-be migrants, most of them trying to reach Italy.

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After More Than 400 Days In Egyptian Jail, Journalists Released — For Now

Thu, 2015-02-12 05:08

An Egyptian court released Al-Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy on bail, but their case hasn't been dismissed. For more details, David Greene speaks with NPR's Leila Fadel in Cairo.

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Egyptian Judge Grants Bail To Al-Jazeera English Journalists

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:56

The move is seen as possibly boding well for the fate of the two journalists for the news outlet who are still on trial for allegedly aiding the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

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'Nut Rage' Punishment: 1 Year In Jail For Former Korean Air Executive

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:37

The dispute on the plane at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport immediately drew criticism from Koreans. It also inspired a nickname that stuck: "Nut Rage."

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Bob Simon, Veteran Of CBS News And '60 Minutes,' Dies In Car Crash

Thu, 2015-02-12 03:54

Decorated journalist Bob Simon, a correspondent for 60 Minutes known for his insightful reporting from far-flung spots around the world, has died in a car crash in New York City. He was 73.

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FBI Director To Address Law Enforcement's Relationship With Minorities

Thu, 2015-02-12 03:06

James Comey will speak at Georgetown University today about police relations with minority communities.

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Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Reached, Along With $40 Billion Aid Deal

Thu, 2015-02-12 02:50

A new cease-fire is set to begin on Feb. 15 in eastern Ukraine, in a deal after 16 hours of peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. The deal calls for the removal of heavy weapons.

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Q&A: Blocks, Play, Screen Time And The Infant Mind

Thu, 2015-02-12 02:40

Studies with wooden blocks show "that children who play with blocks learn language better and have better cognition."

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Putin: Leaders Agree To Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal

Thu, 2015-02-12 00:57

Russian President Putin on Thursday emerged from marathon Ukraine peace talks by announcing a new cease-fire deal. Questions remain whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on its terms.

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Smoking's Death Toll May Be Higher Than Anyone Knew

Wed, 2015-02-11 23:42

Tobacco's link to lung cancer, stroke and heart attack is well known. But smokers are also more likely to die from kidney failure, infections, and breast cancer, a revised tally suggests.

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The Ebola Diaries: Trying To Heal Patients You Can't Touch

Wed, 2015-02-11 23:40

Starting last October, an American doctor wrote almost every day, for six weeks, while she treated Ebola patients. Her eloquent writings offer a rare look into a world we've only had glimpses of.

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South Korea Sentences 'Nut Rage' Executive To 1 Year In Prison

Wed, 2015-02-11 23:36

Cho Hyun-ah was found guilty of forcing a flight to change its route. She was angered she had been offered macadamia nuts in a bag instead of on a dish and had a confrontation with the cabin crew.

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Bob Simon, '60 Minutes' Correspondent, Killed In NYC Car Crash

Wed, 2015-02-11 20:50

Bob Simon was among a handful of elite journalists to cover most major overseas conflicts and news stories since the late 1960s, CBS said. Simon was 73.

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After Plenty Of Starts And Stops, Satellite DSCOVR Starts Its Million-Mile Journey

Wed, 2015-02-11 15:02

The satellite is expected to stream back images of Earth on a daily basis. The idea was first proposed by Al Gore back in 1998.

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Human Rights Watch Documents Mass Rapes In Darfur

Wed, 2015-02-11 14:19

In one town, the organization found, Sudanese army forces raped more than 200 women and girls. The government of Sudan has denied that its forces are raping civilians.

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