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For This Job, You Need A Creepy Voice And A Fabulous Scream

Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

Halloween may seem like it's a long ways away, but haunted houses around the country are already getting ready, and they are looking for aspiring actors who can make the hair on your neck stand up.

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Terminally Ill, But Constantly Hospitalized

Sun, 2014-09-21 01:38

Surveys show Americans would prefer not to die in a hospital. Yet, in New York City, the majority of people do. But the reason is not simple.

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Marvel's New Hero Wants To Save The World — And The Citrus Industry

Sun, 2014-09-21 01:38

Captain Citrus was sponsored by Florida's orange growers, whose profits are being hurt by disease and declining consumer demand for orange juice. They hope the comic character will boost sales.

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Terminally Ill, But Constantly Hospitalized

Sun, 2014-09-21 01:38

Surveys show Americans would prefer not to die in a hospital. Yet, in New York City, the majority of people do. But the reason is not simple.

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Drivers, Passengers Say Uber App Doesn't Always Yield Best Routes

Sun, 2014-09-21 01:30

People love Uber, but they often complain the Uber app's built-in navigation doesn't give its drivers the best directions. The company says the app helps drivers and passengers travel efficiently.

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Drivers, Passengers Say Uber App Doesn't Always Yield Best Routes

Sun, 2014-09-21 01:30

People love Uber, but they often complain the Uber app's built-in navigation doesn't give its drivers the best directions. The company says the app helps drivers and passengers travel efficiently.

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Afghan Rivals Have Signed Power-Sharing Agreement

Sat, 2014-09-20 13:22

The country's presidential election, which has been disputed for months, is finally be coming to an end, as the two candidates signed a deal Sunday to create a unity government.

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When The U.S. Backs Rebels, It Doesn't Often Go As Planned

Sat, 2014-09-20 11:58

As the U.S. begins to arm and train Syrian rebels, here's a look at the very mixed record of U.S. support for rebel movements from Angola to Afghanistan.

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Ravens Fans Line Up To Trade In Ray Rice Jerseys At Stadium

Sat, 2014-09-20 09:43

It reportedly took more than an hour to get through the line around the Baltimore stadium. ESPN is reporting on what it calls "a pattern of misinformation and misdirection" by the team and the NFL.

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Calif. School District Will Get Rid Of Controversial Armored Vehicle

Sat, 2014-09-20 07:53

San Diego officials had said the 18-ton MRAP would be used only as a rescue vehicle, in extreme circumstances — but that didn't satisfy the plan's critics.

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Pope Names A Moderate To Be Chicago's New Archbishop

Sat, 2014-09-20 06:29

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., to succeed Cardinal Francis George, 77, a conservative who has spoken out on many social issues in his 17 years in the post.

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Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Go To The Border To Court Voters

Sat, 2014-09-20 06:16

Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.

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Workers Hand Out Soap And Advice As Sierra Leone Locks Down

Sat, 2014-09-20 05:44

Under the country's three-day experiment to control the deadly Ebola virus, people must stay home while health care teams go door-to-door to spread the word on prevention.

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Man Who Jumped Fence, Entered White House Had A Knife

Sat, 2014-09-20 05:16

The Secret Service is looking into how a Texas man was able to breach the White House's security Friday. The man scaled a fence and opened a door to the residence before being arrested.

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Dozens Of Turkish Hostages Freed, As ISIS Advances In Syria

Sat, 2014-09-20 04:24

The hostages included diplomats, children and others seized along with Turkey's consulate in Mosul in June. As it celebrates their return, Turkey also receives thousands of Kurds fleeing ISIS.

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Pope Appoints Moderate As Archbishop Of Chicago

Sat, 2014-09-20 03:48

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, signaling a shift in tone in one of the most important posts in the U.S. church.

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Analyst: U.S. Needs To 'Deconflict' Syria To Defeat ISIS

Sat, 2014-09-20 03:34

How does the U.S. destroy the self-declared Islamic State without aiding the Syrian regime? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Christopher Harmer of the Institute for the Study of War about options.

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Judge's Credibility In Question After Domestic Abuse Arrest

Sat, 2014-09-20 03:34

A federal judge in Alabama is facing mounting calls for his resignation. U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller was arrested in August for allegedly beating his wife.

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The Turmoil In Scotland, Expressed By Its Poets

Sat, 2014-09-20 03:34

Scotland has a proud national tradition of poetry. Days after a historic referendum on independence, we look at how poems by Scottish writers can help us better understand this moment.

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Organizers Hope U.N. Climate March Will Be Largest In History

Sat, 2014-09-20 03:34

Hundreds of thousands are expected at a march in New York City ahead of the United Nations climate summit. Organizers want to send a message to world leaders that it's time to take concrete action.

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