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Threats Prompt 2 Plane Evacuations At Seattle-Tacoma Airport

Sun, 2015-01-25 22:41

A JetBlue flight from Long Beach, Calif., and a SkyWest jet from Phoenix were involved. On Saturday, bomb threats targeted 2 jets bound for Atlanta. It's unclear if any of the threats were connected.

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Got $15 Million? Actor Rowan Atkinson Has A Car For Sale

Sun, 2015-01-25 12:58

The actor who most famously plays Mr. Bean wrecked the high-performance car back in 2011. Luckily, he wasn't seriously injured. But it did cost him $1.4 million to get it fixed.

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Coach 1K: Mike Krzyzewski Gets 1,000th Career Win

Sun, 2015-01-25 12:56

"Coach K" became the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.

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Ukraine's President Hopes To Revive Shattered Peace Process

Sun, 2015-01-25 11:07

Petro Poroshenko says that the only way forward in ending the conflict with Russian-backed separatists in the country's east is to revive a cease-fire agreement forged in September in Minsk.

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Obama Proposes New Protections For Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Sun, 2015-01-25 10:54

The president recommends more than 12 million acres of the region receive the highest level of protection available for public lands.

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Several Killed In Egypt Amid Clashes Marking Anniversary Of Uprising

Sun, 2015-01-25 07:17

Police crackdown on demonstrators marking the fourth anniversary of mass protests that ousted President Hosni Mubarak.

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'Blizzard-Like' Conditions In Store For Parts Of Northeast

Sun, 2015-01-25 06:29

A major storm system, expected to peak Monday and Tuesday, could dump as much as two feet of snow in some areas.

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Future Of Eurozone At Stake In Today's Greek Elections

Sun, 2015-01-25 05:39

The leftist Syriza party, which has vowed to rollback EU-mandated austerity measures, is poised to win the election.

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A GOP Weekend, Courtesy Of The Koch Network And Citizens United

Sun, 2015-01-25 05:24

Contenders for the 2016 presidential race spoke at Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit, and on Sunday night senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul will participate in a livestreamed discussion.

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Suspected Boko Haram Militants Attack Another Nigerian Town

Sun, 2015-01-25 04:18

The reported assault is on a city about 100 miles southwest of where the Islamist extremist group killed as many as 2,000 people earlier this month.

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'Walking The Walk' With Students ... And Screaming Fans

Sun, 2015-01-25 04:13

When their students are asleep, these teachers are onstage in LA's punk rock scene.

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Piece By Piece, Monks Scramble To Preserve Iraq's Christian History

Sun, 2015-01-25 04:00

Fleeing ISIS, an order of Dominican monks had to leave much behind. But when Father Najeeb Michaeel helped the Christian community escape, he took one thing with him: a collection of manuscripts.

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Virtual Games Try To Generate Real Empathy For Faraway Conflict

Sun, 2015-01-25 00:48

A corner of the video game industry is covering the news through immersive experiences. One game transports players into the middle of the Syrian civil war.

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President Obama Welcomed To India With A Significant Hug

Sat, 2015-01-24 23:18

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Obamas at the airport in New Delhi, starting off a three-day trip. The leaders are expected to discuss trade, climate change and global terrorism.

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Study Says Creativity Can Flow From Political Correctness

Sat, 2015-01-24 14:14

There is a common belief that requiring the use of "politically correct" language in the workplace stifles creativity. Researchers decided to see if that notion held up to scrutiny.

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'How Do You Tell Your Kids That You Got Alzheimer's?'

Sat, 2015-01-24 13:37

Writer Greg O'Brien was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease five years ago. He describes what it was like to hear the news — and break it to his family.

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For U.S. And Cuba, A Slow Walk To Re-Establishing Ties

Sat, 2015-01-24 13:02

American and Cuban diplomats sat face-to-face in Havana this week for historic talks. NPR's Arun Rath talks with correspondent Carrie Kahn about the U.S. and Cuba re-establishing diplomatic ties.

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Museum Opens Doors, Turns Down Lights For Autistic Kids

Sat, 2015-01-24 13:02

Loud noises, bright lights and crowded spaces can be painful for children with autism. That often means missing out on museums. Some, like Seattle's Pacific Science Center, are addressing the problem.

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Patriot's Coach: Team 'Followed Rules' On Inflation Of Footballs

Sat, 2015-01-24 12:09

Bill Belichick says that after an exhaustive investigation he determined that temperature differences between the locker room and the field inadvertently caused the discrepancies.

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Closing Gitmo 'Going To Be Very Difficult,' Hagel Says

Sat, 2015-01-24 09:22

The outgoing secretary of defense conceded his handling of the Guantanamo Bay detainee issue "hasn't always made me popular in some quarters."

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