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NOLA Police: Body Cameras Provide Important Evidence

Sat, 2014-12-06 03:47

Police officers in New Orleans started wearing cameras this spring. Independent police monitor Susan Hutson tells NPR's Scott Simon about how the NOPD's camera implementation is going.

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Idris Elba Plays A Soccer Coach Out To Crush Ebola In New Ad Campaign

Sat, 2014-12-06 02:47

The British actor and a group of African soccer stars have teamed up with the CDC in a new public health campaign. The message: Ebola "is not an ordinary game. This is life or death."

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Idris Elba Plays A Soccer Coach Out To Crush Ebola In New Ad Campaign

Sat, 2014-12-06 02:47

The British actor and a group of African soccer stars have teamed up with the CDC in a new public health campaign. The message: Ebola "is not an ordinary game. This is life or death."

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American Hostage In Yeman Killed In Failed Rescue Attempt

Sat, 2014-12-06 01:19

An American journalist held captive by al-Qaida militants in Yemen for more than a year was killed in a failed U.S. rescue attempt.

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Half A Million Flee To Shelters As Super Typhoon Nears Philippines

Fri, 2014-12-05 20:26

Typhoon Hagupit is projected to slam the archipelago early today, hitting an area still recovering from a November 2013 typhoon that killed 7,300. This storm could drop 2 feet of rain in some areas.

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After The California Downpour, 'The Drought' Offers Some Dry Reading

Fri, 2014-12-05 14:03

It rained in California this week. That might not sound like news, but the state is experiencing a record-setting drought. Jason Heller turns to science fiction to reflect on the strange weather.

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Coming Soon To A Filling Station Near You: $1.99 Gasoline

Fri, 2014-12-05 13:02

OnCue in Oklahoma City was the first place in the country to drop its price per gallon below $2. Several other cities are likely to get similarly cheap gas soon, an expert says.

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Delivering Health Care To The Uninsured For $15 A Pop

Fri, 2014-12-05 12:30

How do you get dental care or new glasses when you don't have insurance and you live hours from medical facilities? Usually, you don't. A documentary tells the story of a group trying to change that.

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Liberian President's Ambitious Goal: No New Ebola Cases By Christmas

Fri, 2014-12-05 12:19

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf hopes to have no new Ebola cases by Dec. 25. But with the virus popping up in remote places and crossing over from neighboring countries, the battle is far from over.

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EU Court Orders France To Compensate Somali Pirates

Fri, 2014-12-05 11:59

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that pirates, who hijacked two French vessels, should get up to 7,000 euros each because of a delay in producing them before a judge.

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Why Did Vitamins Disappear From Non-GMO Breakfast Cereal?

Fri, 2014-12-05 11:50

When GMO-free cereals landed in supermarkets, some vitamins had mysteriously vanished from them. But these vitamins don't necessarily come from genetically altered organisms.

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2014: The Year When The Job Market Finally Turned The Corner

Fri, 2014-12-05 11:38

Seven years after the Great Recession began, the U.S. job market finally is growing at a robust pace. In November, employers added 321,000 workers, raised wages and extended the average workweek.

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Greece Condemns British Museum For Lending Out Elgin Marbles

Fri, 2014-12-05 10:15

Athens has long demanded the return of the ancient sculptures it says were looted in the early 1800s from the Parthenon and other famous structures.

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Killing Of Unarmed Black Man By White Officer Sparks Protests In Arizona

Fri, 2014-12-05 09:57

Phoenix Police say a police officer shot the man during a struggle. Police say an officer saw the man reach into his pocket for something. Rumain Brisbon was killed in front of his wife and children.

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'Rolling Stone' Says Trust In Gang-Rape Accuser Was 'Misplaced'

Fri, 2014-12-05 09:46

The magazine reported last month on a University of Virginia student who said she was gang-raped during a fraternity party in 2012. It said today there were "discrepancies" in its story.

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Staffers Resign En Masse At 'The New Republic' Amid Planned Changes

Fri, 2014-12-05 09:15

The magazine announced it was cutting its publication schedule, moving to New York and rebranding as a digital media company. Two top editors quit Thursday; more than half the masthead resigned today.

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What The Movies Taught Us About Teaching

Fri, 2014-12-05 09:03

As part of the 50 Great Teachers series, NPR Movie Critic Bob Mondello looks at what Hollywood's taught us about teachers.

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Mall Murder Of American Teacher Stuns UAE, Where Violence Is Rare

Fri, 2014-12-05 09:03

Authorities say an Emirate woman in her 30s confessed to targeting Ibolya Ryan at an Abu Dhabi mall because she was American. The woman also is suspected in a foiled bomb attack on another American.

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Ex-Chinese Security Chief Arrested On Corruption Charges

Fri, 2014-12-05 08:51

Zhou Yongkang, a senior Communist Party official who retired in 2012, has been under investigation for bribery for months.

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It's Brown, It's Barrel-Aged, It's ... Gin?

Fri, 2014-12-05 08:27

Barrel-aged gin resembles young whisky in color and flavor. It's quickly becoming the new darling of distillers and craft bartenders across the U.S.

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