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4:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

D.C.'s 'Mayor For Life' Ends His Reign: Marion Barry Dies At 78

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 12:02 pm

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4:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Al Michaels On Great Sports Moments That He's Witnessed

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 12:02 pm

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OK, pick a moment in sports - a big moment - over the past four decades, and our next guest - he was probably there.

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Politics
9:54 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Speaker Boehner Says The House Will Act On Immigration

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 11:46 am

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And this morning, House Speaker John Boehner has weighed in. He delivered a statement reacting to President Obama's plans to overhaul the country's immigration system. Here's some of what he had to say.

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Around the Nation
6:59 am
Fri November 21, 2014

GOP Rep. Cole Says Obama Is Playing Politics With Immigration

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 11:46 am

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Europe
5:24 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Update: Venice Isn't Banning Rolling Suitcases

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 1:12 pm

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Sports
5:21 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Device Lets You Experience A Hockey Hit

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 11:46 am

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Politics
4:08 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Obama Bypasses Congress To Shield Immigrants From Deporation

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 11:46 am

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All through this morning we're looking at President Obama's immigration speech. Last night the president looked at the camera. He made good on his pledge to bypass Congress and pursue immigration reform by executive action.

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NPR Story
4:08 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Iran Nuclear Negotiators Face Monday Deadline

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 5:05 pm

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4:08 am
Fri November 21, 2014

White House Adviser Cecilia Munoz Answers Immigration Questions

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 11:46 am

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4:08 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Obama Defies Republicans, Lays Out Immigration Policy

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 11:46 am

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President Obama made his move last night. Today, he heads out to sell it.

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Remembrances
8:14 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Renowned Theater And Film Director Mike Nichols Dies

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 11:43 am

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Europe
5:38 am
Thu November 20, 2014

German College Kids Design Traffic Light Game

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 8:12 am

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Europe
5:19 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Hotel Charges Couple Extra For Bad Review

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 8:12 am

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Around the Nation
4:02 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Wanted: Snow Shovelers To Clear Bills' Stadium

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 12:07 pm

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NPR Story
4:02 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Pew Report Indicates Illegal Immigration Is Leveling Off

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 8:12 am

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4:02 am
Thu November 20, 2014

To Quell Controversy, Mexico's First Lady Will Sell Mansion

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 9:04 pm

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Politics
4:02 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Obama Executive Action Could Foment Government Shutdown Drama

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 6:14 pm

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4:02 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Low Consumer Spending Hinders Japan's Economic Recovery

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 7:28 am

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A big aim of Japan's effort to revive the economy is to get consumers to start buying again. Consumers are spending a little more, but apparently not enough. NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports from Tokyo.

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NPR Story
4:02 am
Thu November 20, 2014

What The U.S. Could Learn From Japan's Latest Recession

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 1:37 pm

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Animals
6:39 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Russian Police Force Wants To Enlist Reindeer

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 8:02 am

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Technology
6:35 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Students Develop App That Has Smartphone Users Looking At People

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 8:02 am

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4:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Keystone XL Pipeline Proponents Vow To Try Again Next Year

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 12:44 pm

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4:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Backlash Fails To Deter Protesters In Hong Kong's Mongkok Camp

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 8:02 am

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4:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

GOP Blocks Senate Bill Limiting NSA Surveillance Practices

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 8:02 am

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4:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Acting Secret Service Head To Testify In White House Fence Jumper Probe

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 8:02 am

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A man who leaped a fence and walked into the White House cost the Secret Service director her job. Though she's gone, the questions are not, and today, the new leader faces a House committee. Here's NPR's Brian Naylor.

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Europe
6:52 am
Tue November 18, 2014

German Town Uses Neo-Nazi March For Its Benefit

Originally published on Tue November 18, 2014 7:24 am

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Media
6:29 am
Tue November 18, 2014

'Orange County Register' Reporters Deliver The News

Originally published on Tue November 18, 2014 7:24 am

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Research News
4:06 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Invasive Surgery May Motivate Patients To Adopt Healthier Behaviors

Originally published on Tue November 18, 2014 7:24 am

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Race
4:06 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Couple's Brown-Skin, Lighter-Skin Kids Face Double Standard

Originally published on Tue November 18, 2014 8:10 am

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NPR Story
4:06 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Rendering: The World's Oldest Recycling System

Originally published on Tue November 18, 2014 12:40 pm

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