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Nigerian Soccer Fans Really Know How To Have A Ball

Tue, 2015-06-16 12:27

The U.S. team, which plays Nigeria tonight at the Women's World Cup, is a tournament favorite. But Nigeria's funtastic fans deserve a cup of their own.

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Growing Up In Protected Americana, Hillary Clinton Looked Outside The Cocoon

Tue, 2015-06-16 12:22

Clinton never moved back to Park Ridge, Ill., but when she talks about the America she wants to build, you can hear hints of what that suburb was like in the 1950s.

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Amazon's 'Catastrophe' Isn't One — Unlike Some TV Rom-Coms

Tue, 2015-06-16 12:20

Amazon on Friday debuts Catastrophe, a comedy about an American man and Irish woman united by an unexpected pregnancy. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it's a wonderful, fresh vision of romance on TV.

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Of 4 Million Syrian Refugees, The U.S. Has Taken Fewer Than 1,000

Tue, 2015-06-16 12:12

The U.S has sent humanitarian aid to help Syrian civilians, but only a small number of refugees have been allowed into America. Now the U.S. says it will increase the number of those admitted.

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Why Obama Has His Work Cut Out For Him On Getting Trade Votes

Tue, 2015-06-16 11:59

In an extremely polarized Congress, last week's trade vote yielded an unusually haphazard-looking mix of votes. Here's a breakdown of how the House voted and why it matters.

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A Soft Eraser Won't Fix This SAT Mistake

Tue, 2015-06-16 11:53

The College Board won't score two of 10 test sections after a printing error on the instructions for the exam given earlier this month.

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Billionaire Investor Kirk Kerkorian Dies At 98

Tue, 2015-06-16 11:28

Kerkorian founded MGM Resorts International and helped revitalize the Las Vegas Strip.

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How Mexico Quietly Legalized Same-Sex Marriage

Tue, 2015-06-16 11:21

A series of low-profile court rulings culminated with a Supreme Court decision this month that says limiting marriage to a man and a woman was discriminatory and in violation of the constitution.

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FDA To Food Companies: This Time, Zero Means Zero Trans Fats

Tue, 2015-06-16 10:06

The agency is giving food companies a hard deadline to stop using trans fats in processed foods. It has determined that partially hydrogenated oils are not "generally recognized as safe" for food.

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Tropical Storm Bill Makes Landfall In Texas

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:41

The storm made landfall on Matagorda island, south of Houston, according to the National Weather Service. Maximum sustained winds were recorded at 60 mph.

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Defeat By Deductible: Millennials Aren't Hip To Health Insurance Lingo

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:10

Researchers watched a group of young adults as they tried signing up for insurance on HealthCare.gov. Half didn't know what a deductible was. Needless to say, they struggled with enrollment.

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17-Month Prison Sentence For Man Who Jumped White House Fence

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:02

Omar Gonzalez, 43, has been in prison since last September, when he ran onto the grounds of the presidential residence and entered a White House door on a Friday evening.

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Baseball Hacking: FBI Is Looking Into Possible St. Louis Attack On Houston Astros

Tue, 2015-06-16 08:43

The breach is said to have occurred last year and to have centered on proprietary information about players and team operations.

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The Best Moments From Donald Trump's Announcement Speech

Tue, 2015-06-16 07:58

Candidate number 16 entered the race with a passionate speech Tuesday touching on Obamacare, free trade and the U.S.-Mexico border and beating China.

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As NAFTA Memories Linger, Unions Hold Fast Against New Trade Deal

Tue, 2015-06-16 07:50

Labor unions argue it's yet another deal that will erode American jobs and benefit corporations. But labor specialists say there's a flip side: Companies more engaged in global trade pay higher wages.

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U.S. House Looks To Buy Time For Obama's Trade Agenda

Tue, 2015-06-16 07:42

The House is voting once again — but it's just a procedural vote. Trade supporters want to give themselves six more weeks to find a way to reach agreement on a trade package.

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Donald Trump Is In: Promises To 'Make America Great Again'

Tue, 2015-06-16 07:23

After taking the stage to a sustained ovation as the song "Keep on Rockin' in the Free World," Trump laid out a list of things he would fix if he were in charge.

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When 'Womanless Weddings' Were Trendy

Tue, 2015-06-16 07:08

With bearded brides and deep-voiced flower girls, these surreal, public-spirited rituals delighted American communities for decades.

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Balcony Collapse Kills 5 Irish Students In Berkeley, Calif.

Tue, 2015-06-16 06:59

"It is with great sadness that I confirm that a number of young Irish citizens have lost their lives," says Ireland's foreign minister.

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Merry Bloomsday! For Communion With Joyce, Raise A Sacramental Guinness

Tue, 2015-06-16 06:34

To honor the day that James Joyce's character Leopold Bloom wandered the streets in Ulysses, fans the world over have found fitting ways to celebrate — boisterously, and often reverent with obscenity.

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