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Around the Nation
6:14 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Santa Pays An Early Visit To Cape Cod Eateries

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Afghanistan
4:11 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Fight Against Corruption In Afghanistan Press On

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4:11 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Rep. Sires Pushes Back Against Obama's Cuba Plans

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4:11 am
Thu December 18, 2014

S.C. Judge Rules 1944 Execution Of 14-Year-Old Boy Was Wrong

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4:11 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Rapprochement With Cuba: What It Includes And Excludes

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4:11 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Citing Health, Environment Concerns, New York Moves To Ban Fracking

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The state of New York has banned fracking. After six years of study, the state says there are too many health and environmental questions involved in the controversial drilling method. NPR's Jeff Brady reports.

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U.S.
9:51 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Cuba, U.S. Agree To Prisoner Release Including American Alan Gross

Originally published on Wed December 17, 2014 10:29 am

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Animals
6:32 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Stray Cat In Russia Feasts On Fish

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Europe
5:58 am
Wed December 17, 2014

AP Photographer Snaps Engagement Photo

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Shots - Health News
4:04 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Too Little, Too Late For Many New Yorkers Seeking Hospice

Sandra Lopez (left) and her dog, Coco, greet hospice nurse Heather Meyerend last fall. In the weeks before Lopez died, Meyerend stopped by weekly to check her physical health, pain levels and medications.
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Originally published on Wed December 17, 2014 3:27 pm

Sandra Lopez and her Chihuahua, Coco, were inseparable. He followed her everywhere, and kept Lopez's mood up when she was in pain — which was often.

On Oct. 15, 2014, Lopez died at age 49 of melanoma that had slowly spread throughout her body over the course of two years.

Lopez was in and out of the hospital in 2014, but during the months she was home, a hospice nurse from the Metropolitan Jewish Health System visited once a week to help manage the pain, backed up by a 24-hour, nurse-staffed phone line that Lopez called often.

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4:04 am
Wed December 17, 2014

DOJ Intervention May Help Conn. Police Regain Community's Trust

Originally published on Wed December 17, 2014 10:29 am

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4:04 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Obama Expected To Impose New Sanctions On Russia

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4:04 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Pakistan Observes 3 Days Of Mourning After School Attack

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4:04 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Senate Adjourns, GOP To Take Over In January

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The 113th Congress has officially come to a close. The Senate adjourned late last night after passing a bill to extend tax breaks and confirming a slew of nominations. NPR's Ailsa Chang reports.

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Animals
6:31 am
Tue December 16, 2014

New York Bans The Tattooing And Piercing Of Pets

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Around the Nation
6:21 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Robot Flies Economy From LA To Frankfurt

Originally published on Tue December 16, 2014 6:31 am

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Asia
6:12 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Dozens Killed As Taliban Gunmen Storm Pakistani School

Originally published on Tue December 16, 2014 6:31 am

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Middle East
4:26 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Contestant From War-Torn Syria Wins 'Arab Idol'

Originally published on Tue December 16, 2014 5:09 pm

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4:11 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Sony On The Defensive After Hackers Attack Its Computer Network

Originally published on Tue December 16, 2014 5:01 pm

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4:11 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Hostage Drama Unfolds Violently In Sydney

Originally published on Tue December 16, 2014 8:45 pm

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4:11 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Denmark Files Claim To Portion Of The Arctic

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Europe
5:15 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Element Of Marriage Proposal Damages Building

Originally published on Mon December 15, 2014 6:16 am

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Europe
4:58 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Hallucinogenic Mushrooms Found At Buckingham Palace

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Planet Money
4:01 am
Mon December 15, 2014

YY Changes Its Tune After Karaoke Is A Hit

Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 6:53 pm

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Business
4:01 am
Mon December 15, 2014

For This Holiday Season, Old Toys Are New Again

Originally published on Mon December 15, 2014 6:16 am

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Research News
4:01 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Why Some Scientific Collaborations Are More Beneficial Than Others

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 12:09 pm

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Latin America
4:01 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Haiti's President Searches For Next Prime Minister

Originally published on Mon December 15, 2014 6:16 am

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Strange News
6:02 am
Fri December 12, 2014

When Big Brother Is An Evil, Jewelry-Obsessed Necromancer

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Digital Life
4:18 am
Fri December 12, 2014

British Runner Leaps Feet-First Into Marriage

Originally published on Fri December 12, 2014 6:02 am

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Sports
4:18 am
Fri December 12, 2014

In The NFL's 'Factory Of Sadness,' All Hope Rests On Johnny Football

Originally published on Fri December 12, 2014 6:02 am

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