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Games & Humor
5:34 am
Tue March 17, 2015

She's Behind The Billy: Hide And Seek At Ikea

Originally published on Tue March 17, 2015 7:25 am

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World
5:26 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Four Tropical Cyclones At Once: How Unusual Is That?

Originally published on Tue March 17, 2015 7:25 am

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Middle East
5:26 am
Tue March 17, 2015

A History Of West Bank Settlements

Originally published on Tue March 17, 2015 7:25 am

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Latin America
5:26 am
Tue March 17, 2015

In Mexico, A Fight Over Press Freedom

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And a controversy is swelling in Mexico over press freedoms. That's after one of the country's most famous investigative journalists was fired from her radio show. She's known for targeting some of Mexico's top public figures. NPR's Carrie Kahn has more.

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U.S.
6:08 am
Mon March 16, 2015

Once Lost, Internment Camp In Hawaii Now A National Monument

Hawaii's Honouliuli Internment Camp held thousands of prisoners of war and hundreds of Japanese-American citizens during World War II
Courtesy of Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii

Originally published on Wed March 18, 2015 2:39 pm

The Honouliuli internment camp, not far from Hawaii's Pearl Harbor, held as many as 4,000 prisoners during World War II, including hundreds of Japanese-Americans.

In February, President Obama named the location a national monument.

The camp became known by prisoners as "jigokudani," or "Hell's Valley," says Carole Hayashino, the president of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii.

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Sports
6:08 am
Mon March 16, 2015

A Word Of Advice To Baseball Players: Sneeze Carefully

Originally published on Mon March 16, 2015 7:50 am

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Europe
6:08 am
Mon March 16, 2015

After Attacks, Is Europe Still Safe For Jews?

Originally published on Mon March 16, 2015 7:50 am

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Europe
7:56 am
Fri March 13, 2015

Rowdy Soccer Fans Get An Offer To Be Civilized

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Around the Nation
6:49 am
Fri March 13, 2015

Atlantic Coast Conference Mascots Face Off Without Otto The Orange

Originally published on Fri March 13, 2015 7:56 am

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NPR Story
5:12 am
Fri March 13, 2015

More Indians Who Moved To The U.S. Decide To Return Home

Originally published on Fri March 13, 2015 7:56 am

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NPR Story
5:12 am
Fri March 13, 2015

Utah's Governor Signs LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

Originally published on Fri March 13, 2015 9:49 am

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5:12 am
Fri March 13, 2015

Ferguson Needs To Be Model For Systemic Change, Professor Says

Originally published on Fri March 13, 2015 6:27 pm

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Something Wild
12:00 am
Fri March 13, 2015

Something Wild: The Maligned Fisher

Credit ForestWander.com

The "fisher cat": ferocious predator of house cats whose bloodcurdling screams pierce the dark of night. Facts about this one wildlife species have mutated a long way into fiction. For starters, fishers are members of the weasel family—not feline. Properly referred to, they're "fishers," not "fisher cats." 

As for all the house cats they're thought to kill, here's what a NH Fish and Game species account says:

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Europe
7:37 am
Thu March 12, 2015

Moscow City Hall Offers Handyman Services

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Around the Nation
6:52 am
Thu March 12, 2015

Lesson To Learn: Keep Your Eye On The Ball

Originally published on Thu March 12, 2015 7:37 am

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NPR Story
5:10 am
Thu March 12, 2015

Like The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process, Area C Is Complicated

Originally published on Thu March 12, 2015 1:38 pm

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NPR Story
5:10 am
Thu March 12, 2015

Twitter Updates Policy To Combat Revenge Porn

Originally published on Thu March 12, 2015 10:14 am

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NPR Story
5:10 am
Thu March 12, 2015

Lower Oil Prices Hurt Iraq's Fight Against ISIS

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Around the Nation
7:00 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Lost Love Letter Resurfaces After 70 Years

Originally published on Wed March 11, 2015 7:41 am

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Around the Nation
6:32 am
Wed March 11, 2015

D.C. Court Orders Row House Resident Not To Smoke

Originally published on Wed March 11, 2015 7:41 am

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Politics
5:02 am
Wed March 11, 2015

In Retrospect, Clinton Says She Should Have Used Separate Emails

Originally published on Wed March 11, 2015 4:46 pm

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5:02 am
Wed March 11, 2015

9 Iraqi Interpreters Sue U.S. Government Over Visa Delays

Originally published on Wed March 11, 2015 6:38 pm

During a decade of war, U.S. troops relied on interpreters — thousands of Iraqis and Afghans — who worked and often fought alongside Americans.

Many of them were promised visas to the U.S. but they have been waiting for years with no answer. Now, nine Iraqis are suing the U.S. government to get their status resolved.

All the Iraqis in the lawsuit go by code names because of ongoing threats to their lives.

Plaintiff Alpha was in an ambush with U.S. troops and got shot in the back, but he continued to work with the U.S. military after he recovered.

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NPR Story
5:02 am
Wed March 11, 2015

African Nations Join Coalition To Fight Boko Haram

Originally published on Wed March 11, 2015 9:58 am

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Animals
5:02 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Correction To Monday's Story On Banned Snakes

Originally published on Wed March 11, 2015 7:41 am

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5:02 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Critics Take Aim At Port Of Seattle's Lease With Shell Oil

Originally published on Wed March 11, 2015 7:41 am

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Around the Nation
7:45 am
Tue March 10, 2015

Denny's Wins On Apple's Big Announcement Day

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Europe
7:45 am
Tue March 10, 2015

Belgian Tourists' Trip To French Alps Delayed; Bus GPS To Blame

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NPR Story
5:08 am
Tue March 10, 2015

Oklahoma University Cuts Ties With Fraternity After Racist Video Posted

Originally published on Tue March 10, 2015 5:55 pm

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NPR Story
5:08 am
Tue March 10, 2015

Wis. Family Calls For Peaceful Protests After Police Kill Unarmed Black Man

Originally published on Tue March 10, 2015 7:45 am

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NPR Story
5:08 am
Tue March 10, 2015

Apple's Partnership With HBO May Redefine Cable TV

Originally published on Tue March 10, 2015 7:45 am

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