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Snowden Reveal Makes Israeli Spies' Protest An American Issue

Sun, 2014-09-21 12:44

Forty-three veterans of Unit 8200, Israel's secretive surveillance organization, say they were directed to spy indiscriminately on Palestinians. Were they using intelligence gathered by the NSA?

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Man Caught At White House Is An Army Veteran

Sun, 2014-09-21 11:12

Omar J. Gonzales, the 42-year-old man who the Secret Service says ran onto the White House grounds and entered a door Friday night, is an Army veteran who served in Iraq.

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For Oktoberfest-Goers In Munich, A Parade And A Party

Sun, 2014-09-21 09:46

Munich kicked off this year's Oktoberfest Saturday, beginning festivities in which the city expects to host 6 million visitors. For the first time, beer prices are above 10 euros per liter.

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One Year After Kenyan Mall Attack, Few Answers Have Emerged

Sun, 2014-09-21 07:25

The people behind a vicious attack were identified as Islamist militants from Somalia, but few other details about the incident have been made public.

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Which Catholics Offer Birth Control? Look To The Insurers

Sun, 2014-09-21 07:10

Catholic universities and hospitals argue they shouldn't have to offer contraceptive coverage, but many Catholic insurance companies have been making it available for years.

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Afghan Presidential Rivals End Dispute — And A Long Election Season

Sun, 2014-09-21 05:38

The top two presidential candidates in Afghanistan shake hands and sign a power-sharing deal, ending months of bitter disputes over who will succeed Hamid Karzai.

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Large Protests In Hundreds Of Cities Vent Ire Over Climate Change

Sun, 2014-09-21 04:46

The People's Climate March was timed to draw the notice of world leaders gathering for this week's U.N. Climate Summit in New York.

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Lodging Like A High-End Health Club

Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

In Norwalk, Conn., a new hotel focusing on fitness targets business travelers who want to stick to healthy routines while on the road. It's a new niche for the hospitality industry.

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Afghan Presidential Candidates Sign Power-Sharing Agreement

Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

When the Afghan presidential elections were held, each candidates proclaimed himself the winner. Correspondent Sean Carberry tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn a power-sharing deal has been hammered out.

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Syrian Refugees Flood Turkish Border

Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are fleeing fighting between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State militants. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks to correspondent Deb Amos from the border about the crisis.

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Climate Marchers Try To Build Momentum For 2015

Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

Tens of thousands of people demanding action on climate change are expected to march in New York City, ahead of the UN Climate Summit. Joel Rose speaks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn from the protests.

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U.S. Launches Media Campaign To Counter ISIS Videos

Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

The Islamic State is posting graphic violent images on social media to recruit fighters. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with the State Department's Alberto Fernandez about the U.S.'s aggressive response.

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Adding Color To 'The Great White Way'

Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

NPR's Michel Martin asks a panel of award-winning playwrights how diverse artists are challenging Broadway's landscape, and whether it matters.

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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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