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The Decreasing Loneliness Of The Indian Long-Distance Runner

Sun, 2014-12-07 01:21

Our India correspondent used to say she'd only run if a tiger were chasing her. Now she's a jogger in New Delhi — and finds that many former non-runners are joining her in parks and in races.

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The Decreasing Loneliness Of The Indian Long-Distance Runner

Sun, 2014-12-07 01:21

Our India correspondent used to say she'd only run if a tiger were chasing her. Now she's a jogger in New Delhi — and finds that many former non-runners are joining her in parks and in races.

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If Slow Is Good For Food, Why Not Medicine?

Sun, 2014-12-07 01:20

Industrialized medical care drives up costs and leaves doctors and patients frazzled. Now some doctors are trying a more deliberate and mindful approach to the practice of medicine.

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If Slow Is Good For Food, Why Not Medicine?

Sun, 2014-12-07 01:20

Industrialized medical care drives up costs and leaves doctors and patients frazzled. Now some doctors are trying a more deliberate and mindful approach to the practice of medicine.

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A Pop-Up Cafe Caters To Hikers Along The Pacific Crest Trail

Sun, 2014-12-07 01:19

The 2,650-mile trail is grueling. But for a few weekends each season, hikers on the stretch near California's Sonora Pass encounter a hiker's dream: fresh fruit, cakes and other goodies for the weary.

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A Pop-Up Cafe Caters To Hikers Along The Pacific Crest Trail

Sun, 2014-12-07 01:19

The 2,650-mile trail is grueling. But for a few weekends each season, hikers on the stretch near California's Sonora Pass encounter a hiker's dream: fresh fruit, cakes and other goodies for the weary.

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Bill Cassidy Defeats Mary Landrieu In La. Senate Runoff

Sat, 2014-12-06 18:01

The Republican congressman pushed out the incumbent senator, boosting the GOP majority in the Senate.

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Remains Of 1 Of 43 Missing Mexican Students Identified

Sat, 2014-12-06 15:15

In September, 43 students went missing in Mexico; drug gang members confessed to their murder last month. Now, the remains of one student have been identified.

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Is That $1 or $5? Ask This Money Reader For The Blind

Sat, 2014-12-06 13:02

The iBill, a new currency reader being offered by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, aims to change how the blind identify different kinds of bills.

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DOJ To Issue New Federal Rules On Profiling

Sat, 2014-12-06 10:12

The Justice Department's new rules would prohibit some agents from using factors such as religion to profile, but the rules-change doesn't apply at airports or along the border.

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LAPD Says It Will Investigate Abuse Claim Against Cosby

Sat, 2014-12-06 08:22

Judy Huth, the latest accuser of the 77-year-old comedian, says Cosby drugged and raped her in 1974 when she was only 15. Cosby's lawyer has called the claim "absolutely false."

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Four Lessons From The Media's Conflicted Coverage of Race

Sat, 2014-12-06 07:38

After grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans notes media missteps in discussing race.

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American Hostage Killed During Rescue Attempt In Yemen

Sat, 2014-12-06 07:27

American photojournalist Luke Somers was killed during a rescue attempt by U.S. special forces. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Sean Carberry in Afghanistan about what happened.

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Tech Week: Online Threats, N. Korean Threats And RIP Clip Art

Sat, 2014-12-06 06:08

In this week's roundup of tech headlines, Microsoft bids adieu to the clip art we came to love and the High Court considers how to handle online threats.

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Key Al-Qaida Leader Reportedly Killed In Pakistani Raid

Sat, 2014-12-06 05:53

Adnan Shukrijumah, who allegedly planned bombings in London and New York and served as the head of al-Qaida's external operations, was killed by troops near the Afghan border, Islamabad says.

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Hagel: 10,800 Troops To Stay In Afghanistan After Dec. 31

Sat, 2014-12-06 04:35

The secretary of defense says an additional 1,000 troops will remain to support a NATO training program.

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Q&A: J is for Jihad

Sat, 2014-12-06 04:03

A new book argues that education aid, when done badly, can bring the opposite of peace.

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NASA's Orion Capsule Looks And Acts Like Apollo

Sat, 2014-12-06 03:47

With the launch of a new NASA spacecraft and a probe nearing Pluto, it's been a busy week in space. NPR science correspondent Geoff Brumfiel tells NPR's Scott Simon what's going on up there.

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In Whiter, Conservative Simi Valley, Little Sympathy For Brown

Sat, 2014-12-06 03:47

Southern California has had its own issues between police and communities of color. Many in the Simi Valley, near LA, are watching this week's news closely. It's home to many in law enforcement.

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Recalling Rodney King Protests, LA Neighborhood Uneasy

Sat, 2014-12-06 03:47

Many in the Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles are watching the news out of Ferguson and New York closely. The neighborhood saw protests and riots after the Rodney King verdict 20 years ago.

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