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Putin Critic Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead

Fri, 2015-02-27 13:41

Nemtsov served as a governor and deputy prime minister in the 1990s. He later became an opposition leader and sharp critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. He was killed on a street in Moscow.

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The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, Longtime President of Notre Dame University, Dies

Fri, 2015-02-27 13:19

Father Ted, as he was known to his friends, was influential in reshaping Catholic higher education. He was also a champion for civil rights and nuclear disarmament.

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#NPRreads: A Sign Of The Times? Trinidad Offers Venezuela Toilet Paper For Oil

Fri, 2015-02-27 12:17

For your weekend, here are three recommendations for stories that may surprise you about the rise of OxyContin, the fall of Venezuela and an undocumented immigrant who made money for Goldman Sachs.

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What Do Conservatives Want For 2016? We Asked

Fri, 2015-02-27 11:08

Attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference say they want the next president to focus on bipartisanship, faith, security and lower taxes.

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In The South, Way More People Are Identifying As Both Black And White

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:12

Data from the 2010 Census show that the number is rising fastest in Southern states, and among toddlers.

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5 Quotes From Earl Lloyd, The First Black Player In The NBA

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:00

Earl Lloyd, who died Thursday, once recalled telling a young man who thanked him for blazing a trail, "Man, you owe me absolutely nothing."

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5 Quotes From Earl Lloyd, The First Black Player In The NBA

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:00

Earl Lloyd, who died Thursday, once recalled telling a young man who thanked him for blazing a trail, "Man, you owe me absolutely nothing."

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Families Of ISIS Victims React To Identification Of 'Jihadi John'

Fri, 2015-02-27 09:52

The family of Steven Sotloff said they hoped the man identified as Mohammed Emzawi is brought to justice. The daughter of aid worker David Haines said she wanted a "bullet between ... [his] eyes."

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Families Of ISIS Victims React To Identification Of 'Jihadi John'

Fri, 2015-02-27 09:52

The family of Steven Sotloff said they hoped the man identified as Mohammed Emzawi is brought to justice. The daughter of aid worker David Haines said she wanted a "bullet between ... [his] eyes."

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When Food Is Too Good To Waste, College Kids Pick Up The Scraps

Fri, 2015-02-27 09:51

Millions of tons of food are wasted on college campuses around the country, and students are noticing. Some of them are now rescuing food to make tasty meals for the needy and compost for gardens.

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When Food Is Too Good To Waste, College Kids Pick Up The Scraps

Fri, 2015-02-27 09:51

Millions of tons of food are wasted on college campuses around the country, and students are noticing. Some of them are now rescuing food to make tasty meals for the needy and compost for gardens.

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Parents Choose A Simple Device To Reshape A Baby's Ear

Fri, 2015-02-27 09:07

Sometimes a baby's outer ear may be a tad misshapen. Surgery can help later on, but a plastic mold makes the most of the fact that a newborn's ears are pliable. They can reshape within weeks.

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Parents Choose A Simple Device To Reshape A Baby's Ear

Fri, 2015-02-27 09:07

Sometimes a baby's outer ear may be a tad misshapen. Surgery can help later on, but a plastic mold makes the most of the fact that a newborn's ears are pliable. They can reshape within weeks.

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Mexico Says Leader Of Knights Templar Cartel Captured

Fri, 2015-02-27 08:38

Authorities say they have detained Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, one of the most wanted men in the country.

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Mexico Says Leader Of Knights Templar Cartel Captured

Fri, 2015-02-27 08:38

Authorities say they have detained Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, one of the most wanted men in the country.

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Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock On 'Star Trek,' Dies At 83

Fri, 2015-02-27 08:37

The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, told The New York Times.

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Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock On 'Star Trek,' Dies At 83

Fri, 2015-02-27 08:37

The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, told The New York Times.

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U.S. Biologists Keen To Explore, Help Protect Cuba's Wild Places

Fri, 2015-02-27 08:11

Birders especially know that Cuba harbors hundreds of rarely seen, little-studied species. As the island nation opens to more U.S. visitors, scientists hope "green Cuba" can survive increased tourism.

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U.S. Biologists Keen To Explore, Help Protect Cuba's Wild Places

Fri, 2015-02-27 08:11

Birders especially know that Cuba harbors hundreds of rarely seen, little-studied species. As the island nation opens to more U.S. visitors, scientists hope "green Cuba" can survive increased tourism.

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