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Around the Nation
6:00 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Dog Gets His Mouth On A Remote; Trouble Ensues

Originally published on Fri January 9, 2015 8:31 am

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Europe
5:26 am
Fri January 9, 2015

12 Victims Died In Shooting; We Learn More About Them

Originally published on Fri January 9, 2015 8:31 am

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4:21 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Syrian Refugees Suffer Double Threat Of Severe Winter, Less Aid

Syrian refugees carry gasoline under heavy snow fall at the a U.N.-run refugee camp of Fayda near the Bekaa Valley town of Zahle in eastern Lebanon on Jan. 7.
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Originally published on Fri January 9, 2015 12:28 pm

A bitter cold snap has descended on the Middle East; in Lebanon, they call the storm Zeina. And in a muddy cluster of tents and huts close to the city of Saida, refugees from neighboring Syria say she showed no mercy.

"The wind, the wind, God almighty, it was a storm," says one Syrian woman, Gamra al-Khalil. A tree fell on her corrugated-metal shack, crushing half of it, just missing her family.

"It's this year that's the worst," Khalil says. "We're dying of cold."

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NPR Story
4:21 am
Fri January 9, 2015

In Paris And To Its North, 2 Standoffs Develop

Originally published on Fri January 9, 2015 8:31 am

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4:21 am
Fri January 9, 2015

AARP Members Tour Cutting Edge Tech Show

Originally published on Mon January 12, 2015 6:45 am

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Around the Nation
5:34 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Illinois Man Helps Neighbors By Shoveling For Free

Originally published on Thu January 8, 2015 6:44 am

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Around the Nation
5:00 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Judge Accepts Nike Trainers As Bond

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4:01 am
Thu January 8, 2015

China's Anti-Domestic Violence Measure Falls Short, Critics Say

Originally published on Thu January 8, 2015 6:44 am

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4:01 am
Thu January 8, 2015

After Mass Killing In Paris, People Take To The Streets

Originally published on Thu January 8, 2015 8:42 am

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4:01 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Environmentalists Push To Keep Canadian Crude In The Ground

An excavator loads a truck with oil sands at the Suncor mine near the town of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada in 2009. Environmental groups that oppose oil sands mining have pointed to delayed and canceled projects as a sign of recent success.
Mark Ralston AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Thu January 8, 2015 10:29 am

The Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry crude oil from Canadian oil sands down to the U.S. Gulf Coast, isn't just an infrastructure project. It's also a symbol for the fight over the future of energy.

Producing oil from Alberta's tar sands emits more pollution than traditional oil drilling, so many environmentalists want that crude left in the ground. And more broadly, they want the world to turn away from climate-changing fossil fuels toward cleaner forms of energy, like wind and solar.

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Media
10:49 am
Wed January 7, 2015

For 'Charlie Hebdo,' A History Defined By Humor, Controversy — And Cartoons

Originally published on Wed January 7, 2015 11:35 am

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News
9:03 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Between Speech And Religion, Freedoms Often Spell Friction

Originally published on Wed January 7, 2015 11:35 am

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Europe
6:58 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Gunmen Storm Satirical Magazine's Office In Paris

Originally published on Wed January 7, 2015 12:00 pm

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Around the Nation
6:36 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Oregon, Ohio, Wants You To Know They Are Buckeye Fans

Originally published on Wed January 7, 2015 11:35 am

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Around the Nation
5:54 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Man Who Didn't Want His Name In A News Story, Is Now A Story

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Around the Nation
5:33 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Should Minnesota Bid Adieu To The Midwest, Hello North?

Originally published on Mon January 12, 2015 6:50 pm

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Economy
4:37 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Greek Opposition Party Seizes On Anger Over Austerity Measures

Originally published on Wed January 7, 2015 11:35 am

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4:07 am
Wed January 7, 2015

That's So Joe: How The Senate Swearing-In Became Must-See TV

Vice President Joe Biden takes a selfie with Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's grandson A.J. Bellabona during Tuesday's ceremonial swearing-in ceremony.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

Originally published on Wed January 7, 2015 11:35 am

Administering the oath of office to the U.S. Senate sounds like a mundane job. That task falls to the vice president.

But the current occupant of that office, Joe Biden, turns it into an event that's so joyful, and so lacking the partisan rancor that typically dominates American politics, that it's almost hard to believe that you're watching a scene from Washington.

Every two years, a third of the U.S. Senate is elected — and there's a formal oath-taking on the Senate floor. But then, right afterward, each senator takes his or her turn in a ceremonial swearing in.

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4:07 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Boston Time Capsule Reveals Colonial Trove

Originally published on Wed January 7, 2015 11:35 am

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In this country, we now know the contents of a time capsule that is nearly as old as the country itself. Here's Bruce Gellerman of WBUR in Boston.

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Sports
5:28 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Oregon Ducks' Football Team To Change Uniforms

Originally published on Tue January 6, 2015 9:34 am

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Around the Nation
5:28 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Wayne State University Releases Annual Word Lists

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4:00 am
Tue January 6, 2015

3 States Counter Obama's Proposal For Medicaid Expansion

Originally published on Tue January 6, 2015 12:15 pm

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Politics
4:00 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Speaker Election Reveals Split Among Some House Republicans

If Rep. John Boehner secures re-election as speaker of the House on Tuesday, the task at hand will be governing. Boehner's expanded rank and file now includes members from some of the bluest states in the country.
J. Scott Applewhite AP

Originally published on Tue January 6, 2015 11:39 am

The modern Republican Party is rooted in the South. But there's little evidence of that when it comes to congressional leadership.

When the new Congress begins its session, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky will lead Senate Republicans. Across the Capitol, though, it's not a Southerner that will wield the gavel. It's Ohio Republican John Boehner, a pragmatist who is ideologically — and geographically — distant from many of the members he will again lead if elected for a third term as speaker of the House.

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4:00 am
Tue January 6, 2015

2 Promising U.S. Skiers Killed In Alps Avalanche

Originally published on Tue January 6, 2015 9:34 am

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4:00 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Lebanon Imposes Restrictions On Syrian Refugees

Originally published on Tue January 6, 2015 9:34 am

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